LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays (Leslie Ellis, Dec. 6, 2015) Berkley, MI – The holiday season marched into town Saturday during the Holiday Lights Parade in Berkley. Children of all ages crowded along 12 Mile Road to cheer as the procession of fire trucks, horse-drawn carriages carrying city officials, community groups, marching bands…

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side (C. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been a couple years since that fateful day when Heidi Pettey’s toe ring broke.  The seemingly everyday kind of problem was the start of something good for the Madison Heights mom.  “I decided to fix it myself,” she said. In learning how to…

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15 (EVENT page) Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm Berkley High School Auditorium 2265 Catalpa, just east of Coolidge Featuring the choirs of Berkley Schools All are welcome! For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr.

Berkley Park & Rec. Community Engagement Mtg. Dec. 10

Berkley Park & Rec. Community Engagement Mtg. Dec. 10 (EVENT page) Parks & Recreation Department to Hold Second Community Engagement Meeting Dec. 10 The City of Berkley is holding a second Parks and Recreation Community Engagement Meeting to receive input from the public regarding the City’s Parks and Recreation Plan. Join your neighbors and exchange…

Berkley/H.W. Youth Assistance Snowman Shuffle 5k & Fun Run Dec. 5

Berkley/H.W. Youth Assistance Snowman Shuffle 5k & Fun Run Dec. 5 (EVENT page)   Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance is holding their first ever Snowman Shuffle 5K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Hurley Field in Berkley, Michigan. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to attend the event which is…

Berkley City and Schools Announce Replacing Angell Park Play Structure

Berkley City and Schools Announce Replacing Angell Park Play Structure (City of Berkley Press Release, Nov. 12, 2015) The City of Berkley and the Berkley School District have a long history of collaborating on issues that affect the community. Currently, the Angell Park play structure, installed in 1989, has exceeded its useful life. To improve…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…