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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 22, 2020

TROY — The Troy Public Library has gotten a clean bill of health to resume the curbside loaning of books and other materials Sept. 21 after the building had to shut down for part of the prior week due to COVID-19.

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Published September 22, 2020

TROY — Troy resident Paul Krause believes that mail delivery times need to be dependable, especially with an election coming up.

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Published September 22, 2020

TROY  — Police say they are looking for two suspects after a Chipotle Mexican Grill worker was robbed at gunpoint the night of Sept. 21.

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Published September 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Tears and smiles accompanied the Sterling Heights City Council’s congratulations of Fire Chief Chris Martin ahead of his planned Sept. 30 retirement.

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Published September 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — To Sterling Heights author Sue Agauas, being a retired elementary teacher and crafting an immersive children’s book are similar in how they capture children’s attention and imagination.

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Published September 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — COVID-19 might’ve canceled an anticancer event in the nation’s capital, but the virus couldn’t stop the light from shining in Troy, thanks to the work of two sisters.

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Published September 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — When it rains, it pours — and when that happens, Candice Miller said, it’s her department’s job to make sure it drains, too.

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Published September 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights public safety officials are warning people to be careful when cooking after a second-floor apartment fire resulted in two injuries.

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Published September 8, 2020

TROY — For Troy police Officer Greg Pokley, part of the motivation to keep working his shifts comes from the gestures of gratitude that he and his coworkers receive from everyday people.

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Published September 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A proposal to turn the Ethnic Community Committee into a diversity and inclusion commission was recently rejected in Sterling Heights, but city officials expect more discussion about diversity policies in October.

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Published September 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Normally, Harmanjit Jalf would be spending her summer selling wedding dresses, colorful blouses and saris from her Troy-based home clothing boutique, Sahar Creations.

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Published September 3, 2020

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MACOMB COUTY — Outside a Sterling Heights church, a lifesaving treatment was recently offered for people at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose.

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Published September 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Libraries are typically one of the places where students may go to learn, research and hit the books. But when COVID-19 precautions make that difficult, digital resources are there to fill in the gap, library spokespeople say.

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Published August 25, 2020

TROY — After growing up on his father’s farm in Italy and then spending several decades gardening on his own, Antonio DiCicco likes to pass the time in his home garden, making a striking sunflower take to the skies.

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Published August 21, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Weeks after the Aug. 4 primary elections, the Sterling Heights clerk’s office is taking inventory of what went well and what it can improve as the Nov. 3 presidential election draws closer.

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