Berkley

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival May 25

May 14th 2015

Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival May 25 (event listing) The Memorial Day Parade begins at 11:00 in the east parking lot of Groves High School. It travels north on Evergreen to Beverly and concludes at Beverly Park. The Carnival begins immediately following the parade and runs from 12:00 – 3:00. There will be […]

Why Garden: A Berkley Woman’s Springtime Musings

May 13th 2015

Why Garden: A Berkley Woman’s Springtime Musings (Christine Cantrell, PhD, May 13, 2015) Gardening is my passion in my free time. It is my way of grounding myself, meditating and creating beauty in my world. Once the snow is gone, I can be found wandering around my yard, tending to flowers, bushes and trees. Dividing […]

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum

May 11th 2015

Stories, Resources and Sadness Shared at Suicide Prevention Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) People cried.   And quite possibly that was the point. Opening up about suicide – whether you have lost a loved one, someone who survived an attempt, someone who has thought about it, a teacher, a counselor, a healthcare provider or […]

Berkley Rotary and Lions Club Teamed Up to Help Yad Ezra

May 8th 2015

Berkley Rotary and Lions Club Teamed Up to Help Yad Ezra (Crystal Proxmire, May 8, 2015) Members of the Berkley Rotary and the Berkley Lions Club are no strangers to volunteerism, but on April 28 their powers of community giving were multiplied as they held a joint volunteer day at Yad Ezra. Yad Ezra began […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2

April 25th 2015

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2 (compiled April 25, 2015) Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. Michigan author Matthew Baker will visit the Berkley Public Library to promote the debut of his novel for young readers, If You Find This. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at […]