Cathie Martin

Fort Gratiot Middle School Hosts Annual Veteran’s Day Event

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For more than five years in a row, Fort Gratiot Middle School has been hosting one of the most significant Veterans Day tributes in the region. “I’m told it’s one of the best in the area,” said Principal Debra Ladensack. Typically between 100 – 125 veterans attend and are honored by students, staff and FGMS…

License Plates Honor Military Service

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In honor of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds veterans that Michigan offers more than two dozen veteran license plates recognizing their service protecting the freedoms Americans hold dear. “Michigan is proud to be home to hundreds of thousands of courageous veterans who have served in our nation’s armed forces and who…

BWAT Offers Free Rides To Veterans Today

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Blue Water Area Transit is offering veterans, active military, and the immediate families of active military to ride the bus for free on Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 11). The agency offers fixed-route transit service throughout Port Huron and all the way to Macomb County, plus dial-a-ride service in Marysville and three townships.  “We deeply appreciate…

Town Hall Presents “John Grogan”

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  John Grogan is the special guest at Port Huron’s Town Hall today.  Program, in its 59th year, begins at 10:30 a.m. at McMorran Theatre.  Grogan wrote the national best seller Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog.  He is a Detroit native and Central Michigan University graduate.  He went on…

Suspect In Drive-by Shooting In Custody

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The Port Huron Police Department has in custody a 22 year old former Port Huron resident in connection with a drive by shooting that occurred on November 5, 2014. Officers responded Wednesday to the 2100 block of 10th Street at 5:00pm in reference to shots being fired. Once on scene officers located two residences that…

Calling All Mini Tree Decorators!

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The Fort Gratiot Light Station Gift Shop and programming unit will again be offering our Showcase of Shrubs. This is a silent auction of 24” artificial trees that are decorated in various themes by enthusiastic volunteers. The trees have been generously donated by Mary Maxim, Inc. and are ready to be picked up now to be decorated. Deadline…

Second Annual Blue Water Business Expo This Week

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The Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Times Herald, will host the 2nd Annual Blue Water Business Expo from 10AM – 4PM this coming Thursday, November 13th at DoubleTree by Hilton, 500 Thomas Edison Parkway, Port Huron. The event is free and open to the public.   The business showcase will feature…

Biernot’s Carpet One Helping Veterans

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Biernot’s Carpet One Floor & Home and flooring manufacturer partner Mohawk have been spending the past year helping to build smart homes for injured veterans across the United States through the Building for America’s Bravest program. Building for America’s Bravest is a program of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, in proud partnership with…

Career Fair – Something For Everyone

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November 12, at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Over 30 companies are participating and looking to fill job openings, meet and interview potential job seekers to hire.  The Career Fair will be open to the general public, with an exclusive first devoted to veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses only.…