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Sarah Wojcik

C&G Staff Reporter – Shelby-Utica News


Staff Writer Sarah Wojcik covers the cities of Royal Oak and Clawson, as well as Royal Oak and Clawson schools, for the Royal Oak Review. She covered Shelby Township and Utica for the Shelby-Utica News from 2013 to 2017. Sarah is a graduate of Oakland University. She has won four Excellence in Journalism awards from the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — In May 1965, 34 sixth graders at Lincoln Elementary School embarked on a project to preserve objects and memories from the era in a time capsule.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak City Manager Don Johnson recently announced his retirement from the city after nearly 14 years. He has held the position of city manager for the past decade, and before that, served as the finance director.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Woodward Dream Cruise is a dream for some, but for others, it’s a nightmare.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — A new festival will bookend the beginning of summer in Royal Oak and benefit more than 20 nonprofits and community organizations.

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Published June 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — For many American women who have enjoyed the right to cast their ballots at the polls, it may seem hard to believe that such a right was only introduced 100 years ago.

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Published June 11, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Arts, Beats & Eats, the four-day Labor Day festival now in its 22nd year, will return to the heart of downtown Royal Oak Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLAWSON — On June 4, the Clawson City Council unanimously approved recommended water and sewer rates, effective July 1.

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Published June 11, 2019

CLAWSON — During the May 21 Clawson City Council meeting, Clawson Police Chief Scott Sarvello presented Officer Steven Haley with the 2018 Officer of the Year pin and certificate.

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Published June 11, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 29, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an order denying an application submitted in December by a group of Royal Oak business and property owners to reverse the Aug. 8 decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals, which had ruled in the city’s favor in a case challenging the civic center development.

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Published June 10, 2019

ROYAL OAK — According to Marc Keast, assistant prosecuting attorney with the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office, there are nine discs of discovery and additional charges are possible in a May 29 incident involving a shot fired and a high-speed chase.

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Published June 7, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On June 7, 44th District Court Magistrate Donald Chisolm arraigned 33-year-old Thomas Elliott Manes, formerly of Royal Oak, on 14 felonious charges related to suspicious fires in the northeastern section of the city dating back to 2015.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Henna is a rich part of Indian culture, and is a staple at weddings. It is also used during religious ceremonies, baby showers, parties and get-togethers.

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Published June 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, Royal Oak will host its inaugural Family Pride event in conjunction with the monthly food truck rally at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

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Published June 4, 2019

CLAWSON — Pursuant to the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, the Clawson City Council passed a resolution against allowing such businesses in the city in a 3-1 vote May 21.

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Published June 3, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 2:09 a.m. May 29, Royal Oak police responded to multiple 911 calls about a large fight outside of Strada, a nightclub located at 366 N. Main St., that spilled over to the parking lot of Emagine Theatre, 200 N. Main St.

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