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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 September 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Residents and children who want to do a bit of outdoor reading have a new chance to do so at Beaver Creek Park, where a series of signs tell a story.

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Published September 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — As a school literacy consultant at Plumbrook Elementary School, much of Dawn Nacker’s workday involves helping small groups of kindergarten through sixth grade students on their reading skills, or working with teachers to support and guide their literacy instruction.

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Published September 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — For years, Cindy Giltz painted canvasses for a limited audience, namely some friends and her three daughters.

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Published September 20, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights residents who want to learn about how heroes work — as well as how to prepare heroic escapes in their own homes — can attend an upcoming Sterling Heights Fire Department open house.

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Published September 16, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — A suspect is in critical condition after allegedly showing a weapon to police in the early morning Sept. 16, prompting officers to fire, according to Sterling Heights and the Michigan State Police.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Stacy Ziarko’s years of activity in the Sterling Heights community put her in contact with the former heads of the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce: Lil Adams, Wayne Oehmke and Melanie Davis.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Today, Collin Syler plays trumpet at Michigan State University concerts. But the 2017 Utica High grad remembers the time in 2016 when he got his prized Yamaha trumpet at a school used instrument sale.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Walking to stop domestic violence is a priority for Dan Maiorano.

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Published September 10, 2019

Residents who missed a Polish festival last July in Sterling Heights got another chance to eat kielbasa and golabki at the Dodge Park Farmers Market Sept. 5.

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Published September 10, 2019

Eisenhower High School graduate Doug Hartley remembers his junior high school days back in 2010, when he wrote down some future goals. 

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Published September 10, 2019

The rising costs of concrete mean that the path to completing Sterling Heights’ sidewalk ambitions will be longer than expected, according to city officials.

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Published September 9, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights firefighters faced the task of recovering the bodies of two men who died after heavy granite slabs crushed them Sept. 9. 

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Published September 6, 2019

Thanks to bond funding, Utica Community Schools spent the summer equipping schools to be safer for students, school officials said Sept. 3.

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Published August 29, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The end of summer means it’s back-to-school time for metro Detroit’s youth. But it also marked a time for the city of Sterling Heights to assess its human resources training programs for its own workers.

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Published August 29, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — An annual tradition that brings senior health front and center is adding another year to its history in Sterling Heights.

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