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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 March 25, 2020

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LAKE ST. CLAIR/LANSING — Although the Macomb County Emergency Management town hall meetings on high water had to be canceled because of the restriction on meetings that include more than 50 people, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, or EGLE, still wants waterfront residents to be prepared for high water levels in 2020.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After balking at plans to black out the windows of the building at 23107 Harper Ave. to make way for Wild Bill’s Tobacco to move in, members of the St. Clair Shores City Council heard the business’s new plans for the site at its March 16 meeting.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — School may be closed for weeks on end, but that doesn’t mean students suddenly don’t need the resources and support they get inside those walls.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — 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 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed its library, Senior Activity Center, Civic Arena and golf course to the public as of March 16 to minimize the community spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Published March 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In an effort to be more business-friendly, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved a change to the zoning ordinance that will allow businesses to request the sale of outdoor seasonal goods for a period of five years.

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Published March 17, 2020

Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed the Public Library, Senior Activity Center, Civic Arena and Golf Course to the public as of March 16 to minimize the community spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Published March 13, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron announced March 13 that public masses would be suspended throughout the Archdiocese of Detroit until Holy Week because of the spread of coronavirus.

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Published March 13, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — When today’s leaders were kids, getting outside and playing, either with organized sports or just pickup games with friends, was commonplace.

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Published March 12, 2020

Although the risk of the coronavirus to the general public is reportedly considered low, state, county and local governments have stepped up preparedness efforts after two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, announced late March 10. 

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Published March 11, 2020

With nearly 4,000 votes in favor, the Lakeview Public Schools operating millage proposal passed March 10.

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Published March 6, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A year after signing a contract and putting down a deposit to bring short-term rental bikes to the Nautical Mile, it appears that the area will first see electric scooters along Jefferson Avenue.

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Published March 6, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Police are seeking surveillance video and witnesses to a fatal crash that took the life of an 82-year-old woman after midnight March 2 at Hall and Hayes roads.

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Published March 6, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Panera Bread with a drive-thru window is one step closer to making its way to an unused lot on the corner of Nine Mile Road and Harper Avenue.

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Published March 6, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With an online option for the first time in the nation’s history, a representative with the United States Census Bureau came to the City Council March 2 to address the upcoming head count.

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