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Andy Kozlowski

C&G Staff Reporter – Madison-Park News


Staff Writer Andy Kozlowski covers Madison Heights, Hazel Park, Madison District Public Schools, Lamphere Public Schools and Hazel Park Public Schools for the Madison-Park News.

Published March 19, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park City Hall and all of its departments are closed until April 1 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, while their windows are closed to the public, these same departments will still be receiving calls and emails from the public as necessary.

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Published March 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With all public schools across the state closed through April 5 due to the coronavirus pandemic, local school districts have shifted their focus to ensuring children get the meals that they need, while also providing them with enrichment opportunities outside the classroom.

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Published March 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — All city-run events and activities have been postponed or canceled in Madison Heights until April 12, following a state of emergency declared by Mayor Brian Hartwell.

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Published March 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — As people self-quarantine to stop the spread of the coronavirus, volunteer groups in Madison Heights are banding together to make sure that the most vulnerable populations are not forgotten.

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Published March 13, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Those looking to flex their green thumb can get started with free seeds available at the Madison Heights Public Library’s newly launched Seed Library.

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Published March 13, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — At its meeting March 9, the Madison Heights City Council voted 4-2 to remove ordinance language containing setback footage requirements for medical marijuana facilities.

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Published March 13, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park’s first recreational pot shop is now open for business.

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Published March 12, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Compassion has defined the career of Jennifer Kellman, a resident of Commerce Township who this April marks 20 years working as a site supervisor at the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program in West Bloomfield Township.

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Published March 6, 2020

PONTIAC — A local man believes that his friend’s company is onto something special with a product that combines CBD and clover honey for a tasty, therapeutic snack.

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Published March 6, 2020

HAZEL PARK — The city of Hazel Park is flourishing through a combination of low crime rates, growing business, community projects and volunteer involvement, according to Mayor Mike Webb in his annual State of the Cities address, which this year took place Feb. 28 at House of Shamrocks.

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Published March 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Madison Heights Mayor Brian Hartwell highlighted his town’s ever-evolving business scene at the annual State of the Cities address, organized by the Madison Heights/Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce and held Feb. 28 at House of Shamrocks in Hazel Park.

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Published March 6, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A stretch of Interstate 75 was closed the last weekend of February as crews began removing bridges in Hazel Park for the ongoing freeway expansion project, and city officials are bracing for impact in the form of increased traffic and response times for police and fire.

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Published March 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — During public comment at the Madison Heights City Council meeting Feb. 24, a resident asked the mayor and several others on the council about contributions their campaigns received from people affiliated with the marijuana industry.

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Published March 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is currently considering a proposed ordinance change that would eliminate setback requirements for marijuana facilities.

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Published February 28, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Debbie Binder, the township clerk for West Bloomfield, said she is expecting high turnout at each of the three major elections scheduled this year.

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