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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 January 24, 2020

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Utica Community Schools officials are praising a bus driver, as well as Malow Junior High students and staff, after a flying chunk of ice smashed their bus windshield Jan. 21.

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Published January 24, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Chaldean Community Foundation prides itself on its outreach, and it sees the boundaries of its services expanding and moving outward this year.

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Published January 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police and prosecutors say a pair of robbers who allegedly bound three people in an AT&T on New Year’s Eve have been caught.

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Published January 16, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The new $35 million Kroger Marketplace building, which is over 129,000 square feet in size, officially opened to the public Jan. 15. 

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Published January 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights and Macomb County officials have been containing and cleaning an apparent petroleum spill that was tracked to the Schoenherr Relief Drain earlier this month. And they’re calling for fresh action to make sure incidents like this don’t happen again.

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Published January 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights has 10 more years to attain the goals it made for itself in 2014 with its 2030 Visioning Plan — safe neighborhoods, plentiful nonmotorized paths, numerous leisure opportunities, destination spots, vibrant commercial centers and more.

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Published January 10, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS —  An elderly pedestrian died while crossing Ryan Road after a car struck her the evening of Jan. 9, police said.

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Published January 8, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An ex-coach who used to work at Eisenhower High School was arraigned Jan. 8 on allegations that he sent sexually explicit texts to a 14-year-old student. 

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Published January 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police are advising residents to beware when selling possessions via online or mobile app contacts following two incidents in which thieves allegedly stole brand name footwear in local parking lots.

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Published January 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The plans to complete Sterling Heights’ upcoming two-story Community Center are finally coming together.

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Published January 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — When Dresden Elementary fifth-grader Georgia DiFalco went to Lansing recently to show lawmakers how she used an app to program an image onto a Micro:bit computer, it was both a teaching and a learning experience.

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Published January 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — New Year’s Eve did not give employees at a Sterling Heights cellphone shop reason to celebrate when two robbers reportedly raided the store and tied up the staff.

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Published December 20, 2019

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WARREN — Over at Windemere Park Senior Community in Warren, 105-year-old Onease Hoye is known as “grandma” to her fellow residents and the workers.

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Published December 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Utica Community Schools students are getting their turn to play Santa to charities that aid the poor, combat disease and more.

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Published December 20, 2019

Just in time for the holidays, Lakeside Mall recently became the gift of opportunity for a new owner. The city of Sterling Heights announced Dec. 18 that Florida-based Lionheart Capital subsidiary Out of the Box Ventures has acquired Lakeside Mall’s property.Read More

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