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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 February 26, 2020

TROY — Vice President Mike Pence said President Donald Trump delivered on “all promises he made to Michigan” to about 150 people in a 32-minute speech at the Detroit Marriott, Troy, hotel Feb. 25. 

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Published February 25, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Work to move the lanes of north- and southbound traffic to the newly constructed northbound lanes of Interstate 75 is scheduled to start at the end of February as the continuation of segment two of the I-75 modernization project swings into spring.

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Published February 24, 2020

TROY — Troy police were alerted that a man was taking “upskirt” photos of an unsuspecting female at Somerset Collection just before 4 p.m. Feb. 21. 

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Published February 24, 2020

TROY — Out of the 14 people who applied to fill the Troy City Council seat vacated when former Councilman Ed Pennington resigned Jan. 13, the council will interview five candidates Feb. 24 and will choose one at that meeting. 

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Published February 18, 2020

TROY — Troy resident and tax expert Tom Hill wants to share ideas on how to save money on your tax bill.

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Published February 18, 2020

TROY — Tollbrook LLC, owned by Safet Stafa, has filed suit against the city of Troy again.

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Published February 17, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Executive David Coulter outlined his agenda, “Oakland Together,”  during his 2019 State of the County address Feb. 12.

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — Officers from the Troy Police Department and the Michigan State Police Fraud Investigation Section, with help from the Canton Police Department, participated in a two-day blitz to stop shoplifters Jan. 28-29.

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — Troy police want to alert everyone about scammers posing as police or FBI agents calling Troy residents and demanding gift cards and threatening jail unless victims comply.

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — A slogan in Troy College and Career High School teacher Jeff Rainwater’s class says: “Teaching is not a job … it’s an adventure.”

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Published February 12, 2020

TROY — A fire at the Belle Tire store at 1650 W. Maple Road, near Crooks Road, collapsed the roof Feb. 4.

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Published February 5, 2020

TROY — Splash pads, trails, concerts, shows, exercise and family activities topped the list of what those surveyed want for parks and recreation activities in Troy.

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Published February 5, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council will consider a request to conditionally rezone just under 2 acres on the east side of Rochester Road, south of Shallowdale Drive, north of Wattles Road, for 32 attached condos comprising nine buildings.

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Published February 5, 2020

TROY — Adults and teens with vision impairments or those who struggle with reading comprehension may now get extra help with new devices and books at the Troy Public Library.

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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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