Cathie Martin

$1.7 Million Raised With Technology Of The Future Fundraising Campaign

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The Port Huron Hospital Foundation reports it has raised $1.7 million to help fund the cost of robotic surgery and medical imaging equipment the hospital recently purchased.  In April 2012, the foundation launched a two-year capital campaign, Investing in Technology of the Future, to raise two million dollars toward the hospital’s $4.5 million expenditure for state-of-the-art technology…

Breaking Ice

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In an effort to proactively address the cold winter and subsequent ice build-up on the Black River, the Port Huron Public Safety Division has authorized ice breaking efforts to begin immediately on the waterway.  Ice formation on the river has historically caused significant issues for homeowners along the Black River banks. Snow melt-off and spring…

Secretary Of State To Run Registry Protecting Children From Adult Internet And Phone Ads

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Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is urging Michigan families to block electronic adult ads, messages and pornography from reaching children by joining the Michigan Child Protection Registry. Studies show an increasing number of young people are using Internet-based devices, with children as young as age two using tablets, mobile phones and computers.  Similar to the…

Free Educational Event For Expectant Moms And Dads

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FREE educational event for expectant mothers and fathers who are St. Clair County residents (and new moms with babies under 3 months old).  Held Thursday, March 20, 2014.  Workshops will feature topics such as growth and development, healthy foods and nutrition, pre-term labor, safety and play.  Takes place at Woodland Developmental Center, 499 S. Range Road,…

…And The Winner Is….”Capac’s Mock Trial A Team”

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Unusual for a Saturday, but parking was hard to find yesterday around the St. Clair County Court House in Port Huron as Mock trial took place.  In its ninth year in the county, Mock trial, is a competition that requires students to take previous, real court cases, act the parts of the individuals, present and…

Some Still Without Power

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High winds continued throughout the overnight, with over 15,000 DTE Energy customers suffering power outages Friday afternoon throughout southeastern Michigan.  The largest outage noted in the Blue Water Area were customers within the I-94, Rattle Run Wadhams and St. Clair Highway range.  Some residents in the Yale area are without power this Saturday morning.  DTE…

Lt. Governor Meets With Local Government And Business Leaders

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Local government and business leaders met with Lt. Gov. Brian Calley in Port Huron on Thursday to talk about innovative business practices in the Blue Water Area.  The group met inside TechPort, a new hub for entrepreneurs, which will see a grand opening ribbon cutting next week.  Port Huron’s mayor, Pauline Repp, along with Jeff…

State Of St. Clair County Luncheon Tickets Available

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Tickets are now available for the State Of The County luncheon.  Attendees will enjoy a lunch buffet upon arrival, between 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m., followed by a welcome and introductions by Dan Damman, Mayor of the City of Marysville. At noon, the State of St. Clair County will be presented by Bill Kauffman, County Administrator/Controller, who…

St. Clair Concert

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St. Mary’s of St. Clair will present the first concert of the season, entitled, ‘Alexander Zonjic and Friends’ on March 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Concerts are held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 415 N Sixth Street, St. Clair. Ticket price is $15/individual and $30/family. The ticket price also includes an afterglow reception with the group with…

A Season For Nonviolence – Film Viewing

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A special showing of “I AM: The shift is about to hit the fan” by successful Hollywood director Tom Shadyac will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 at Unity of Blue Water.  Shadyac, who experienced a life threatening head injury, explores his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions:  “What’s wrong with…