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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 Students Win ACE Michigan Design Competition

SOUTHFIELD—A team of high school students from Berkley High School was recognized as the winner of the 2018-19 ACE Mentor Program of Michigan in an ...

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.

Snapchat threat against Berkley High students prompts investigation  Detroit Free Press

A threat against Berkley High School students, published on Snapchat, is under investigation and the student who posted it "has been removed from school," ...

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

A locklown was lifted at a high school in Berkley after a bullet was found inside the building Friday.

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 ...

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

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

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 School District Superintendent Honored By Kennedy Center

School Superintendent Honored By Kennedy Center - Huntington Woods-Berkley, MI - The Kennedy Center honored four educators nationwide, including ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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

What's a drag queen doing inside a library, reading to kids? Good things, said leaders in a suburb of Detroit. But two dozen protesters disagreed.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Southeast 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 ...

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 ...

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.

The 50 Michigan public schools with the highest graduation rate

The schools with the highest rates are scattered throughout Michigan.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Milan Area Schools evacuated, closed Monday for threat  Fox 2 Detroit

A school district in southeastern Michigan is canceling classes Monday after receiving a threat.

“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 ...

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.

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 ...

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...

Stagecrafters' "Boeing Boeing" is a riotous romp of a farce  Southgate News Herald

Director Ryan Lawson says he has “always loved a good farce.” And Stagecrafters' presentation of 'Boeing Boeing,' is fast paced, hilarious and certainly ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

UM free tuition plan could inspire students to do better in school  Detroit Free Press

U-M free tuition plan has a catch - you have to have grades good enough to get into highly competitive school.

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.

Missing man found in Detroit River  The Detroit News

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

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.

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.

UM students write not-rich guide | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By FRANK WITSIL Detroit Free Press AP Member Exchange DETROIT — When University of Michigan juniors Lauren Schandevel and Griffin St. Onge read a ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Creator excited to see characters in “Avengers: Infinity War”  Dearborn Press and Guide

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 ...

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, ...

Gary Miller, veteran detective and leader, dies after battling undisclosed illness  The Oakland Press

For more than three decades, Captain Gary Miller was integral to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, displaying “an incredible passion for his work and the ...

Trial date set for Waterford man charged in wife's death in Detroit  The Oakland Press

A June 26 jury trial is scheduled for a Waterford Township man charged with second-degree murder for the death of his wife, killed in a car crash in Detroit.

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 ...

SMART millage passes in Oakland County with 77 percent of the vote  The Oakland Press

Residents in 24 Oakland County communities will be taxed for another four years in order to receive transit services via Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mid-Michigan entertainment weekend April 26-28 and beyond | Arts & Entertainment  The Oakland Press

After Hours: Open studio, 5 p.m. April 26, Art Reach of Mid Michigan, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, 989-773-3689, Painting With Cats: 6 ...

'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 ...

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.

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

Petracca_ForestHillsGreenville_0004. Greenville's Eric Plate signed with Grand Valley State. He is expected to be used as a cornerback with the Lakers.

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.

One Earth Writing Teaches Teens How Storytelling Can Bridge Cultural Gaps  Daily Detroit

Kids love to tell stories. What's terrific is their storytelling can build bridges across communities, neighborhoods, nationalities, religions, socioeconomic status ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

Man seriously injured in semitruck collision in Commerce Township  The Oakland Press

One man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash involving a compact car and a semi-truck on 14 Mile Road west of Haggerty Road in Commerce ...

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 ...

Detroit Nation co-founder Rachel Jacobs, 39, died in Amtrak train crash  Crain's Detroit Business

An e-learning company CEO and the co-founder of digital expatriate alliance Detroit Nation died in the Amtrak passenger train crash in Philadelphia on Tuesday ...

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.

Oakland County community calendar Sept. 16-22 | Lifestyles  The Oakland Press

... • DIA Museum Mysteries presented by Lynne Cookson, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 18, at the Bloomfield Township Senior Center, 4315 Andover Road, mysterious ...

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.

Hospital Road to close for sewer, water main work  The Oakland Press

Hospital Road south of Highland Road in Waterford will be closed from Thursday, Aug. 23 to Friday, Aug. 31, according to the Road Commission for Oakland ...

'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 ...

SIGNING DAY: List of Oakland County commitments | Sports  The Oakland Press

Wednesday marked another Signing Day around the country and many Oakland County athletes signed their Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in ...

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 ...

Construction looms on Woodward Avenue in Birmingham, Bloomfield Township  The Oakland Press

Brace yourself, Birmingham. Old Woodward recently closed between Oakland and Brown for a reconstruction project expected to end in late July. Starting in ...

Death of 2-month-old baby under investigation in Pontiac  The Oakland Press

A 2-month-old baby was pronounced dead at McLaren Hospital - Oakland Sunday afternoon after being found unresponsive inside a house in the 40 block of N.

Former Judicial Tenure Commission director sues watchdog body, alleging firing was tied to Gorcyca case  The Oakland Press

The former top official of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission is suing the judicial watchdog after, he says, the body fired him abruptly for vigorously ...

Troy doctor offers new laser vision correction surgery  The Oakland Press

Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) surgery is a new form of laser vision correction. Dr. Daniel Haddad, founder and medical director of Laser Eye ...

Judge: Waterford man charged in trooper's dragging death bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court  The Oakland Press

The Waterford man charged in the late-August traffic accident death of a Michigan State Police trooper is now bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court, ...

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