Cathie Martin

The Magic Of Veterans Affairs

Anthony Maze

Over the past 5 months, the St. Clair County Department of Veterans Affairs (SCCVA) has gone through a significant transformation by changing their approach to providing services to local veterans and their families.  This also included rebranding their image, developing strong relations with local, state, and federal veteran’s service organizations, promoting the services they provide,…

Rep. Lauwers Hosts Summer Reading Contest For Area Students

Dan Lauwers

State Rep. Dan Lauwers this week announced he is sponsoring a summer reading contest for area elementary school children to help them improve their reading skills during the warmer months.  Children who attend elementary schools in the 81st House District are encouraged to read as many books as they can during June, July and August.…

Secretary Johnson Reminds Boaters To Stay Safe While Having Fun

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With the Memorial Day holiday marking the unofficial start of the boating season, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding all watercraft owners to make safety a priority when enjoying Michigan’s many lakes, rivers and other waterways.  “Michigan has so much to offer when it comes to great water recreation,” said Johnson, who herself is…

Spaghetti Dinner To Benefit Nepal Earthquake Survivors

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Dr. Erina Kansakar is a General Surgeon in Port Huron.  She was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal.  She is working with a team of Nepali physicians and volunteers to help the earthquake survivors.  They are providing food, shelter and attending to their immediate medical needs. Nepal is a beautiful country in southeast Asia and…

Murdering Mother – Found Guilty

Donna Scrivo

The 61-year-old mother of a murdered man was found guilty this week of first-degree premeditated murder and related charges in the January 2014 death of her son, Ramsay Scrivo.    Donna Scrivo, a former nurse, is to be sentenced to life in prison without parole in Macomb County Circuit Court on June 23.  She stated that…

Driver Remains In Critical Condition

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The man driving a pickup which was involved in a vehicle fire Monday is in critical condition at a University of Michigan hospital, according to Port Huron Police.  Reports say police believe the man ran a stop sign at approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Harker and Stone streets.  His pickup which was…

Clay Township Clerk To Serve One Year In Jail – Pay Restitution

Lisa White

One year in the St. Clair County Intervention and Detention Center and more than $150,000 in restitution is what the former Clay Township clerk will be paying for stealing.  Lisa White, 45, was taken into custody Monday after she was sentenced for embezzling between $50,000 and $100,000 from the township funds.  Investigators say they believe…

Michigan To Find Better Ways To Help Children Traumatized by Violence

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All children should have the opportunity to grow up healthy, safe and ready to reach their full potential. Unfortunately, too many children in the United States have the innocence of childhood shattered by violence and trauma. As part of  its “Defending Childhood” efforts, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention,…

Crash And Burn Investigation Continues

Port Huron Police

Roads in the Harker and Stone Street area of Port Huron remained closed Monday for several hours, following a traffic crash during the afternoon hours.  Components of a methamphetamine lab were found in a pickup that caught fire following the crash.  According to Port Huron Police, the driver of the truck was being transferred to…