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Kristyne E. Demske

C&G Staff Reporter – St. Clair Shores Sentinel


Staff Writer Kristyne E. Demske covers St. Clair Shores and the Lake Shore, Lakeview and South Lake public schools for the Sentinel. Kristyne has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2004 and attended Michigan State University and Chippewa Valley High School.

Published July 10, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Dry weather conditions and high temperatures contributed to a high possibility of a brush fire occurring locally during the first week of July, and that potential flared up recently on eastbound Interstate 94 between Stephens Street and 10 Mile Road.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a new sign of the times, picnic tables and tents are popping up outside of restaurants all over town in an attempt to create a safer space for dining out.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council will spend about two hours of a Saturday morning hearing from residents vying to join their ranks.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While two Black Lives Matter protests against racism and police brutality have proceeded through the city without incident, a June 27 event organized by Detroit Will Breathe and 1000 Strong did result in a few altercations, but no arrests.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s been a long time coming, but Maggie’s Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan is now operating out of a brand new building on Harper Avenue, funded by donors and sponsors of the charity that provides wigs and support services for children across the state experiencing hair loss.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The transition from elementary to middle school can be difficult enough, as students learn how to change classes and make new friends.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Stating a belief that, “as educators grow, they must continue to reflect on and amend curricula, training, policies, and systemic practices used in schools to help root out racism and other forms of prejudice,” the South Lake Board of Education approved a Resolution to Eradicate Racism and to Create More Equitable and Inclusive Schools at its June 17 meeting.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council approved a lease of space in the newly remodeled Blossom Heath Bathhouse building to Gotcha Mobility for the storage of ride-share scooters coming soon to the Nautical Mile.

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Published July 2, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/EASTPOINTE — Three Democrats and three Republicans have filed for the chance to represent the 18th District in the state Legislature, a position currently held by state Rep. Kevin Hertel.

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Published July 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/ST. CLAIR SHORES — Voters in St. Clair Shores and Harrison Township will decide which Democrat they want to see on the ballot in the general election for District 10 of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, which represents the two communities.

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Published July 1, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — A field of seven candidates have filed for the chance to be considered for a position beleaguered by controversy after then-Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith was charged with embezzlement by a public official and conducting a criminal enterprise.

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Published June 25, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Police are looking for a burglary suspect who got away with a visiting family’s vehicle.

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Published June 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Masks, hand sanitizer and plexiglass dividers greet visitors to St. Clair Shores municipal buildings as they reopen after a nearly three-month shutdown due to COVID-19.

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Published June 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the summer of 2017, Andrew Tobin began getting awful headaches.

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Published June 19, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Lake Shore High School senior Kayla McCuen was recently awarded the top prize in Macomb County’s inaugural “I Voted” sticker design contest.

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