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Kara Szymanski

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Published May 24, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Grab your fishing line and head to the lake June 8 for a little competition. The Shelby Township Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department will host its 33rd annual fishing derby competition and welcomes young children to see who can catch the biggest fish.

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Published May 24, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Residents can come out and celebrate the beginning of summer at the first Shelby Township Summer Kickoff event May 30. Shelby Township and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce will host their first summer kickoff event 4:30-9 p.m. May 30 at the Shelby Township Community Center, located at 51670 Van Dyke Ave., behind the library.

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Published May 24, 2019

UTICA — The city of Utica is in the process of formulating a plan to eliminate its current deficit in the water and sewer fund within the next few years. During a work session before the regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Utica council and the treasurer discussed the basis on which the plan will need to be set and the amount of debt that will need to be covered over a set amount of years.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Stephanie Gibson, a Shelby Township resident, recently received an award for her compassion and determination to make hospital visits as comfortable as possible during a vulnerable time for patients.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township resident was recognized recently for her work dedicated to helping stroke survivors as a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Troy.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Golden K Kiwanis Club is looking to the community to help make an all-inclusive playground a reality at a local park in Shelby Township. With the help of the community, the club hopes to build the all-inclusive park at Whispering Woods Kiwanis Park, located at 11000 21 Mile Road.

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Published May 20, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees and members of the community recently celebrated the reopening of the Stony Creek Trail in Shelby Township.

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Published May 13, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Three Shelby Township Library employees took a big step forward recently as they followed their dreams to become librarians.

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Published May 13, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — One might expect a lawyer to make a good case to a panel of judges in a courtroom, but how about on a dance floor? Lyndsay Ott, a Shelby Township resident and an attorney at Warner Norcross + Judd in Clinton Township, was invited to be a celebrity dancer for an event in Sterling Heights April 26, and she won the Judges Award.

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Published May 13, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Calling all Shelby Township fifth and sixth graders. Have a dream of becoming a policeman or policewoman? Come out and join the Shelby Township Police Department for its first-ever Shelby Youth Law Enforcement Academy for school-aged children.

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Published May 6, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township woman was recently recognized with an award at the state Capitol for her dedication and advocacy in the fight against cancer.

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Published May 6, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Gardeners Club will host a presentation on a new form of functional gardening that brings both food and the beauty of fairy gardens together as one.

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Published April 29, 2019

UTICA — Local volunteers were recently applauded for their hard work and service to help keep local parks maintained and thriving. A local group called the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association, or CRAMBA, was awarded an mParks Volunteer Service Award at a ceremony April 17.

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Published April 29, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —  A young Shelby Township resident is hoping to make it to the top in a music contest put on by Sun and Sky Entertainment Inc. Chloe Szymanski, a 12 year-old from Shelby Township, was selected as a contestant in the Detroit Celebration of Music and could win May 4 with the help of her peers’ votes.

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Published April 29, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Law enforcement officials in Macomb and Oakland counties made a statement through an initiative called Operation Ghost Rider during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April.

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