Berkley

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

MML Names Pappageorge one of 3 Legislators of the Year

October 18th 2014

Michigan Municipal League Names Pappageorge one of Three Legislators of the Year (MML Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014) The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Sen. John Pappageorge (R-Troy); Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba); and Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R-Clayton) as the League’s 2014 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formerly presented to Sen. Pappageorge, Sen. […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

October 16th 2014

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct. […]

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

October 13th 2014

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the […]

Berkley Youngsters Enjoy the Angell School Fun Run

October 10th 2014

Berkley Youngsters Enjoy the Angell School Fun Run (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photos: Jill D’Anna, Oct. 10, 2014) Parents, teachers and students joined together for a day of fitness, fun and school spirit for the annual Angell School Fun Run in Berkley.  Friday’s make-up day for the event brought the families sunshine and comfortable temperatures since […]

Berkley Spooktacular Carnival and Spooky Skating, Oct 25 and 30

October 9th 2014

Berkley Spooktacular Carnival and Spooky Skating, Oct 25 and 30 (Press Release, Oct. 9, 2014)   The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department is proud to present the 2014 editions of the Halloween Spooktacular Carnival and Spooky Skating. Held at the Berkley Community Center and the Berkley Ice Arena. The Halloween Spooktacular Carnival offers children from […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Berkley Craft Show Oct. 25

October 2nd 2014

Berkley Craft Show Oct. 25 (Press Release, Oct. 2, 2014)   The 2014 Edition of the Berkley Craft Show is scheduled for October 25, 2014. Held at the Berkley Community Center, the craft show will feature nearly 20 tables for your browsing needs. Tables will feature jewelry, holiday items, baked goods, knitted goods and a […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]