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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 July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A local entrepreneur with operations in Sterling Heights says his business is continuing to stay in shape by offering a new spin on its main fitness product.

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Published July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police are hoping that the public can help nab a suspected burglar who was caught on camera using a crowbar to jimmy his way into a home.

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Published July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Stevenson High School science teacher took some summer school of his own this month at a Detroit workshop to guarantee that he has the right stuff to teach lessons about materials scien

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Published July 13, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — A safe may be back in secure hands, but police are still looking for whoever tried to steal it from a Sterling Heights pharmacy July 8.

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Published July 11, 2018

It’s still weeks away, but Sterling Heights’ biggest summer music event of the year is sticking with the big classics, including hosting the former lead vocalist of the band Styx. The annual Sterlingfest Art and Music Fair will run July 26-28 at Dodge Park and the Richard J.Read More

Published July 11, 2018

City officials, residents and supporters united to put the shovel to the dirt and celebrate the July 3 groundbreaking of a new Sterling Heights Community Center. The $22 million project is being funded through the Recreating Recreation millage that voters narrowly passed via referendum in 2016.Read More

Published July 5, 2018

Sterling Heights police recently spoke on the latest developments regarding a man accused of snapping surreptitious pictures of women at a Target store.Read More

Published July 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether it’s “road closed” barricades or orange barrels, all of the markers for road construction are in sight for many commuters this summer.

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Published July 2, 2018

Sterling Heights police are crediting kayakers for noticing the body of a dead person floating in the Clinton River. According to Sterling Heights police, kayakers notified authorities at around 4:30 p.m.Read More

Published June 28, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — It reads like a math equation, but 41-A equals 50 for the local district court. During a June 19 Sterling Heights City Council meeting, the council unanimously approved a resolution to commemorate the 41-A District Court’s 50th anniversary.

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Published June 28, 2018

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STERLING HEIGHTS — From a young age, Paul Demick learned the power of persistence through percussion.

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Published June 28, 2018

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STERLING HEIGHTS/UTICA — The Utica Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a new budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year that is buoyed by an expected state per-pupil revenue increase but still requires the use of some fund balance money.

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Published June 28, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Jeffrey Heinzman remembers attending the local Festa Italiana event every year for basically all of his life, partly because his uncle used to play in a band at the festival.

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Published June 26, 2018

One of Sterling Heights’ parks is getting a name change. During a June 19 Sterling Heights City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to rename Jaycee Park as Gerald N. Donovan Park.Read More

Published June 26, 2018

Summer is here, and so is the reopening of Dodge Park and the city’s long-anticipated 50th anniversary celebration. Sterling Heights Community Relations Director Bridget Kozlowski explained some of the attractions and features that guests may expect during the event.Read More

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