Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More

Mayor O’Dwyer Discusses Berkley Parking Dispute and More (Compiled, Aug. 1, 2014)   Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer sent out remarks to residents and businesses through the Berkley email newsletter, that included sentiments about the recent media coverage of the Vinsetta rezoning request to accommodate new parking lots, Woodward Dream Cruise and more. Here’s what he…

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had…

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014) The push for city-by-city marijuana decriminalization continues as petitions were turned in Tuesday for Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge, to put the issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. Berkley will also have a vote on the matter in November.…

Lots to Do Touted in Berkley Recreation’s Summer Update Video

Lots to Do Touted in Berkley Recreation’s Summer Update Video (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2014) Berkley Recreation has put together a short video touting some of the community’s summer offerings, including the various sports teams and kids camps that are offered. Upcoming camps include skateboard camp, how to train a dragon, safety camp, shoot…

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2014) Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria, located at just south of 12 Mile on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, caught fire early Tuesday morning due to a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to The Macomb Daily. The paper reports that the fire…

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2014) Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria, located at just south of 12 Mile on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, caught fire early Tuesday morning due to a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to The Macomb Daily. The paper reports that the fire…

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video)

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2014) Berkley could soon be added to the list of Michigan cities with local ordinances legalizing marijuana thanks to the efforts of volunteers who turned in petitions on Tuesday to put a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. 700…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

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…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

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)

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…

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

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…