The business end of public library




FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will be celebrating its 25th year when its monthly meetings resume in September after a summer hiatus. At its May meeting, the group dispensed its annual scholarship awards and learned about library resources from guest speaker Kay Schwartz, director of the Flint Pubic Library (FPL). The library offers business research tools, Schwartz […]

Graduation day looms for the pup and I



When it became clear I was the only person in the household our 1-year-old Yorkie, Gunnar, would not mind, a decision was made at the highest level of the family that he, and I, would be going to school to learn about a thing called “obedience.” Personally I didn’t see what the problem was. Gunnar and I had become best […]

Yes he can!

McLaren Flint honors employee, announces recycling partnership with Coca Cola


FLINT —Terry Striggow of Holly, a 36-year employee of McLaren Flint, is proof that a little change really “can” make a big difference. Concerned about seeing numerous empty cans and bottles thrown away in hospital trash bins for sanitation reasons, Striggow knew there had to be a better way. In November 2012, he sought permission to collect the empty containers […]

In brief



Getting it right FLINT TWP. —Township budgeted expenses exceeded revenues in 2013 by about $700,000. An incorrect amount was reported in the audit story published in the June 5 edition. — R.S. Walking the dog for a good cause FLINT TWP. — Prizes will be offered for the best dressed dog, best trick, longest tail, shortest tail, biggest and smallest […]

Bishop launches nonstop service to Chicago




FLINT TWP. — A ribbon-cutting and water cannon salute launched United Express jet service last Thursday from Bishop International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport. “The addition of these jets marks the first time in the history of our airport that we will be an all-jet operation,’’ said Pat Corfman, airport director of marketing and public relations, in a press […]

Twp. to start ‘no soliciting’ list




FLINT TWP. — Residents and business owners who don’t want solicitors knocking on their door may soon be able to sign up for a prohibited list kept by the township clerk. An amendment to the township’s ordinance dealing with peddlers and solicitors licenses passed first reading at the June 2 board meeting and is due for second reading an adoption […]

A CLASS ACTION SALUTE



Nearly 300 Carman-Ainsworth High School seniors graduated in a ceremony June 5 at Perani Arena. They listened to a poetic history recapping their underclassmen years, watched video highlights set to the tune of their Class Song, “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons and presented their Class Gift — a Student of the Month display case. They heard words of encouragement and […]

Tee Time



TUESDAY, JUNE 17 The 32nd Annual BSA Golf Tournament registration and lunch 11:30-12:45 p.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. at ATLAS VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB 8313 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. $125 per golfer includes 18 hole, four person scramble, cart, lunch, awards dinner, gifts and door prizes. Sponsorships available. Proceeds go to the Stella and Fredrick Loeb Charitable Trust. Send registration […]


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