Berkley

Running Home Author Visits Berkley Third Graders

February 14th 2014

Running Home Author Visits Berkley Third Graders (Berkley Schools, Feb. 14, 2014) Jennifer Charron Ward, a local Berkley author, visited Angell third graders this week to talk about her book, Running Home. The book is a work of fiction loosely based on two separate events in her life that she has woven together in her […]

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video)

February 12th 2014

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With one year left in office, State Senator John Pappageorge (R, Troy) is planning on giving term limit reform one last shot. The 82-year-old Republican met with members of the Berkley Rotary Club on Monday to talk about a […]

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13

February 11th 2014

State Rep. and State Senator at Ferndale Public Library Feb. 13 (Ellen Cogen-Lipton Press Release, Feb. 11, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen-Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her coffee hour on Thursday, Feb. 13, to discuss state and community issues, including the governor’s budget proposal. Sen. Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) will be Lipton’s special guest […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]

Computer Classes for Seniors a Popular Berkley Service

February 6th 2014

Computer Classes for Seniors a Popular Berkley Service (Berkley Press Release, Feb. 6, 2014) The Berkley Parks and Recreation Senior Center is proud to announce the continuation of computer classes. These classes feature: Laptop 101 Don’t let that new laptop scare you. Laptop 101 Class is designed with beginners in mind. Learn everything from the […]

Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10

February 3rd 2014

Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10 (Rotary Press Release, Feb. 3, 2014) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce they’ll be hosting Senator Pappageorge at their meeting on Monday, February 10 at 12:15 pm.  Lunch will be served for $5.  Senator John Pappageorge represents Michigan’s 13th District and will be giving a […]

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG

February 2nd 2014

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG (David Sands, Mode Shift, Feb. 2, 2014, orig. wearemodeshift.org/mode-shifts-road-map-understanding-semcog) It was a noteworthy 2013 for the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The organization not only helped jumpstart the new Regional Transit Authority, but it’s been busy developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan and conducting an analysis of rapid transit […]

Solomon Northrup Talk and Other February Programs at the Berkley Public Library

January 29th 2014

Solomon Northrup Talk and Other February Programs at the Berkley Public Library (Berkley Library Press Release, Jan. 29, 2014) Here are four great programs are scheduled at the Berkley Public Library in February. Solomon Northrup’s America Tuesday, February 11 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a talk on Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New […]

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday

January 27th 2014

Cold Prompts School Closings for Tuesday (C. Proxmire, Jan. 27, 2014) School administrators across SE Michigan have declared Tuesday a “snow day” due to temperatures and wind chills below zero.  Classes and events will be cancelled in many districts, including Berkley, Birmingham,  Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Public Schools, Pontiac, Rochester Schools, Royal Oak, […]

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner

January 27th 2014

40 Under 40 Announced, Public to Pick Top Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 27, 2014) Starting Jan. 27 the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2014. More than 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, […]

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