Race For County Commissioner Sees New Names On August Ballot

Jeff Bohm

Jeff Bohm

The ballot is filling up for the August 5th primary.  St. Clair County Commissioner Board Chairman Jeff Bohm, of East China Township, will be challenged in an August primary by Gary Eisen, of  St. Clair Township, and Allen Reichle, of East China Township to run come November on the Republican ticket.  Democrats James Papineau and Edward Rieves, of Kimball Township, are looking to run as well.  Republic Raymond Meli of Marine City will face-off against Bill Gratopp of Algonac.  Jeff Bohm has served on the board for nine years, three of which he has been elected chair.

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Student Recognition April 16, 2014

SC4 Honors 168 Students At Student Recognition Ceremony

St. Clair County Community College honored 168 students during its annual Student Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Port Huron campus. The students were recognized for work they completed and honors they received in several categories during the 2013-14 academic year.

SC4 Honors 168 Students At Student Recognition Ceremony

Student Recognition April 16, 2014

Student Recognition April 16, 2014

St. Clair County Community College honored 168 students during its annual Student Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 16, in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Port Huron campus. The students were recognized for work they completed and honors they received in several categories during the 2013-14 academic year.

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Secretary Of State Ruth Johnson Kicks Off Campaign For Second Term

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson kicked off her campaign for a second four-year term with a series of events around the state.  Johnson visited Waterford Township Lansing and to begin the campaign.  Johnson, a Repulican is an Oakland County native, former county clerk, state lawmaker and county commissioner. Democrats have yet to announce a…

Secretary Of State Ruth Johnson Kicks Off Campaign For Second Term

Ruth Johnson

Ruth Johnson

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson kicked off her campaign for a second four-year term with a series of events around the state.  Johnson visited Waterford Township Lansing and to begin the campaign.  Johnson, a Repulican is an Oakland County native, former county clerk, state lawmaker and county commissioner. Democrats have yet to announce a challenger to Johnson for the Nov. 4 election.   Johnson’s campaign states,  a second term will mean a continued focus on customer service at the secretary of state’s office.

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Woman Hospitalized After Crash

An 83 year old Marysville woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a collision with a semi-truck. The woman was travelling westbound on Lapeer Road, shortly before 1:00.  She attempted to make a left turn onto Range Road, but turned into the path of the semi, driven by a 35 year old Smiths Creek man.  The…

Woman Hospitalized After Crash

emsAn 83 year old Marysville woman was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a collision with a semi-truck. The woman was travelling westbound on Lapeer Road, shortly before 1:00.  She attempted to make a left turn onto Range Road, but turned into the path of the semi, driven by a 35 year old Smiths Creek man.  The woman was transported to Port Huron Hospital by Tri-Hospital EMS.  The driver of the semi was uninjured. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.  Port Huron Township Fire and Rescue also assisted at the scene of the incident, which temporarily closed Lapeer Road.

 

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12th Annual Art Auction – Friday, April 25

The 12th Annual Art Auction will take place on Friday, April 25 at the Council on Aging, Inc., Port Huron Senior Center, 600 Grand River Ave., Port Huron. The preview party starts at 6 p.m. with the auction beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and can be purchased…

12th Annual Art Auction – Friday, April 25

Sierra Exif JPEGThe 12th Annual Art Auction will take place on Friday, April 25 at the Council on Aging, Inc., Port Huron Senior Center, 600 Grand River Ave., Port Huron. The preview party starts at 6 p.m. with the auction beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and can be purchased at the door. This year the Auction will be showcasing several pieces by local artists and Paint with a Twist of Shelby Twp. The photo that was taken by Dr. Ted Barss of lightening hitting the Blue Water Bridge has been transformed into an oil painting which is part of auction. Marlin Art and Arin Ross Auctions from New York will be bringing in 150 pieces for the auction. The fans of Eric Clapton and The Eagles will want to see the two autographed guitars that will be on display during the preview party and up for auction that evening. The Annual Art Auction provides an engaging and educational evening, while attendees view works from a variety of artists and memorabilia which will include, but is not limited to:

• Tarkay (original acrylic oil on canvas and hand signed/numbered Serigraph)

• Salvador Dali

• Norman Rockwell

• Vincent Van Gogh (Lithograph)

• John Stanisci (IDW JUDGE DREDD #13)

• Rembrandt

• 02 Red Wings Hockey Collectible

The Annual Art Auction is an activity of the CoA’s Fundraising Committee. The funds raised help support the CoA’s four multi-purpose senior centers. CoA is thankful for the financial support for tonight’s event from Gordon Food Service and R. Janus Supply. Through the continued efforts and support of the Citizens of St. Clair County and volunteers in the community, the Council on Aging, Inc. serving St. Clair County has helped keep senior citizens in their homes since 1968. Some of the programs that help benefit the senior citizens of our community are:

• Meals on Wheels – reaching over 262,000 meals in 2013 with numbers on the rise Page 2

• In Home Services – Providing personal care, chore services, homemaker, and home repair.

• Senior Nutrition – In addition to the Meals on Wheels, the program offers tips, and low cost meals open to the community in addition to congregate meals.

• Exercise – Offering yoga, dance, total rebound (formerly body recall), Tai Chi, and Balance & Beyond 

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