Civil rights and immigrants in our community

Michigan Department of Civil Rights celebrates 50 years. In 1964, Michigan was the first state to add civil rights to the state constitution. Deputy Director for the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Leslee Fritz job is to help fight against discrimination and the laws that enforce them. Her department sees an average of 125 cases a year regarding same.

Port Huron’s Grammys: the “BWammys”

The second coming of the Blue Water Music Awards   Erick Fredendall Editor-in-Chief    Last year Port Huron hosted the first Blue Water Music Awards (BWMA) in an evening filled with music, tuxedos, and a drunken clown.    Now BWMA is back, and takes place Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post…

College Christians stand for Christ

Local house church for college teens and young adults Gregory Garofalo Managing Editor In a world that is progressively becoming more politically correct and that, according to Washington Post, one third of Americans under thirty hold no religious affiliation; it can be intimidating for a young college student to hold a faith in Christ in…


Pot full of bills

Michigan and marijuana: where we stand
As a small number of states are making the decision to legalize and/or decriminalize marijuana, it may lead Michigan residents to wonder where their state stands.
There are four bills related to the use of medical marijuana that are either on the table or pending review through the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Senate.

pollock at lynchs

One last show

The SC4 Foundation and Lynch’s Irish Tavern is hosting “The sounds of SC4 President Dr. Kevin A. Pollock” Thursday, Feb. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. There will be no entry charge, though donations are encouraged.

Photo by Greg Garofalo

Frozen fun hits downtown

Despite the bitter cold, residents of Port Huron banded together to celebrate the annual Chilly Fest. No, the spirit of festivities could no be defeated as participants enjoyed a weekend of ice sculpting, live music and shows, and of course chili.

Faster education

‘Blue Water Middle College: An Overview’   College proves time and time again to be one of the most difficult tasks a person can undertake, both in time and economics (as many wallets, empty bank accounts, and loan statements around SC4 will show). Considering everyone must already dedicate 12 years of their life in order…

Bringing Art to the People

December Art Hop brings artists and locals to downtown businesses   The Blue Water Young Professionals, along with 25 local artists and 20 downtown businesses teamed up for 2013’s last Art Hop on Dec. 7. Art Hop is an event that has been happening since 2012 according to the events website, It is an…