SNOWIEST WINTER E V E R


 
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

PORT HURON SCHOOLS USING TIME TO BEAT SNOW DAYS


 
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,

NEW EMPLOYMENT POSSIBLE AT TWO LOCAL PLANTS


 
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

NUCLEAR UNDERGROUND WASTE SITE DISCUSSED


 
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,

GASOLINE PRICES SEE SWINGS OF 20 to 25 CENTS


 
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

STORM SYSTEM BRINGS DAMAGE TO LOCAL AREA



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

BAKER OFFERS UP LUNCH TIME COURSES AT COURSES



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

LIBRARY WEEK OBSERVED THIS WEEK



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.

SCRAP METAL LAW SEES SMILES FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT



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.
 
 

BAT DISEASE FOUND IN MICHIGAN


 
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

Tigers Beaten By Padres


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.

Pistons Lose Home Finale


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.

Blown Out!


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.

Wings Blank Blues


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.

Tigers Bounce Back


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.

Falcons Sweep


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,

Tigers Win In Extras


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.

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