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…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Berkley Free Community Holiday Concert Dec. 17

November 23rd 2014

Berkley Free Community Holiday Concert Dec. 17 (Berkley Rotary, Nov. 23, 2014) Delighted to share that we’ll be holding this year’s holiday concert at Berkley High School on Monday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. with the support of two other great Berkley organizations: the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce and the Berkley Lions Club.  Let’s […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 6

November 21st 2014

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 6 December 6, 2014 In the afternoon Free Vintage Trolley Rides from 1 pm to 5:00 pm Trolley stops along 12 Mile Road from Greenfield to Coolidge Hwy. and on Coolidge Hwy. from 12 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road. Look for the Trolley Stop signs for passenger pick up locations. […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

Berkley Coat Closet Accepting and Giving Coats

November 10th 2014

Berkley Coat Closet Accepting and Giving Coats (Compiled, Nov. 10, 2014) Berkley Coat Closet Snow and cold are just around the corner! Are you ready? Families in need can come and receive coats, boots and/or snowpants for children and coats for adults. Best of all, it’s free! The Berkley Coat Closet is ready to help! […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]

Berkley Spanish Students Visit Mexican Town for Día De Los Muertos

November 9th 2014

Berkley Spanish Students Visit Mexican Town for Día De Los Muertos (BPS Press Release, Nov. 9, 2014) Señora Farah’s Spanish I students from Norup went to Mexican Town on October 29 to learn and celebrate the holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The students painted Día de los Muertos tiles at […]