Cathie Martin

Michael Reaves Says Port Huron Neighborhoods Are Becoming Safer

Michael Reaves

Port Huron City Council met in regular session Monday night, and according to Mayor Pauline Repp, council received the annual report from Michael Reaves, Director of the Port Huron Department of Public Safety, larcenies, burglaries and assaults were down in number in 2013 in the city of Port Huron.  Reaves stated he will be forming…

Polls Are Open Today

Dan Degrow

Voters are headed to the polls today in St. Clair County to decide on the vocational education issue that according to Dan DeGrow, Superintendent of St. Clair County RESA, will affect the future of hundreds of young people who attend and could attend St. Clair TEC in the future.  He says, “these students learn on-the…

Woman Charged With First-Degree Murder Of Son

Donna Scrivo

A St. Clair Shores woman who was charged earlier this month with the dismemberment of her son’s body and depositing his remains in number of areas in St. Clair County has been charged with first-degree murder.  Donna Scrivo, 60, was arraigned on the murder charge Monday afternoon.  In addition, Scrivo is charged with disinterment and…

Board Of Education Asking For Input

Jeff Stout

The Board of Education for Port Huron Area School District is beginning its search to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent H. Ronald Wollen. The Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB), a statewide service organization that supports the work of local school boards, is assisting the board.  The first step in the process is gathering…

$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”

Judge Cynthia Platzer

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…