Cathie Martin

Safety Near The Water

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The Blue Water Area is just that – blue water for fun and recreation.  However, it is important for area residents in both Sarnia Lambton, and on the U.S. side of the border to be “waterwise” as part of National Drowning Prevention Week.  Reports say that undertows and rip currents are incredibly powerful in the…

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Now Open At McLaren Port Huron

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Less than one year after construction began, the new 15,000 square-foot Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute opened, July 18, for patient care at McLaren Port Huron. The opening marks a new, sophisticated level of cancer services available to residents in St. Clair and Sanilac counties.  Twelve chemotherapy infusion bays serve cancer patients. Each private bay…

Lake Huron Medical Center Announces Director Of Laboratory Services

Jeffrey Moore

Lake Huron Medical Center has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Moore as the hospital’s Director of Laboratory Services. Moore joined the team on Monday, Juy 18.  He will be responsible for the direction and effective operations of lab services which includes planning, controlling and monitoring operational performance and ensuring compliance with Joint Commission, state and federal…

Alternative To Anger Class Starts In August

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Work, family commitments, or a hectic daily schedule can overwhelm any adult.  Overwhelming work and home life can elevate stress which can turn into anger and resentment in many situations. Michigan State University Extension is offering a class series that will explore life skills to help assist in recognizing triggers for stress and anger.  The…

St. Clair County 4-H Fair Begins Today

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Festivities at the St. Clair County 4-H and Youth Fair begin today at Goodells County Park. The Fair runs throughout the week, with animal displays and judging – a carnival, scavenger hunts and so much more. Visitors can stop by the animal petting area, and enjoy a host of activities, including an interactive robotics section.…

Cat Days Of Summer

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The Blue Water Area Humane Society is continuing to have the Cat Days of Summer cat and kitten adoption event through Aug. 6.  The society will offer half off adoption fees for all cats and kittens. Adopters will receive a bag of unscented and scoop-able cat litter.  Authorities say, all cats and kittens have been…

Flags Continue To Be Lowered

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Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday, July 18 on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Ron Kienzle, the Berrien County bailiff who was killed Monday, July 11 while on duty.  Kienzle was a U.S. Army veteran. He began his career…

Can-Am Jazz Tickets Available Now

Left to right: George Delgrosso (Vocal, Sax,) Doug Matheson (Vocal, Sax,)
Johnny Bond (Drums,) Mike Cogley (Piano,) Jim Steil (Bass)

The 16th edition of Can Am Jazz presented by the Sarnia Community Foundation is coming soon!  On Sunday, August 14th @ the Best Western Guildwood –from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Jon Seiger and the All Stars plus The JitterBugs will appear –The Can-Am Jazz concert has been an annual local event under the leadership of well-known Sarnia…

McLaren Port Huron Names Employee Of The Month

EOM Matthew Kulman

Matthew Kulman has been named McLaren Port Huron’s Employee of the Month for June. Kulman has worked at McLaren Port Huron since 2010 and is currently a registered nurse in the Emergency Center.  Kulman was recognized for demonstrating the values of McLaren Port Huron. He goes above and beyond to improve the care of patients…

Temporary No-Wake Zone For Mackinac Race

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The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division is reminding boaters about a special no-wake zone this coming Saturday.  Because of the heavy boat traffic expected for the start of the Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race, the St. Clair River will be considered a no-wake zone from the mouth of the Black River to…