Cathie Martin

Blue Water Area Humane Society Mutt March

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The Blue Water Area Humane Society is hosting the 17th Annual Mutt March Charity Walk at Goodells County Park on Sunday, September 25.  Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. – walk begins at noon.  Organizers say this is a fun-filled day for the dog and the whole family, including a casual, non-competitive fundraiser walk.  There will…

International Symphony Orchestra Calling For Your String Players

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The International Symphony Orchestra welcomes young string players from Lambton and St. Clair Counties to participate in its Youth Ensemble Initiative.  Violinists, violists, cellists and bassists of all levels are invited. Beginning adult members, or those wishing to improve their skills are also encouraged to take part. Weekly rehearsals focus on: note-reading; technique; intonation; ensemble…

Teen Dies In Crash

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A 17 year old Avoca teen was killed in a one vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Greenwood Township. Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of the crash on Bricker Road, south of Wilkes Road shortly after 3:30 Monday.  When they arrived, they observed a Chevrolet Trailblazer that had…

Suicidal Man In Brockway Township

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A suicidal man eluded contact with law enforcement officers Monday night in Brockway Township.  Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were contacted to respond to the Blue Water Mini Storage on Yale Road shortly before 7:30 last night.  They were told by Central Dispatch that the man’s wife had called saying he was…

Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping Rebounds In August

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Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping rebounded in August due to a surge in U.S. grain exports, iron ore shipment improvements and a steady flow of raw materials for manufacturing and construction.  “We’ve seen a real rally in August. St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments were up 8 percent compared to the same month last year,” said…

Port Huron Beer Festival

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Citizens for a Vibrant Community (a local 501(c)3 group) and Wolverine Market, Port Huron, are once again teaming up for the 4th Annual Port Huron Beer Festival!  The Port Huron Beer Festival will be September 24, 2016, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Kiefer Park, Port Huron, MI.  With a view second to none, this…

Flying High In Marysville

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Tuesday, September 27, Carl Moss will present “Flying High In Marysville, The History of the Buhl Aircraft Made in Marysville.  He will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. at the Wills Ste. Claire Auto Museum, located at 2408 Wills St. In Marysville.  The Buhls owned Buhl Stamping in Detroit; a business that made car parts for…

Energy Assistance Available

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Blue Water Community Action has announced that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $214,200 from the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.  The grant is to provide energy assistance program services that will help eligible low-income households in St. Clair County meet home energy costs for their primary…

Helping Youth Stay Tobacco-Free In The New School Year

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As students head back to school, the St. Clair County Health Department and St. Clair County Smoke-Free Community Team encourages parents and health care providers to engage in conversations with kids about tobacco use and to remind kids that chew tobacco and e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.  Parents can also protect…