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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 August 1, 2021

FERNDALE — The organizers of the Pig & Whiskey festival have announced that it will be coming back for three days Oct. 29-31. It will be the first time the event has been held since 2019.

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Published July 31, 2021

PLEASANT RIDGE — The governing body of Pleasant Ridge has passed an ordinance regarding marijuana facilities.

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Published July 31, 2021

BERKLEY — Recent developments in Berkley’s ongoing litigation involving its marijuana licensing ordinance have led the city to resume its process.

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Published July 30, 2021

BERKLEY — The Berkley Public Safety Department has a new member, albeit a furry one.

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Published July 29, 2021

FERNDALE — The dot is on the verge of filling its first floor retail space with at least four small businesses.

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Published July 28, 2021

BERKLEY — After months of delay, the Berkley plaza project recently took a big step forward.

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Published July 28, 2021

FERNDALE — An Oak Park woman is bringing a unique idea to the city of Ferndale in the form of a selfie museum.

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Published July 27, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The deadline to file for the November election passed at 4 p.m. July 20, and the candidates for local offices who will appear on ballots have been set.

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Published July 17, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — In an update to comply with federal law, the city of Berkley is moving to restrict the purchasing of cigarettes and other tobacco products for people under the age of 21.

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Published July 16, 2021

FERNDALE — In 2020, the Ferndale City Council approved a resolution that stated its commitment to anti-racism.

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Published July 15, 2021

FERNDALE — The Detroit Institute of Arts’ Inside|Out program has returned to Ferndale after nine years.

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Published July 14, 2021

BERKLEY/HUNTINGTON WOODS — Exactly one year ago, Rebecca Feber began working on a musical in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published July 13, 2021

BERKLEY — A 23-year-old Berkley man who suffered serious injuries after crashing an off-road vehicle had his life saved thanks to the quick actions of a teenager.

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Published July 9, 2021

FERNDALE — One of the art pieces featured in the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Inside|Out program in downtown Ferndale has been stolen.

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Published July 9, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills’ long-awaited recreation center, “The Hawk,” finally has opened.

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