Berkley

Berkley Approves New Bike Routes

April 22nd 2014

Berkley Approves New Bike Routes (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 22, 2014) Calling it a “pedal in the right direction,” Berkley City Councilperson Steve Baker and fellow elected officials approved new bike routes for the city. The old bike route, established years ago, took residents on a leisurely, aimless path. In 2011 several cities got together […]

Oak Park & Hazel Park Get Pot Petitions Turned In, Berkley Next

April 22nd 2014

Oak Park and Hazel Park Get Pot Petitions Turned In, Berkley Next (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2014) City by city, pro-marijuana activists have been placing decriminalization ordinances on the ballot. On Tuesday Andrew Cissell and Debra Young turned in petitions in both Oak Park and Hazel Park, putting the issue on the ballot for […]

Giving the Gift of Reading: Berkley Librarian to Take Part in Giveaway

April 20th 2014

Giving the Gift of Reading: Berkley Librarian to Take Part in Giveaway (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2014) Two things that Berkley Library Director Matt Church loves: reading and backpacking. Those interests merge beautifully in the book “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed, and thanks to a program by World Book Night, he’ll be sharing these interests […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

April 10th 2014

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign Sign up now to get your own custom ad! Conditions are growing worse in the corporate news landscape. Cutbacks in journalism jobs including the shutdown of traditional publications and the de-staffing of AOL’s Patch chain have left news deserts, places where citizens are thirsty for a local, […]

President Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Min. Wage Increase

April 2nd 2014

President Obama Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Minimum Wage Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2014) The move is on in Michigan and across the country to raise the minimum wage, and to help promote the effort President Barack Obama came to Ann Arbor for a speech at the University of Michigan. Stepping off Air […]

Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education

March 27th 2014

Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) The NAMM Foundation rates school  districts across the county in music programs, and this year they have named 376 districts to their 2014 Best Communities for Music Education List.  In Oakland County, Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Oxford and Rochester Schools […]

Reading Makes Cents… April 9

March 26th 2014

Reading Makes Cents: Family Storytime that Teaches About Money, April 9  (Berkley Public Library, March 26, 2014) The Berkley Public Library and Vibe Credit Union are hosting “Reading Makes Cents,” a family storytime event on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:30 a.m.  The program will feature the “Berenstain Bears’ Trouble with Money” and a special craft.  […]

Before You Know Kindness Author to Speak in Birmingham, Southfield April 30

March 23rd 2014

Before You Know Kindness Author to Speak in Birmingham, Southfield April 30 (Berkley Public Library Press Release, March 23, 2014) Currently in its 13th year, Everyone’s Reading is a community-wide reading sponsored by 12 public libraries, including the Berkley Public Library, to promote dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. […]

O’Mara’s: 20 Years of Irish Spirit

March 17th 2014

O’Mara’s: 20 Years of Irish Spirit (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 17, 2014) Irish heritage has long cherished the importance of sitting amongst neighbors and discussing meaningful topics while breaking bread and warming one’s belly with drink. The owner of O’Mara’s in Berkley explains that the true Irish feel resonates beyond the idea of green décor […]

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15

March 13th 2014

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15 (Expo Press Release, March 13, 2014) Are you planning on adding or renovating, or just want ideas on how to use your existing house and yard better?  We have the providers to help you. Come to the Berkley Home Improvement Expo and: ~meet contractors who work in your area […]

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