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Terry Oparka


Staff Writer Terry Oparka covers Troy and the Troy School District for the Troy Times. Oparka has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2000 and attended Oakland University and Macomb Community College. Oparka has won an award from the Michigan Press Association and four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit Chapter.

Published April 18, 2018

Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick pleaded no contest to domestic violence/assault for a March 9 incident in Clawson.

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Published April 18, 2018

n style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">The owner of a Troy hookah lounge will have a chance go before the Troy City Council to plead her case to stay in business. 

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Published April 18, 2018

Troy City Council approved a raise in pay for acting City Manager Mark Miller at its April 9 meeting. 

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Published April 18, 2018

Happy Returns, which opened in the south rotunda of Somerset Collection April 12, offers on-the-spot returns, free shipping and $10 gift cards for Somerset stores. 

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Published April 18, 2018

Troy Planning Commission postponed action on a request to rezone the 39-acre golf course at Somerset Park Apartments and asked the owner to come back with a plan more on par. 

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Published April 17, 2018

fighters worked to extinguish a blaze in a detached garage at a home on Eleanor Drive, near Wattles and Rochester roads, in unseasonably cold temperatures on snowy, icy roads just after 6 a.m. April 17.

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Published April 10, 2018

vided Troy City Council made a report on former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick public after listening to residents and after lengthy discussion.

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Published April 10, 2018

TROY — Troy resident Wyatt Lucas, 15, said his mom, Gail, has been bringing him and his siblings to the Stage Nature Center since “before we could walk.”

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Published April 10, 2018

TROY — New York Times best-selling author Lisa See said she got the inspiration for her latest book, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,” while standing in line for a movie.

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Published April 10, 2018

TROY — The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as the normal effects of aging. 

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Published April 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Michigan Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-14.

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Published April 9, 2018

-year-old man whom police said had a history of mental health issues is dead after police shot him when he reportedly charged them brandishing a large knife outside of his home just before 7:30 a.m. April 9.

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Published April 6, 2018

Five kitty candidates, 5-week-old brothers and sisters whose mother was a stray, waited restlessly in their cat carrier for their chance to vie for a position in the Troy Police Department Feline Unit the morning of April 6.

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Published April 6, 2018

-year-old Troy woman was found drowned in a lake near her home in the Emerald Lakes subdivision, near Square Lake and John R roads, just before 7:45 a.m. April 5.

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Published April 3, 2018

TROY — The Troy School District Board of Education, elected officials, educators and preschoolers gathered in the rain March 27 to commemorate the start of construction for the Early Childhood Center on the grounds behind the Troy College and Career High School near Livernois and Square Lake roads.

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