Cathie Martin

Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

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This weekend, it is time to Be a Tourist In Your Own Town.  From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, visitors and area residents are invited to tour the city by trolley or by foot to take a good look at, and become reacquainted with the city of Port Huron.  The trolleys and buses will…

Man Sentenced In Gas Station Armed Robbery

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Thirty year old Robert Lee Johnson Jr. of Imlay City was sentenced to 13 to 30 years in prison with credit for 139 days served for robbing a Capac BP gas station.in January of this year.   He was also sentenced to two to four years for felonious assault and ordered to pay $554 in…

Work Bee Scheduled For This Saturday

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This Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Port Huron Museum is asking for volunteers to come work on the Fort Gratiot Hospital  during a “Work Bee” .  The museum committee is getting ready for the 10,000 + visitors that will be coming to the site for SandFest, July 8-10, 2016. There is…

2016 Summer Discovery Cruises Registration Now Open!

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Do you want to learn about the Great Lakes by being on the Great Lakes?  If so, you will want to learn more about our 2016 Summer Discovery Cruises (www.discoverycruises.org) season!  For the 15th summer, Michigan Sea Grant Extension will provide Michiganders (and visitors to Michigan) with the opportunity to learn about the Great Lakes…

Area’s Best High School Athletes Will Show Off Their Talent At SC4’s Annual All-star Games

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The best of the Blue Water Area in high school sports will participate in June in St. Clair County Community College’s annual Skippers Senior All-Star events.  Recent graduates will compete in all-star golf, basketball, volleyball, softball and baseball games.  “The all-star games are a great way for us to honor graduating high school seniors, many…

June Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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June 2016 is ‘Alzheimer’s Awareness Month’ in Michigan and the state is going “Purple!’ to raise awareness of this effort.  To help bring attention to this important issue, Governor Snyder’s official Facebook andTwitter account, as well as his website, will be “going purple.” In addition, facts about Alzheimer’s disease and links to resources for those…

Reps. Launch Petition Drive To Push Insurance Coverage For Kids’ Wigs

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State Representatives Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) and Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) launched an online petition drive and website outlining their efforts to pass legislation to require health insurance companies to cover wigs for children who suffer hair loss because of a medical issue or treatment that causes hair loss. Roberts sponsored House Bill 4718, which…

Representative Lauwers Testifies On Behalf Of Civil Service Reform

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State Rep. Dan Lauwers testified before the House Committee on Workforce and Talent Development in support of legislation to make state government more efficient.  House Bill 5677, sponsored by Rep. Lauwers, and House Joint Resolution MM, sponsored by Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter, will reform Michigan’s civil service law to give directors of state…