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Kara Szymanski

C&G Staff Reporter – Shelby-Utica News

Published September 21, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — This year has been a drastic change for everyone after the outbreak of the coronavirus, and especially for the students who are now either going to school in person or virtually.

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Published September 21, 2020

UTICA — Christmas is a holiday full of cheer and lovely gifts. However, some seniors do not have family and friends to share the special holiday with, and seniors are often those who experience loneliness during these types of holidays.

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Published September 21, 2020

UTICA — A former unlicensed landfill contaminated with around 19 feet of garbage under the ground located at 6993 Moscone Road has seen much change since the Utica City Council first approved a request to support an application for a grant to assist with a proposed development of a new sports complex next to Jimmy John’s Field Sept. 11, 2018.

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Published September 21, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department is working on releasing a new online platform to the public Oct. 1 that will allow residents to resume interaction with the department with more available to them.

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Published September 21, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local Shelby Township family is worried about the safety risks that are being taken with vehicles zooming up and down their street.

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Published September 21, 2020

UTICA — Some residents and city leaders are concerned about the new ballot proposal on the Nov. 3 ballot that would allow a third marijuana facility to be built within feet of two marijuana locations that are already in the works in Utica.

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Published September 4, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —The Shelby Township Fire Department was called to an apartment complex in the 51000 block of Mound Road, north of 23 Mile Road, for smoke coming from an apartment window Aug. 18.

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Published September 4, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Fire Department received a call at 9:36 a.m. Aug. 30 that a kayak had been spotted flipped upside-down in the Clinton River near Yates Cider Mill.

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Published September 4, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — After the discovery earlier this year of cameras that were livestreaming customers using tanning beds at a tanning salon in Shelby Township, there are now at least nine lawsuits filed against the customer who police believe installed the hidden cameras and against the tanning salon.

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Published September 4, 2020

UTICA — A Utica priest is in awe after discovering that he wasn’t actually baptized as a baby, like he thought he had been for over 30 years.

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Published September 4, 2020

UTICA — With Halloween quickly approaching, many people are wondering what it will look like this year and what fun events might be available to them as plans are constantly changing due to COVID-19.

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Published September 4, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The outbreak of the coronavirus kept many people at home for an unusual amount of time this past summer, and some found themselves filling the extra time with their love of gardening.

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Published September 4, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Utica Community Schools administrators, teachers, students and families had a new type of back-to-school experience this year, with all students using remote learning until at least Oct. 30.

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Published August 24, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Planning Commission approved what could be the first two marijuana dispensaries to open in Utica next year, at its Aug. 5 meeting.

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Published August 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township woman is facing a 10-year felony charge after allegedly pouring gasoline onto a home and then threatening to burn it down after a domestic dispute Aug. 16.

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