Berkley

On the Ballot: Berkley to Ask Voters for Funding for Infrastructure, Community Center

October 7th 2018

On the Ballot: Berkley to Ask Voters for Funding for Infrastructure, Community Center (City of Berkley, orig. published June 21, 2018) Berkley, MI – On Monday, the Berkley Council voted 7-0 to place to two funding proposals on the November ballot. The first proposal, for infrastructure improvements including roads, sewers, water mains, and related projects, […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees

October 6th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Paul Curtis is running for Oakland Community College (O.C.C.) Board of Trustees. There are six people running for two seats. Candidates are Paul Curtis, Pamala M. Davis, Danarius Monroe Hemphill, Christine Marie O’Sullivan, Margaret E. Perry […]

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads

October 3rd 2018

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- What should people know when it comes to the roads?  The Road Commissioner for Oakland County Ron Fowkes and RCOC Manager Dennis Kolar joined members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently for breakfast and to share […]

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards

October 3rd 2018

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards (Oakland County Executive Office, Oct. 3, 2018) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson‘s Elite 40 Under 40 initiative, now in its eighth year, celebrates Oakland County’s “Best and Brightest” between ages 18 and 39. If you know a young person who adds value to the community […]

Woodward Ave. Reopened After Gas Leak

October 2nd 2018

Woodward Ave. Closed at 12 Mile Due to Gas Leak UPDATE: Woodward Ave. Reopened After Gas Leak (City of Berkley, Oct. 2, 2018) UPDATE: The Berkley Department of Public Safety reported the leak at Woodward and 12 Mile has been stopped and there is no longer any gas escaping. Consumers Energy will continue to work […]

City of Berkley Considers Reconfiguring Coolidge Hwy

September 20th 2018

City of Berkley Considers Reconfiguring Coolidge Hwy (City of Berkley, Sept. 20, 2018) Berkley, MI- The City of Berkley is considering a proposal to reconfigure a one-mile stretch of Coolidge Highway in an effort to make the road a friendlier route for pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists. “We want Coolidge to be safer and more inviting […]

Humans vs. Rats, How to Effectively Battle Rodents without Poison

September 18th 2018

Humans vs. Rats, How to Effectively Battle Rodents without Poison (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 17, 2018) Berkley, MI- Laura Mikulski has been passionate about killing rats since 2012. The Ferndale Rat Patrol founder has all the high risk elements in her own yard – fruit trees, compost, a chicken coop, and a close suburban community […]

Eyes Were Smiling at Irish Fest in Berkley

September 13th 2018

Eyes Were Smiling at Irish Fest in Berkley (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 13, 2018) Berkley, MI –The booths are brimming with Irish wares- mugs, clothing, keepsakes and more. The two music stages were shining in the mid-morning sun. Conditions were perfect to celebrate one’s Irish heritage or just have fun at the 3rd annual County Oakland […]

Oakland County Irish Fest in Berkley Sept. 7-8

September 6th 2018

Oakland County Irish Fest in Berkley Sept. 7-8 Berkley, MI – The County Oakland Irish Festival is a free, open air street fair that celebrates Irish culture in Oakland County while focusing on local businesses. The event features local pubs and restaurants, musicians, dancers, shops and some interesting local vendors sharing the street. More info: […]

Reporter Food: Chicken Salad Sandwich at The Lunch Café, Berkley

September 5th 2018

Reporter Food: Chicken Salad Sandwich at The Lunch Café, Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2018) Berkley, MI – When I was having my first meal ever at The Lunch Café at 3116 Twelve Mile Rd in Downtown Berkley, the women behind the counter randomly started singing along with an upbeat love song. They greeted […]