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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 January 11, 2019

HAZEL PARK — A Hazel Park man is in custody after police identified him as a possible suspect in the death of a Hazel Park woman.

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Published January 11, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Board of Education began 2019 transformed by last fall’s election. Five of the seven members are new, and all five newcomers are women. And of those five women, four ran for office on a campaign to clean up what they saw as corruption in the district.

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Published January 11, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — An upcoming forum in Madison Heights will discuss the issues of human trafficking and stalking, featuring a panel of survivors, experts, elected officials and police. The event takes place at a church, but organizers emphasize that it is strictly nonreligious, and all are encouraged to attend. The forum is set for Thursday, Jan. 17, inside the United Methodist Church of Madison Heights, located at 246 E. 11 Mile Road, starting with a light dinner at 6 p.m.

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Published January 11, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park Public Schools, working together with the Hazel Park Community Coalition, recently held a promotion at Viking Ice Arena that aimed to provide kids with positive recreational activities.

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Published January 11, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Authorities in Minnesota believe they have captured a man who traveled from Hazel Park to a city in Minnesota to track down and possibly harm his ex-girlfriend.

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Published January 4, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Ever encounter a wounded wild animal and wanted to help it recover, but didn’t know how? Certainly there are groups that specialize in this, such as Wild Wings in Hazel Park. But those wanting to take matters into their own hands can learn how during an upcoming presentation at the Red Oaks Nature Center at Suarez Friendship Woods.

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Published January 4, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — This winter has been mild overall, so far. But that doesn’t mean the employees at the Madison Heights Department of Public Services are relaxing just yet.

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Published January 4, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The Michigan Department of Treasury recently announced a new milestone in Hazel Park Public Schools reaching its deficit elimination goal. HPPS cut its deficit nearly in half between July 2015 and June 2018, from $8 million to $4.1 million. As a result, the state has agreed to relax some of its restrictions on the district.

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Published January 4, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The world can be a senselessly cruel place. That’s the thought that keeps running through the mind of Hazel Park City Councilwoman Alissa Sullivan after a fire broke out in her house right before Christmas and claimed the lives of her three rescue dogs, three foster cats and her mother’s dog — animals who meant the world to her.

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Published December 26, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — A master plan contains the community’s shared vision for the future, but foresight only goes so far. The last time that Madison Heights rewrote and adopted its master plan was in 1990, and a lot has changed since then. While the city has honored state law requiring reviews of the plan every five years, no major revisions have been made in nearly three decades.

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Published December 26, 2018

HAZEL PARK/MADISON HEIGHTS — The cities of Hazel Park and Madison Heights saw some dramatic shakeups in 2018.

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Published December 19, 2018

HAZEL PARK/FERNDALE — It’s an enduring tradition in Hazel Park Public Schools: When the holidays roll around, volunteers roll up their sleeves and arrange baskets of games, toys, books, clothes, food and more, all with the goal of providing a merry Christmas for families in need.

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Published December 19, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — While the city of Madison Heights is financially stable, it will need to consider new funding options in order to grow. That’s the idea being suggested by Madison Heights City Councilman Robert Corbett.

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Published December 19, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — When Devin Turoski, 11, a sixth-grader at Wilkinson Middle School, complained to his mother Jessica Shaw that his head was hurting after a haircut, she was concerned.

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Published December 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — A family restaurant that went up in flames due to a grease fire in July recently had another scare when a second fire appeared while remodeling work was being done.

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