Cathie Martin

Plans May Change For The Algonac Elementary School Building

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The sale of Algonac Elementary, 1300 St. Clair Blvd., is on the agenda for discussion at a Clay Township board meeting being held this evening.  Algonac Community Schools Board of Education had authorized Superintendent John Strycker to move ahead with the sale of Algonac and Fair Haven elementary school buildings.  However, it was discovered that…

Police Investigate Stabbing

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Port Huron police say a 21-year-old Port Huron man was seriously injured in a stabbing that occurred in the early hours Sunday.  Reports say, the man was walking in the 400 block of 14th Street about 3:30 a.m. when the victim said he was approached by what he described as a “shadowy figure.” Officers searched the…

Sandfest 2015 – Great Weekend

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  Organizers are saying nearly 10,000 people came through the Fort Gratiot Light Station County Park, in Port Huron, to enjoy the weather, and watch sand sculptors presenting and building their art, over the three-day holiday weekend.  Some 400 tons of sand was delivered to the light station with 14 sculptors to work their magic…

TEC Student Wins Gold

From left to right are Lesley Murphy, Digital Media instructor; students Georgianna Padilla, Asa Bullock, Ryan Rodzos and Alana Sawicki; and Duane Emig, Metal Machine instructor.

St. Clair TEC student Ryan Rodzos of Capac High School placed 1st in the nation in the 2015 Skills USA competition, winning the gold medal in the metal machining category of CNC Technician.  Three other TEC students in the competition placed in the top 10 nationally in their categories:  Asa Bullock of Capac High School…

McLaren Port Huron Awards Scholarships

Scholarship recipients (left-right): Dawn Lyon, Jennifer Emmert, Shelly Laird, William McArdle, Sharon Slishinsky, Audrey Tomkiewicz, Taylor Muir, Brittany Emig, Tessa Dupes, and Jennifer LaMay.

McLaren Port Huron and its health care partners have awarded $37,750 in scholarships to 26 students pursuing degrees in nursing, physical therapy, and other professions represented in the hospital and the community.  Scholarships are funded by the McLaren Port Huron Auxiliary, McLaren Port Huron Employees That Care Club, McLaren Port Huron Foundation, and McLaren Port…

Safety Should Come First With Fireworks

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Everyone enjoys fireworks, especially in the festive Fourth of July season. But consumers need to be careful about where they buy their fireworks. The National Council on Fireworks Safety  recommends that you only buy consumer fireworks from a licensed store, tent or stand. Never buy fireworks from an individual’s house or from someone on the…

Blue Water SandFest Kicks Off Today

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Entering its third year, the Blue Water SandFest is once again hosting Michigan’s first and only Master Sand Sculpting and Advanced Amateur competition/festival  This three day event is held at the foot of the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, along the beaches of Lake Huron. DAILY HOURS: Friday July 3rd 10-6 – Saturday July 4th 10-6 –…

Applications For Camp Good Grief

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Hospice of Michigan is accepting applications for Camp Good Grief, a free day camp for children who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  The one-day camp will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, August 28 at YMCA Camp in Holly. Children ages 8 to 17 are invited to apply for the camp, which offers…