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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 March 31, 2020

The new coronavirus is testing school and state officials’ ability to adapt as Michigan’s schoolchildren have gone more than two weeks without in-class instruction.Read More

Published March 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights city officials recently moved fast to get a local business help with its goal of manufacturing hand sanitizer, city officials said.

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Published March 25, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights public safety staff and rescuers are thankful for assistance in keeping them safe so they can keep others safe.

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Published March 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Schools may be closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, but stomachs need to be filled — especially those belonging to students who struggle with food insecurity.  

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Published March 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — In every community around Michigan, there is an eerie stillness where, not long ago, there was hustle and bustle: School desks sit empty, barstools grow cold, store shelves lie bare.

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Published March 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The city reported that a worker from the FCA Sterling Heights Assembly Plant was tested and confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19.  

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Published March 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Plans for the future of Lakeside Mall are being put on ice — literally.

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Published March 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — For Velan Manivannan, the Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange has been an annual part of life since he was a young child.

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Published March 16, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The new coronavirus has swiftly forced a new way of life on Sterling Heights residents, students and beyond.

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Published March 11, 2020

METRO DETROIT — So you’ve been looking over a spectrum of color swatches and have found the perfect paint to match your interior design vision. But to transform your walls from a canvas to a masterpiece, it takes some knowledge, foresight and care, according to home painting tipsters.

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Published March 6, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — A crowning achievement in Sterling Heights’ multiyear parks and recreation projects has finally opened its doors to residents.

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Published March 6, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Local firefighters are remembering the life of Fire Lt. Lorne Farrell after his sudden passing this month.

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Published March 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Police are asking the public for help in investigating what they call a “suspicious circumstance” tied to the death of two people.

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The surgical removal of a cat’s claws may generally be no longer purr-mitted in Michigan, if state Rep. Nate Shannon gets his way.

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Faith Agauas, 65, of Sterling Heights, is using March as MS Awareness Month to share her personal story and experiences with the medical condition.

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