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Corrigan of Flint earns recognition FLINT — Corrigan Moving Systems, Flint, an agent of United Van Lines, has been honored by the worldwide transportation company for exceptional professional achievement. Announcement of the recognition, conferred as part of van line’s annual awards program, was made by United CEO Richard H. McClure during United’s 2013 Convention, held in Boca Raton, Fla. with […]

Potted Christmas trees produce cheer all year



Christmas trees are the quintessential decoration of the holiday season, often erected in front windows gleaming with decorations, trinkets and lights. Much thought goes into selecting a tree and turning it into the centerpiece of a celebration. Holiday celebrants with no personal preference may struggle with the decision to buy an artificial or real tree. Those who opt for a […]

Avoid the hidden costs of online shopping



Online shopping saves shoppers the trouble of waiting in long lines while offering the convenience of around-the-clock hours. With a few clicks of the keyboard or scrolls on a tablet, shoppers can typically find just about any product or service they desire. But additional fees and service charges that can quickly accumulate also are a part of online shopping. However, […]

Financial gifts kids will actually like



1. An Awesome Piggy Bank Saving money is the foundation to developing positive financial behaviors, but it can be a real struggle to convince your kids of that fact. A great way to encourage children to save their money is by giving them an awesome “piggy” bank to keep it in. 2. Math “Video Games” “Grand Theft Auto 5” may […]

‘Local union with a heart’ loaded lots of toys and goodies on Santa’s sleigh




FLINT TWP. — Many came bearing gifts to add to an already huge pile of toys fronting the stage at UAW Local 598 for its annual Toys for Tots campaign. This year, most of the toys were purchased with more than $7,000 raised through Kernels for Cash, an in-plant sale of popcorn to Flint Assembly employees and UAW Local 598 […]

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Zumbathon planned to aside Philippines FLINT — A Zumbathon charity event for the Philippines Typhoon Aid and Relief will be held at Hurley Health & Fitness Center, 4500 S. Saginaw St., Flint on Dec. 13, from 6 to 8pm. Licensed Zumba Instructor Michelle Kryska, along with the host facility — Hurley Health & Fitness Center, members of the Pilipino- American […]

FSPA faculty concert series continues



FLINT — Flint School of Performing Arts faculty member Liz Spector Callahan, oboe, will perform at 7 p.m. on Dec. 20 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. Callahan will be joined onstage by fellow faculty member, Brandon Cota, cello, throughout the concert. Michael Callahan, harpsichord, will accompany on the first selection […]

Cavs boys hoops wins opener




FLINT TWP. — In his first game as the Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball coach, Jay Witham and his team were tasked with extinguishing the fire that burned within Grand Blanc on Tuesday. While the Bobcats fought hard from start to finish, the Cavs still managed to find a way to parlay leads of 20-18 and 39-33 at the end of […]

Lady Cavs’ hot start snapped at Hamady




FLINT — The longest season-opening win streak in at least seven years was snapped Tuesday night when Carman- Ainsworth lost to Hamady, 64-55, in a nonleague girls’ basketball game at Hamady. The Lady Cavaliers had put together their first 3-0 start since at least 2006, routing old nemesis Grand Blanc, 51-37, in their opener, beating Swartz Creek, 58-49, last Thursday […]

Roundup



BOWLING Carman-Ainsworth bowled against L’Anse Creuse North Sunday with Jordan Nunn ending up as the runner-up to L’Anse Creuse’s Trevor Mackowiak. Nunn rolled 217-245-172-208-842. DeQuincy Adams rolled 265-16-204-179-809, Jordan Bair rolled 214- 181-162-236-793 and Cameron Wright ended the day with a 178-180-182-190-730. Milton Gibson rolled 182-130-214-181-707 and Ricky Williams rolled 161-165-125-153-604. For the girls, Sharmonica Simon ended with a 246-183-188-168-785, […]


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