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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 26, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Recognizing that bad things can happen to good people, a new group is forming in Madison Heights with the goal of helping the homeless.

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Published July 26, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — An ambitious effort to make Interstate 75 safer for commuters will soon be entering its third and final phase.

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Published July 26, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — When crime data came to light exposing local hotels and motels as havens for serious crimes such as drugs, prostitution and human trafficking, Madison Heights City Councilman David Soltis was deeply disturbed. Some cases even involved minors.

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Published July 23, 2019

HAZEL PARK — During a presentation at the Hazel Park District Library July 8 and July 11, Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash spoke about how clean drinking water is supplied and delivered, and how his office handles sewage and stormwater runoff.

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Published July 23, 2019

HAZEL PARK — A man who traveled from Hazel Park to Minnesota to track down and possibly harm his ex-girlfriend has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. 

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Published July 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights currently has about two dozen open spots on the citizen-led boards and commissions that help advise the City Council on policies and initiatives. 

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Published July 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A former physician has been sentenced to 64 months in federal prison for stealing the identities of other doctors to deliver prescription drugs to third parties.

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Published July 19, 2019

ORCHARD LAKE — An award-winning art show will sweep through West Bloomfield Township the last weekend of July, bringing with it more than 100 artists and their all-original works.

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Published July 12, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council is raising awareness for those with dementia and their caregivers, making Madison Heights what the Michigan Dementia Coalition calls a “dementia-friendly community.”  

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Published July 12, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has found itself at odds with two major contractors in recent months. The city is still receiving complaints about the service of its waste hauler, Green for Life Environmental (GFL), leading some on the council to suggest that now might be the time to start considering other options.

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Published July 11, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The police departments of West Bloomfield and Orchard Lake are teaming up with Kroger for a food drive benefiting a half-dozen charities.

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Published July 9, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — There’s a special election in West Bloomfield Township next month, which officials say is critically important to funding nearly 70 percent of the police officers, firefighters, paramedics and 911 dispatchers in the community. The same election will also decide the continued development of the township’s safety path.

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Published July 5, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights is considering the development of a luxury senior living community on Dequindre Road, between 12 Mile and 13 Mile roads. The proposal, by developer Cypress Partners, is for a 120-unit housing development that includes affordable options for moderate- and low-income individuals, to be constructed across three parcels located at 30021, 30031 and 30071 Dequindre Road.

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Published July 5, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has hired a contractor to install a new playscape at Wildwood Park, something that has been in the works for two years. A state grant is helping to pay for part of the project, which will have accessibility features for children with disabilities.  

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Published July 5, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Once the site of Hazel Park Raceway, the Tri-County Commerce Center at the corner of Dequindre and 10 Mile roads has drawn such tenants as an Amazon distribution center, automotive supplier Bridgewater Interiors, and an LG Electronics plant building electric batteries for use in the Chevy Bolt.

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