Berkley

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8

March 30th 2015

League of Women Voters Presents Objective Presentation on State Proposal 1 April 8 (League of Women Voters, March 30, 2015) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area will present League of Women Voters Michigan Voter Service Director Eva Packard for a presentation on State Ballot Proposal One, discussing what it is and what it would […]

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo

March 29th 2015

Rapid Transit Community Listening Session April 2 at Detroit Zoo (March 29, 2015) The Regional Transit Authority is seeking your input as it begins to plan for a regional rapid transit system to connect Oakland County and SE Michigan. Please join us on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7pm at the Detroit Zoo Ford Education […]

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library

March 23rd 2015

Early Literacy Station added to Berkley Public Library (Berkley Public Library Press Release, March 23, 2015) Berkley Public Library announces the acquisition of the Early Literacy Station, a comprehensive, turnkey educational solution loaded with over 70 educational software programs for kids ages 2–8.  The Early Literacy Station was generously donated by the Friends of the […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31)

March 19th 2015

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31) State Representative Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) invites residents to attend his two upcoming coffee hours to discuss state and community issues, including the upcoming budget process. The coffee hours will take place: ~Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23

March 14th 2015

Justice Richard Bernstein to Share Free Inspirational Evening in Berkley March 23 (Berkley Lions Club press release, March 14, 2015) Join the Berkley Lions Club for an inspirational evening with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein. When: Monday, March 23 at 7pm Where: Farina’s Banquet Center, 2485 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI 48072 Admission is FREE. […]

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18

March 8th 2015

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18 (compiled, March 8, 2015) Is your network full of untapped political leadership potential?  Do you know women who should consider running for elected office?  Are there women in your circles who wish to lead a more political life?  Invite them attend Ready […]

Selma and Voting Rights Lecture March 24 at Berkley Library

March 8th 2015

Selma and Voting Rights Lecture March 24 at Berkley Library (BPS Press Release, March 8, 2015) Lecture by Dr. Roy E. Finkenbine of the University of Detroit Mercy Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. The current film Selma has generated quite a box-office buzz. But fifty years ago Selma was the name of a racially-divided […]

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs

March 7th 2015

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs (HAVEN Press Release, March 7, 2015) HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, now in its 40th year of supporting and empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, has established an IRS-approved […]