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Sarah Wojcik

C&G Staff Reporter – Royal Oak Review


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 December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 12:41 a.m. Dec. 17, Royal Oak police responded to a private parking structure on the report of a subject who fell off the top level of the deck, located at 300 North Main St., just north of 11 Mile Road.

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Published December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 9, the Royal Oak City Commission approved an amended agreement with Beaumont Hospital regarding its plans for the Woodward Corners development at Woodward Avenue and 13 Mile Road.

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Published December 17, 2019

CLAWSON — The second annual Fill the Cruiser toy drive more than tripled the number of donated toys collected last year.

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Published December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, the Royal Oak Jewish Center will host its inaugural menorah lighting event on West Fifth Street, between South Washington Avenue and South Center Street.

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Published December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 9, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved a resolution affirming the continued resettlement of refugees within city limits.

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Published December 17, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 12, 44th District Court Magistrate Nancy Orletski arraigned Nickolas Al Nowland, 41, of Pontiac, on 11 charges pertaining to a more than two-hour standoff in which he allegedly indicated that he wanted to kill himself in a shootout with police.

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Published December 17, 2019

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ROYAL OAK — At approximately 6:35 a.m. Dec. 14, Royal Oak police responded to a train and pedestrian incident at a Canadian National Railroad crossing near East Harrison Avenue and South Main Street, just north of 10 Mile Road.

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Published December 10, 2019

CLAWSON — On Nov. 26, students in all three grades at Clawson Middle School took advantage of their half day before Thanksgiving break to spend some time working together to help others in the community and build a sense of belonging.

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Published December 10, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Thanks to approximately $550,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding, four Royal Oak parks will soon see improvements.

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Published December 10, 2019

CLAWSON — On Nov. 19, a jury found Christopher David Keen, the former owner of Kaleidoscope Studio for the Performing Arts in Clawson, guilty of four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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Published December 6, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 9:20 p.m. Dec. 5, Royal Oak police responded to a 911 call about a carjacking outside a Mobil gas station at 31001 Woodward Ave., just north of 13 Mile Road.

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Published December 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Nov. 12, the Royal Oak Planning Commission voted to send a recommendation to the Royal Oak City Commission to allow marijuana facilities for medical and recreational purposes in two zones: general industrial and general business.

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Published December 4, 2019

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ROYAL OAK/BIRMINGHAM — At approximately 8:55 p.m. Nov. 20, a Royal Oak woman called police to report an unknown man looking into her neighbor’s window in the 400 block of Gardenia Avenue, east of North Main Street.

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Published December 3, 2019

ROYAL OAK — After more than a two-hour standoff, police were able to disable a 41-year-old man who allegedly had called 911 and indicated that he had a gun and wanted to kill himself in a shootout with police, and he was transported to Beaumont Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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Published November 22, 2019

CLAWSON — On Nov. 18, the Clawson Board of Education unanimously approved three resolutions put forth by Clawson Public Schools Superintendent Tim Wilson regarding the future of the district.

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