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City Council Decides On Top Candidate For City Manager

James Freed

Authorities say that Port Huron City Council has chosen 29 year old James Freed, as the top candidate for the position of city manager for Port Huron.  Freed currently serves as city manager for Stanton and Lakeview and was raised in Sparlingville.  Four candidates were interviewed Saturday, and after nearly seven hours of discussions, Freed…

St. Clair County Library Hosts 2014 Michigan Notable Author

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The St. Clair County Library will host  Jean Alicia Elster – author of The Colored Car – at the library at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 for an afternoon of first-rate storytelling,  book signing and question-and-answer time with guests.  Elster is visiting the St. Clair County Library as part of the Library of Michigan’s…

Mother’s Day Message From Navy To St. Clair Mom

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With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, WGRT is remembering that many of our nation’s military will not be able to be with their moms to share in this special day.  With that in mind, we wanted to give some of those serving the opportunity to say “hello” and give a mother’s day message.  St.…

Water Trail Dedication Saturday

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The Island Loop Route National Water Trail Dedication Event is set for this Saturday, at Bakers Field Park, in Port Huron Township.  Attendees are invited to drop off kayaks at Bakers Field between 7:30 and 8:45 .m.  According to organizers volunteers will be on-site, available to assist.  The opening ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. …

Snug Theatre Presents “Barefoot In The Park”

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Ah, those first days of marriage! It’s 1964, and newlyweds Paul and Corie are just starting their life together in a tiny, fifth floor Manhattan walkup. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. After a quick honeymoon they’re invaded by Corie’s buttinsky mom and a lecherous neighbor…

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron Announces 2012 Volunteer Of The Year

Nora Condland

  Honoring the dedication and commitment of its corps of more than 130 active volunteers, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron celebrated the members of the Mercy Auxiliary Volunteer Organization (MAVO) during its Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner held April 10, 2014. At that time, SJMPH announced that Nora Condland of Fort Gratiot Township was named the…

Fighting Falcons Moving On

Michael Gershon

As it stands right now, Port Huron will no longer be a hockey town come this fall season.  This will mark the first time since the 95-96 season that Port Huron will be without a team.  According to Coach and General Manager Mike Gershon the Fighting Falcons will be moving to Connellsville, Pennsylvania.  He says…

Letter Carriers Work To Stamp Out Hunger

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Every year on the second Saturday in May letter carriers collect non-perishable food donations to help feed the nation’s hungry. Donations can be left by your mailbox for pickup or dropped off at your neighborhood post office.  All food donations will go to local food pantries in St. Clair and Sanilac counties.  According to Michelle…

Advia Awarding $15,000 In College Scholarships

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Advia Credit Union recently announced their 2014 Youth Scholarship recipients, and held the first of four award ceremonies at its Port Huron branch. Each recipient will receive $500 toward higher education at the college or university of their choice.  The credit union is awarding $15,000 in the form of $500 scholarships to thirty college-bound students.…