Cathie Martin

$100,000 Gift Boosts Fishing Pier Project

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 $100,000 gift to support the construction of a new fishing pier on the Blue Water River Walk means the project can be built this summer.   “It’s an incredibly generous gift from a local family,” said Jenifer Kusch, vice chair of the Blue Water Land Fund, a subsidiary of the Community Foundation of St. Clair County,…

Drug Bust Nets Arrest Of Four

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During a narcotics investigation last week, the St. Clair County Drug Task Force served a warrant at a residence in the 5300 block of Marsh Road in China Township.  Once in the residence officers found marijuana, mushrooms, manufacturing and distributing materials along with currency, and 17 firearms.  The drugs seized in the raid are believed…

Legislators To Discuss Michigan Economy, Job Outlook March 30 At SC4

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St. Clair County Community College’s Marketing and Management student club will welcome several legislators to campus for a discussion on Michigan’s economy and job outlook.  The community is invited to the event from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Monday, March 30, in SC4’s Fine Arts Theatre.  Hear from your local representatives and Governor Rick Snyder’s office…

Cemetery Spring Clean Up

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As a reminder, winter decorations in Lakeside Cemetery must be removed from cemetery plots by March 31. Families with loved ones in the cemetery should remove winter decorations and other non-conforming items prior to this date. Items left behind will be removed and disposed of without further notice beginning April 1. As a reminder, only…

My Best Older Friend Essay Contest

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In honor of Older American’s Month and in conjunction with National Nursing Home Week, Marwood Nursing and Rehab will celebrate its 27th annual essay contest for elementary school children in St. Clair County.   Children from grades 1st through 5th are asked to write a one page essay about a friendship with a senior who has made an impact in their…

2015 Citizens Fire Academy

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The Port Huron Department of Public Safety – Fire Division has long recognized the importance of maintaining a close relationship with the citizens we serve.  In an effort to further promote this relationship the DPS-FD has developed a program called the Citizen’s Fire Academy.  The CFA is designed to teach citizens about the many jobs…

State Of The County Address Coming Up March 27

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The State of the County address for St. Clair County,  is coming up Friday, March 27 at Alexander’s  Premier Banquet Hall and Facility in Marysville.  The event begins at 11 a.m. with a time of networking, luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m.  Special speakers for the day, according to Blue Water Chamber President Thelma Castillo, include,…

McConnell Takes Seat On St. Clair County Board Of Commissioners

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A replacement for former commissioner Steve Simasko has been assigned, according to the St. Clair County Board of Commissioners.  At a meeting Thursday night, the board appointed Greg McConnell as its First District commissioner on a motion of 4-2 in Thursday’s full board meeting. Commissioners Howard Heidemann and Karl Tomion voted against the appointment. McConnell,…

Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames

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Reality Outreach Ministries is coming to Port Huron with their high-impact drama, “Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames”.  It is being presented at New Covenant Life Ministries, located at 1302 Lapeer Avenue in Port Huron.  It will be held on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, March 22nd – 24th, at 6:30pm nightly.   The play uses local actors…