Berkley

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

…Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13

March 10th 2014

OP/HW Democrats Host Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2014) Democratic candidates for the State House of Representatives 27th District will have their first public forum on Thursday, March 13 at the Oak Park Community Center at 14300 Oak Park Blvd at 7 P.M. The forum is hosted […]

March Events at the Baldwin Public Library

March 1st 2014

Baldwin Public Library March 2014 BPL Website   Adult Programs   Teen Programs   Youth Programs   Calendar              Books & Beyond Newsletter   Click on the picture to view the latest Books & Beyond Library Hours Monday through Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 noon […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Running Home Author Visits Berkley Third Graders

February 14th 2014

Running Home Author Visits Berkley Third Graders (Berkley Schools, Feb. 14, 2014) Jennifer Charron Ward, a local Berkley author, visited Angell third graders this week to talk about her book, Running Home. The book is a work of fiction loosely based on two separate events in her life that she has woven together in her […]

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video)

February 12th 2014

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With one year left in office, State Senator John Pappageorge (R, Troy) is planning on giving term limit reform one last shot. The 82-year-old Republican met with members of the Berkley Rotary Club on Monday to talk about a […]

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13

February 11th 2014

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13 (Ellen Cogen-Lipton Press Release, Feb. 11, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen-Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her coffee hour on Thursday, Feb. 13, to discuss state and community issues, including the governor’s budget proposal. Sen. Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) will be Lipton’s special guest […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]

Computer Classes for Seniors a Popular Berkley Service

February 6th 2014

Computer Classes for Seniors a Popular Berkley Service (Berkley Press Release, Feb. 6, 2014) The Berkley Parks and Recreation Senior Center is proud to announce the continuation of computer classes. These classes feature: Laptop 101 Don’t let that new laptop scare you. Laptop 101 Class is designed with beginners in mind. Learn everything from the […]

Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10

February 3rd 2014

Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10 (Rotary Press Release, Feb. 3, 2014) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce they’ll be hosting Senator Pappageorge at their meeting on Monday, February 10 at 12:15 pm.  Lunch will be served for $5.  Senator John Pappageorge represents Michigan’s 13th District and will be giving a […]