Angel Program seeking volunteers

The Michigan State Police Flint Post is seeking volunteers to assist with the Angel Program, which allows an individual struggling with addiction to walk into any post and ask for assistance without fear of arrest or investigation. Angel volunteers respond to assist...

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Liberties come with obligations

I began a 36 year career at Parke Davis Co. in 1960, working at their vaccine manufacturing facility in Rochester. Parke Davis, in the late 1800s, was granted the first pharmaceutical license issued by our government. Construction of the Parkedale Biological Farms...

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Medstar to place life-saving AEDs

When someone’s heart suddenly stops beating, every minute without defibrillation and CPR lowers the chance of survival by nearly 10%. When a bystander uses an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) on a person in cardiac arrest, their likelihood of survival doubles....

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The Pier fundraises for Animal Control

We want to take a moment to thank our neighbors, The Pier Provisioning Center Lapeer, for fundraising us nearly $600 at the recent Lapeer Days event. They have proven time and time again how generous they are as a business. They also participated in our recent...

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Get murder mystery dinner tickets

It’s 1898 and the Klondike Gold Rush is on in the Yukon Territory of Canada. Thousands are flocking to this region to seek their fortune, with no idea of how rugged and remote of a land it is. Just northwest of Dawson City lies the boom town of Gold Dust Junction—a...

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Why wasn’t outcome foreseen?

Incompetence, mental deterioration or both? I think we saw both on full display when President Biden was interviewed on ABC as well as when he spoke to the nation last Friday. He made statements that were demonstrably untrue. He claimed American citizens could get to...

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St. Clair County gypsy moth survey

The St. Clair County Board of Commissioners recently took the initial steps toward a Gypsy Moth Suppression Program in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension and the Friends of the St. Clair River. The purpose is to provide educational information,...

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Free NARCAN® kits at health dept.

In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the St. Clair County Health Department is providing free NARCAN® kits through August 31. Individuals 18 or older can visit the Health Department during regular business hours and pick up a free kit, anonymously,...

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Each layer adds some protection

Here we are, staring down the barrel of COVID again. It’s been a difficult year for all of us. No one has fully escaped the burden of trying to make choices that impact our health and the health of others. The vast amount of uncertainly, misinformation, and real-time...

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The biggest story is at the border

I couldn’t have said it better myself, referring to John Lengemann’s, letter to the editor in the August 11 edition of the Tri-City Times. Why is everybody so surprised? Biden is keeping his promises. Isn’t that what we wanted? We voted for him to get rid of “all...

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