Hurley Children’s hospital wins vote for Miracles Online



FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital, the only Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital in the region, and one of only four in Michigan, is the top winner of the Credit Unions for Kids online contest resulting in $50,000 awarded by Credit Unions for Kids. In addition, Dr. Alan Klein, a pediatric dentist on staff at Hurley has donated an additional $10,000 […]

Church receives large donation of toys



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) played Santa to children of MCC students, Dec. 22, thanks to a donation from the Dedicated Believers Ministries in Burton. The church received a large donation of brand-new toys from a toy company, valued at approximately $10,000. Church officials decided to give the toys to MCC to give to students with children. “We wanted […]

Spirit of giving



A group in Indiana known as Forward for Flint embraced the Christmas spirit and, quite literally, went the extra mile (more than 300 miles) to bring bottled water and other donations to the families of Flint. The group loaded up donated water and supplies and headed to Flint in the very early morning hours of Christmas Eve, delivering the water […]

‘Flint Sprint’ initiative concludes, achieving progress for residents



FLINT — Sixty days after announcing the launch of the Flint Sprint initiative, 22 Flint community organizations and sponsor organizations have completed impactful projects aimed at improving residents’ quality of life. The initiative – introduced by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, with pro-bono support from Deloitte – mobilized Michigan businesses to […]

In brief



Concert season begins at The Whiting FLINT — The 2017 concert season will get off to a great start when musicians from across mid-Michigan join together for a special performance on Jan. 6 at The Whiting. The concert, part of Mid-Michigan Band and Orchestra Day (MMBOD), will feature more than 350 accomplished high school musicians. MMBOD is a full-day event […]

TOUGH, SMART AND CAPABLE

FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY CUSTOMERS WANT HIGH-TECH FEATURES AND LUXURY

Customers now expect more than superior capability from their trucks. They demand more technology to get the job done quicker and easier. Here are the top five class-exclusive technologies that customers are choosing, never before available on Super Duty until now: 1. Adaptive Steering – Technology makesbacking a trailer into a parking area ornavigating tight, low-speed maneuverseasier – reducing steering […]

Get to the truth about dieting and weight loss



Weight loss is a popular resolution come the new year. But in spite of that popularity, the resolution to lose weight is no small task. When resolving to lose weight, men and women will encounter an abundance of information about dieting and weight loss. It’s difficult to know who to believe and to determine which plans will be effective. Research […]

Resolving to unplug from devices



Many people now spend ample time each day texting, posting to social media and watching videos on their smartphones. Devices such as phones and tablets might play big roles in many peoples’ lives, and few may realize just how much time they’re spending on their devices. According to Nielsen’s Total Audience Report, Americans aged 18 and older now spend more […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents The Greatest New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball in the Universe. With performances by Ironsnake, Dec. 31. Tickets are $10 in advance. Toolology, a Tribute to Tool, and also a Tribute to Rage Against the Machine, will perform, Jan. 6. Tickets are $10 in […]

Legacy Officials program looks to mentor next generation of referees




HARTLAND – Michigan, not unlike most other states across the nation, is struggling with a shortage of officials for junior high and high school sports. Steve Tannar, the Kensington Lakes Activities Association assigner says locally that Michigan High School Athletic Association registered officials are down by one third. Looking to stem the tide, the MHSAA is reaching out to high […]