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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 August 14, 2018

When the votes are cast, sometimes even a majority isn’t enough. That’s what happened at to Aug. 8 Sterling Heights City Council meeting when the council voted on whether to press forward with the creation of a November ballot proposal.Read More

Published August 14, 2018

When she isn’t assisting students with chronic illnesses, Utica Community Schools district nurse Rebecca Rosbolt sees many of the same problems when school starts every year. Kids simply aren’t eating healthy foods or sleeping sufficiently.Read More

Published August 10, 2018

Erin Roberts knows what it feels like to be cyberbullied. The 16-year-old Sterling Heights resident remembers an experience back in junior high school when she was 13 or 14 and a peer belittled her online.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

Voter turnout was higher than normal for a gubernatorial primary election in Sterling Heights as residents went to the polls Aug. 7 to select party nominees for the upcoming November election. According to the Macomb County elections website, voter turnout in Sterling Heights was around 29.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

Two seniors at Oakland University recently spent part of the summer sharpening their scientific skills for a future in the medical field.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

A metro Detroit girl recently received a gift for her eighth birthday: learning the basics of horse sense at a Sterling Heights equestrian camp. Bella Kovacevic, from Chesterfield Township, won a contest for a free Summer Fun Riding Camp session July 23-27 at Springbrook Equestrian Center.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

Utica Community Schools students will learn techniques to keep computer systems and data safe from outside threats when they return to class this fall, according to school officials.Read More

Published July 31, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Summer is often the time of year when a vehicle’s colors shine their brightest, but it also can bring more attention to scratched and chipped paint. However, experts in auto detailing or repair say options exist to restore a paint job.

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Published July 31, 2018

It’s common to think about safety at night, and an upcoming annual event in Sterling Heights promises to make that connection even easier. The Sterling Heights Police Department will host its 34th annual National Night Out Aug. 7 at the police station.Read More

Published July 30, 2018

Members of the Sterling Heights City Council had plenty of positive things to say about the new improvements at Dodge Park recently.Read More

Published July 30, 2018

Sterling Heights’ city manager says officials are doing the best they can to make the summer construction season less aggravating for motorists.Read More

Published July 25, 2018

Hunting season is almost back in Sterling Heights, at least when it comes to searching for bargains on used items. The city will host its summer tradition, the Treasure Hunters Market, Aug. 11 at Dodge Park.Read More

Published July 25, 2018

With the page about to turn on another annual book sale, Terry Hojnacki said several local authors in her Creative Writers Workshop are getting excited. Some are even getting dressed for the occasion, she explained. “We have one author — he’s an immigrant from Iraq.Read More

Published July 18, 2018

An apparent family dispute ended a woman’s death at a Sterling Heights apartment complex July 17. Sterling Heights police were alerted via a 911 call about some reported family trouble at around 3:30 p.m.Read More

Published July 17, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Nice weather and long days mean that more people will be pushing the pedals on, alongside and across Michigan’s roads. And as a result, safety experts are warning bicyclists and motorists to respect and be mindful of one another.

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