Woman Dies In Motorcycle Crash

A 29-year-old woman was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle incident in Port Huron.  Shortly after 10 p.m., officials were called to the intersection of Electric Avenue and Vandenburg Place, where they found the woman lying in the roadway and a 26-year-old man in the grass.  A destroyed Harley Davidson motorcycle was nearby.  Witnesses report that the motorcycle was being driven by the man which was traveling southbound on Military Street when it struck a curb on Electric, just north of Vandenburg.  The impact threw the victims from the motorcycle – The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  The man was transported to Lake Huron Medical Center with what are being termed critical injuries and major head trauma.  He was airlifted to University of Michigan for further treatment.  Neither of the victims were wearing helmets.

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Rep. Hernandez Praises GOP Action Plan: Greater Transparency For Michiganders Is A Win-Win

 State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron joined colleagues at the Capitol to unveil the 2017-2018 House Republican Action Plan, which is the guiding document for the upcoming legislative session. “Michigan taxpayers deserve to know that their hard earned money is being spent in a responsible way,” Hernandez said. “I look forward to helping achieve…

Rep. Hernandez Praises GOP Action Plan: Greater Transparency For Michiganders Is A Win-Win

 State Rep. Shane Hernandez of Port Huron joined colleagues at the Capitol to unveil the 2017-2018 House Republican Action Plan, which is the guiding document for the upcoming legislative session. “Michigan taxpayers deserve to know that their hard earned money is being spent in a responsible way,” Hernandez said. “I look forward to helping achieve this priority as outlined in the Action Plan by finding ways to increase transparency, efficiencies, and accountability in all aspects of state government.”  Rep. Hernandez was recently named chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation.  “We must continue to control government spending going forward and ensure taxpayer money is spent accordingly,” said Hernandez. “My primary objective as Chair of the Transportation Subcommittee will be to ensure as much transportation funding as possible goes directly to improving Michigan roads and is not diverted to other uses.”  The GOP’s Action Plan for reform and responsible leadership during the new legislative session can be accessed at http://gophouse.org/best-way-forward/.

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McLaren Port Huron Presents Program About Dementia And Family Impact

McLaren Port Huron will present a program about the impact on families when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia. Dementia and Family Impact will take place Wednesday, March 8, 10 – 11 a.m., at the McLaren Port Huron Jefferson Building. 1320 Washington Avenue, Port Huron.  Dementia not only impacts the person with the disease,…

McLaren Port Huron Presents Program About Dementia And Family Impact

McLaren Port Huron will present a program about the impact on families when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia. Dementia and Family Impact will take place Wednesday, March 8, 10 – 11 a.m., at the McLaren Port Huron Jefferson Building. 1320 Washington Avenue, Port Huron.  Dementia not only impacts the person with the disease, but also their entire family. Learn about the dynamics of the family system, including typical roles in families, individual strengths and weaknesses, and how these factors interact to affect the well-being of the family as a whole and the person with dementia. Coping strategies to minimize conflict and alleviate negative outcomes will also be discussed.  This program is presented by McLaren Port Huron 55 Plus and the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Michigan. The program is free, but registration is required. To register or for more information, visit www.mclaren.org/phevents or call HealthAccess at (800) 228-1484.

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Homebuyer Seminar Presented By Team Maxwell

A  Seminar for first-time homebuyers will be presented Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. at the Keller Williams office at 3750 Pine Grove Avenue, just north of Applebees.   The hosts,Team Maxwell, consists of Dianna Maxwell and her co-workers.  At the seminar, attendees will hear from Caremy Snellenberger from Amerifirst Mortgage, who will explain about…

Homebuyer Seminar Presented By Team Maxwell

A  Seminar for first-time homebuyers will be presented Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. at the Keller Williams office at 3750 Pine Grove Avenue, just north of Applebees.   The hosts,Team Maxwell, consists of Dianna Maxwell and her co-workers.  At the seminar, attendees will hear from Caremy Snellenberger from Amerifirst Mortgage, who will explain about the different ways of buying for a mortgage in today’s world.  He will even be able to “pre-qualify buyers as well.  According to Dianna Maxwell, her team will be answer questions, look up homes, and explain the process so first-time-buyers understand it better.  There is no cost to attend, and if you have questions or to rsvp,  you can call 385-0600
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Port Huron Native Provides Health Care For U.S. Navy Sailors

By Kayla Good, Navy Office of Community OutreachA 1999 Marysville High School graduate and Port Huron, Michigan native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Surface Warfare Medicine Institute (SWMI).  Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Lund serves as a hospital corpsman at the San Diego based training center. According to Navy officials, the institute’s purpose…

Port Huron Native Provides Health Care For U.S. Navy Sailors

Robert Lund

By Kayla Good, Navy Office of Community OutreachA 1999 Marysville High

School graduate and Port Huron, Michigan native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Surface Warfare Medicine Institute (SWMI).  Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Lund serves as a hospital corpsman at the San Diego based training center. According to Navy officials, the institute’s purpose is providing medical education, operational training and certification for medical, dental and fleet personnel ashore and afloat.  “I like being able to provide patient care while working independently,” said Lund. “Before the Navy I did paramedic work so being able to see patients and treat them now is rewarding.”
The sailors who are part of Navy medicine are the most highly trained, educated and specialized force in history, said Navy officials. The role of Navy medicine in preserving the healthy and fighting readiness of that force has never been greater or more critical.  “The Surface Warfare Medical Institute teaches 13 (con’t)

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