Cathie Martin

Groundbreaking For New Bus Transfer Center

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Blue Water Area Transit hosted groundbreaking ceremonies for its new $9.8 million transfer center on Monday, March 16, in the South McMorran Place parking lot in downtown Port Huron.   According to Jim Wilson, BWAT General Manager, passengers currently wait along Quay Street to board buses that travel along seven routes throughout the city of Port…

McLaren Names Employee Of The Month

Melissa McCracken

Melissa McCracken has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for February. McCracken, who resides in Port Huron, has worked at McLaren Port Huron since 2013 and is currently a nurse in the selective care unit.  Authorities say,  McCracken was recognized for demonstrating the values of McLaren Port Huron. Her coworkers describe her…

St. Clair County Health Department Offering Tdap To Community Baby Shower Participants

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The St. Clair County Health Department will be offering the Tdap vaccination at the Community Baby Shower on March 25 to expectant mothers (between 27-36 weeks gestation) and fathers (or guest).  Both are considered excellent candidates for the vaccine.  Tdap protects against whooping cough (pertussis) is very contagious and most serious for babies. People with whooping cough usually…

Streets Lights To Be Replaced

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Another 150 street lights in Port Huron will be replaced by DTE Energy starting in April.  According to reports, mercury-vapor lights will be replaced with high-pressure sodium lights as part of a street light-improvement program throughout Southeast Michigan.  Lights will be replaced on Pine Grove Avenue between Elmwood Street and north of Sanborn Street. –…

Two Arrested In Pizza Delivery Armed Robbery

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  Two Detroit residents have been arraigned on armed robbery charges stemming from a robbery that occurred on Sunday, March 8, 2015. The original incident happened at approximately 10:00pm when the victim was attempting to deliver a pizza order to the 2600 block of Krafft Road. Upon receiving no answer at the door, the victim…

Bill To End Film Incentives In Michigan Passes House

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The Michigan House last week approved a bill introduced by state Rep. Dan Lauwers that ends the state’s film incentives program at the end of the current fiscal year.  Rep. Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, who authored House Bill 4122, said the film industry has sapped the state’s budget without creating promised full-time jobs, and it’s time for the state…

Red Cross Calls For Blood!

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Severe winter weather has dominated the headlines across much of the country the past few months, but there’s one effect of the freezing temperatures, icy roads and mounting snow that may have been overlooked: the impact to the blood supply.  March storms forced the cancellation of more than 200 American Red Cross blood drives, resulting…