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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 June 3, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Even in broad daylight, it looks like a scene from a scary movie. Large, black birds line the branches of trees with no leaves — dead and dying trees whose dry branches stand in stark contrast to lush green grasses and foliage.

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Published May 29, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With an eye to contribute to the development of renewable energy projects in Michigan, Copper Hop Brewing Company has become the first brewery in the state to enroll in DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program, which allows customers to attribute their energy use to wind and solar parks throughout the state.

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Published May 28, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Responding to changes implemented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, St. Clair Shores has new signs on its doors indicating who does — and does not — have to don a mask.

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Published May 28, 2021

MACOMB COUNTY — As part of a countywide effort to thank outstanding local volunteers, residents from Mount Clemens, Harrison Township and Clinton Township were honored by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners in a video message.

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Published May 28, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — At 20 years old, the splash pad at Veterans Memorial Park is still something enjoyed by children of all ages, but it’s showing its age, according to parks and recreation officials.

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Published May 27, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Proclaiming that “it’s like we’re getting back to normal,” Mayor Kip Walby thanked Petitpren for bringing its 30th season of Music on the Lake back to Veterans Memorial Park in June, July and August.

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Published May 26, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Summertime means road construction time in St. Clair Shores.

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Published May 25, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Water levels on the Great Lakes and Lake St. Clair are expected to continue to rise throughout the spring, but they are 1-2 feet lower than the record-breaking levels seen in 2019 and 2020, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District.

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Published May 25, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Inspired by a grotto at the Solanus Casey Center in Detroit, a therapy garden is growing outside of the new home of Maggie’s Wigs 4 Kids of Michigan with help from local students and members of the Lions Club.

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Published May 24, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — As part of a county-wide effort to thank outstanding local volunteers, residents from Mount Clemens, Harrison Township and Clinton Township were honored by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners in a video message.

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Published May 22, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After being closed for more than a year, Waterfront Park, 34890 Jefferson Ave., has reopened for the 2021 season.

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Published May 20, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A local company and library are teaming up to help local bicyclists keep their equipment running smoothly.

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Published May 13, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A director of nurses and the wife of a local youth pastor, Kayla Dupree was pregnant with her fourth child — the first boy after three girls — when she caught COVID-19.

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Published May 12, 2021

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ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores will continue to work with the city of Roseville for its inspection services after it was the lone bidder on the service contracts.

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Published May 11, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Stating that the county wants to protect Lake St. Clair for generations to come, the Macomb County Public Works Office announced that changes made at Chapaton Pump Station in St. Clair Shores will prevent up to 30% more treated combined sewer overflows from being discharged into the waterway.

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