Berkley

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23

March 14th 2015

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23 (Berkley Lions Club press release, March 14, 2015) Join the Berkley Lions Club for an inspirational evening with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein. When: Monday, March 23 at 7pm Where: Farina’s Banquet Center, 2485 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI 48072 Admission is FREE. […]

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18

March 8th 2015

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18 (compiled, March 8, 2015) Is your network full of untapped political leadership potential?  Do you know women who should consider running for elected office?  Are there women in your circles who wish to lead a more political life?  Invite them attend Ready […]

Selma and Voting Rights Lecture March 24 at Berkley Library

March 8th 2015

Selma and Voting Rights Lecture March 24 at Berkley Library (BPS Press Release, March 8, 2015) Lecture by Dr. Roy E. Finkenbine of the University of Detroit Mercy Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. The current film Selma has generated quite a box-office buzz. But fifty years ago Selma was the name of a racially-divided […]

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs

March 7th 2015

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs (HAVEN Press Release, March 7, 2015) HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, now in its 40th year of supporting and empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, has established an IRS-approved […]

Berkley Breakfast with the Bunny March 28

March 7th 2015

Berkley Breakfast with the Bunny March 28 (Berkley Press Release, March 7) Breakfast With The Bunny March 28 2400 Robina Ave, Berkley, MI 48072 Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00 am Session 2: 10:30 – 11:30 am $4 per ticket – everyone attending needs a ticket includes breakfast, picture with the Easter bunny, petting farm Deadline […]

Drying Up Your Home’s Wet Basement, March 23 at Berkley Library

March 7th 2015

Drying Up Your Home’s Wet Basement, March 23 at Berkley Library (BPL Press Release, March 7, 2015) Presented by Ron Gay, Wet Basement Consultants & author Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. Is a wet basement putting a damper on your spring fun?  Ron Gay will present a free homeowner’s workshop.  Ron will explain the […]

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

March 6th 2015

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues […]

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference

March 6th 2015

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference (Editorial, Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) Hi there. I’m Crystal Proxmire, publisher of the local online news site Oakland County 115 News Hub ( www.oc115.com), and I’ve got a fundraiser going on at www.gofundme.com/oc115.com. I have been the only reporter digging into ethical and legal […]

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings

March 6th 2015

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings (Berkley Schools Press Release, March 6, 2015)   On the May 5th ballot the District has a proposal to improve the infrastructure, safety and technology in the Berkley Schools. The District is asking citizens to vote on just over $58 million in needed upgrades. Building informational meetings […]