History of Valentine’s Day

The holiday season is over but so called “hallmark holidays” litter the calendar year, so where does the “season” end or begin? Valentine’s Day, February 14, has long been a day for couples to share an intimate evening with gifts and a romantic dinner. But many people have little knowledge of where the love fest…

Race to the Bitter End

Chilly Fest and the Silver Stick finals are responsible for pulsing life into Downtown Port Huron, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22 and 23. Chilly Fest participants raced to an early bitter end Saturday evening as rain called off the ice drag races on Sunday. Children giggled while bouncing on inflatables inside Kid Zone, bundled up…

A Cool Place to Be

In the beginning, there was Pastime Hobbies. And according to its regulars, it was good. While other stores came and went, Pastime Hobbies served gamers in Port Huron for over 20 years. Jeff Kenny worked at Pastime for his father Gary in charge of games. In 2009, Jeff branched off from Pastime Hobbies and founded…

Celebrations for the King

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. started with a dream, and turned into a legacy. SC4 celebrated this legacy Monday night with a night of festivities at the SC4 theatre. There were multiple acts of singing and dancing present, and even a mock Michelle Obama appearance. It was a night in which a group…

Helping with the Haiti Earthquake Disaster

Since the nation of Haiti was struck with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12, people and organizations from across the globe have coordinated a massive relief effort. However, there is still a need for more support to provide things such as food, water, shelter and medical support. To get some information on how to…

Chilly Fest Makes Tracks

Rachel Olivia KobylasStaff Writer Tread marks, paw prints, and hoof silhouettes are just some of the tracks that will be left behind by this weekend’s Chilly Fest. The event is scheduled to take place in Downtown Port Huron, Friday, Jan. 22 through Sunday, Jan. 24. For those feeling a financial pinch, this weekend provides opportunities…

One dollar. No, two dollars.

Students returning to school this January had quite the surprise when paying to park in the South McMorran lot. Previously, the price to park on the South lot was a single dollar, but as of Jan. 1, the price has doubled. The students may have gotten a surprise but the school knew of the price…