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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 April 16, 2019

TROY — The Friends Book Shop at the Troy Public Library reopened to the public April 6 after being closed for several months.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The fourth time was not the charm for members of a church seeking an addition.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Coolidge Highway is set to close in both directions under  Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 12 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 15.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Emi McGonegal was selected as the 2019 Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of Troy.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Lori Uchwal was surprised on the job March 26 with the Outstanding Support Staff Employee of the Year award.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will “paws” at Oakland Mall in hopes of finding their forever families.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier described the sound of the Rob Crozier Jazz Ensemble as an “eclectic blend of modern jazz and world music.”

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Published April 9, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Matt Mountain said the biggest mistake motorists make when driving through road construction zones is not paying attention.

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Published April 8, 2019

TROY — A 42-year-old Westland man was injured after a construction truck backed up and ran over him as he was moving construction barrels on the Interstate 75 overpass at Long Lake Road, just after 9:30 a.m April 3, police said.

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Published April 3, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council will finalize how many and what questions to ask business owners and residents in an upcoming survey.

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Published April 3, 2019

TROY — To mark the milestone, SMZ will host a benefit for the Children’s Center of Detroit, create a company time capsule and celebrate with a summertime party.

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Published April 2, 2019

TROY — Learn how the Motown sound came to be supreme when Joel Stone, the senior curator of the Detroit Historical Society, talks about how Berry Gordy Jr., the founder of Motown Records, took Detroit’s musical assets and made history.

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Published April 1, 2019

TROY — A 50-year-old woman reported to police that a man approached her just after 4 p.m. March 21 at the JC Penney at Oakland Mall and touched her buttocks.

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Published March 27, 2019

TROY — North- and southbound traffic on Interstate 75, between Coolidge Highway and 13 Mile Road, was scheduled to shift to the southbound side by the evening rush hour March 27.

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Published March 27, 2019

TROY — Officials from the Troy School District and Oakland Schools, and members of the media surprised Costello Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Zach Rondot with the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year award in his classroom March 20.

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