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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 October 16, 2018

A husband-wife team will be bringing winter early to the Eisenhower High School stage when students present “The Snow Queen” Nov. 2-3.Read More

Published October 16, 2018

George VanHoutte hopes that the lucky guests who will get his donated pumpkins at the Sterling Frights Halloween event Oct. 20 will be pleased as pie.Read More

Published October 16, 2018

Sterling Heights police officer Jeremy Walleman is getting ready to be a full-time handler of the Police Department’s new K-9 dog, Ernie, but it won’t be his first time living with a police dog. “My dad is a retired police officer, and he had two dogs when I was a kid.Read More

Published October 9, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Fall is the time for deer to frolic, and drivers need to be ready if one frolics near their car.

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Published October 9, 2018

It might be Grimm, but Utica High School theater students say their upcoming fall theatrical production will also have plenty of laughs. The Utica High School theater department plans to put a unique spin on old fairy tales with “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” Nov. 8-10.Read More

Published October 9, 2018

It may be the 50th anniversary year for Sterling Heights, but nothing was 50-50 about Mayor Michael Taylor’s assessment of the city’s trajectory. Taylor issued the third annual State of the City address Sept. 28 at the Macedonian Cultural Center in Sterling Heights.Read More

Published October 9, 2018

Sterling Heights author Erika Weberman has written the book on how to make fairy tales about dairy characters. Just ask her kids.  “To be honest, I have a 4-year-old and I have a 1-year-old. I started reading their books.Read More

Published October 9, 2018

Attendees of a Sept. 27 public forum at the Velocity Collaboration Center were able to browse through some ideas that could guide the course of the Lakeside Mall district’s future. According to city officials, Lakeside Mall’s retail capacity occupies more than 1 million square feet.Read More

Published October 4, 2018

A 45-minute standoff Oct. 4 led to the arrest of a Sterling Heights man at a home near 15 Mile and Ryan roads, Sterling Heights police said.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

Trinity Favazza’s young journey of wildlife conservation activism started with her trips to visit the frogs. “Ever since I was really little, my dad used to take me out to the field,” she said.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Financial institutions store more valuables than money; they also store valuable financial data.

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Published October 3, 2018

For Henry Ford II High School senior Carson Cross, Utica Community Schools’ upcoming Band-A-Rama is an exciting time to be a marching band drum major, both as a performer and as an appreciator of music.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

As a paraprofessional and a job coach for special-needs students, Jeff Whittle said his greatest successes don’t come in an award but in watching his students’ accomplishments, both great and small. Nevertheless, Whittle received an Above and Beyond Award Sept.Read More

Published September 25, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Don’t leaf the occasion for fall tree viewing by car off your schedule until it’s too late.

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Published September 25, 2018

City officials said Sterling Heights is spending the right amount of money for the annual summer Sterlingfest Art and Music Fair following a study of the event’s finances. During the Sept.Read More

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