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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 July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Now in its 18th year, the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will stay on schedule despite the pandemic, with a variety of cautionary measures in place.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Robert Corbett, the most veteran member of the Madison Heights City Council with more than 20 years of service, is running for the position of Oakland County treasurer.

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Published July 1, 2020

HAZEL PARK — With health guidelines still advising against large gatherings at this time, the Hazel Park Memorial District Library has shifted its community programming to a virtual format.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — While the Red Oaks Waterpark is closed for the 2020 season due to COVID-19, Oakland County officials are encouraging residents to go out and explore the other county properties, of which there are several in the city of Madison Heights.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — As COVID-19 continues to ravage the nation, a group of volunteers in Madison Heights have united to provide a service collecting and distributing goods for those in need.

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Published July 1, 2020

HAZEL PARK — For nearly a decade, Landmark Community Church in Hazel Park has been the site of a major food distribution, held in partnership with Forgotten Harvest. Together, they have distributed more than 3 million pounds of food and counting.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The spectacularly colorful mural adorning all four walls of the Jaycee shelter building at Civic Center Park was a huge boon for Madison Heights, garnering statewide attention that made the local Arts Board a finalist in the Michigan Municipal League’s statewide Community Excellence Awards in 2019.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — These are turbulent times, and different people cope in different ways. For some, this has meant adding a furry new friend to the family. The animal shelters in Madison Heights and Hazel Park have been trying to meet this need, diligently looking after the animals in their care and looking for the right homes.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Wildwood Park is now upgraded with accessible play structures, accessible tables and an accessible park entrance, making it a welcoming destination for residents and visitors of all ability levels.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — The Black Lives Matter movement has taken the world by storm in the wake of George Floyd’s death, raising awareness for the hardships minorities suffer at the hands of police.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Paramedics dedicate themselves to saving lives, but in times of pandemic, they must also take extra care to protect their own.

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Published June 19, 2020

HAZEL PARK — While the budget unanimously adopted by the Hazel Park City Council late last month is essentially a mirror image of the previous year’s budget, it was approved with the caveat that aspects of it may need to be revisited in the future, as the full impact of the pandemic on the city’s finances becomes clear.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Brian Hartwell is no longer the mayor of Madison Heights, following his resignation in order to become the new judge of Hazel Park 43rd District Court.

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Published June 19, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Over the years, the canopy of Madison Heights has been steadily whittled away as infrastructure projects took down trees. Recently, a group of volunteers assisted by the nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan planted new trees to bring back the greenery.

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Published June 19, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Officials in the Hazel Park Public Schools are celebrating the decision of five Hazel Park High School graduates with the class of 2020 to enlist in the military.

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