Berkley

Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death

December 31st 2015

Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 31, 2015) Victorville, CA – The jury could not agree on a verdict. After hearing testimony about how Sean Briskey shot Justin Schalk in the back of the head and made efforts to cover up the death, the 12 member […]

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees

December 30th 2015

US Postal Service Raising Shipping Rates, Service Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 30, 2015) Washington, DC – The price of first class stamps will stay the same, but the costs of shipping and other services offered though the United States Postal Service (USPS) are going up. The increases, approved in October, begin Jan. 17, 2016. […]

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling

December 28th 2015

Resources for Adults Seeking Counseling (Nan Kerr-Mueller, Dec. 28, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Last month I started a quest to find some counseling help for a young adult in my life. They did not currently have health insurance and were having trouble finding someone that would see them. I started with Easter Seals as […]

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs

December 27th 2015

Oakland County Parks Taking Applications for Summer Jobs (Oakland County Parks and Recreation Press Release, Dec. 27, 2015) Oakland County, MI – Calling all college students, senior citizens, high school students age 16 and older, and adults who enjoy working outdoors! Now is the time to start thinking about 2016 summer employment opportunities at Oakland County Parks.* Applications […]

Berkley Parks & Rec Plan Available Online for Resident Review

December 15th 2015

Berkley Parks & Rec Plan Available Online for Resident Review (City of Berkley, Dec. 15, 2015) Berkley, MI – Residents are encouraged to review the draft of the City of Berkley Parks and Recreation Department 5-year Master Plan. The plan outlines the goals and objectives for the department and will guide future decision-making for: ~Park […]

A Surprise of Kindness found in Berkley Library Stacks

December 14th 2015

A Surprise of Kindness found in Berkley Library Stacks (C. Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2015) Berkley, MI – As Library Director Matt Church was making the rounds at The Berkley Public Library, he found a mysterious note propped up on one of the shelves. The envelope said “If you find this, it is for you. (Yes, […]

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

December 8th 2015

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people […]

Book Signing: Detroit in World War II in Berkley Dec. 15

December 7th 2015

Book Signing: Detroit in World War II in Berkley Dec. 15 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Detroit in World War II Tuesday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Gregory Sumner, professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, recently released his latest book, Detroit in World War II. In it, he chronicles the wartime sacrifices, contributions and […]

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays

December 6th 2015

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays (Leslie Ellis, Dec. 6, 2015) Berkley, MI – The holiday season marched into town Saturday during the Holiday Lights Parade in Berkley. Children of all ages crowded along 12 Mile Road to cheer as the procession of fire trucks, horse-drawn carriages carrying city officials, community groups, marching bands […]

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side

November 21st 2015

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side (C. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been a couple years since that fateful day when Heidi Pettey’s toe ring broke.  The seemingly everyday kind of problem was the start of something good for the Madison Heights mom.  “I decided to fix it myself,” she said. In learning how to […]

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