Berkley

Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29

November 24th 2018

  Berkley Library Presentation on POW Camps in Michigan Nov. 29 During World War II, Michigan became a temporary home to six thousand German and Italian POWs. At a time of homefront labor shortages, they picked fruit in Berrien County, harvested sugar beets in the Thumb, cut pulpwood in the Upper Peninsula and maintained parks […]

Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest

November 22nd 2018

  Win $5,000 Oakland County “Small Business Saturday” Shop Local Contest (Oakland County, Nov. 22, orig. Nov. 17, 2018) Oakland County, MI- One holiday shopper can win $5,000 just by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24. Shoppers who buy goods or services […]

Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday

November 22nd 2018

  Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday (Downtown Berkley, Nov. 22, 2018, orig. Nov. 19, 2018) BERKLEY, MI. – The Berkley Downtown Development Authority (DDA) heralds the holidays with a month-long celebration filled with events and activities the whole family can enjoy during MerriMonth. Beginning Nov. 24 and continuing through Dec. […]

Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Month of Merriment Begins in Berkley with Small Business Saturday (Downtown Berkley, Nov. 19, 2018) BERKLEY, MI. – The Berkley Downtown Development Authority (DDA) heralds the holidays with a month-long celebration filled with events and activities the whole family can enjoy during MerriMonth. Beginning Nov. 24 and continuing through Dec. 24, visitors to the […]

Cost of Stamps to Increase in January

November 19th 2018

  Cost of Stamps to Increase in January (USPS, Nov. 19, 2018) WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 27, 2019. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the Postal Service, would raise Mailing Services product prices approximately […]

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Screening at Berkley Library Nov. 27

November 9th 2018

  Won’t You Be My Neighbor Screening at Berkley Library Nov. 27 Berkley, MI – Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the […]

An Overview of the Holocaust at Berkley Library Nov. 13

November 8th 2018

An Overview of the Holocaust at Berkley Library Nov. 13 Berkley, MI- Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. Join historian and lecturer Barbara Demlow for an overview of the Holocaust. Registration optional by calling (248) 658-3440 or at http://berkleylib.evanced.info/signup/calendar. The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge Highway in Berkley.  For additional information, call […]

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election

November 7th 2018

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County voters came out yesterday in record numbers for a Midterm Election.  The overall turnout percentage of 64.2 percent of all registered voters, compares to 48.0 percent in 2014 and 51.4 percent in 2010.  Turnout […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]