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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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

Investigation concludes bullet at Berkley High was not part of threat  The Oakland Press

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 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.

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,

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 ...

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.

Threats at Detroit area schools, bullet force lockdowns  The Detroit News

Multiple Metro Detroit schools were on high alert Friday after apparent threats were made, and a bullet was found in a school corridor.

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 ...

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.

Royal Oak Teams With Berkley Schools For MLK Day Of Service

On Monday, Jan, 15 the City of Royal Oak will partner with Berkley Schools in inviting the community to take part in the second annual MLK *Service* Day: A Day ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 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.

Creator excited to see characters in “Avengers: Infinity War”  The Oakland Press

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 ...

Drag Queen Story Time Supporters Pack Huntington Woods Meeting  Oakland County 115 News

Drag Queen Story Time Supporters Pack Huntington Woods Meeting. (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 19, 2018). Huntington Woods, MI – Over 150 residents and ...

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 ...

Gulledge nets 27 to lead Rochester past Berkley 71-55 | Sports  The Oakland Press

BERKLEY >> The task at hand was simple − at least on paper and in preparation.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Missing man found in Detroit River  The Detroit News

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

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Berkley Flag, Emblem Embody City's Spirit, History | Huntington Woods

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 High School's spring play blends Shakespeare with 'Jersey Shore'  Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Berkley High School presents its spring play, 'Midsummer/Jersey' by Tony Award winning playwright Ken Ludwig, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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

The Detroit Pistons named Bernard Condevaux medical director and Jim Scholler head athletic trainer, the team announced Wednesday. It is a homecoming for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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. (MLive ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

'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 ...

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.

All aboard! Detroit's QLINE is open for streetcar riders  Detroit Free Press

The first day of regular streetcar *service* in Detroit launches with speeches, a marching band and plenty of riders.

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

Rachel Jacobs, Founder of Detroit Nation, Remembered at Funeral as Incredibly Kind  Deadline Detroit

Rachel Jacobs, community activist, CEO, and native of Huntington Woods, who died May 12 in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia, was described by a rabbi ...

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