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A greater step to a bigger mission

Richard Bernstien runs for Justice in the Supreme Court Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief When first meeting someone, how do we judge them? Usually for most people, it’s a visual judgment, whether negative or positive. Richard Bernstein, Democratic candidate for Michigan’s Supreme Court Justice, never had that option. Born with Congenital Cataracts and Retinitis Pigmentosa, Bernstein faces…

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Halloween, booze, and charity

Zombie crawl makes its way through downtown Port Huron Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief Zombies invade Port Huron, again, and this time it’s for a good cause. The 5th annual Zombie Crawl took place Saturday Oct. 18, drawing in an estimated 600 people. The event started at Casey’s Pizza and Subs, where participants brought canned foods in…

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Blues and Folk music unite

Blues group and local band reel in crowd at SC4’s theatre Angie Stoecklin Editor-in-Chief On the night of Oct. 4, the audience in SC4’s Fine Arts theatre exploded with applause when Coordinator of the Arts Celeste Skalnek announced that she was thrilled to have Madcat Midnight Blues performing SC4. The event featured opening band Gasoline…

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Kick-off, beer’s big month

Wolverine’s market Oktoberfest festival returns Therese Padgham Guest Writer Sept. 27, 2014 was a pitcher-perfect-day for the second craft beer Oktoberfest at Kiefer Park in Port Huron. Hundreds joined at the park on scenic St. Clair River to celebrate the beer tasting festival. A dozen Michigan brew houses presented both keg and bottled products from…

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Still Running; still got it

Acoustic band provides a twist on the usual sound Lily Petit Staff Writer Still Running consists of the acoustic sounds of Mike Mercatante, 54, and Jenna Reed, 46, who entertain the customers of The Raven Café every last Saturday of the month. For nine years Still Running has been providing an eclectic mix of rock,…

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The end of an era

Manifest the Machine goes out with a bang Gregory Garofalo Lifestyle Editor The Schwonk Sound Stead, you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. The infamous music venue has long been a popular hangout for the college students of SC4, no matter the genre of the band, the grand brick house…

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Cracking the secrets of The Vault

The Vault Sweet Shop cuts the ribbon Gregory Garofalo Lifestyle Editor The Vault. A treasure trove of untold sweets and ice cream flavors. Recently purchased Round Island Sweet Shop, has been re-named and re-purposed since May 23. “We just launched sandwiches,” says Vault co-owner James Branch, “We have phases and plans moving forward. Our first…