Berkley

Berkley: Norup Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

February 13th 2016

Berkley: Norup Students Celebrate Chinese New Year (Berkley Schools, Feb. 13, 2016) Berkley, MI – On Monday, February 8, Norup students celebrated the Chinese New Year with a school-wide Spring Festival celebration. Led by the Chinese I class and teacher Erika Kwok, Norup students experienced different stations including calligraphy, paper cutting, lantern riddles, bean bag […]

Berkley Down to Four City Manager Candidates, Meet them Feb. 19

February 9th 2016

Berkley Down to Four City Manager Candidates, Meet them Feb. 19 (MML Press Release, Feb. 9, 2016) BERKLEY, Michigan —The search for the next Berkley City Manager is down to four. Thirty-five candidates applied for the Berkley City Manager’s position and four finalists have been selected for interviews later this month. The Michigan Municipal League’s […]

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library

February 5th 2016

Donor Gives $1,000 to Build Early Reader Collection at Berkley Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Feb. 5, 2016) Berkley, MI – The Friends of the Berkley Public Library partnered with an anonymous donor to purchase $1,000 worth of early reader books for the library’s collection. With the generous donation, over 100 new items were purchased […]

Berkley: Hockey Game to Benefit Disabled Michigan Vets Jan. 30

January 16th 2016

Berkley Hosting Hockey Game to Benefit Disabled Michigan Vets Jan. 30 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – For the first time, the City of Berkley will host a special charity hockey game supporting disabled Michigan Veterans. Join area hockey fans on January 30th as the Bloomfield Hills High School girls hockey hockey team faces off at […]

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30

January 16th 2016

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30 (Heather Marie O’Herron, Jan. 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – St. Paul Lutheran Church at 202 E. 5th Street is collecting diapers and baby wipes for Care Net, a group that helps babies with locations in Detroit and Berkley. The collection runs through Jan. 30. […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

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