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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 May 23, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As the water rose along the banks of Lake St. Clair this spring, it led some residents to recall when high water levels caused residents to need boats to get out of their homes and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to erect a semi-permanent barrier against the rising tide.

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Published May 23, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Pointing to the fact that the city is generally conservative in its budgeting, City Manager Mike Smith said that he was happy to have presented a “balanced budget” to the City Council for its consideration in June.

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Published May 23, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Police Department has a new deputy chief helping to lead the department — Gary Crandall — who Police Chief Todd Woodcox said complements his own experience.

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Published May 21, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Henry Ford physical therapist Jim Tavrazich said it’s time to take a stand against too much sitting. “It is a problem,” said Tavrazich, the supervisor for Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services in Southfield, and Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services and Athletic Medicine in Novi.

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Published May 21, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores police are investigating the death of a 90-year-old resident of Bayview Street after he was found deceased in the water near a dock east of his residence.

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Published May 17, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores police are warning residents to lock their vehicles at night after a spate of thefts from unlocked vehicles on several city streets May 8-11.

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Published May 17, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — There’ll be dancing in the streets when this year’s St. Clair Shores Memorial Day parade hits Jefferson Avenue with musical acts galore.

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Published May 17, 2019

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METRO DETROIT — The 3,900-mile Midwest route traveling from Minneapolis to Dallas made its way through metro Detroit, stopping in Harrison Township, St. Clair Shores, Grosse Pointe Farms, Detroit and Allen Park May 10.

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Published May 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — This year’s wet spring is making it hard to discount the effects of rain on local yards and gardens. For those looking out on a backyard that now includes more ponds than puddles, however, there is hope. Diverting the rain into a rain barrel for future use or establishing a rain garden to attract and filter the stormwater are great ways to eliminate backyard flooding and keep storm sewers from overflowing.

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Published May 14, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Aiming to “make a space that is more in tune with what the 21st-century skills are for our kids,” Lake Shore Public Schools is gutting the media centers at its three elementary schools as part of its 2016 bond issue.

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Published May 14, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Complaining that shallow backyards place their houses too close to the property lines and of the increased traffic a restaurant would bring, residents showed up to protest a proposed rezoning of the property at 22980 E. Nine Mile Road, which could have paved the way for a Leo’s Coney Island to locate in the city.

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Published May 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Sandbags aren’t the only things lining the shores of Lake St. Clair this spring.

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Published May 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As part of its rollout of new equipment at neighborhood parks around St. Clair Shores, the City Council approved the purchase of $75,000 worth of new equipment for Gaffke Park, located on Gaffke Street, west of Little Mack Avenue.

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Published May 10, 2019

Carol Giardini, who has lived in St. Clair Shores since 2008, on a recipe she makes often to take as hostess gifts.

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Published May 7, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Lake Shore softball team struggled last season, going 7-18 overall and winless in the Macomb Area Conference White Division.

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