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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 January 13, 2021

St. Clair Shores police are investigating a shooting that occurred just before 9 p.m. Jan. 12 in the parking lot of a local bowling alley.

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Published January 13, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a first year on the job filled with crises, City Council members voted unanimously to give City Manager Matthew Coppler a 3% raise retroactive to Oct. 7.

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Published January 12, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In an effort to improve connectivity and services, while saving money, City Council voted to switch from WOW to another service provider for its multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) service, which connects city buildings to each other over a private network.

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Published January 12, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The retirement of Information Systems Director Greg Corless in November has prompted St. Clair Shores to investigate the best way to provide information technology to city staff, and services to residents.

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Published January 11, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Issuing an unmodified opinion, the highest level the auditor can bestow on the city, Yeo and Yeo presented its 2020 audit report to City Council Dec. 21.

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Published January 10, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Lakeview Public Schools teacher who works hard to inspire hundreds of students to creativity has been recognized for his efforts with an Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan State Lottery.

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Published January 9, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Signing up for the military is an act of service, but it comes with an immediate sacrifice — having to leave home while having little contact with friends and family for a period of time during training and beyond.

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Published January 8, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a two-year hiatus, the Aqua Freeze Festival will return to Blossom Heath Park, 24800 Jefferson Ave., Jan. 16-17.

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Published December 21, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As restaurants continue to be subject to shutdowns of in-person dining, they’re adapting with changes to better serve their customers, now and in the future.

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Published December 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After declaring it was “old fashioned” and “unenforceable,” members of City Council directed City Attorney Robert Ihrie to look into amending or removing an ordinance which put prohibitions on where tattoo parlors could be located in the city.

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Published December 19, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While there was much to bemoan during 2020, not everything that came out of the year was bad news.

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Published December 19, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In the early months of 2020, most children spent their weekdays at school and most adults spent their weekdays at a job, both of which likely meant that the energy needed to heat or cool the air around them, and to power computers, tablets and phones, might have been paid for by someone else.

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Published December 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While outdoor dining was a boon to St. Clair Shores restaurants this summer, some local restaurants are looking to extend the season with a twist on patio dining: igloos.

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Published December 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Department of Public Works is stocked and ready for when the snow flies this winter.

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Published December 16, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When America tunes in to see the first lady give a tour of the White House’s holiday decorations, not many know that it’s not professional interior design teams tasked with the job, but an army of volunteers that work feverishly for three or four days making sure everything looks just right.

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