Latest St. Clair Shores, Michigan Stories

2013-05-03 23:15:41

Join in Celebrating this Amazing Accomplishment as Jackie Saunders and Her Companions Bike to Raise Funds for Lupus Support, Education and Research. St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 On May 18th, Jackie Saunders (leader of the Lansing lupus Support Group) and three friends will be biking roughly 100 miles from the Sparty Statue at Michigan State University to the Michigan Lupus Foundation Office in St. Clair Shores. Jackie was diagnosed with lupus in 2010, and is doing this ride in...

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jul. 29--The summer's heavy rains may have kept lawns a little greener, but they've made the water along Michigan's beaches a little dirtier. Michigan's swim season is likely to have more beach closures than last summer as heavy rains have flushed sewage and wildlife feces into lakes and streams, raising the E. coli contamination counts that force beach closures, a new report suggests. Statewide, 11 beaches are closed or under health warnings because of...

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Steve Neavling, Detroit Free Press Jul. 16--Record levels of E. coli recently found in Macomb County waterways couldn't have come at a worse time, public health officials said this week. As potentially dangerous amounts of human and animal feces continue to wash into Lake St. Clair and rivers this summer, causing beach closures, funding is drying up for testing while local, state and federal governments grapple with deficits. Of the 13 employees who monitored the county's E. coli...

2007-10-28 18:00:11

By Kim North Shine, Detroit Free Press Oct. 28--The story goes that inexplicable, frightening sights and sounds have emanated from the bathhouse at the Grosse Pointe Woods Lake Front Park: lights turning off and on by themselves, showers doing the same, a figure of man appearing in shaky glass wall. What started as a local legend now has a home on a handful of Internet sites devoted to compiling ghost sightings and haunted places. But are these really ghostly encounters or just...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'