Berkley

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Interview: Nancy Line, Candidate for Berkley… (video)

September 11th 2015

Interview: Nancy Line, Candidate for Berkley City Council 2015 (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 11, 2015) After retiring from her 27 year career of doing communications for the City of Berkley, Nancy Line has decided she wants to see City Council meetings from the other side of the cameras. Her name will be on the Nov. […]

Ferndale v. Berkley Football Game to Honor Police & Fire Sept. 11

September 9th 2015

Ferndale v. Berkley Football Game to Honor Police & Fire Sept. 11 (event) On Friday, September 11th, 2015 the Eagles of Ferndale High School will host the Bears of Berkley High School in a football game to honor the “First Responders” from both cities. “It is an honor to have the chance to recognize and […]

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12

September 9th 2015

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12 (event listing) The Woodward Avenue Action Association invites you to Experience the Future of Woodward  a first of its kind two-day event to celebrate the past and learn about the future of the Woodward Corridor, presented by the DTE Energy Foundation. Register for 1 or […]

Berkley City Council Candidate Forum Oct. 13

September 2nd 2015

Berkley City Council Candidate Forum Oct. 13 (event listing) Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:00 PM Berkley City Hall 3338 Coolidge Hwy. Berkley, MI 48072 City of Berkley: City Council. Coordinator: Judy Bateman A complete list of forums can be found on their website at http://lwvoa.org/candidate_forums.html. The League of Women Voters also publishes a voter guide […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]