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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 November 20, 2020

TROY — A recent rash of gun-related crimes in Troy is likely not a trend, police say, but they are still urging vigilance during the holiday shopping season.

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Published November 20, 2020

TROY — Many cities across the U.S. saw a sharp increase in absentee voting during the election Nov. 3, and a decrease in in-person voting — a trend that held true in Troy.

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Published November 18, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A man stands accused of trying to rape a Hazel Park teen near Hazel Park High School, but the girl allegedly thwarted her assailant by deploying a Taser stun gun.

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Published November 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With many unemployed or underemployed during this time of pandemic, paying the monthly bills might be tougher than usual. Those who are struggling with their water bills may want to look into the Water Residential Assistance Program, or WRAP.

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Published November 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s been a crazy year, but some things stay the same, like the changing of seasons, the falling of leaves — and neighbors helping neighbors.

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Published November 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Grocery shopping during a pandemic is a high-risk activity for cancer patients due to their weakened immune systems. To help them and their caregivers, a program through the nonprofit New Day Foundation for Families offers to do the shopping for them.

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Published November 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — The general election this year saw more people voting in more ways due to the pandemic. But despite the surge in activity, election officials say they’re pleased with how smoothly everything went.

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Published November 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Public Library isn’t the only place in town to borrow a book. In recent years, brightly painted newsstands called Little Free Libraries have been popping up in public spaces, each offering an ever-changing selection of books donated by community members.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — A new mural that resembles a game of hopscotch invites park-goers to play along as they walk the trail at Civic Center Park.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The first outdoor mural in the city of Madison Heights garnered statewide attention when it was completed on the shelter building at Civic Center Park in 2019, earning Madison Heights a place in the final four of the Michigan Municipal Leagues’s prestigious Community Excellence Awards.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — With coronavirus cases spiking across the country, the resident-led Madison Heights Arts Board has been looking for ways to provide safe fun during a time of pandemic.

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Published November 6, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A new sign resembling an open book has been added over one of the entrances to the Hazel Park Memorial District Library. A new ground sign has been added as well. The building sign breathes new life into a facade weathered by time.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Holiday Tree Lighting is a cherished tradition in Madison Heights, and this year it will continue, but in a new format.

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Published November 4, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Among the local competitions in the general election Nov. 3 were races for the Board of Education in Madison District Public Schools and Hazel Park Public Schools. Another notable local election was the judge of the Hazel Park 43rd District Court. 

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Published October 22, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The mayor and council of Madison Heights unanimously approved a resolution earlier this month ending the city’s observation of Columbus Day, and instead observing Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which honors the history of the native people who first lived in this country.

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