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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 April 5, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — This past winter, the playscape at Edison Park in Madison Heights was removed due to its dilapidated condition and the liability this posed for the city. But the City Council is hoping that the state will award Madison Heights a grant to help fund a replacement for the playscape — one that will be built with accessibility in mind.

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Published April 4, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A housing market study finalized in March reveals that the township of West Bloomfield has become oversaturated with senior living facilities.

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Published March 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — While the current school year saw the start of new electives in Lamphere Public Schools, the curriculum will continue to evolve during the 2019-20 school year, with such additions as sports reporting and learning how to operate small unmanned aircraft, as well as other options across the district.

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Published March 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States, and a councilman in Madison Heights wants to draw attention to how the problem hits close to home.

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Published March 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — With the opioid crisis continuing to claim lives, health officials see an ever-increasing need for ordinary citizens to know what to do when faced with someone suffering from an overdose. Time is of the essence in such a situation.

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Published March 26, 2019

FERNDALE — A Ferndale spa is being investigated for human trafficking, according to police. According to the Ferndale Police Department, an investigation was conducted with the Madison Heights Police Department on Tuesday, March 12, at Relax Spa, 751 E. Nine Mile Road.

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Published March 21, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees will soon finalize the language for two proposals that residents will vote on this summer: a safety path millage renewal, possibly with a small increase, and a public safety millage replacement that covers 70 percent of the community’s police, fire and paramedic services.

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Published March 21, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights has filled two key positions that will help chart the community’s path moving forward.

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Published March 21, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — An upcoming forum will grapple with the difficult issue of child abuse and neglect. “This problem is bigger and worse than the average person thinks,” said Margaret Hall, executive director of the Southfield Domestic Violence Group. “It could be anyone, anywhere. Same with #MeToo. It’s more than a hashtag — it’s an epidemic.”  

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Published March 21, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights has released statistics that appear to show a sharp reduction in official complaints regarding the work of the city’s solid waste contractor, Green for Life Environmental, or GFL.

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Published March 21, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Thanks to a generous donation from the Sutar-Sutaruk-Meyer Foundation, Scout Park will be fully renovated this summer, with a design informed by community feedback.

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Teens and tweens are a work in progress, trying to find themselves and making mistakes along the way. But those mistakes sometimes carry major repercussions. 

An upcoming panel discussion will examine the pressures that they face, and what’s at stake. The event, titled “Real Life Choices — Dangerous Consequences for Parents, Teens & Tweens,” is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Madison Heights Fire Department’s training room, located at 31313 Brush St. in Madison Heights.

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Animal Shelter continues to hold fundraisers to raise the money needed to save as many homeless animals as possible.

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — School dances like prom can get really expensive, really fast. 

That’s why the Lamphere High PACT Club holds the Spring Dress Extravaganza each year, offering gently used dresses and shoes for $20 or less. 

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Published March 15, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The principal of Wilkinson Middle School is now working double duty as the interim superintendent of Madison District Public Schools, following the resignation of the previous superintendent. 

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