Cathie Martin

Youth Readiness Council Honored At Emergency Management Homeland Security Event

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A reception was held at Alexander’s Banquet Facility in Marysville last evening to highlight the Be Ready St. Clair County Emergency Preparedness Youth Readiness Council’s activities and success over the past year, and to introduce the newest council members.  Five students will be staying on, with seven new members representing various high schools throughout St.…

Lakeside Park And Beach To Open Friday, May 27

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The sun was warming Lakeside Park and Beach yesterday as Port Huron officials cut a ribbon and showed off the park’s recently completed restroom and concessions building along with a number of other new features.  While the park has a shiny new look, it is only phase one of the total project with more in…

WGRT Welcomes New Staff Member – Cathy Martinek

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WGRT 102.3 FM congratulates Bruce Peterson, on his retirement from the radio station.  Bruce served as a sales executive from the day the station went on the air until March of this year, marking 25 years of service.  Stepping into that position is Cathy Martinek, former Division Director of the local March of Dimes.  Cathy…

DTF Investigation Leads To Meth Seizure

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More crystal methamphetamine has been taken off the streets following an investigation by the St. Clair County Drug Task Force.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, the DTF conducted the investigation into sales of crystal meth in the Port Huron area.  On May 16th DTF members observed a suspect driving a 1997 Ford in the area…

Blue Water Area Railroad Show and Swap Shop

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The Blue Water Convention Center will play host to the Blue Water Area Railroad Show and Swap Shop Sunday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Organizers say you will see railroad memorabilia, antiques, time tables, dining car silverware and china and much more.  Vendors will exhibit operating, modeled, scenic train layouts and displays. …

BWAT’s Bus Transfer Center Project To Finish July 8th Final Phase: Superior & McMorran Improvements

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Blue Water Area Transit is finishing the final phase of its $9.8 million Bus Transfer Center project. Contractors will complete the final “pavement replacement” phase, involving improvements along Superior Mall and McMorran Boulevard, by July 8. Crews from Raymond  Excavating, Sherman Nursery, and Fessler & Bowman will complete their work before St. Clair County Community Mental Health opens…

House Committee Approves Pavlov Resolution Opposing EPA Power Grab

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The Michigan House Committee on Natural Resources on Tuesday passed a resolution sponsored by Sen. Phil Pavlov to oppose a study backed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that could lead to regulations on personal grills and barbecues.  The EPA has funded a University of California-Riverside student project to develop preventive technology to…

Port Huron Museum To Benefit From Estate Sale

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A generous Port Huron Museum supporter has organized a professional estate sale, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museum. The sale will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 927 Dockside Drive, in Port Huron, beginning at 9 am, with no early sales. The vast array of items are high-quality and…

Blue Water Art Hop – Friday May 20

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Friday night, May 20, downtown Port Huron will be hopping with art, as a number of businesses participate in the Spring Blue Water Art Hop.   Artists will be featured at twelve stores in the city from 6-9 p.m. Friday.  The event includes featured artists and refreshments at A Little Something, Chef Shell’s, Everything Classics Antiques,…