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Mike Koury


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 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — In July, the bike-sharing program MoGo announced that Ferndale, Berkley and Huntington Woods were three of several cities it would be expanding to in 2019.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — The November midterm election is right around the corner, and for people who fear they might not make it to the polls, there are absentee ballots.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

FERNDALE — A Hazel Park woman who allegedly embezzled almost $4,000 from a 7-Eleven store was apprehended after police were notified that she already was in court across the street.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The Huntington Woods City Commission has rescinded an earlier decision to place a 180-day moratorium on short-term rentals. The commission had passed the moratorium in July after receiving an inquiry on whether Huntington Woods allowed Airbnb rentals.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Area District Library will hold a training seminar dealing with active shooter situations in early October. The training will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the library, 222 E. Nine Mile Road. Led by Sgts.Read More

Published September 19, 2018

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale might have found a developer for its long-gestated, mixed-use parking structure in the downtown area. At its Sept. 10 meeting, the City Council approved an exclusive negotiation rights agreement between the city and developer Versa Wanda LLC.Read More

Published September 14, 2018

BERKLEY — An Oak Park man was apprehended by local police after allegedly stealing an electric tricycle from outside a bar, then taking the tricycle to steal alcohol from a liquor store.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

FERNDALE — After an anti-Semitic flyer was found on the doors of a local church, the church and local police have been working to make sure something like that doesn’t happen again. At around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

FERNDALE — Back in April, the city of Ferndale announced plans for an independent firm to review the Police Department’s procedures and policies.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

FERNDALE — If you happen to be walking in Ferndale at the intersection of Paxton and Academy streets, your attention might be grabbed by the sight of a towering plant in the yard of one man’s home.Read More

Published September 4, 2018

FERNDALE — All different facets and kinds of art will be on display in Ferndale with both the Funky Ferndale Art Fair and the DIY Street Fair returning to the downtown area. Both fairs will be held at Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue Sept 21-23.

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Published September 4, 2018

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Police Department has been without a permanent chief of police since April, but that will be changing soon, and the city didn’t go far to find a replacement. City Manager April Lynch asked the City Council at its Aug.Read More

Published September 4, 2018

FERNDALE — To have another tactic to help in active shooter situations at schools, Ferndale police have purchased more than 200 kits to help treat serious or life-threatening injuries.Read More

Published September 4, 2018

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale is moving forward with its skate park plans, and a meeting was called with community members to gather ideas on what the park could feature. A large group of residents and skaters came to B. Nektar Meadery in Ferndale on Wednesday, Aug.Read More

Published August 28, 2018

PLEASANT RIDGE — The Community Center in Pleasant Ridge is set to get a big upgrade in the next week. The City Commission approved at its Aug. 14 meeting a bid contract with Usztan LLC for $136,069 to renovate the center’s “Big Room” gathering space.Read More

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PTSD support group meeting
noon-1:30 p.m.
Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church
Rochester Hills
'Steel Magnolias' performances
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Avon Players
Mount Clemens
Genealogy group book sale
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Mount Clemens Public Library
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Clinton River trash cleanup
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