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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 January 29, 2020

TROY — The Troy Planning Commission once again postponed consideration of developer Safet Stafa’s plans for three-story homes on Crooks Road, between Wattles and Long Lake roads.

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Published January 29, 2020

TROY — The former financial services manager for the city of Troy, Tom Darling, who was fired July 16, has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the city of Troy and Troy City Manager Mark Miller.

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Published January 29, 2020

TROY — Caitlin Lester-Sams once graced the stage at Athens High School, appearing in “West Side Story,” “Oklahoma!” and “Man of LaMancha.”

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Published January 29, 2020

TROY — Tony Camilletti, a former 30-year Troy resident, has been singing since he was a child.

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Published January 29, 2020

TROY — Firefighters were called to extinguish a fire in an incinerator at an industrial equipment supplier at 835 Stephenson Highway just after 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24 after equipment reportedly failed — allowing flames to leap 4 feet high.

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Published January 27, 2020

TROY — Police are investigating a crash on southbound Interstate 75, between 14 Mile and Maple roads, that happened just after 4:15 a.m. Jan. 26. Both drivers died from their injuries. 

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Published January 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — You can’t see, smell or taste it — but radon lurking in your home in winter months when doors and windows stay closed, which allows radon to collect, can cause lung cancer.

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Published January 21, 2020

TROY — After the City Council voted not to allow a business owned by Councilman Ed Pennington to be considered as a vendor for the city of Troy, Pennington resigned his seat on the council.

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Published January 21, 2020

TROY — Richard Li and John Dannug, friends and seniors at Troy High School, said they had to throw the dice “a ridiculous number of times” before it came up snake eyes.

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Published January 21, 2020

TROY — Odester “Odie” Robbins King was a wife, a mother, an educator, a fashion designer and an entrepreneur.

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Published January 20, 2020

TROY — A 28-year-old Waterford man faces multiple charges after he reportedly drove a red 2019 Tesla 130 mph south on Interstate 75, near Adams Road, just before 4:45 p.m. Jan. 8. 

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Published January 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Discussions on social media continued to reverberate in Sterling Heights following the Macomb County executive’s recent letter about refugee resettlement.

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Published January 15, 2020

TROY — A 27-year-old Warren woman was killed and two others injured in a four-car crash on John R Road, north of Big Beaver Road, during the evening rush hour Jan. 14. 

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Published January 15, 2020

TROY — If Jim Santilli, the CEO of the Transportation Improvement Association, has his way, Michigan will join 20 other states in becoming a “hands-free” state.

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Published January 15, 2020

TROY — Elliot Wilhelm, the director for the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, has come to find the Academy Awards a lot more interesting than he used to.

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