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Mike Koury

C&G Staff Reporter – Woodward Talk


Staff Writer Mike Koury covers Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge along with the Berkely Schools and Ferndale Schools districts for the Woodward Talk. He has worked at C & G Newspapers since October 2015 and attended Michigan State University. He has been described as “a wonderful angel” by his mother and “sleepy” by his editor.

Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — The Fourth of July holiday is bound to bring many nights of fireworks in cities across Michigan, though residents in Ferndale might have heard enough before the day even arrived.

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Published July 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Libraries have slowly begun to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it might be a while longer before they are open to the public.

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Published July 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Local municipalities currently are trying to figure out how to reopen their cities, and that includes their main offices at all four city halls.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council approved at its June 22 meeting an interfund loan that will cover the costs of a previously unpriced portion of the Development on Troy, also known as “The dot.”

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE/OAKLAND COUNTY — Every August, Woodward Avenue is filled with visitors for the annual Dream Cruise, a celebration of classic vehicles and the people who love them.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — Heading into the spring of 2020, the city of Ferndale was expecting to tackle improvement projects for two of the city’s parks.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — To help local businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, both the Ferndale and Berkley city councils passed resolutions for temporary outdoor seating and sales programs.

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Published July 2, 2020

FERNDALE — A fire in the CN rail yard July 1 caused two explosions, according to the Ferndale Fire Department.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — Due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and hoping to support the continued decline of the disease in Michigan, the organizers of the Ferndale Pride festival and the DIY Street Fair have canceled the events for 2020.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — In mid-May, a 34-year-old man was arrested by local police for allegedly causing multiple fires in an unoccupied town house.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE — A man who allegedly was involved in a shooting outside a Ferndale nightclub last year will have his next court date at the end of June.

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Published June 23, 2020

BERKLEY — A 21-year-old Macomb Township man has been charged with felony embezzlement from a Berkley business and faces up to 15 years in prison.

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Published June 23, 2020

BERKLEY — The development of Oxford/Merchants Park has been long-gestating for Berkley, but the city is hopeful that the project can get underway later this year.

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Published June 23, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The state of Michigan is a little more than a month out from its Aug. 4 primary election, though the preparations for that day have the unusual task of also taking COVID-19 into account.

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Published June 23, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — As the Ferndale and Berkley school districts have recently finished up their school years, administrators now must look toward how they plan to handle what schooling will look like in the fall in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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