Berkley

Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers

June 24th 2014

Berkley Rotary Announces July Speakers (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 24, 2014)   The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce its upcoming list of speakers.  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 a […]

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

June 24th 2014

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays […]

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

June 21st 2014

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge […]

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash

June 17th 2014

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014, photos: Berkley Chamber of Commerce) Downtown Berkley was full of art and activities for the annual Berkley Art Bash.  Kids got their faces painted and did crafts while adults shopped for artwork of all kinds. Over 100 artists were there, […]

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State

June 16th 2014

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State (Berkley Schools, June 16, 2014) The Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble has received the highest honor the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) can award to a school. The Jazz Ensemble was invited to perform at the 2015 Michigan Music Conference (MMC) on […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes […]

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant

June 8th 2014

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 8, 2014)   BERKLEY, MI (May 27, 2014) – After more than 50 years, the Rotary Club of Berkley will have a new home.  Starting on Monday, June 2, the Club will meet at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection […]

Cutting Costs with Coupons at Berkley Library June 17

June 8th 2014

Cutting Costs with Coupons at Berkley Library June 17 (Berkley Library, June 8, 2014) Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. Jolyn Felten, the author of www.BargainstoBounty.com (a free metro Detroit money-saving resource) will join us to share the best ways to save the most with coupons at area grocery stores through strategic shopping.  We’ll also […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]