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Joshua Gordon

C&G Staff Reporter – Woodward Talk

Josh Gordon covers Macomb Township, Chippewa Valley Schools and the Macomb County Board of Commissioners for the Macomb Township Chronicle. He previously wrote for the Woodward Talk from 2013-2016 and attended Central Michigan University. Josh has won Society of Professional Journalist awards for his work with C & G Newspapers. He is an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers, craft beer and movies.

Published April 24, 2013

FERNDALE — Ferndale City Council members have been trying to cut $1 million from the city’s 2014 fiscal year budget, but during a budget session April 16, the City Council decided to keep four firefighters who will no longer be government funded, come July.

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Published April 24, 2013

BERKLEY — After a three-day review process in October 2012, the Berkley School District was granted AdvancEd School System Accreditation from the AdvanceED Accreditation Commission in April.

AdvanceEd is the national commission that confers the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement accreditation seal. Earning the accreditation means each school in the district is accredited and the school district is recognized across the nation as a quality school district.

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Published April 24, 2013

FERNDALE — With roughly a year of research and studies in the books, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments went to the public April 17 to discuss the Woodward Avenue Rapid Transit Alternatives Analysis.

At St. James Catholic Church in Ferndale, SEMCOG representatives talked with inquiring community members about bus rapid transit, the system deemed to be the most logical along the 27-mile Woodward corridor from the Detroit River to Pontiac, as well as the most cost-friendly.

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Published April 22, 2013

FERNDALE — Mayor Dave Coulter didn’t try to hide the fact that Ferndale has seen better financial days during his 2013 State of the City address April 18 at Local Kitchen and Bar in downtown Ferndale.

In fact, Coulter basically led off with it after thanking his fellow elected officials.

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Published April 16, 2013

PLEASANT RIDGE — Without much opposition from the community, the Pleasant Ridge City Commission unanimously voted to pass a human rights ordinance April 9 during the City Commission meeting.

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Published April 15, 2013

OAK PARK — With a rather large canvas in front of him containing everything from stars and flowers to people and hands, Daniel Cascardo stood back from his work of art April 11 at the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park and handed paint to every person who came to him.

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