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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 December 11, 2018

BERKLEY — At its Dec. 3 meeting, the Berkley City Council unanimously approved a public participation plan that looks to improve communications and participation in a project’s development process.

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Published December 11, 2018

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — As of Dec. 6, recreational marijuana is legal in Michigan. Due to Proposal 1, Michiganders ages 21 and older can now under state law legally smoke marijuana and carry up to 2.5 ounces on their person away from their home. Residents also can grow up to 12 marijuana plants, but up to a 10-ounce limit.

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Published December 7, 2018

PLEASANT RIDGE — Elizabeth Goss has been an avid watcher of the game show “Jeopardy!” for years, often watching with some of her six children.

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Published December 7, 2018

FERNDALE — A man who recorded himself fondling a woman’s feet at a Ferndale business has been charged with assault and battery.

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Published December 4, 2018

BERKLEY — As Ferndale looks into allowing recreational marijuana businesses, Berkley is heading in the opposite direction for the time being.

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Published December 4, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — November hadn’t even ended before the first snowfall fell onto Oakland County, but local cities are ready for when the heart of the winter season arrives.

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Published December 4, 2018

FERNDALE — Rolling into the early days of December, the holiday celebrations will continue in Ferndale with the 18th annual Holiday Ice Festival.

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Published December 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON WOODS/FARMINGTON HILLS — The age-old story of Hanukkah is on its way to Huntington Woods and Farmington Hills soon.

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Published December 4, 2018

FERNDALE — With the passage of Proposal 1, cities in Michigan will have to decide whether or not to allow recreational marijuana facilities within their borders.

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Published November 30, 2018

BERKLEY — Two men were arrested Nov. 28 in connection with a string of larcenies in which multiple packages were stolen off the porches of homes.

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Published November 26, 2018

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The cities of Ferndale, Berkley, Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge recently discussed plans for their respective Community Development Block Grant funds next year.

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Published November 26, 2018

BERKLEY — The streets of Berkley soon will light up the night sky with Christmas lights. For its 14th year, the Berkley Holiday Lights Parade and tree-lighting ceremony will return beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the city’s downtown.

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Published November 26, 2018

FERNDALE — The Gerry Kulick Community Center, open for close to a century, is due for an upgrade, according to the city.

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Published November 15, 2018

BERKLEY — John Hopkins was walking through the halls of Berkley High School, talking about why he loves his job, his excitement for the upcoming school play, and saying quick hellos to students and teachers passing by.

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Published November 15, 2018

BERKLEY/FERNDALE — Local businesses comprise the heart of many towns and communities.

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