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Eric Czarnik

C&G Staff Reporter – Sterling Heights Sentry


Staff Writer Eric Czarnik reports on Sterling Heights and Utica Community Schools, and he writes a weekly auto column. He is a Wayne State University graduate who has been employed at C & G Newspapers since 2007.

Published June 12, 2018

For Laura Kozlowski, graduating from Henry Ford II High School is about more than just getting the diploma needed to attend the University of Toledo and pursue a possible career in business or marketing.Read More

Published June 12, 2018

As the moderator of the 39th annual Sterling Heights Memorial Day parade, Sterling Heights Arts Commission Chair Jeanne Schabath did more than judge parade floats and make sure the area’s troops were honored.Read More

Published June 1, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce’s spring grub crawl is ready to hit the road again, and that means restaurants along M-59/Hall Road will be presenting some of their choice specials.

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Published June 1, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — It’s not every day that a teen gets to put an artistic spin on a toy line set for nationwide distribution, but that’s the turn Stevenson High School graduate Ryan Bryer’s life has taken.

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Published June 1, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A joint repair project to fix Saal Road using a special epoxy technology has by no means fallen through the cracks, according to Sterling Heights officials.

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Published May 30, 2018

The Sterling Heights Public Library plans to heat up a new series of summer reading for patrons of just about all ages. According to Jason Groth, library public relations and programs coordinator, the library will kick off its summer reading program June 18. The program will last until Aug.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

As Wanda Michalski was surrounded by balloons and two cakes teeming with candles, “Sto lat,” a Polish birthday song about a wish for 100 years, played in the background. Only for her, it wasn’t merely a wish — it was a genuine milestone.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

The Fourth of July is still more than a month away, but Sterling Heights city officials are warning the public that unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated, even on days when it’s legal to launch consumer fireworks in the city.Read More

Published May 30, 2018

Sterling Heights is continuing to grow and work as industry expands and key stakeholders begin to weigh options for the future of the Lakeside Mall property, according to a city presentation.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Drivers who want to keep up to speed on certain traffic intersections’ crash data now have an updated, compiled list, though some road safety experts say additional information ought to be considered.

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Published May 22, 2018

To many Sterling Heights residents, he was simply known as “Dr. Steve.” Residents and city officials remembered the life of Stojadin “Steve” Naumovski at a May 1 Sterling Heights City Council meeting, following Naumovski’s death April 27. He was 61.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

Macomb County Commissioner Joseph Romano has plenty of memories of his time serving in the U.S. Army National Guard for six years in the 1960s, when he was stationed at Fort Carson, in Colorado.

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Published May 22, 2018

The former Liberty Park property, which once hosted sporting activities, is back in the game for a new industrial development, according to city officials.Read More

Published May 18, 2018

Caring for a 2-year-old child with chronic kidney disease can be a challenging path, according to Kristabelle Gruchow.  But she also has a team of supporters to literally and figuratively walk beside her, including family members, therapists, doctors and Facebook support groups.Read More

Published May 11, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Scouts and trails have a long history together, so it’s no surprise that a bicycle trail near Marco Constantino’s home crossed paths with his journey to become an Eagle Scout.

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