Berkley

Berkley WinterFest Feb. 1

January 19th 2014

Berkley WinterFest  Feb. 1 (Berkley Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) Berkley Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the fourth installment of WinterFest which will take place on Saturday, February 1st from noon until 4 pm at the Community Center. WinterFest 2014 offers a free day of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Returning […]

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21

January 19th 2014

Oakland County Beyond Coal Kickoff Meeting Jan. 21 (Beyond Coal Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) DTE is one of the largest contributors to coal pollution here in Michigan, getting 75% of all energy they produce from dirty coal. Michigan can be a leader in clean energy, but by resisting the transition to cleaner energy sources, […]

Need a Job? Here is the FCC Job Flash

January 10th 2014

Need a Job?  Here is the FCC Job Flash (FCC Job Flash, Jan. 10, 2014) 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 […]

Grant Funds Purchase Large Print Books at Berkley Public Library

January 10th 2014

Grant Funds Purchase Large Print Books at Berkley Public Library The City of Berkley successfully secured Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for use throughout the City for designated projects.  A portion of the money from the grant was allocated to purchase new large print books for the Berkley Public Library’s collection. “The City of […]

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors

January 8th 2014

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) Health Insurance Frauds Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered. “Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals […]

Berkley High School Presents The Wiz Jan. 16-18

January 7th 2014

Berkley High School Presents The Wiz Jan. 16-18 (Berkley Schools Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) Berkley High School is proud to present The Wiz, the winter BHS student musical production, to the community. Performances will be on Thursday-Saturday, January 16-18 at 7 pm and Sunday, January 19 at 3 pm, in the Berkley High School Auditorium […]

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

January 5th 2014

Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County (City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014) The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113800372963-61/OC+Warming+Centers.pdf. Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related […]

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared

January 5th 2014

Winter Storm Update: Schools Closed, Snow Emergencies Declared (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2014) With low temperatures and high snowfall predicted, many cities have issued snow emergencies and school districts have taken the day off Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting snowfall of 3-7 inches tonight, and temperatures dropping to about 1 degree tomorrow, […]

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced

January 3rd 2014

Twenty Notable Michigan Books for 2014 Announced (Library of Michigan Press Release, Jan. 3, 2014) The Library of Michigan today announced the 2014 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events. “Michigan is rich in talented writers, history, and resources,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Our Notable Books for 2014 express […]

School Closings and Snow Emergencies

January 2nd 2014

School Closings and Snow Emergencies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) There has been a lot of snow in SE Michigan, prompting many districts to cancel school and cities to declare snow emergencies.  In snow emergencies people must keep their vehicles off the street until the street is plowed, or they could face ticketing or […]