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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 February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The sparkle of a local business’s generosity recently caught the eye of the Sterling Heights City Council.

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Published February 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Eisenhower High School student actors are getting ready to rumble as they prepare to stage the classic musical “West Side Story” Feb. 28-29.

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Published February 21, 2020

DETROIT/STERLING HEIGHTS — Some local classic car enthusiasts do bring their vehicles back to the show multiple times — such as Tom Urban, of Sterling Heights, who plans to reprise his red 1940 Ford deluxe coupe.

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Published February 21, 2020

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UTICA/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/STERLING HEIGHTS — The Utica Community Schools district and the Utica Education Association teachers union’s negotiations have taken a new twist amid their continued difficulties in reaching a contract.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Jan. 28 Sterling Heights special strategic planning meeting created an environment to showcase ideas to make the city greener.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A new chapter of change is underway as the Sterling Heights Public Library begins a remodeling process. But library staff members are warning that not all of it will be quiet.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — City officials are expressing hope that new massage establishment regulations could rub out impostor setups that engage in prostitution.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — For Cameron Jenkins, part of the satisfaction of making art is meeting new people and sharing the work with others. That’s especially true when others include prominent singers and music artists, such as SZA.

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Published February 14, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights police are looking for a missing man who was last seen at a veterans hospital in Detroit.

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Published February 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — People who experience a drug overdose in Sterling Heights will have a new option to get help, thanks to a partnership among police and an antidrug nonprofit.

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Published February 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The countdown to the 2020 census is ticking, and Sterling Heights officials are counting on residents to do their part to be counted.

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Published February 6, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A handful of Sonic fans and families with kids braved wintry cold temperatures Feb. 6 to witness the blue hedgehog in action at The Halo sculpture. Sterling Heights police briefly blocked off traffic on M-59/Hall Road to help Sonic reach the median where The Halo stands.

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Published January 31, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Paul Methric, the co-founder of the Astronomicon pop culture convention, envisions a day when his event will astronomically expand to larger venues, even Little Caesars Arena.

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Published January 31, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Utica Community Schools teachers who belong to the Utica Education Association union are still without a current contract after the union overwhelmingly rejected the school district’s latest offer in a vote.

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Published January 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A January snowstorm meant busy hours for city workers behind the wheel of plow trucks, and for some residents, it resulted in citations.

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