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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 August 16, 2019

HAZEL PARK — A Hazel Park man died of a diabetic crisis earlier this month after being deported to Iraq, where he didn’t know the local language or how to secure his insulin shots.

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Published August 16, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A group dedicated to preserving the history of West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and Keego Harbor is now celebrating a historical milestone of its own, marking 45 years since the group first formed.

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Published August 9, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Active Adult Center not only offers opportunities for recreation and socializing, but it also continues to support a congregate meal program open to anyone ages 50 and older.

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Published August 9, 2019

HAZEL PARK — For its first major project, the Hazel Park Nature Initiative recently installed a garden at Hazel Park’s municipal offices between City Hall and the library, facing the intersection of Nine Mile and John R roads.

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Published August 9, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Around 70 artists will soon descend on Green Acres Park for the Hazel Park Art Fair, a two-day event that will also feature a variety of other vendors, performers and nonprofits. The fair, organized by the Hazel Park Arts Council, is presented this year by My Town Properties.

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Published August 8, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A group dedicated to preserving the history of West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and Keego Harbor is now celebrating a historical milestone of its own, marking 45 years since the group first formed.

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Published August 7, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A city councilman in Madison Heights has teamed up with a local day care to start distributing donated diapers, baby formula, wipes and other items to parents who are raising young children and could use some help covering these expenses. 

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Published August 7, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights is coordinating one day of garage sales, in which everyone can be involved, and you don’t even have to leave your home to be a part of it — although you do need to notify the city by Tuesday, Aug. 13, if you want to be on the list. 

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Published August 7, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A newer addition in the city, the Madison Heights Art Board has already left its mark on the community with such eye-catching projects as the city’s first outdoor mural — spanning all four walls of the Jaycee shelter building at the foot of the sled hill at Civic Center Park — as well as a recent photo contest and resulting calendar, a karaoke fundraiser and more. 

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Published August 1, 2019

WHITE LAKE — Right now on the other side of the world, elementary school students in Africa are reading books authored by fourth graders from Dublin Elementary School in White Lake.

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Published July 31, 2019

HAZEL PARK — In the span of four days, the Hazel Park Fire Department responded to two house fires. The fires occurred under very different circumstances: one house was hit by a firebomb in the dead of night, while the other caught fire during the day from what appears to have been an electrical malfunction.

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Published July 29, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — With abundant greenery and plentiful lakes, Oakland County has much to protect from invasive species — non-native organisms that can shatter fragile ecosystems by outcompeting indigenous species and spreading out of control.

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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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Upcoming Events

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Gifts and Greens Market
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Rochester Community Schools Administration Building
Ferndale
'A Very Golden Girls Christmas'
8 p.m.
The Ringwald Theatre
Sterling Heights
Polar Pizza Party
5-8 p.m.
Henry Ford II High School
West Bloomfield
'A Musical Celebration of Christmas'
7:30 p.m.
Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian
Farmington Hills
Orchard Lake Philharmonic concerts
3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Farmington

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