Berkley

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Berkley Library Hosts Jenifer Strauss Super Hero Storyteller July 9

July 2nd 2015

Berkley Library Hosts Jenifer Strauss Super Hero Storyteller July 9 (event listing) Jenifer Strauss: storyteller Thursday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. “For Every Hero Has a Story” — Jenifer Strauss will tell super hero tales from around the world plus ten tips for building your super powers! Please visit http://goo.gl/2oHwbP, call 248-658-3440 or stop by […]

Berkley: Make Toys for Rescue Cats at Library Event July 22

July 1st 2015

Berkley: Make Toys for Rescue Cats at Library Event July 22 (event listing) Wednesday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. Learn how to make catnip mice and cat forts for cats at the Michigan Humane Society shelters. Community service credit will be available. Please visit http://goo.gl/2oHwbP, call 248-658-3440 or stop by the Berkley Library at 3155 Coolidge […]

Berkley Board of Ed. Seeks Applicants, Seat Filled by July 24

June 30th 2015

Berkley Board of Ed. Seeks Applicants, Seat Filled by July 24 (Berkley Schools Press Release, June 30, 2015) The Berkley School District is seeking applicants for an open seat on the Board of Education. The position is vacant with the passing of Paul Ellison on June 24, 2015, following his courageous battle with cancer. Mary […]

Berkley Library to Present Expert on Clutter and Hoarding July 21

June 30th 2015

Berkley Library to Present Expert on Clutter and Hoarding July 21 (event listing) Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. How much is enough? We love our stuff, don’t we? But we are not our stuff. And we can’t take it with us! What happens when we go from owning our stuff to our stuff owning […]

Host Families Wanted for Exchange Students…

June 29th 2015

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 […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

Berkley Schools Community Mourns Loss of Trustee Paul Ellison

June 25th 2015

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 […]

Scout Finch and the Selective Memory of Autobiography Lecture July 14

June 25th 2015

Scout Finch and the Selective Memory of Autobiography Lecture July 14 Lecture by Dr. Michael Barry of the University of Detroit Mercy In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch is drawn to misunderstood characters, ostracized or isolated. This may be as much true of her younger self as it is of her older […]

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column

June 22nd 2015

Oakland County 115 Publisher Featured in Detroit News Column (compiled, June 22, 2015) For those who may have missed page 3A of The Detroit News, we’re pleased to share that columnist Laura Berman did a fantastic write up about Oakland County 115 News Editor & Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire. “She practices her profession by walking […]