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School mourns as former Berkley (Michigan) athlete beaten to death after car crash in Detroit  USA TODAY High School Sports

A high school just outside Detroit is in mourning after a former student there was beaten to death in the aftermath of a car crash.

Berkley mourns former H.S. athlete beaten to death after car crash in Detroit  Detroit Free Press

Tyler Wingate died after an assault after a car crash on Detroit's west side on Monday. Detroit police are looking for Lawrence James Davis.

Berkley High grad, 24, ID'd as victim in fatal beating after Detroit crash  Detroit Free Press

A 24-year-old man from Berkley has been identified as the victim of a fatal beating that occurred after a traffic crash on Detroit's west side early Monday morning.

Police: Suspect arrested in beating death of Berkley H.S. graduate  Detroit Free Press

The manhunt for a Detroit man charged in connection with the beating death of a Berkley High School graduate last week has ended.

Berkley High School moves to later start time  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

High school students in one Oakland County neighborhood will be getting some extra shut eye in the 2018 - 2019 school year.

Berkley High School 50-year class reunion coming up  The Daily Tribune

The 1968 graduating class of Berkley High School has a 50-year reunion event planned in August.

9mm bullet found at Berkley High School, lockdown lifted after sweep  WXYZ Detroit

A bullet found in a hallway at Berkley High School sent the school on lockdown Friday. A 9mm live round was found near the auditorium around lunchtime, said ...

Quick start leads West Bloomfield over Berkley, 2-1 | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

BERKLEY – The West Bloomfield Lakers improved to 2-0 in the Oakland Activities Association White Division with a 2-1 win over the host Berkley Bears ...

Man on the run in fatal Detroit beating charged with murder  Detroit Free Press

Lawrence James Davis, 23, of Detroit is sought in the fatal beating of Tyler Wingate, 24, a 2013 Berkley H.S. graduate, after a car crash in Detroit.

Berkley tops Seaholm to claim boys district soccer title  The Oakland Press

Berkley shut out Birmingham Seaholm, 3-0, to win the District 9 MHSAA title game on Saturday at Bloomfield Hills High School.

Remembering Dominic Geskey: Berkley alumni game honors late student  Detroit Free Press

Berkley alumni game honors late student who was cherished by many.

Later High School Start Times Should Stay Local Decision  Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Oakland County's Berkley School District is giving its high schoolers more time to sleep in, reports The Detroit News. While some may say the district is just ...

Notre Dame Prep releases 2019 football schedule – Notre Dame Athletics  NDPMA Athletics

Notre Dame's athletic department today released the 2019 schedule for the school's varsity football team and it looks to be season with a number of exciting and ...

Berkley High School hockey calls Joe Louis Arena home for a day  WXYZ Detroit

It's been quite the season for the Berkley Bears as they've been without a hockey rink to call home, but while they've been scrambling to find ice time for their ...

Community mourns loss of Berkley High student, best friend and son  C&G Newspapers

Dominic Geskey's mother, Mary Blazevich; father, Steve Geskey; and sisters Ella, 12, and Claire, 10, listen to stories about him during the vigil. Photo by Erin ...

Suspect in road rage death ransacked victim's pockets amid blows, prosecutor says  The Detroit News

Detroit — A 24-year-old man accused of assaulting a motorist, ransacking his pockets, and then continuing to beat and kick him until he died was denied bond ...

Berkley discusses how flood happened and what to do next  C&G Newspapers

BERKLEY — The heavy rainfall that hit Berkley on Monday, Aug. 28, caused a flood that inflicted damage to an estimated 700 homes in the city. To address how ...

Notre Dame football coach named to hall of fame – Notre Dame Athletics  NDPMA Athletics

Patrick Fox, who has been leading the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program since 2014, has been named to the Michigan High School Football Coach's ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

City of Berkley Considers Reconfiguring Coolidge Hwy  Oakland County 115 News

Berkley, MI- The City of Berkley is considering a proposal to reconfigure a one-mile stretch of Coolidge Highway in an effort to make the road a friendlier route for ...

Berkley High student wins first place in poetry competition  C&G Newspapers

BERKLEY — A Berkley High School student took first place in a writing competition for a poem that she wrote with inspiration from Anne Frank's words.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Drag Queen Storytime draws small but noisy protest to Huntington Woods  Detroit Free Press

The quirky but controversial Drag Queen Storytime — a monthly event at the Huntington Woods Public Library — brought the usual flock of parents and ...

Amid literacy crisis, Michigan's school librarians have all but disappeared  Bridge Michigan

Michigan ranks 47th nationwide in school librarians per pupil. Legislation in Lansing proposes that each school have at least one.

Katherine Norman Anslow  Grosse Pointe News (subscription)

Grosse Pointe Farms resident Katherine N. Anslow passed away peacefully in her sleep at home Sunday, June 16, 2019. Born in Detroit to O. Arnold and Leona ...

Troy Athens hosts marching band invitational | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

The Troy Athens Marching Band Invitational was held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, the tenth year of hosting the competition.

The plots thicken as Berkley Community Garden grows  The Daily Tribune

On a plot of land that is approximately the size of a neighborhood lot, 30 Berkley residents are growing a farmers market of produce.

Oak Park State of the City Address and Performances May 1  Oakland County 115 News

Oak Park, MI- State of the City Address Along with speeches about the past, present, and future of the City, we are also anticipating performances from each of ...

What's new in your district for back-to-school season?  The Oakland Press

A new principal. A new app that lets you know when your child's bus is arriving. What's new at your school this fall? With classes starting in just a few days, we ...

Berkley students organize trip to March for Our Lives in D.C., say shooting “could happen to us”  Michigan Radio

Tomorrow, people in cities around the country and around the state will be holding events to protest school shootings such as the one in Parkland, Florida,

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Berkley hires new public safety director | Nation and World News  The Daily Tribune

Berkley's newly named public safety director starts his first day on the job Monday.

Optimists honor Royal Oak, Berkley students for achievements  C&G Newspapers

ROYAL OAK — A group of students were recognized last week for their dedication to their schools and communities. “They care where they grew up, and they ...

Southeast Michigan entertainment Oct. 26-Nov. 1 | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

... • Drop In Workshop-Sugar Skulls and Drawing in the Galleries: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 27-28, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, ...

Detroit Resident Beaten to Death Motor Vehicle Accident -  Legal Reader

Tyler Wingate was beaten to death after a car accident in July. After a manhunt, the suspect has been arrested. Lawrence James Davis, 24, has been taken into ...

2018 Outstanding Grads: Remarkable students, stories  The Detroit News

This is the 33rd class of outstanding high school graduates honored by The News. Many of our early nominees are now well established in successful careers ...

How two Motor City comics fans had a hand in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'  Detroit Metro Times

This story begins with a coincidence so strange that it seems like a plot contrivance: Two students at Norup Middle School in Oak Park not only graduated ...

Iron Man  The Jewish News

Vegan diet, determination, support and training lead to healthy lifestyle. At nearly 400 pounds, Ira Goldberg was lying on the floor one night, watching TV.

Smiley presented with life-saving award for Tough Mudder rescue  Monroe Evening News

Lt. Scott Smiley of the Monroe Fire Department was among those assisting a heart attack victim during the Tough Mudder event last summer in Oxford.

Berkley adds two pedestrian crossings on Coolidge | Nation and World News  The Daily Tribune

In a move to make its downtown area more pedestrian friendly, Berkley recently installed two new crosswalks on Coolidge Highway.

25 best public high schools in Michigan, according to Niche  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Where can you find the best public high schools in Michigan? Niche released their annual rankings of the best schools around the country.

Kindness and Inclusion Celebrated at Dominic Geskey Memorial Game  Oakland County 115 News

Kindness and Inclusion Celebrated at Dominic Geskey Memorial Game. (Alissa Malerman, April 23, 2018). BERKLEY – It has been a year since Berkley High ...

The 50 Michigan public schools with the highest graduation rate

The schools with the highest rates are scattered throughout Michigan.

Anne Frank cantata helps keep Jewish history alive  Michigan Radio

When older generations die, there's always the fear that we'll lose their stories. But in metro Detroit's Jewish community, they're trying to keep history.

Rising Stars: Teens Making a Difference  The Jewish News

The JN, JCC and JFamily selected 18 Rising Stars in Metro Detroit who are shining bright in our community.

Berkley Flag, Emblem Embody Citys Spirit, History

On Memorial Day, as Berkley residents remembered those who served in our country's military in conflicts near and far, the city's hometown flag celebrated a ...

Berkley hires permanent Parks and Rec Department director  C&G Newspapers

BERKLEY — After a year of uncertainty in the Berkley Parks and Recreation Department, the city has selected Theresa McArleton as the permanent Parks and ...

“Nerds” Star/Berkley Alumnus to be a special guest at the Redford May 19-20  The Oakland Press

Curtis Armstrong doesn't mind being remembered for his “Revenge of the Nerds” character — even if that character was nicknamed “Booger” because he liked ...

Actor Curtis Armstrong gifts film, TV mementos to Oakland University  Crain's Detroit Business

Actor Curtis Armstrong is donating collectables from his 30-year career in film and television to the archives of his alma mater, Oakland University.Twenty boxes ...

Career Club gleefully deconstructs pop conventions  Detroit Metro Times

It may come as some surprise that an experimental pop duo that calls itself Career Club supports your decision to call off work for no...

Little Free Library Fosters Literacy, Community in Berkley

Huntington Woods-Berkley, MI - Longtime residents Eric and Susan Murrell serve as stewards of the charming, handmade box, from which neighbors can ...

The Next Wave of Migration for Young Jews Seems to be Headed East  The Jewish News

Metro Detroit's young Jews are on the move. Access to an increasingly vibrant Downtown Detroit, the search for good schools and proximity to a Jewish ...

How to keep your kid's cell phone from becoming a distraction in the classroom and beyond  WSYM-TV

As kids head back-to-school, many of them will be bringing smartphones with them. But new research shows the technology can be a problem in a variety of ...

Arn Tellem, Ken Daniels among inductees tonight to Michigan Jewish Sports Hall of Fame  Crain's Detroit Business

This year's inductees into the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation's Hall of Fame include Arn Tellem, vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment, storied ...

Get the Scoop on Door-to-Door Sales Rules

Problems with door-to-door salespeople in nearby communities this summer have sparked concern, but Berkley and Huntington Woods residents can avoid con ...

Oakland County students qualify for FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) teaches students to address a problem or issue using science and technology.

Over 100 Oakland County students chosen as 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists  The Oakland Press

Over 100 Oakland County high school students from 21 communities have been selected as 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.

Introducing Royal Oak's New Superintendent Mary Beth Fitzpatrick  Oakland County 115 News

(Drew Saunders, Aug. 3, 2017). Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak School's new superintendent has been on the job about a month. With her first school year fast ...

Pontiac native recalls drawing Captain Marvel when she was Ms. Marvel  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Drawing “Ms. Marvel” was one of Pontiac native Mike Vosburg's first jobs for Marvel Comics in the 1970s — back when she wasn't one of Marvel's top-rated ...

Educators address uneven state funding for local schools  Traverse City Record Eagle

TRAVERSE CITY — Cindy Andersen-Schwartz begins every school year with a trip to the store.

Flint schools extend offer to superintendent candidate

Lopez most recently served as an interim superintendent at Southfield Public Schools during the 2017-18 school year after holding the the district's associate ...

Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations happening in Oakland County  The Oakland Press

... • Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is 8 a.m. Jan. 15 at the Auburn Hills Community Center, 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills. The event ...

Immigrant, diverse candidates in Michigan want 'voices heard'  Detroit Free Press

Concerned about the political climate, immigrants and the children of immigrants are running for political office in southeastern Michigan.

Laughter Is The Cure To Life: Young Trio Uses Comedy To Give Back  Daily Detroit

It's amazing what three hysterical college-age kids are trying to do. It all started with Huntington Woods native Sam Silverstein and his passion for stand-up ...

Community Strengthens Bonds in Honor of Dominic Geskey  Oakland County 115 News

Community Strengthens Bonds in Honor of Dominic Geskey. By Alissa Malerman. HUNTINGTON WOODS – Friends, family and classmates are planning a slew ...

Monroe firefighter saves a life during Tough Mudder event  Monroe Evening News

Lt. Scott Smiley of the Monroe Fire Department stopped mid-race when he noticed another runner having a medical emergency.

Divine Child girls' soccer edged by Trenton in regional semifinal  Dearborn Press and Guide

A determined Divine Child team gave Trenton all it could handle in the second half of Wednesday's Division 2, Region 6 semifinal at Berkley High School.

Justice Seeker  The Jewish News

Anyone who steps inside Valerie Newman's Detroit office at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice is greeted by a colorful, framed poster emblazoned with these ...

Stardust: Area Woodstock veterans recall the mud, the music and more  Southgate News Herald

Steven Bartley can't help but laugh when he thinks about attending Woodstock when he was 20 and remembering it a half-century later.

2016 Excellence in Education scholars | News  The Oakland Press

Megan Elaine Braun of Northville, is a student at South Lyon East High School. Her parents are Denise and Matthew Braun. Megan was voted Homecoming ...

Exhibit shows Berkley WWII vet's battle cartoons, from grisly to humorous  The Oakland Press

A new exhibit at the Berkley Historical Museum shows souvenirs and cartoon sketches from a former resident's time in battle during World War II on the Pacific ...

Novi Hires New Head Football Coach

Novi, MI - Novi High School science teacher and former Berkley High School head football coach Jeff Burnside will lead the varsity Wildcats.

She's a civil rights icon you likely never heard of. Now her statue will be seen in Detroit  Detroit Free Press

Austen Brantley, 23, is the artist chosen to create a statue of civil rights icon Viola Liuzzo, who was killed in Alabama in 1965.

Trenton girls' soccer blanks Carleton Airport; claims 8th consecutive district title  Southgate News Herald

Trenton hit the field on Saturday night looking to win its eighth consecutive district title.

Independent Book Beat bookstore celebrates 35 years of success  The Oakland Press

When Colleen Kammer and Cary Loren were locker partners at Berkley High School “all those years ago,” you could say it was a winning combination.

Missing man found in Detroit River  The Detroit News

Officials identified body found in Detroit River as the missing John Kimbrough.

Gayle's Chocolates to move flagship store from Royal Oak to Arizona  Crain's Detroit Business

Longtime Royal Oak candy maker Gayle's Chocolates Ltd. is leaving town. The company announced Wednesday that it will close its flagship shop in Royal Oak, ...

Huntington Woods Neighbors Honor Rachel Jacobs with Gazebo Dedication (video)  Oakland County 115 News

(Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2016). Huntington Woods, MI – A little boy playing in a brand new gazebo in a park in Huntington Woods can peek between the ...

Where Are They Now: Plainwell's JJ Jansons  Allegan County News

Jonathan Jansons was a multi-sports athlete at Plainwell. “JJ was an excellent athlete. He competed in soccer, basketball and track at Plainwell,” said longtime ...

Author Stark-Nemon discovers new satisfaction in her encore profession  The Oakland Press

With a master's degree in speech-language pathology from University of Michigan, Barbara Stark-Nemon spent three decades working with children — mostly ...

'Free to Try, Free to Do Your Best'  School News Network

For some students, inspiration came from a science teacher's lesson on the expanding universe. For others, it was reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” for the first ...

Detroit Pistons staff shakeup: Team names new medical director, head athletic trainer  Detroit Bad Boys

Pistons will need to see improved health if they want to see an improved product on the floor.

Rock band Gooding brings financial education to fans  Southgate News Herald

After making “a lot of mistakes” with his own with finances, Steven Gooding decided to help others avoid them.

GoFundMe created for Warren GM Tech Center stabbing victim

A 52-year-old General Motors employee nearly lost her life Wednesday after being stabbed multiple times outside the Technology Center in Warren.

Woman at center of Armada murder plot deflects blame at sentencing  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

A Ferndale woman said she was “manipulated by what I thought was love” and denied she was the leader of a plot to kill an Armada Township woman.

At home with chef Jared Bobkin  The Detroit News

Jared Bobkin, the executive chef of Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale, says because his mother was an awful cook and his father's grilling efforts left a lot to be ...

Tips Sought In Man’s Mysterious Disappearance After Christmas Party  CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) – A Detroit family is desperate for answers, according to Crime Stoppers, in the case of a “hardworking and loving father” who vanished more ...

'No magic wand' to fix football program at L'Anse Creuse, new coach Nick Marrogy says  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Nick Marrogy was a pretty decent football player at Berkley High School.

Metro Jets' Flannery is headed to College of Brockport  The Oakland Press

FRASER >> The national champion Metro Jets continue to ride the wave of their incredible 2017-18 season and announced another NCAA commitment.

730K remain without power after Michigan wind storm  The Detroit News

More than 730,000 Michiganians out of the 1 million who lost power Wednesday remained without electricity Thursday afternoon, but DTE Energy and ...

Mt. Pleasant legend Clarence Tuma dead at 91 | Nation and World News  The Morning Sun

Legendary Mt. Pleasant restaurateur Clarence Tuma, who will be remembered for his caring and giving nature as much as his cooking expertise, died Thursday ...

'Hot Box' highlights both the rock side and the weird side of Destroy All Monsters  Detroit Metro Times

Destroy All Monsters didn't just make uncompromising and ridiculously forward-looking, sprawling art music 40 years ago, they were each ridiculously talented ...

Michigan's unsung Title IX hero  The Michigan Daily

Standing in the middle of a dimly lit room, surrounded by generations of Michigan athletes, former Michigan tennis player Marissa Pollick can't help but smile.

America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...

Families of Flight 255 victims wait 26 years to hear sole survivor speak  Michigan Radio

This summer will mark 26 years since Northwest Flight 255 crashed onto the highway outside Detroit Metro Airport. One hundred fifty-seven people were.

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