Cathie Martin

More Than Half Of Michigan Adults Are Registered Organ Donors

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Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced that the number of Michigan adults registered as organ, tissue and eye donors has now surpassed 50 percent and she credited her staff with helping to bring out the record-breaking growth.  Johnson was joined by partners from Gift of Life Michigan and the Michigan Eye-Bank at the Hamtramck…

Free College Day Announced

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St. Clair County Community College’s 13th annual Free College Day will be Saturday, March 28, on the college’s Port Huron campus.  More than 100 classes will be offered at this event, which in 2014 saw nearly 1,100 people participate. Again this year, several sessions will be offered for kids. Kids 13 and under must be accompanied…

Port Huron Schools Superintendent Lays Out Blueprint To Success

James Cain

The first regular session of 2015 was held by the Port Huron Schools Board of Education on Monday evening.  Superintendent Jamie Cain gave the details of his plans which he entitled, “the blueprint to success” to transform the district into a higher and better achieving one.  Cain says his plan includes four goals which are…

Ash Trees Coming Down Beginning This Week

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The saws are buzzing this week at Canatara Park in Sarnia.  The Emerald Ash Borer has infected and destroyed hundreds of trees, located in Tarzanland, along the frontage of Christina St. between Michigan Avenue and Lap Chipican Dr.  The removal of the dead trees will begin Wednesday and will conclude about February 14.  The work…

Art With Words Contest

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Hunter Hospitality House, Inc. is sponsoring the third annual art contest for St. Clair County middle school and high school students.  Contestants are asked to create an “Art With Words” drawing, using any subject manner desired; using any words, in any color, on any size paper.  The back of the drawing must include name, address,…

American Legion Post 8 – To Honor Law Enforcement

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The public is invited out to the Charles A. Hammond, American Legion Post 8 at 1026 6th Street in Port Huron to take part in a law enforcement appreciation dinner.  A spaghetti dinner is planned at the Post from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21.  Proceeds will go to benefit Thin Blue Line…

Fire Causes Heavy Damage

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A vacant home at 2429 Maple Street in Port Huron saw heavy damage caused by a fire that occurred Sunday morning.  According to reports by the Port Huron Fire Department, crews responded to the two-story building around 10 a.m. Sunday.  No one was injured in the blaze.  The fire was able to be extinguished fairly…

Pavlov Named To Key Education Chairmanships

Senator Phil Pavlov

Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township, will chair the Senate Committee on Education and serve as vice chair for the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for School Aid for the 98th Legislature.  “A quality education is the key to a successful future for our children, as well as for the state of Michigan,” Pavlov said. “Over the…

Armed Robbery Suspect In Custoday

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One suspect is in custody following an armed robbery at the Clark gas station on Pointe Tremble Road.  Officers say the station was robbed at gun point around 6 p.m.  Clay Township police apprehended the suspect, along with a number of the items that had been stolen and took him in to custody, with the…