Cathie Martin

Suicidal Man In Brockway Township

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A suicidal man eluded contact with law enforcement officers Monday night in Brockway Township.  Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were contacted to respond to the Blue Water Mini Storage on Yale Road shortly before 7:30 last night.  They were told by Central Dispatch that the man’s wife had called saying he was…

Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping Rebounds In August

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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping rebounded in August due to a surge in U.S. grain exports, iron ore shipment improvements and a steady flow of raw materials for manufacturing and construction.  “We’ve seen a real rally in August. St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments were up 8 percent compared to the same month last year,” said…

Port Huron Beer Festival

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Citizens for a Vibrant Community (a local 501(c)3 group) and Wolverine Market, Port Huron, are once again teaming up for the 4th Annual Port Huron Beer Festival!  The Port Huron Beer Festival will be September 24, 2016, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Kiefer Park, Port Huron, MI.  With a view second to none, this…

Flying High In Marysville

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Tuesday, September 27, Carl Moss will present “Flying High In Marysville, The History of the Buhl Aircraft Made in Marysville.  He will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. at the Wills Ste. Claire Auto Museum, located at 2408 Wills St. In Marysville.  The Buhls owned Buhl Stamping in Detroit; a business that made car parts for…

Energy Assistance Available

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Blue Water Community Action has announced that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $214,200 from the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.  The grant is to provide energy assistance program services that will help eligible low-income households in St. Clair County meet home energy costs for their primary…

Helping Youth Stay Tobacco-Free In The New School Year

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As students head back to school, the St. Clair County Health Department and St. Clair County Smoke-Free Community Team encourages parents and health care providers to engage in conversations with kids about tobacco use and to remind kids that chew tobacco and e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.  Parents can also protect…

If Trees Could Talk – A Blue Water River Walk Hike

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On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6 p.m., Friends of the St. Clair River is offering a guided “Trees of the River Walk” program along Port Huron’s Blue Water River Walk. The walking tour will be led by Jim Felgenauer, Certified Arborist with Owen Tree Service.  Jim’s tour will focus on identification, ecology, selection, planting…

Thumb Region Catapult Your Craft Food & Beverage Business Competition

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The I-69 Thumb Region, a seven county partnership, announced the launch of the I-69 Thumb Region’s Catapult Your Craft Food & Beverage Business Competition.   This unique competition is both local and regional.  Each of the seven counties in Region 6 will host a local competition, and the winners will move on to the regional competition. …

Operation Transformation Benefit Dinner

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Operation Transformation is holding their annual Operation Transformation Benefit Dinner, co-sponsored by Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Thrivent Financial and WGRT, on Thursday, October 6th.  The public is cordially invited to the event. It will be held at Alexander’s new location, 1200 Gratiot Blvd. in Marysville.  Doors open at 5:30 and the program begins at 6:00pm. The…