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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 September 25, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Martin Dwayne Smith, 51, of Harper Woods, was arraigned Sept. 25 in front of Judge Joseph Oster of 40th District Court in St. Clair Shores on one count of failure to stop at the scene of an accident, when at fault, resulting in death, a 15-year felony, and failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment or death, a 5-year felony. He was given a bond of $25,000 or 10% and will next be in court for a probable cause hearing Oct. 9.

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Published September 23, 2020

UPDATE: Michigan State Police reported that a suspect had turned himself into the St. Clair Shores Police Department around 2 p.m. Sept. 23. Detectives have interviewed the suspect, a 51-year-old man from Harper Woods, who was in police custody as of Sept. 23. Pending the conclusion of the investigation, the case will be sent to the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office for review.

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Published September 22, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Michigan State Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed a hit-and-run incident that killed a construction worker Sept. 21 to reach out and share what they saw.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a months-long hiatus, the fitness center at the St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center is back open for business.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When water comes into St. Clair Shores from the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), it is being pushed at a pressure that the city’s system can’t contain.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city, businesses and residents will all benefit from federal money coming into St. Clair Shores in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Earnestine Mason heads to Joseph’s Party Shop once or twice a week to play the lottery.

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Published September 17, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MOUNT CLEMENS — What do a husband and wife doctor team, a scientist who advocated the healing benefits of mineral baths and a man with three wives have in common?

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Published September 17, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — It’s usually a night for supporters to put their best foot forward for a great night of dancing entertainment, silent auctions and more.

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Published September 15, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s a September tradition that, even in 2020, wasn’t to be broken — Apple Pie Week at the St Clair Shores Senior Activity Center.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While it’s typically a kickoff to the summer season, the year 2020 has been anything but typical, and this year’s Nautical Coast Cleanup is no different.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In late June, George Agnello decided to go for a bike ride with his wife. But the pair didn’t get to leave on their ride before he passed out.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With backpacks in tow and masks on their faces, hundreds of children headed back to the classroom in St. Clair Shores.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While the residents of St. Clair Shores have supported staffing minimums for the police and fire departments, it hasn’t always been easy for the Police Department to remain at full staff.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Marilyn Florek moved to St. Clair Shores 20 years ago and lives in the area near Nine Mile Road and Mack Avenue. She said it’s been a wonderful neighborhood to live in, but she understands that the area needs some revitalization. Some homes that have been constructed on vacant lots or as blighted homes have been torn down, however, just don’t match the neighborhood.

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