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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 March 30, 2020

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PLEASANT RIDGE — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, also known as SEMCOG, recently announced that it has awarded $6.5 million in Transportation Alternatives Program grant funding for 12 projects.

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Published March 23, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth much uncertainty with what’s happening in the country, but local police authorities want the public to know they’ll always have someone to call when they’re in need.

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Published March 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — COVID-19 has forced many people into their homes to help stop the spread of the viral disease.

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Published March 17, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — Berkley Mayor Dan Terbrack has declared a local state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published March 17, 2020

BERKLEY — Residents driving down Coolidge Highway in Berkley over the past couple of months might have noticed that the community garden bordering the high school has gone away, with only its signage remaining.

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Published March 17, 2020

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The residents of Huntington Woods have approved a ballot proposal to establish a pension and retirement system for the firefighters and police officers in the city.

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Published March 17, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Students at both Ferndale and Berkley High schools had been hard at work for months preparing for their respective spring musicals.

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Published March 15, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — After the number of presumed positive cases of COVID-19 reached 12 in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced March 12 that all K-12 school buildings will be closed in the state from March 16 through April 5.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — A $124.8 million bond has been passed by residents in the Ferndale Public Schools district, which will be used to fund major projects and renovations over the next decade.

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Published March 10, 2020

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The residents of Huntington Woods have approved a ballot proposal to establish a pension and retirement system for the firefighters and police officers in the city.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE  — Students from University High School in Ferndale are taking an active role in communicating to their fellow students about safe driving.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — Improvements to Schiffer Park finally will be on the way this year, after the Ferndale City Council unanimously approved a bid proposal for work on the site.

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Published March 10, 2020

FERNDALE — The students of Ferndale High School hope to be putting on their annual spring musical in late April, a show that will be the last one directed by the school’s theater instructor.

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Published March 10, 2020

BERKLEY — Starting this spring, 12 Mile Road from Greenfield Road to Coolidge Highway will undergo a $2.3 million project by the Road Commission for Oakland County.

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Published March 6, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Police Department is warning residents who start their cars and then leave them unattended to warm up that the city has had several recent vehicle thefts as a result of this practice.

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