Berkley

Berkley Days Festival May 10-18

May 8th 2014

Berkley Days Festival May 10-18 (press release, May 8, 2014) SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2014 9:00 am 36th Annual Berkley Days Race Hurley Field MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014 7:00 pm Ms. Berkley Days Pageant Community Center WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014 7:00 pm City Hall v Dad’s Club and Mom’s Club Softball Game TBD THURSDAY, MAY 15, […]

Plea Deal Moves Schalk Murder Case Forward

May 7th 2014

Plea Deal Moves Schalk Murder Case Forward (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2014) In exchange for a reduced charge, a defendant in the murder of Ferndale native Justin Schalk  is expected to testify against the other accused murderer, Sean Briskey. On May 6 in the Victorville District of Superior Court of California, Major Allen Austin […]

State Representative 27th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 27th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

2014 – Judge of District Court – 45A District (Berkley)

May 4th 2014

2014 – Judge of District Court – 45A District (Berkley) The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun […]

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot

May 3rd 2014

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2014) Residents of Oakland County will decide on Aug. 5 if SMART should receive taxpayer funding. County Commissioners voted to put a 1-mil rate on the ballot, an increase over the .59 millage rate of years past. On average, the additional millage […]

WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video)

May 1st 2014

WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2014) One of Women Officials Network WONder Women Award winners carries little silver acorns around with her to give to strangers who cross her path. “When we reach out to other people…it does evoke the metaphor of the acorn. Everything that an […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

May 1st 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, […]

May programs at the Berkley Public Library

April 30th 2014

May programs at the Berkley Public Library (BPL Press Release, April 30, 2014) Several programs are scheduled at the Berkley Public Library in May: Drying Up Your Home’s Wet Basement Presented by Ron Gay, Wet Basement Consultants & author Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. Is a wet basement putting a damper on your spring […]

Ferndale Area Fundraisers for Murdered Fighter’s Family

April 29th 2014

Ferndale Area Fundraisers for Murdered Fighter’s Family (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2014) Family and friends from Detroit to LA are remembering Justin Schalk who was murdered on April 14 in California. The 40-year-old Ferndale native went to school in both Ferndale and Berkley and has ties throughout the area from his family’s involvement in […]

SEMCOG Releases Traffic Crash and Fatality Report, Urges Safety

April 29th 2014

SEMCOG Releases Traffic Crash and Fatality Report, Urges Safety (SEMCOG Press Release, April 29,2014) The number of traffic crashes in Southeast Michigan increased by more than four percent in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to an analysis of traffic crash data by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. Traffic Crashes, 2009-2013 The […]