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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 September 22, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the local large-scale craft and art fairs around Ferndale, Berkley and other neighboring cities were canceled this year. However, as the summer season wraps up and fall begins, a group of local artists have decided to organize a small art fair in four Oakland County cities.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Earlier this year, someone allegedly broke into a Madison Heights home and stole cash and gold. Now the same home appears to have been burglarized again, by a group of men who may be the same suspects from the first incident.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Members of the Madison Heights City Council with kids in school had to make the same tough choices as other parents with grade-school kids during the pandemic, figuring out how to adapt their approach to education at a time when public school districts are having kids learn remotely from home.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The switch to remote learning for the start of the new school year was not a decision made lightly by local school districts. But so far, so good, according to officials at the Lamphere Public Schools.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Friends of the Madison Heights Public Library recently refocused, with the library director inviting the community to play a more direct role.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s a chance to exercise outdoors and discover new local music. Trail Tunes 2020, a strolling music festival where you can follow the park loop and see music acts along the way, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at Civic Center Park.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The public school districts in Madison Heights and Hazel Park have transitioned to remote learning for the start of the new school year, but Bishop Foley Catholic High in Madison Heights is taking a different approach.

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Published September 18, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Oftentimes the abuser acts friendly around family to avoid suspicion, but in private they manipulate their partner through fear — degrading them, restricting access to relatives and resources, and even hitting them.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, caught on video for all to see, rattled America to the core, leading to protests across the country. In communities such as Madison Heights, it has also started conversations on how racism is ingrained in society and how discrimination can take many forms.

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Published September 2, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — All are invited to an online town hall where the city of Madison Heights will discuss plans under consideration for the replacement of all city-owned streetlights with more energy-efficient LED models.

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Published September 2, 2020

HAZEL PARK — One man is facing criminal charges and another was hospitalized after a vehicle recently fled police and crashed into a tree.

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Published September 2, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison District Public Schools are moving as many offerings into the virtual space as possible, while also ensuring that students continue to have access to their daily meals and any necessary technology.

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Published September 2, 2020

HAZEL PARK — To ensure the safety of students and staff, Hazel Park Public Schools has gone all in on virtual learning, with two tracks available: enrollment in the online academy that existed prior to the pandemic, and enrollment in remote learning by the same staff that taught at the brick-and-mortar schools.

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Published September 2, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — With the new school year underway, administrators with Lamphere Public Schools are aiming to make the transition to remote learning as painless as possible while retaining support services such as counseling and food security.

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Published September 2, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Restaurants across Madison Heights are planning special offers that the city is promoting as part of its “Restaurant Week” celebration later this month — a way to highlight the diverse array of eateries that call Madison Heights home.

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