Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy!

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy! (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) It’s Dream Cruise time again, and our friends at Go Comedy have revived a game that was started last year to make the event more interesting for spectators. Simply keep your eyes peeled for these common Dream Cruise sightings, and share the…

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for…

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12

State Rep Hosting Town Hall on Redistricting Aug. 12 (event listing)   State Representative for the 27th District Robert Wittenberg will be hosting a “Town Hall” on Wednesday, August 12th at the Berkley High School Collaborative Center (2325 Catalpa Dr.). This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will cover topics including redistricting, gerrymandering and proposals…

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015 (event) City of Berkley Friday, August 14: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Kid’s Inflatable Zone, 12 Mile Road/Tyler 6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Berkley’s Classic Car Parade, 12 Mile Rd between Coolidge & Greenfield 7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Tri-Community Coalition Street Dance, 12Mile Road/Griffith, north 7:30 PM- 9:00 PM: DetroitElvis.com Entertainment at 12 Mile…

Resident of Berkley or Royal Oak Needed for County Senior Advisory Council

Resident of Berkley or Royal Oak Needed for County Senior Advisory Council (Dave Woodward, Oakland County Commissioner, July 30, 2015) Oakland County Commissioner David Woodward (D-Royal Oak) seeks one senior citizen or a resident interested in senior issues to serve on the Oakland County Senior Advisory Council. The Senior Advisory Council focuses on issues specific…

Final Four Announced in MML Community Excellence Awards Competition

Final Four Announced in MML Community Excellence Awards Competition (MML Press Release, July 27, 2015)   Community Excellence Awards Competition Down to Final Four Projects Involving Westland, Jackson, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Rochester Hills, Pontiac, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Orion Township, Oakland County in Final Round The final four projects in the statewide Community…

Berkley: Mayor O’Dwyer Unopposed, Four People Running for Three Council Seats

Berkley: Mayor O’Dwyer Unopposed, Four People Running for Three Council Seats (C. Proxmire) Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer’s spot is safe as no one has stepped forward to run against him. According to Oakland County Clerk’s office, four people are running for three open City Concil seats: Alan H. Kideckel, Nancy Line, Eileen Steadman and Daniel…

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice…

Aaron Vaughn Band Rocks Robina Rhapsody, Says Farewell to Berkley

Aaron Vaughn Band Rocks Robina Rhapsody, Says Farewell to Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2015) As the members of The Aaron Vaughn Band prepare to “ride off into the sunset, graying and sweating, hopefully leaving people with a lot of fond memories, blasted ear drums, swollen livers and the best night out they’ve had…

Spielberg film series at the Berkley Public Library through September

Spielberg film series at the Berkley Public Library through September (event listing) Four films directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg will be screened this summer as part of a new series by the Berkley Public Library. Watch free movies at the library as part of the “A Spielberg Summer” series on: –         Monday, July 20…

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote

Cities Competing for MML Awards, Public Asked to Vote (MML Press Release, July 4, 2015)   Sixteen projects, programs, and initiatives involving more than 20 Michigan communities are vying for the statewide Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League honor. The communities involved in this year’s competition are Allegan, Auburn Hills, Battle Creek,…

Host Families Wanted for Exchange Students…

Berkley, Clawson, RO, Ferndale, and Bloomfield: Host Families Wanted for Exchange Students (Educatius International announcement, June 29, 2015) WANTED!!!  Host families…..Educatius International is looking for host families in Berkley, Clawson, Royal Oak, Ferndale, and Bloomfield to host international students attending Clawson, Ferndale, and Bloomfield Township high schools for the upcoming school year. Please contact Debi…

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison (Berkley Schools, June 25, 2015) The following letter was sent out from Dennis McDavid, Superintendent of Berkley Schools today: Dear Berkley Schools Community, It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I write to you. I received news today that current Board of Education Trustee Paul…