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Andy Kozlowski

C&G Staff Reporter – Madison-Park News


Staff Writer Andy Kozlowski covers Madison Heights, Hazel Park, Madison District Public Schools, Lamphere Public Schools and Hazel Park Public Schools for the Madison-Park News.

Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s a recurring complaint heard by Madison Heights Animal Control and the volunteers at the city shelter: residents letting their dogs run off leash, potentially spooking other people’s pets that may not be as friendly.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Two years ago, the Madison Early Childhood Center moved from Madison Elementary to its current home at the former Halfman Elementary. The reason was rapid enrollment and the need for more room.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade is coming up soon, and a new twist this year aims to get more people — and pets — involved.  As usual, the parade is held before Memorial Day to save on overtime costs for city personnel.

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Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — In Madison Heights, there are only a few roads owned and operated by the county: 10 Mile, 12 Mile and 14 Mile roads, plus a section of John R Road. The rest are covered by the city.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Around 40 students from the Madison and Lamphere school districts were recognized for their positive contributions at the annual Youth Recognition Awards, presented by the Madison Heights Community Coalition, or MHCC, and Madison Heights Youth Assistance, or MHYA.

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Published May 15, 2018

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park Police were on high alert May 1 as a man’s crime spree allegedly escalated from snatching a woman’s phone and debit card, to carjacking a cab at knife point, to leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when the man crashed into a truck.Read More

Published May 15, 2018

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park is getting ready for five straight days of celebration during its most popular event, the Hazel Park Memorial Weekend. Attendees can look forward to a full-fledged carnival, live musical performances, a petting zoo, a classic car show and more.Read More

Published May 15, 2018

HAZEL PARK — The Hazel Park District Library has hosted all kinds of animals in the past: dogs, baby lambs, piglets, sloths, snakes, iguanas, hedgehogs, rats — even hissing cockroaches and baby alligators. Now live birds of prey will be added to the list.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Wilkinson Middle School recently hosted a visit by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette where he talked about the OK2SAY program and how it keeps students safe. Wilkinson is part of Madison District Public Schools.Read More

Published May 14, 2018

HAZEL PARK — The developer behind Hazel Park’s sprawling Tri-County Commerce Center has snapped up the remaining land at the former Hazel Park Raceway and is already planning to construct two large buildings there, which are expected to bring new jobs and revenue to the city.Read More

Published May 7, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — While Madison Heights does not directly abut the Clinton River or Lake St. Clair, the city is still home to the Red Run Drain. And while there’s a treatment facility that handles much of the water passing through it, there are still overflow situations where runoff can reach the river and lake.

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Published May 7, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — While working the graveyard shift at a convenience store, a clerk found himself threatened at gunpoint when three men walked in to rob the place.The incident occurred April 27, just shy of 2 a.m., at the 7-Eleven located at 29265 Dequindre Road in Madison Heights. The clerk told police that the suspects had fled the location in a black four-door car.

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Published May 7, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s a time-honored tradition at Bishop Foley Catholic High School. Each spring, hundreds of students fan out across dozens of work sites across the metro Detroit area, lending a helping hand on Be the Difference Day.

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Published May 7, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — During a special meeting April 30, the Madison Heights City Council reviewed a budget proposal for fiscal year 2018-19, going line by line through the roughly $54 million in expenditures.

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Published April 27, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — On May 16, senior citizens from across the state will descend on the Capitol building in Lansing to mingle with lawmakers and senior advocates, drawing attention to needs such as health care, home care and more.

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