The Saint Clair County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has moved the over one-thousand square foot building, from an area near the former Thomas Edison Inn at the Blue Water Bridge, to the Saint Clair County International Airport. Director, Jeff Friedland, says his office will be using the facility as a training area and intends to open it up for other uses as
It's Memorial Day weekend, and there's lots to do, in the local area. The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament returns to Port Huron this weekend, with activities taking place at the Blue Water YMCA. Also, at Pine Grove Park, it's the 33rd annual Feast of the Ste. Claire, with reenactments and demonstrations of early Michigan history and from around the local
Officials say the St. Clair County Health Department is monitoring all the public beaches for the presence of E. coli bacteria. At this time, all the public bathing beaches meet the State of Michigan's full body contact standards for E. coli, and the monitoring will continue through the summer. For up to date information and advisories for St. Clair County public beaches
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates declined in 15 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in April. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels increased in 13 regions over the month, while labor force levels were up in ten areas. Spokesman Michael Williams says the reductions were somewhat below the typical April rate
Unemployed workers in Michigan can still claim their jobless benefits even though state offices will be closed on Monday to observe the Memorial Day holiday. The Unemployment Insurance Agency says Michigan's automated response voice interactive network, known as MARVIN, will be available to process the claims. Officials say, because of the upcoming holiday, there may be a
Details on that expansion plan for SMR Automotive Systems in Marysville released at a press conference Thursday at Marysville City Hall. Company, city, and county officials talked of an expanding mirror producing plant and an increase in jobs that could total over 400 new employees in five years. Port Huron enters into the picture too because SMR will be using the former Advanced
Who will become the next City Manager for Port Huron? We won't know until the fall sometime, but the work has begun on finding the best candidates for the job. A special session Thursday night for the Port Huron City Council saw discussion with the Michigan Municipal League on the process for finding qualified candidates, with Mayor Pauline Repp says the council is also in
It's some new digs for the Saint Clair County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management as they've moved the over one-thousand square foot building from an area near the former Thomas Edison Inn at the Blue Water Bridge to the Saint Clair County International Airport. The county's Jeff Friedland says with the potential for all kinds of hazards to befall the local
It's a high speed digital world these days, and if you don't have access to it, you're going to be left out. With that in mind, St. Clair County now begins a big push to get more wired up, with everything from government to businesses, schools, libraries and even senior centers being prepared for faster internet connectivity. An event Thursday at the county
Courage doesn't mean you don’t get scared, it means you don't give up. Naomi Lynn is an on-air radio personality at RadioFirst Port Huron and her sister has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, with her undergoing chemotherapy for treatment resulting in a loss of hair. Lynn and some of her family decided to sport shaved heads this past week to show their
Joe Mauer broke up a no-hit bid from Annibal Sanchez with a one out single in the ninth, but Sanchez went on to pitch a one hit complete game shutout with 12 strike outs, as the Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-0 on Friday night. Omar Infante, Miguel Cabrera, and Don Kelly all drove in two runs for the Tigers. Kelly hit a home run. The Tigers have won four in a row, while the
Miguel Cabrera hit another home run, his sixth in four games, and drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind on Thursday night to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 at Comerica Park. Prince Fielder had two RBI, including driving in the go ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Game two of a four game series is set for Friday night in Detroit.
Jimmy Howard made 28 saves to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-0 victory in game four of their playoff series with the Chicago Blackhawks. Detroit leads the series 3-1. Jakub Kindl scored a power play goal in the second period and Dan Cleary scored an empty net goal in the games final minute for Detroit. Game five is Saturday night in Chicago.
Despite two rain delays totalling an one and 52 minutes, the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 11-7 on Wednesday night to sweep a two game series. Miguel Cabrera had a home run and three RBI and has now hit five home runs in the last three games for the Tigers. Victor Martinez added two RBI and Brayan Pena had three hits and an RBI. The Tigers are a half game out of
Max Scherzer gave up a run in the first and then retired the last 22 hitters he faced in a row, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 win on Tuesday night in Cleveland against the first place Indians. Andy Dirks and Miguel Cabrera both had a home run and two RBI for the Tigers, while Prince Fielder also drove in a run. Game two of a two game series is Wednesday night in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Cavliers will pick first in this years NBA draft, after winning the lottery on Tuesday night in New York. Orlando will pick second and Washington will pick third. With the Wizards moving up into the top three, it pushed the Detroit Pistons back to the eighth overall pick. Detroit entred the lottery with the seventh best chance to win it.
The Detroit Red Wings took a 2-1 series lead on Monday night, with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena. Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 second apart in the second period to put Detroit on top 2-0. Pavel Datsyuk added a goal in the third period. Game four is in Detroit on Thursday night.