Berkley Gearing Up for Cruisefest Classic Car Parade Aug 19

Berkley Gearing Up for Cruisefest Classic Car Parade Aug 19 (Event Page) Berkley, MI – Start your engines! Organizers are revving up for the Woodward Dream Cruise kickoff event.  The City of Berkley CruiseFest Planning Committee, city officials and volunteers are working hard to finalize arrangements for the 21st Annual Classic Car Parade that will…

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit

50 Officials Send Letter to Executive to Encourage Vote on Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Last week members of the Regional Transit Authority Board from Oakland and Macomb Counties voted no to putting a regional transit plan on the ballot for voters to decide upon.  The plan would add many…

2016 Candidate Interview Michael Ryan for County Commission Dist. 19

2016 Candidate Interview Michael Ryan for County Commission Dist. 19 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Berkley, MI – In the race for County Commissioner for the 19th District there are no competitions in the primary.  On Nov. 8 Republican Michael Ryan will be on the ballot against Democratic incumbent Dave Woodward. Ryan is…

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

Berkley City Manager Grapples with Public Discontent, Invites Sheriff to Investigate Claims

Berkley City Manager Grapples with Public Discontent, Invites Sheriff to Investigate Claims (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 28, 2016) Berkley, MI –  City leaders in Berkley are facing a culture of discontent as progressive elected officials try to manage municipal business in opposition to residents who are well-organized and ready stop decisions they think will change…