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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 September 22, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — As the 2020 political season hits its stride with less than two months until Election Day, local police have noticed an uptick in crimes related to political expression.

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Published September 22, 2020

PLEASANT RIDGE — In the middle of the summer, the city of Pleasant Ridge tested traffic-calming projects on Woodward Heights.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 10:30 p.m. Sept. 4, Royal Oak police officers on patrol observed a 2013 GMC Terrain run a red light and nearly strike a vehicle at South Main and Fourth streets.

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Published September 22, 2020

FERNDALE — With The Development on Troy, or “The dot,” to be completed before the end of the year, the Ferndale City Council took up an issue related to the project: public surveillance technology.

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Published September 22, 2020

FERNDALE — After many months of closures, gyms and fitness studios across Michigan were allowed to reopen Sept. 9.

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Published September 22, 2020

BERKLEY — The end of June marked the conclusion of the period for businesses to submit applications to the city of Berkley for a marijuana business license.

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Published September 22, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the local large-scale craft and art fairs around Ferndale, Berkley and other neighboring cities were canceled this year. However, as the summer season wraps up and fall begins, a group of local artists have decided to organize a small art fair in four Oakland County cities.

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Published September 22, 2020

FERNDALE — At a press conference Sept. 14, the Ferndale Police Department and the nonprofit organization Families Against Narcotics announced a new partnership to help those in the city struggling with addiction.

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Published September 8, 2020

BERKLEY — Two years after its approval, the city of Berkley began its road improvement program, which will last until the end of 2021.

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Published September 8, 2020

FERNDALE — West Marshall Street between Woodward Avenue and Allen Road is set to receive a major overhaul next year.

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Published September 8, 2020

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley is moving forward with its upgrades at Oxford/Merchants Park after officially selecting a contractor for the project.

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Published September 8, 2020

PLEASANT RIDGE — A 30-year-old Royal Oak man died Aug. 19 after a woman crashed into the back of his Jeep Cherokee while he was stopped at a red light in Pleasant Ridge.

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Published September 8, 2020

FERNDALE — At its Aug. 24 meeting, the Ferndale City Council approved its long-in-the-works Community Affordability and Inclusive Housing Action Plan.

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Published September 4, 2020

FERNDALE — Aug. 31 marked the first day of school for Ferndale Public Schools, and with it, a foreseeable future of students learning virtually via online instruction.

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Published September 4, 2020

BERKLEY — The Berkley School District began its new school year where it left off its last: online.

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