April 16, 2014
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Records were broken, Monday night, as snowfall in the area added just enough inches to rewrite the books.  The National Weather Service says the Flint office now stands at 83.4” of snow which erases a record last set in the mid 70’s. Detroit’s official weather measurement also broke the all time record this morning at 94.8” of snow for the season which breaks a
 
A special meeting last night for the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education saw more discussion on just what is desired and required for a new superintendent.  Over a dozen have applied for the post and more meetings, this month, will lower the number down to a handful that will be interviewed publically by the members.  Meanwhile, Board President Jeff Stout says,
 
A couple of Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates were approved Monday night,. by the Port Huron City Council, during a regular session.  Mayor Pauline Repp says both US Farathane and Royal Oak Boring will be adding jobs to the local area. The council, Monday night, also approved a $25-thousand dollar grant, from the National Recreation and Park Association, that'll be
 
Several interested individuals, yesterday evening, at the St. Clair County Community College heard another side to the nuclear waste question at Bruce Power. Dr. Gordon Edwards, of Ontario, continues to seek alternatives to a plan to bury intermediate and low level wastes near the plant which is also near to the shores of Lake Huron. SC4 instructor of English and Philosophy, James Soto,
 
State weekly average now pegged at $3.71, which is up 6-cents with some Port Huron pumps at $3.89 to as low as $3.66. Summer fuel changeover, in part, to blame.
 
 
Storm in Shelby Twp courtesy of Mike Schreiber via National Weaher Service

Southern Saint Clair County became part of the bull's-eye for the latest round of severe weather over the weekend. Saturday evening’s storms struck areas like Marine City, Saint Clair, Algonac and Ira Township. A swath of damage was noted all the way across to lake Michigan in a narrow band that was for the most part just north of M-59 according to National Weather Service Forecaster

If you're looking for some good eats you might want to give the new restaurant along the Thomas Edison Parkway a try.  It's called COURSES, and the chefs are all students of the Baker College Culinary Institute.  Baker's Tom Recinella says soups, salads and more are on the menu, which will keep changing as new creations are unveiled by the students. Recinella says no

It's National Library Week this week, with a host of activities and events going on each day at the branches of the St. Clair County Library System.  The library's Sharon Smith says libraries today are more than just books and other resources, as they keep up on the latest technologies and have a wide variety of ways to access and obtain information.  Activities are listed on
Representative Paul Muxlow during signing ceremony on scrap metal bill.

The Director of the Michigan State Police is applauding Michigan's new law designed to curb the theft of scrap metal. She commented on the law change over the weekend as did St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon. The new reporting rules officials say will be a big plus to law enforcement.
 
 
 
A disease that has killed millions of bats in the U.S. and Canada has been detected in Northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said that laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome has been found in Alpena, Dickinson and Mackinac counties. The fungus was found on five little brown
The San Diego Padres beat up on Max Scherzer and took down the Tigers 5-1 on Sunday.  Scherzer allowed four runs in five innings, but did strike out ten.  Victor Martinez drove in the only Tigers run.  Detroit is home on Tuesday to face Cleveland.
The Detroit Pistons lost their final home game of the season 116-107 to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.  Greg Monre scored 20 of his 23 points in the second half for the Pistons, who will miss the playoffs, and close out the season on Wednesday at Oklahoma City.
The Port Huron Patriots were held to one first down and -13 yards in the first half and trailed at the break 61-0, on their way to a 114-0 loss at Erie on Sunday.  Port Huron has now lost seven games in a row after opening the season with their only win.
Petr Mrazek earned his second shutout of the season as the Detroit Red Wings beat the St. Louis Blues 3-0 on Sunday.  Justin Abdelkader scored two goals and Pavel Datsyuk had two assists.  Riley Sheahan also had a goal, the Wings will play Boston in the first round of the playoffs.
After getting one hit on Friday in San Diego, the Detroit Tigers bounced back with a 6-2 win over the Padres on Saturday night.  Justin Verlander picked up the win and added his first two career hits.  Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson each drove in two runs for the Tigers.  The final game of a three game series in Sunday in California.
Max Milosek stopped three break-aways in the third period, including one at the buzzer on Jordan Watt, to lift the Port Huron Fighting Falcons to a 4-3 win in Johnstown on Friday night.  The victory gave the Falcons a 3-0 sweep in the best-of-five series.  Bryan Yim had a goal and two assist and scored the series winning goal on a second period power play.  Jon Hall, Noah Batis,
Joe Nathan blew a three run lead in the bottom of the ninth, but Victor Martinez led off the tenth with a home run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 on Wednesday to earn a split in their two game series.  Nick Castellas had a three run home for Detroit, who plays in San Diego on Friday.
A goal credited to Riley Sheahan with 1:15 left in the third period, put the Detroit Red Wings into the playoffs for the 23rd season in a row.  The goal tied the game with the Pittsburgh Penguins, who eventually beat the Wings 4-3 in shootout, but the one point earned by Detroit was enough to clinch a post season berth in the East with two games left in the season.  Detroit is home to
The Detroit Pistons got rocked in Cleveland 122-100 by the Cavs on Wednesday night.  Brandon Jennings and Jonas Jerebko each scored 17 points.  Detroit has three games left in the season and plays at Chicago on Friday.
Carl Crawford knocked in the game winning run in the bottom of the tenth with a double off Phil Coke to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers.  Victor Martinez had delievered a two out RBI single in the ninth inning to tie the game for the Tigers, who scored their other run on an Austin Jackson home run.  Game two of a two game series is Wednesday night in
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