Cathie Martin

Teachers See Contract Renewal

Port Huron Schools

The Port Huron Schools saw teacher contracts extended for one year during Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting.  This extension contains the terms approved by the district and the union in 2015.  That agreement, is set to expire, August 15.  It disconnected teacher pay from the district’s financial performance, and included 1 percent pay increases…

Clay Shoot Fundraiser For Hunter Hospitality House

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The First Annual Sporting Clay Shoot to support Hunter Hospitality House will be held Saturday, July 16th from 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 4-Square Sportsmans Club at 6777 Cline Road in Jeddo.  Shoot clay pigeons over natural bluffs. Great for all levels of shotgun shooter from novice to expert. Hotdog and chips provided for…

McLaren Port Huron Presents Second Savvy Seniors Series

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McLaren Port Huron is partnering with Marwood Nursing and Rehab to offer the second Savvy Seniors Series, an educational series focused on enhancing the quality of life for seniors in any stage of life.  The second Savvy Seniors Series begins in July. The theme is Health and Fitness: Mind, Body and Spirit. Programs will focus…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

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Starting June 20 and lasting through August 13, readers of any age can explore all things sports and fitness this summer as the St. Clair County Library System presents “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” as the theme for its summer library program.  Activities include kick-off parties, physical challenges, arts and craft projects and many…

Petitions Available for open SC4 trustee seats

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St. Clair County Community College will have four seats up for election in November on its Board of Trustees.  The election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8. The college’s district roughly follows the same geographic boundaries as the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency.  The seats consist of three, six-year terms that will run…

WGRT Talks “Drug Issue” With Sheriff And Director Of Public Safety

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Illegal drugs are a problem in Port Huron and throughout the county, and the use is increasing, according to St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon.  Opiate based prescription medication, which includes Hydrocodone, Oxycodone and OxyContin, Donnellon says, have contributed to 65 overdose deaths in St. Clair County over the past two years alone.  With the overuse of…

When There’s Lightning, Bolt To Safety Indoors

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It’s too easy to think we’re invincible when it comes to lightning storms—going outside, staying in the pool, or continuing a softball game as thunder sounds in the distance are not safe activities when lightning and thunder are in the area. Instead, move indoors when thunder roars.  According to Jeff Friedland of Emergency Management, such…

Rep. Lauwers’ Plan To Prevent Tax Refund Delays For Farmers Heads To The Governor

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Legislation introduced by state Rep. Dan Lauwers to hold the Department of Treasury accountable for delays experienced by farmers who participate in the state’s Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program, often referred to as Public Act 116.  When farmers enter into a PA 116 agreement, they commit to keeping their land available for agricultural production…

Volunteers Needed For Sandfest

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SandFest 2016 is fast approaching!  Michigan’s First and Only Sand Sculpting Competition with Professional and Advanced Amateur sculptors will be held at the Fort Gratiot Light Station from Friday July 8 – Sunday, July 10, 2016. Complete schedule will be released this week. All proceeds are designated for restoration of this historic site.  According to Susan…

Teacher Contract To Be Reviewed At Board Meeting

Port Huron Schools

The Port Huron Board of Education will meet this evening in regular session to review a new contract with its teachers, however no details of the agreement have been released.  The current contract which was approved in the Spring of this year, will expire August 15.  The contract allowed for a pay increase of 1…