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Terry Oparka

C&G Staff Reporter – Troy Times


Staff Writer Terry Oparka covers Troy and the Troy School District for the Troy Times. Oparka has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2000 and attended Oakland University and Macomb Community College. Oparka has won an award from the Michigan Press Association and four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit Chapter.

Published October 14, 2019

TROY — Troy firefighters were called to the busy emergency room at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, just after 10 p.m. Oct. 13 on a report of a fire in a room. 

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Published October 12, 2019

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ROCHESTER HILLS/TROY — Police want anyone with information to help them identify a man recently seen looking in windows of homes in Rochester Hills.

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Published October 9, 2019

TROY — Students and staff at Hamilton Elementary School, at Square Lake and Crooks roads, and workers in nearby office buildings were evacuated when they smelled a fuel-like odor inside the buildings Oct. 8. 

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Published October 9, 2019

TROY — Library funding, ethics, transparency, the Troy Civic Center and development in Troy emerged as key issues at a forum for those who could hold seats on the Troy City Council.

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Published October 9, 2019

TROY — Some of the over 3,000 children in Michigan’s foster care system have not found forever families because of unique needs.

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Published October 9, 2019

TROY — After listening to over a dozen residents voice strong opposition to a 60-unit, three-story townhome project on Crooks Road, the Troy Planning Commission postponed a preliminary site plan approval to allow the developer to address a number of concerns.

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Published October 9, 2019

TROY — A former church subdeacon found guilty of one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct will serve at least four years in prison.

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Published October 2, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council has OK’d plans for 29 two-bedroom, 1,500-square-foot homes on 8.69 acres at the southeast corner of Square Lake Road and Willow Grove Drive, west of John R Road.

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Published October 2, 2019

TROY — Did you know that more than 40 of the 120-plus lighthouses that dot Michigan lakeshores are rumored to be haunted?

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Published October 2, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council revoked the license for a massage parlor on Long Lake Road after police received several anonymous tips about possible illegal acts there and police witnessed a woman massaging a naked man’s genitalia during an inspection of the facility.

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Published October 2, 2019

TROY — Saying the margin — 11-10 — was too slim, the Troy City Council denied a special assessment to pave Troywood Drive, one of the four unpaved roads that remain in Troy.

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Published October 2, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Don’t wait until it’s cold outside to check out your furnace.

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Published September 25, 2019

TROY — The Niles Center, which houses the Troy School District College and Career High School and continuing education programs, has outlived its useful life, according to the Troy School District Board of Education, which recently initiated the purchase of a new building for the programs.

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Published September 25, 2019

TROY — Plans have been approved for a one-story, 5,000-square-foot Beaumont Urgent Care facility on just over half an acre at the northwest corner of Dequindre and Square Lake roads.

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Published September 25, 2019

TROY — The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against the city of Troy alleging that the city violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 in not allowing a Muslim community group to establish a mosque.

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