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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 May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — An SUV that went up in flames at a gas station in Madison Heights could have led to catastrophe, had it not been for the quick thinking of the gas station’s clerk. 

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Published May 31, 2019

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DETROIT — A 20-year-old Eastpointe man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old Eastpointe man during a robbery in Detroit.

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Published May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Environmental Citizens Committee, or ECC, originally formed in 1989, but had been inactive for many years. That all changed last year when it was revived, and since then the ECC has held six quarterly meetings, the most recent of which took place May 20 at Madison Heights City Hall. The next one is planned for September.

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Published May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Several programs within Madison District Public Schools will be shuffled to different buildings as part of a larger plan to consolidate operations and cut costs to the tune of $1.5 million.

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Published May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Since taking power in January, the five new Board of Education members for Madison District Public Schools have been reviewing the budget, joined by the new superintendent, Angel Abdulahad, and assisted by the Oakland Intermediate School District.

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Published May 30, 2019

ORCHARD LAKE — Michigan is the land of lakes, best known for the five Great Lakes that flank its borders. But it’s also home to countless others.

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Published May 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Volunteerism can be difficult, discouraging and often thankless work. But at the awards luncheon each year for the Madison Heights Community Round Table, or MHCRT, kudos are given to those who dedicate themselves to the greater good.

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Published May 23, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The average homeowner in Madison Heights can expect to pay less in city taxes in the new fiscal year beginning July 1, as per the budget adopted by the City Council at its meeting May 13.

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Published May 23, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The John R commercial corridor in Hazel Park has been experiencing a renaissance following the recession. Now, resurfacing and repair work has begun that will narrow the road to three lanes — the idea being that pedestrians, cyclists and motorists will slow down, be safe and better appreciate what the area has to offer.

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Published May 22, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The nostalgic jingle, synonymous with summer; the truck rounding the bend with a display of mouth-watering treats on its side; and the rush of adrenaline, racing home to beg Mom and Dad for money to buy a popsicle before it drives away.

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Published May 17, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — To prevent the “brain drain” that can happen to children on summer break, the Madison Heights Public Library is planning a variety of events for the coming months, including a space-themed reading program that will reward them with prizes.

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Published May 17, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Working in the arts is the dream for many creatively inclined people, but it can also be a daunting path to follow. Still, it can be done, and during an upcoming presentation at Madison High, three women will discuss how they broke into the industry — and the challenges and triumphs that came with it.  

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Published May 17, 2019

HAZEL PARK — June is officially recognized as LGBTQ+ Pride Month in the city of Hazel Park — and to put a rainbow-striped exclamation point on the fact, the Pride Flag will once again be raised and flown over the war memorial at Hazel Park City Hall.

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Published May 10, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A groundbreaking ceremony April 25 signaled the start of construction for BJ’s Wholesale Club, which will occupy the site of the former Super Kmart at John R and 12 Mile roads in Madison Heights.

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Published May 10, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A nondescript fixture of Civic Center Park in Madison Heights is about to receive a dramatic facelift. At press time, work had begun on an outdoor mural that will span all four sides of the Jaycee shelter building at the foot of the hill in the park on 13 Mile Road, west of John R Road, the imagery flowing from one side to the next. The building first had to be power-washed and primed.

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