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Mark Vest

C&G Staff Reporter – C & G Sports


Mark Vest is on the sports beat at C & G Newspapers. He covers high school sports for the Fraser-Clinton Chronicle and Grosse Pointe Times. In the past couple years or so, he has also began to cover collegiate sports for schools such as the University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland University, Wayne State University, Macomb Community College and Oakland Community College. Vest has worked at C&G Newspapers since 2011 and attended Oakland University and Oakland Community College.

Published January 10, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Nearly 30 years ago, Clara Bohrer received a phone call to inform her that she had been hired as the director of the West Bloomfield Township Public Library.

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Published January 9, 2021

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WEST BLOOMFIELD/TROY — Last April, Farmington Hills resident Francine Oppat received a call with the kind of news many around the country have gotten since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published January 8, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — As someone who grew up in Troy and served as the Troy Public Library director for more than 13 years, it was going to take a pretty good opportunity for Cathy Russ to leave her position there.

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Published January 7, 2021

KEEGO HARBOR — According to Keego Harbor resident David Emerling, there was a “huge amount of uproar” when people learned that the West Bloomfield School District was considering closing Roosevelt Elementary School, which at over 100 years old is the longest continuously operating school building in Oakland County.

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Published December 28, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The topic of mental health is receiving more attention than perhaps at any other point in history. 

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Published December 23, 2020

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COMMERCE TOWNSHIP — At approximately 7:05 p.m. Dec. 22, the Oakland County Crash Reconstruction Unit assisted deputies with an investigation of a pedestrian injury that occurred on Haggerty Road near Crumb Road.

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Published December 19, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — This past summer, Southfield Public Schools Special Education Director Lanissa Laura Freeman took out her pen and paper after getting a call from a representative from Oakland Schools.

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Published December 15, 2020

GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD — The passing of yet another summer in Michigan means a lot of people will be out of the water for a while.

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Published December 15, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In the latter part of 2002 and into early 2003, there were some rough periods in the life of local resident and West Bloomfield High School graduate Micky Golden Moore.

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Published December 15, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — There is never a good time to be homeless, but with the arrival of cold weather, life has gotten even tougher for some Michiganders.

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Published December 8, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a home invasion suspect. Around 4pm Nov. 28, the WBPD responded to a residential B&E alarm on Mirror Lake Road.

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Published December 5, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — A decline in the mental health of people around the world can be counted among the detrimental effects that have stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published December 3, 2020

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Current Bloomfield Hills and former West Bloomfield resident Bobby Sak can lay claim to something only a small percentage of people can — he is a national champion.

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Published December 3, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The lives of five local women recently took a dramatic turn when they were given the opportunity to move into a renovated home in Pontiac via an outreach of Grace Gospel Fellowship Church in Pontiac.

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Published December 3, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Since co-founding the Friendship Circle in 1994, Bassie Shemtov has noticed a shift in how community members relate to individuals with special needs.

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