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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.

Berkley High School moves to later start time  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

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

Berkley High School placed on lockdown after bullet found; officials believe no students in danger  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

BERKLEY, Mich. - A locklown was lifted at a high school in Berkley after a bullet was found inside the building Friday. Berkley High School was placed under ...

Investigation concludes bullet at Berkley High was not part of threat  The Daily Tribune

Berkley High School officials have concluded that a bullet found in a hallway just days after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, was not part of any threat to ...

Berkley Schools seeks millage increase in election | Elections  The Daily Tribune

Voters in the Berkley Schools district will decide next Tuesday whether to approve a sinking fund millage increase to pay for continuing repairs and maintenance ...

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,

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.

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 ...

South Oakland voters approve millages, other ballot proposals  The Daily Tribune

Voters in south Oakland County communities were in an approving mood when it came to local millage and other ballot proposals.

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.

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.

Creator excited to see characters in “Avengers: Infinity War”  New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

When imagining who would play galactic tyrant Thanos on the big screen, Jim Starlin didn't think it would be Josh Brolin — he envisioned Idris Elba or Arnold ...

Michigan schools hit by string of threats during past week  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

ClickOnDetroit has reported a rash of threats against schools in Michigan over the past two weeks.

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 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.

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.

Oakland County community calendar Oct. 21-27 | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

... • Stuart Johnson, music historian, to present Music & History. 'Girl singers,' big bands, World War II music and a tribute to the Armed Forces, 10:30 a.m.-noon, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Voters to choose candidates, decide state and local proposals  C&G Newspapers

In the Woodward Talk's coverage area, voters in the Nov. 6 election will elect candidates for local, state and federal offices, and they will decide on three state ...

Prom celebrations outshine rain in Oakland County this weekend  The Oakland Press

Though the weather throughout Oakland County this past weekend was less than ideal, students at several area schools outshined the rain at their school's ...

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 ...

Milan Schools Evacuate All Buildings Due To Bomb Warning As Threats Pour In To Local Schools  CBS Detroit

(WWJ) Milan Area Schools in Monroe County is evacuating all buildings and canceling school Monday due to a reported bomb threat. It's the latest in a flurry of ...

Missing man found in Detroit River  The Detroit News

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

Flint schools extend offer to superintendent candidate

FLINT, MI - Negotiations are underway between Flint Community Schools and the candidate board members chose to become the district's new superintendent.

High Schoolers Stranded At Prom After Pot Brownies Lead To Limo Driver Arrest  CBS Local

WARREN (WWJ) – A group of metro Detroit students were left stranded at their high school prom, because their limousine driver was arrested and taken away ...

Threat investigated at Royal Oak Middle School  Fox 2 Detroit

Authorities at Royal Oak Middle School say they investigated a threat against the school this past weekend.

Woodward Talk voters to pick candidates, decide millages  C&G Newspapers

Governor. Four candidates are running for the Republican nomination, three candidates are running for the Democratic nomination, and two candidates are ...

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 ...

15 Michigan Schools Make Newsweeks Top Public High Schools 2016

Updated. Newsweek's list of the best public high schools in the country announced Thursday morning includes some familiar names, but also some newcomers.

Berkley High School students launch Holiday Family Adoption program  The Oakland Press

Winston Churchill's quote “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give,” is a lesson students at Berkley High School are learning first hand.

Home goods and design company relocates to Berkley with new store  Crain's Detroit Business

Home goods and design company June and December has focused chiefly on online sales, but now it's setting up a physical retail presence in Berkley in ...

Snyder's plan to improve school safety steers clear of gun control  Michigan Radio

Governor Rick Snyder released a plan Monday to improve school safety following the Parkland, Florida shootings. The plan calls for boosting security at.

Berkley High School Orchestra To Perform At Carnegie Hall  CBS Local

BERKLEY (WWJ) – Berkley High School's nationally recognized student orchestra is taking its act on the road, with a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York ...

Berkley CruiseFest and Classic Car Parade revving up Friday night  The Oakland Press

The 21st Annual Berkley Cruisefest is getting all revved up for a Friday night ride down 12 Mile Road. One of the biggest draws to the Cruisefest is the Classic ...

Oakland County community calendar Oct. 14-20 | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

... • “Does your car fit you?” Technicians from Ascension will work with each participant to ensure they “fit” their vehicle properly for maximum comfort and safety ...

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 ...

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, ...

National School Walkout: 17 minutes  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Tens of thousands of young people in U.S. communities big and small walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in the biggest ...

Book Beat presents Christopher Paul Curtis at Berkley High School  The Macomb Daily

The Book Beat will present award-winning author Christopher Paul Curtis in a reading and book-signing event 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Berkley High ...

Oakland County assistant prosecutor making the rounds to warn students against making school threats  The Oakland Press

Oakland County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton has been making the rounds to area schools, trying to get a message out to kids and their parents about ...

Royal Oak, Clawson students join National Walkout Day  C&G Newspapers

Kate Kripli, 16, holds a poster outside Clawson High School March 14 honoring the memory of Nicholas Dworet, a victim of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory ...

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 ...

Oakland County students qualify for FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit  The Oakland Press

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

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 ...

Community comes together after teen's sudden death  Detroit Free Press

Dominic Geskey and his sister Claire dashed into Lake Michigan last summer, arms outstretched as they tried to hold up the setting sun, wishing they could ...

Monroe student arrested for 'terroristic threats'  The Detroit News

Monroe County student, 14, is one of 3 students in a week's time in Southeast Michigan to face charges for allegedly making threats against their schools.

VIDEO: Michigan residents attend 'March for Our Lives' rallies in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Washington DC  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Groups gathered Saturday across the United States for "March for Our Lives" rallies. Several rallies were held in Michigan, including in Detroit and ...

Bullet found at Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores prompts lockdown  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. - Lake Shore High School in St. Clair Shores was on lockdown after a bullet was found inside the school Monday morning.

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. The National Merit ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'No magic wand' to fix football program at L'Anse Creuse, new coach Nick Marrogy says  The Macomb Daily

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

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.

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 ...

Berkley approves mural program for downtown district  C&G Newspapers

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council approved a new mural program that will be led by the city's Downtown Development Authority. Approved at the June 5 ...

ACT results show mixed gains for many schools  Detroit Free Press

Most of the top-scoring schools in the state use the rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum.

Camden firefighter wins Golden Helmet  The Hillsdale Daily News

CAMDEN – Camden volunteer firefighter Bob Bates only had a month to train for the Stephen Siller 5K Tunnel to Towers Run and Walk after he found out about ...

NISCA Announces 2017-18 Diving All-Americans & National Champs  Swimming World Magazine

NISCA Announces 2016-17 Diving All-Americans & National Champs.

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 ...

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

“We will remember Dominic's vibrant smile, his kind soul and how he set a great example for us all by living in the moment,” Berkley Superintendent Dennis ...

Rock band Gooding brings financial education to fans  The Oakland Press

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

At home with chef Jared Bobkin  The Detroit News

The executive chef of Ferndale's Local Kitchen and Bar cooks up risotto, sweet potatoes and Korean steak.

Berkley's Norup International School hosts a Happy Halloween parade  The Daily Tribune

A little October rain could not dampen the spirits of Halloween at Norup International School, nor the spirits of assorted princesses, supermen, pirates, witches, ...

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, ...

Justice Seeker  The Jewish News

Valerie Newman's passion for getting innocent people out of prison leads to new role.Anyone who steps inside Valerie Newman's Detroit office at the...

Novi High School Sending Team to Model UN Confab

Novi, MI - More than 30 schools and 1000 students will participate in Michigan's 20th anniversary gathering of the internationally recognized program.

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.

In service | News |  Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Air Force Airman Ryan W. Oke graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Oke is the son of Teresa and Bill Oke of Madison ...

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.

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 ...

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise  Oakland County 115 News

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise. By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak. Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Several proms held over the weekend throughout Oakland County  The Oakland Press

Prom season is in full-swing in Oakland County and we were able to capture several prom celebrations held this weekend and this past week throughout the ...

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 ...

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

Huntington Woods SaharaNEW02 Neighbors Honor Rachel Jacobs with Gazebo Dedication (video). (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2016). Huntington Woods, MI ...

Royal Oak Ice Show features colors of the “Rainbow”  The Oakland Press

The 37th Royal Oak Ice Show will have young athletes “Skating over the Rainbow,” April 30-May 1 at the John Lindell Ice Arena, 1403 Lexington Blvd.

Events mark legacy, spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.  Crain's Detroit Business

A roundup of local events commemorating the slain civil rights leader.

Eclectic Honeybabe steps out  Detroit Metro Times

In the age of the internet, infinite playlists, and musical abundance, an increasing number of bands are embodying head-scratching combinations of styles and ...

W.L. Central takes first at Oakland County golf championship  The Oakland Press

PONTIAC >> The Walled Lake Central team and Sabrina Elie of Berkley were the big winners on Wednesday at the Oakland County Championship for Division ...

Detroit Jews get the message of Trump's immigration order  The Jewish News

Last Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting all refugee entry to the U.S. for 120 days, with admission of Syrian refugees suspended ...

Off-Broadway's Eric Gelb Writes GROWING UP IN THE WINGS Memoir  Broadway World

Eighteen-year-old Berkley High student Eric Gelb is set to head off to New York University next year, but before he does, he'll share his story of life in theatre in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Daughter charged with stabbing mother at GM Tech Center in Warren

Court officials have confirmed Chavonne Taylor, 32, has been charged for a stabbing that occurred at the General Motor Technological Center in Warren ...

Seidel: Why QB recruit Malzone will stick with Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Brother Rice commitment says he's "100% committed" to Wolverines and has not wavered.

Detroit Catholic Central senior takes first place at Excellence in Education awards  The Oakland Press

Detroit Catholic Central High School senior Timothy Fitzpatrick, who took first place at the 2015 Excellence in Education awards, was virtually paralyzed after ...

Andrew Bill, Jessica Shaw to Represent Albion at NCAA Cross-Country Championships  Albionpleiad

Two runners will represent the Brits at the NCAA Cross-Country Championships on Nov. 19. Andrew Bill, a first-year from Berkley, Michigan, qualified for ...

Grand Valley State signing day: Get to know newest members of the football team

A look at the recruiting class of 36, along with a breakdown by position.

Competitive swimming keeps him young | Sports  The Oakland Press

For Dr. Michael Schuldinger swimming is not just a way to stay in shape.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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