Eric Czarnik bio image

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 April 30, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A stolen Jeep ran a red light on Van Dyke Avenue the night of April 29 and caused a crash that led to the death of a woman in another vehicle, Sterling Heights police said. 

Read More

Published April 28, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights resident Brandon Phillips looked forward to presenting his Shelby Cobra at his first classic car event of the year at the end of April. It would’ve been his 2 1/2-year-old son’s first big car show. Plus, there’s the experience of hanging out with friends and simply seeing people.

Read More

Published April 23, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The city of Sterling Heights will hold off on a decision on whether to allow residents to own backyard chickens until a flock of survey respondents give their opinions.

Read More

Published April 21, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The path to repairing Sterling Heights’ sidewalks has a price tag, but city officials discussed different options that the city could take in billing properties in a fair manner.

Read More

Published April 20, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Sterling Heights muralist is ready to get moving on making a pioneering piece of interactive wall art.  

Read More

Published April 19, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights is optimistic that some newly scheduled events can give people a break from being cooped up in their homes, should the threat of COVID-19 recede from the community.

Read More

Published April 7, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — If your closets and storage spaces have been clogging up after a year of staying at home due to the coronavirus, the Sterling Heights Department of Public Works has an event for you.

Read More

Published April 6, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — In February of 2020, shortly before COVID-19 nearly brought the world to its knees, the Sterling Heights Police Department partnered with a local nonprofit to tackle an existing epidemic that was sweeping the country.

Read More

Published April 5, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Like a workhorse put out to pasture, the husk of what used to be a construction vehicle stands along a narrow path in the Clinton River Trail System, just north of Dodge Park’s bridge over the Clinton River.

Read More

Published April 2, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — For people signed up in advance, it’s now possible to get their shopping and their COVID-19 shot done in the same car trip.

Read More

Published March 22, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights recently showed it was in the mood to harbor more arbor.

Read More

Published March 19, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A high-speed chase resulted in the arrest of a Flint man who police say had a handgun and a history of criminal conduct.

Read More

Published March 19, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — A house fire that reportedly killed one person and injured another Feb. 27 was accidentally caused by an electrical mishap involving a space heater, according to the Sterling Heights Fire Department.

Read More

Published March 17, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS —  Water is fluid, and city officials gained a more concrete grasp of water and sewer issues earlier this year, learning that residents may soon have more usage monitoring options even as costs may trend upward in the years to come.

Read More

Published March 5, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Senior Center has now become a COVID-19 vaccination center.

Read More

Upcoming Events

Discover your family history
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Berkley Public Library
Youth orchestra auditions
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Oakland Youth Orchestras
Care partner wellness support program
10 a.m.
First Congregational Church of Rochester
'The Haven Sanitarium' discussion
7 p.m.
Rochester-Avon Historical Society

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.