Cathie Martin

Michigan Renaissance 2014 Final Weekend – Three Day Event

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ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR! Friday only, the Michigan Renaissance Festival will be hosting an all-day happy hour with a discounted ticket price of $12 that includes a beer. All Veterans, Military and First Responders, with proof of ID, will receive FREE admission to the Festival.  The final weekend of the Michigan Renaissance Festival kicks off early…

Three Suspects Sought In Capac Pharmacy Burglary

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The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in solving the Tuesday morning burglary of the Capac Pharmacy.  Still photos from store video surveillance cameras show three males, believed to be in their teens or early 20’s, in the pharmacy.  While inside, they stole undetermined quantities of prescription drugs, alcohol and cash. …

Lauwers Votes In Favor Of Legislation To Help St. Clair County Court System

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The St. Clair County court system can continue its longstanding practice of imposing reasonable costs on convicted criminals under legislation approved this week by the Michigan House, state Rep. Dan Lauwers announced.  House Bill 5785, co-sponsored by Lauwers, allows all Michigan county courts to impose costs to help pay for operating expenses, court employee salaries…

Port Huron Quota Club Donates Over $57,000 To Serve Others

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Quota Club International of Port Huron has donated over $57,000 to various sources this year.  McMorran Place received a $10,000 Hearing Loop System in the auditorium to assist the hearing impaired.   The new St. Clair County Convention is receiving a $10,000 for Hearing Loop Systems in several meeting rooms.   The Hearing Loop System assists those…

Kayak Dedication And Ribbon Cutting

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To celebrate the new recreational addition to Downtown Port Huron, the community is invited to the Kayak Dedication and Black River Walk ribbon cutting officially unveiling the Blue Water Young Professionals’ benches and bike racks.  The ribbon cutting is September 27 at 7th Street Kayak Launch off Zebra Bar on Quay Street. The ceremony begins…

Still Time To Register At Baker College

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Baker College of Port Huron continues to enroll students for 2014 fall quarter. Classes begin Monday, Sept. 29, with registration continuing through the first week of classes.  New this fall at the Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) Port Huron is a baking and pastry program in which students can earn both certificates and associate degrees.…

Whistles On The Water

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During the 19th century steamships ruled the Great Lakes.  Ship captains would tune their steam whistle to create a unique sound so that their ship could be identified before it could be seen.  The whistle’s unique sound allowed another ship captain to identify the ship in the fog and let people on shore know which…

ACT Test Prep

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The ACT test prep series is sponsored by the St. Clair County KnowHow2Go initiative, and it continues Saturday, September 27, October 4 and October 11.  Cost for each session is $25 and students may choose between English, Science, Math and Reading – students may register for one subject per day. The prep series is taught…

Port Huron City Council Votes To Lower City Manager’s Salary

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A report was given and approved last night by Port Huron City Council which detailed how the city is using federal dollars.  The performance evaluation report for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development describes how Port Huron has used some of a $1.1 million St. Clair County Community Development Block Grant to fund…

KnowHow2Go College Survival Kit

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Tonight, September 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The KnowHow2Go College Survival Kit will be available for 2015 seniors and their parents. At the St. Clair County RESA Administration Building. There is no cost to attend however, online registration is required. According to Cathy Busdicker of KnowHow2GO, this workshop will provide you with…