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Water Main Break in Berkley, Some Residents without Water

December 30th 2014

Water Main Break in Berkley, Some Residents without Water (City of Berkley Press Release, Dec. 30, 2014) UPDATE:  AT 7:30pm the main was fixed and water was restored to customers. The Department of Public Works (DPW) is repairing a water main break on Harvard just west of Woodward.  In order to isolate the repair area, […]

Berkley Rotary Announces January Speakers

December 29th 2014

Berkley Rotary Announces January Speakers (Berkley Rotary Press Release, Dec. 29, 2014) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce its upcoming list of speakers for January.  The Club meets at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway.  Guests, prospective members and anyone interested in sharing […]

Therapy Dogs Visit Angell Elementary in Berkley

December 27th 2014

Therapy Dogs Visit Angell Elementary in Berkley (Berkley Schools E Blast, Dec. 27, 2014) Every other week students at Angell Elementary are visited by therapy dogs. The dogs, Grace, an English Springer Spaniel, and Kate, a Labrador Retriever, visit with their humans Mary and Doug Karakas. Teachers at Angell had the opportunity to sign up […]

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8

December 20th 2014

Retired Secret Service Agent to Speak in Birmingham Jan. 8 (Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council Press Release, Dec. 20, 2014) Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council 2121 Midvale Street Birmingham, MI 48009-1509 Thursday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. Cost: Complimentary members; $3 non-members Pre-register by Tuesday, January 6 Retired Secret Service agent, Radford Jones, gives a […]

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light…

December 19th 2014

Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Parade Shares Light Through Oak Park, Royal Oak and Birmingham (Photos and Interview by Aaron Tobin, Dec. 19, 2014) Dec. 17 was a day to celebrate light as the Labavitch Chanukah Parade made its way through Oak Park, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak and Birmingham “The idea was to reach as many Jews and non-Jews […]

Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Packs Berkley Community Center

December 14th 2014

Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Packs Berkley Community Center (Crystal Proxmire, Dec. 14, 2014) The Berkley Junior Women’s Club hosted their annual Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Saturday, filling the community center with a variety of vendors. The event featured children’s items, holiday and home decor, jewelry, cross-stitch, knitting and crochet, woodwork, baked goods, gift […]

Berkley Offers Winter Break Camps

December 12th 2014

Berkley Offers Winter Break Camps (Berkley Parks and Rec, Dec. 12, 2014) Are you looking for something for your children to do over winter break? Berkley Parks and Recreation will be offering four days of vacation camp over the holiday break. Each day brings a new adventure as the campers will get to go on […]

… Help with S. Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28

December 12th 2014

Volunteers Needed to Help with South Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28 (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 12, 2014) The City of Royal Oak is working in conjunction with the Oakland County Alliance For Housing to conduct a point-In-time count of homeless individuals on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Volunteers are needed. This one-day, approximately […]

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season

December 10th 2014

Ways to Help Boys and Girls Club this Holiday Season (Brett Tillander, Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Co, Dec. 10, 2014) It’s Holiday Basket time at the Boys & Girls Club and we have numerous club families needing some extra support during this holiday season. Many of you have helped out in […]

…Ellen Cogen Lipton Honors Sister & Public Education… (video)

December 7th 2014

State Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton Honors Sister and Public Education in Farewell Speech (video) (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) (scroll to bottom for video) At the end of three terms in the House of Representatives, Ellen Cogen Lipton of Huntington Woods said farewell with a sentimental speech honoring her sister and touting the importance of […]