Cathie Martin

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Planned At SC4

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

St. Clair County Community College will present its 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Fine Arts Theatre on SC4’s Port Huron campus.  The event will feature a celebration of King’s legacy with a diverse variety of musicians, dance and other performances.  The theme of this…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated

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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday is Monday, and the 10th annual “One in Christ” Community Service will be Sunday, January 17th, 2016.   It’s sponsored by the Blue Water Area Churches and Operation Transformation.   The event is free, and everyone is invited.  The 3:00 p.m. service is at Restoration Christian Community Church, located…

Armed Robber Turns Himself In

Following the armed robbery of a gas station in Capac Wednesday night, a 30-year-old Capac man has turned himself into authorities.  Reports say that Robert Lee Johnson Jr. turned himself into the Lapeer County Sheriff Department about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.  Police had responded to the BP gas station located on Capac Road shortly before 7:30…

Free Radon Test Kits Available During National Radon Action Month

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The St. Clair County Health Department is offering free radon test kits to residents while supplies last during January’s National Radon Action Month. Radon is a naturally-occurring, invisible, odorless gas that is usually harmless outdoors. When the gas is trapped in a building or home, however, it can be a health hazard. Environmental Health Director…

Earth Fair Set For April 30

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Earth Fair is now accepting registrations for school field trips, exhibitors and volunteers to participate in this year’s annual Earth Fair event. Earth Fair will be at Goodells County Park on Friday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 30 from10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Admission, activities and parking are free.  Teachers with a 3rd – 5th grade class are…

Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood And Platelets

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The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the blood…

Attention Freighter Lovers

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The Port Huron Museum is presenting a public program with noted author and photographer, Robert Campbell, for a narrated video presentation of his “Classic Ships of the Great Lakes” book, on Saturday January 16 at 11 a.m.  Bob Campbell became interested in the boats of the Great Lakes at a very young age on trips to visit relatives at…

More Than 170 Scholarships Available For SC4 Students

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St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron is accepting scholarship applications from students who plan to attend SC4 for the 2016-17 academic year.  Visit www.sc4.edu/money to apply to more than 170 available scholarships, including SC4 scholarships and scholarships through external sources.  SC4, the SC4 Foundation, community groups and private donors offer numerous scholarships to…

Go By Train At A Discount!

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If you are thinking about a trip to Chicago, now is the time to purchase tickets from Amtrak.   Fares for certain trains are begin discounted 20 percent through March 31.  The Pure Michigan Snow Day campaign is partnering with Amtrak to encourage travelers to stop at routes in Michigan to enjoy the attractions.  Authorities say…