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Local Prayer Service For Orlando Planned

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Several local churches are joining together to organize a prayer service for people to show their support for the victims in two shootings in Florida. The Blue Water Area Stands with Orlando Interfaith Prayer Service is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday in the side yard of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1331 Seventh St., Port Huron.  Vigils…

Dog Hoarders – Over 100 Animals Removed From Home

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More than 100 animals have been removed from a Cottrellville Township home following an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff Animal Control Division.  According to Sheriff Tim Donnellon, 98 dogs and 3 cats were either removed by Animal Control, or turned over by the homeowners.  On June 14th, deputies from the Sheriff’s Office Road…

Reps. Lauwers and LaFontaine Give Unique Virtual Tour Of The Capitol

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State Reps. Dan Lauwers and Andrea LaFontaine this week gave students at Gardens Elementary in Marysville their first-ever virtual tour of the Capitol.  Using a video chat program, the lawmakers showed the third-graders around the House and Senate chambers, the governor’s office and the old courtroom for the Michigan Supreme Court. The students even got…

Teacher Named Distinguished Teacher For June

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Bill Nestle, an English-language arts teacher at Capac Middle School, has been named St. Clair County’s Distinguished Teacher for June. The award is sponsored by St. Clair County RESA. In addition to a certificate from RESA, Nestle also received a $300 gift from the local MEEMIC agent, Insurance Specialists Agency in Marysville. The award was presented to…

Port Huron School Announces New Principal Leadership

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Last week Port Huron Schools Superintendent Jamie Cain announced to district leadership that there would be three new principals in the district.  Michelle Kristick will serve as the next principal of Cleveland Elementary. She has been a teacher in the district since 2000. Kristick has taught both general education and special education, elementary through high…

St. Clair County Health Department Announces Plan for 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey And Community Health Needs Assessment Process

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The St. Clair County Health Department is notifying residents that over the next several months, we will be conducting the 2016 St. Clair County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) telephone survey.  We are contracting with a vendor, “Northern Illinois University” displaying an “815” area code. Trained staff will identify themselves calling on behalf of the…

Beautification Commission Looks For Yard Of The Year

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Is there a yard in your neighborhood that stands out with beautiful flowers, blossoming trees and a homeowner or business/nonprofit with a love for gardening? If so then nominate them for the Beautification Commission’s Yard of the Year contest. Deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, July 15, 2016. Nominations can be submitted by sending an…

Dump The Pump Today!

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Blue Water Area Transit invites you to ride buses free of charge on Thursday, June 16, when the agency will be joining with other public transportation systems nationwide to celebrate Dump the Pump Day.  The American Public Transportation Association introduced Dump the Pump Day eleven years ago to promote the money-saving value of public transportation.…

Lambton County Sees New Long-Term Care General Manager.

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A new General Manager of Long-Term Care in Lambton County will take over for the retiring Chris Doyle. Jane Joris will step into the position effective June 29.  Joris has been employed with the county since 1996 and has worked as a long-term care administrator for the past ten years. Joris is described as a competent and…