Tuesday was the filing deadline for those seeking a seat, in the fall, for the St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees and the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education. Tuesday's filing deadline for local boards saw John Adair and Nicholas DeGrazia seeking to keep their seats, in November at the St. Clair County Community College, with no one filing to
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Port Huron Township was the scene Tuesday for a standoff between St. Clair County Sheriff Deputies and a suspect in a criminal sexual conduct case that ended peacefully. Sheriff Tim Donnellon says the suspect, a 28-year old man from Port Huron Township, went into a vacant home along the 25-hundred block of Michigan Road in the morning. Then, shortly after 8:00 a.m., deputies
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It was a ribbon cutting ceremony, Tuesday, for the just completed Shea Road project in Ira and Cottrellville Townships. The project began in late May and Kirk Weston at the St. Clair County Road Commission says the work was much needed. Work included overlaying asphalt, restoring the aggregate shoulders, a cross road culvert replacement at McKinley, and some new pavement
Mussey Township will see the Capac Road Bridge over Belle River rehabilitated, with the project set to begin on Monday. The work will include removing the entire bridge deck and portions of the foundation of the Capac Road Bridge. The bridge foundation will then be rehabilitated and the bridge deck reconstructed. The bridge approach roadway will be reconstructed as well.
It's a big blast of summer this week, at the Goodells County Park with the annual St. Clair County 4-H and Youth Fair. The event features animal auctions, carnival rides and lots of other attractions, with local resident Don Walker telling us he became involved with the fair through his kids, who are participants in the poultry competitions. Other events happening at the fair
The United Way of St. Clair County will be saying goodbye soon to Executive Director Lonnie Stevens. She's announced her retirement is to be effective August 1st, with her telling us that while this will mark the second time she's left the organization, this one is for retirement….she had left earlier for another job opportunity. Stevens has served the local United
Since the launch of the first Kids Count Data book 25 years ago, Michigan has improved in child and teen death rate and teen pregnancies, but continues to struggle in overall child well being, ranking 32 in the nation. Gilda Jacobs of the Michigan League for Public Policy, a Kids Count partner, says Michigan's overall ranking puts it in the bottom half of the country, and it is not
Propery now owned by Casey's Pizza adjacent to the Huron Avenue eatery's parking lot taken down Monday. The building, at Michigan and Beers served as a law office for many years.
Dancers enjoying Big Pappa and The Machine
The Southside Jazz Festival another success Sunday afternoon as several groups provided a variety of music. The well attended event featured several public information booths and a number of local eateries to mark the 28th year of the Lincoln Park event.
Dale Markel was working on a water main break Sunday when he suffered an apparent medical emergency that apparently claimed his life. Mayor Raymond Skotarczyk asked citizens to keep Dale’s family in their prayers. He described Markel as a hard-working dedicated employee. The incident happened about 6:45 p.m. according to a press release issued by the city.