Berkley

Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns, Education Alternatives (video)

November 21st 2013

Ellen Cogen Lipton Shares EAA Concerns,  Education Alternatives (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2013) As Democratic Vice Chair of the Education Committee of the Michigan House of Representatives, Ellen Cogen Lipton saw first-hand the way The Michigan Education Achievement Authority has taken shape.  Beyond that, she has looked into the results of having the […]

Coats for the Cold Collections Go Through Nov. 30

November 20th 2013

Coats for the Cold Collections Go Through Nov. 30 (Oakland County Sheriff Dept. Press Release, Nov. 20, 2013) Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard’s office is organizing the  27th year of the “Coats for the Cold” coat drive on November 1st, 2013.  The dates for this year’s coat drive are November 1st-November 30th. The “Coats for […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

November 19th 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Nov. 19, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings, Several Cities in Dec.

November 18th 2013

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings in Several Cities in December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is hosting a series of community meetings so people can learn more about the potential for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward Avenue. Information that will be presented includes: ~Proposed Alignments: What […]

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 7

November 18th 2013

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 7 (Berkley DDA, Nov. 18, 2013) December 7, 2013 In the afternoon Free Vintage Trolley Rides from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Trolley stops along 12 Mile Road from Greenfield to Coolidge Hwy. and on Coolidge Hwy. from 12 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road. Look for the Trolley Stop signs […]

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

November 15th 2013

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the […]

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues

November 13th 2013

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues (Crystal A. Proxmire, with Photography by Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 13, 2013) A merry and howling good time was had by all at the Holiday Howl and Merry Meow fundraiser at the Rust Belt Market on Nov. 9.  The event raised over $2,000 to help animal rescue […]

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video)

November 13th 2013

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2013)   Berkley’s got a new Library Director and a new way to bring folks in to enjoy a sense of community that a library can bring.  On Nov. 13 they hosted the first of what they hope will be many […]

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

November 12th 2013

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal […]

40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video)

November 11th 2013

40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video) (Berkley Schools Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) On Friday, November 8, 2013 students in the Berkley High School United States History classes along with faculty honored men and women of the military. More than 40 active duty and veterans joined the ninth grade students for a […]