Berkley

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

November 15th 2013

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the […]

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues

November 13th 2013

Holiday Howl and Merry Meow Raises Over $2,000 for Rescues (Crystal A. Proxmire, with Photography by Bernie Laframboise, Nov. 13, 2013) A merry and howling good time was had by all at the Holiday Howl and Merry Meow fundraiser at the Rust Belt Market on Nov. 9.  The event raised over $2,000 to help animal rescue […]

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video)

November 13th 2013

RJ Spangler Trio Featuring Larry Smith Rocks Berkley Library (video) (C. Proxmire, Nov. 13, 2013)   Berkley’s got a new Library Director and a new way to bring folks in to enjoy a sense of community that a library can bring.  On Nov. 13 they hosted the first of what they hope will be many […]

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

November 12th 2013

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal […]

40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video)

November 11th 2013

40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video) (Berkley Schools Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) On Friday, November 8, 2013 students in the Berkley High School United States History classes along with faculty honored men and women of the military. More than 40 active duty and veterans joined the ninth grade students for a […]

Study Abroad Info Night at Berkley High Nov. 18

November 10th 2013

Study Abroad Info Night at Berkley High Nov. 18 (Berkley Schools Press Release, Nov. 10, 2013) Have you ever considered becoming a foreign exchange student?  Hosting a foreign exchange student?  If so, join us for an informative evening for students and parents who want to learn more about their options for studying abroad during high […]

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors…Election Results

November 6th 2013

Easy Night for Most Oakland County Mayors and Other Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2013) Election Day is over and in cities across Oakland County candidates are dealing with the wins and losses of the democratic process.  For most of the Mayors facing re-election, the night was an easy one though, since most […]

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities

November 3rd 2013

League of Women Voter’s Guide for Oakland County Cities (League of Women Voters Website, Nov. 3, 2013) November 5, 2013 City Election VOTER GUIDES Voter Guides for the November 5, 2013, City Election for Oakland County will be available on or before September 23, 2013.If you are a candidate for office and have questions about […]

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips

November 2nd 2013

Sheriff Bouchard Gives Hunter Safety Tips (Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard Press Release, Nov. 2, 2013) With deer hunting season rapidly approaching, many sportsmen and women will take advantage of the opportunity to share time with their friends, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. The hunting season offers much in the way of sportsmanship and camaraderie, […]

Need a Job: Here is the FCC Job Flash

November 1st 2013

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Nov. 1, 2013) The Ferndale Career Center is known for connecting individuals to jobs, and companies to employees. Now they are offering a “Job Flash,” which is a list of available positions in the area. This will be updated regularly on their website […]