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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 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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Published August 21, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — While multiple metro Detroit public school districts plan to only provide remote or virtual education as they start the school year, Parkway Christian School plans to offer an option to fully welcome students into the classroom Aug. 31, barring any backsliding in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s phased back-to-school roadmap.

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Published August 21, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Years after the idea was first proposed, the groundbreaking has finally started at the site of the American Islamic Community Center’s upcoming facility in Sterling Heights.

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Published August 12, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Macomb County officials are trying to find out who spilled fuel that ended up in the Sterling Relief Drain in Sterling Heights.

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Published August 12, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Whether they registered for a virtual academy or not, all Utica Community Schools students will start their lessons online and not in a classroom this September due to continued concern over the spread of COVID-19.

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Published August 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Following a previous appointee’s refusal of the seat last month, the Sterling Heights Zoning Board of Appeals now has a new appointee.

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Published August 7, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Christine Johns’ role as Utica Community Schools superintendent will soon draw to a close, but she will still be working this fall to help the school district return back to the classroom.

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Published August 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — After years of dreaming and months of work, a Sterling Heights couple is having their big day as children’s book authors.

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Published August 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, the Sterling Heights Police Department says it has been following through with its goals to update its policies and procedures.

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Published August 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A building grows from the foundation up, and so has the newly expanded building for the Chaldean Community Foundation.

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Published August 7, 2020

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STERLING HEIGHTS/UTICA/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Sept. 1, the first day of the 2020-21 school year, is quickly approaching, and the Utica Community Schools’ strategy is taking shape for teaching while keeping people as safe as possible against COVID-19.

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Published August 6, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The school district is still aiming for the typical face-to-face classroom instruction as its goal, but school officials recognize that they need to make a transitional path to remote learning involving the same teachers and classmates. 

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Published August 2, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Christine Johns’ role as Utica Community Schools superintendent will soon draw to a close, but she will still be working this fall to help the school district return back to the classroom. 

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Published July 24, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A majority of the Sterling Heights City Council recently decided to wait a few weeks before voting on whether to move a proposed diversity and inclusion commission forward.

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Published July 24, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A new denser building development strategy could soon be coming to an intersection near you.

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