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Mike Koury


Staff Writer Mike Koury covers Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge along with the Berkely Schools and Ferndale Schools districts for the Woodward Talk. He has worked at C & G Newspapers since October 2015 and attended Michigan State University. He has been described as “a wonderful angel” by his mother and “sleepy” by his editor.

Published June 13, 2018

FERNDALE — The one-day concert hosted on the porches of Ferndale houses will return in late June with more musicians and more porches. The second annual Front Porch will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23, on porches all across Ferndale.

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Published June 13, 2018

FERNDALE/ROYAL OAK — After spending weeks with his newborn son in the neonatal intensive care unit at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, a Ferndale father is hoping to thank the department with a charitable gift.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

FERNDALE — After months of sitting vacant at the corner of Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue, Como’s Restaurant finally has found new owners.

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Published June 8, 2018

BERKLEY — Former Berkley City Councilman Alan Kideckel pleaded no contest to leaving the scene of an accident stemming from a Jan. 1 hit-and-run crash.

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Published June 6, 2018

FERNDALE — A Center Line man who owned a business in Ferndale was charged with more than a dozen counts of embezzlement by the state Attorney General’s Office.Read More

Published June 6, 2018

BERKLEY — On the upcoming August election ballot, voters in the Berkley School District will have the opportunity to decide on a sinking fund millage proposal. The sinking fund millage proposal, to be voted on Aug.Read More

Published June 6, 2018

BERKLEY — The seniors at Berkley High School will have a graduating class of 301 students receiving their diplomas June 7 at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre. For Jada Hubble, 18, and her mother, Gemorea Talley, Hubble graduating is a dream come true.

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Published June 5, 2018

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ROYAL OAK/BERKLEY — At approximately 5:37 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, Royal Oak and Berkley police responded to a fatal single-vehicle crash on Woodward Avenue that began in Royal Oak and ended at a medical building in Berkley.

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Published June 4, 2018

FERNDALE — The eighth annual Ferndale Pride festival looked to be the biggest event in its history, according to an event organizer.Read More

Published May 31, 2018

BERKLEY — A new business coming to Berkley would utilize two buildings on Coolidge Highway to rent out as a cooperative-use office space.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council approved its budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year at its most recent meeting May 21.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

BERKLEY — With less than a month until the summer season hits, the city of Berkley is looking forward to an array of events put on by its Parks and Recreation Department. The department’s annual SummerFest event series will kick off in the month of June with three events.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

FERNDALE — To help alleviate potential parking problems during the resurfacing of Livernois Avenue, the Ferndale City Council approved funds for parking mitigation.Read More

Published May 23, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — A new budget was passed by the Huntington Woods City Commission in which there was a slight increase in the city’s general fund revenue. Passed at the commission’s May 15 meeting, Huntington Woods’ budget will run July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019.Read More

Published May 23, 2018

FERNDALE — As part of the city’s “Clean the Ferndale Up” program, the Ferndale Police Department held a gun buyback event May 19  for people to get rid of unwanted firearms. The Police Department held the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall, 300 E.Read More

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Lunch and a movie
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Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center
Farmington Hills
Theater camp for kids
9 a.m.-noon
Farmington Players Barn Theater
Royal Oak
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10:00 am
Royal Oak Salter Community Center

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