Cathie Martin

Call Of History

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On Labor Day, Monday, September 1, at noon, the HURON Lightship will sound the traditional fog signal of three blasts followed  by a  30 second interval.- listen for this call of history. It can be heard in the City  of Port Huron.

Harsens Island St. Clair Flats Historical Society

The Harsens Island St. Clair Flats Historical Society is pleased to sponsor Adam Lovell, Curator of Collections for the Detroit Historical Society who will present: “Preserving Your Family Photos”.  Adam will speak for about 45 minutes with a question and answer session on Saturday, September 6, 3 p.m. at the Harsens Island Schoolhouse Grille located…

Thumbfest 2014 Today

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The Blue Water Folk Society is hosting  Thumbest 2014 today, Saturday, August 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Lexington.  Organizers say just bring your chair, an instrument if you wish, and join in the music!  Mike Mercatante, President of the Blue Water Folk Society says, this is a great, free, fun, family…

Body Recovered From River

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The body of a 44-year-old Sarnia woman was recovered from the St. Clair River after a witness reported seeing someone jump from the westbound span of the Blue Water Bridge Thursday shortly after 10 p.m. The body was located by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Detroit shortly after midnight in the early…

Port Huron City Manager Continues To Prepare For Work Sessions

James Freed

Port Huron City Manager James Freed believes the citizens of Port Huron are ready to see government spending reigned in, and for the City to begin using the best financial practices that are used in the private sector, to be adopted and deployed by the local government.   Work sessions begin September 9, and Freed says…

Harsens Island Woman Arrested On Drug Charges

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The St. Clair County Drug Task Force conducted a narcotics investigation in Clay Township, involving the sales of Analog pills, which is a schedule four controlled substance.  On Tuesday, August 26 at approximately 5 p.m., members of the Drug Task Force served a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Poplar St.…

Men Who Cook Fundraiser, A Tropical Delight

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More than 130 community members, business leaders and Marwood family members participated in Marwood’s sixth annual Men Who Cook fundraising event on Wednesday, August 14.  With their support, over $25,000 was raised to help fund physical and environmental improvements to be made in Marwood’s memory care neighborhood.  At the luau themed event, guests sampled a…

Fundraiser Organizers Seek Bowlers To “Strike Out” Hydrocephalus

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A Marysville family is seeking participants for a bowling event to help raise funds for Hydro Angels Over America. The organization is dedicated to raising awareness and research funds as well as offering support to families and individuals in the hydrocephalus community. Hydrocephalus is more commonly known as excessive fluids in the brain. More than…

Minimum Wage In Michigan Sees Increases

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If you are currently working for minimum wage, you can plan on a raise in your paycheck.  Beginning September 1, 2014, Michigan’s minimum wage rates will increase. The new minimum wage law, known as the Michigan Opportunity Wage Act, Public Act 138 of 2014, applies to employers in Michigan who have two or more employees…

Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Jeff Friedland

  Jeff Friedland, Director of the St. Clair County Office of Homeland Security / Emergency Management reminds residents of a special local outdoor siren test that will happen on Tuesday  September 2nd  at 12:30 pm.  This replaces the scheduled monthly test that would have happened on Monday September 1st which is the Labor Day Holiday.  Local…