2018-07-19 E-Edition

Get ready for Fall at MCC’s Saturday Registration Event July 21

FLINT — Fall is just around the corner and Mott Community College is looking for students who are ready to get more out of life. To help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment, Mott Community College (MCC) will be open July 21 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Flint Campus. Saturday hours give current and prospective students an opportunity […]

Excellence in Governance awarded to Caya

FLINT — Jason Caya, the vice president of the Hurley Board of Managers, has just graduated from the year-long Excellence in Governance Fellowship through The Michigan Hospital Association (MHA). He walks in the footsteps of fellow board members Chris Flores, Charlotte Edwards, Carl Bekofske, Phil Shaltz and Frances Gilcreast. Through the Excellence in Governance Fellowship, board members are educated on […]

Tunes at Noon are back

FLINT — In case you’re wondering how Stella got her groove back… the answer is simple. She spent her summer at Willson Park in downtown Flint, enjoying free live music at the ever-popular Tunes at Noon Festival! And whether you are looking to get your groove back, or just give it some much needed maintenance, why not make plans to […]

International Day of Friendship has a wealth of value

You probably didn’t know it, but July 30 is International Day of Friendship; a popular holiday worldwide! The founder of Hallmark created Friendship Day and it was promoted in the 1920s. However, since many saw the day as a ploy to sell greeting cards, the celebration of the holiday dwindled in this country. It is still widely recognized in Asia. […]

In brief

Mall hosting special event tonight FLINT TWP. — The public is invited to a special event at Genesee Valley Center mall at 7 p.m. on July 19. It includes a special announcement via satellite by a celebrity guest at 7:45 p.m.; a Have A Cigar- Pink Floyd Tribute Band; chances to win up to $500 in giveaways, balloons and face […]

Barons’ Summerfest heritage continues

GAINES — On any given day, Gaines is a quiet little hamlet where kids ride their bikes in the streets and the sounds of birds, frogs and distant tractors bounce in on the breeze. But July 28-29, the place will be bustling as the Barons Motorcycle Club hosts the annual Barons’ Summerfest. A pancake breakfast kick-starts the family-friendly festivities from […]

Township to share costs for new traffic signal

FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved an agreement with the Genesee County Road Commission to share costs for installing a traffic signal at the intersection of Linden Road and Linden Creek Parkway. A signal at the intersection is needed due to a recent bridge posting on Linden Road that reroutes truck traffic, according to a letter from Bonnie […]

Old Newsboys receive grant from the Stella & Frederick Loeb Foundation

GENESEE COUNTY — Old Newsboys of Flint, Inc. has announced it has received a $4,000 grant from the Stella & Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust administered by Huntington Bank. These funds will support the 2018 Christmas Box. The Old Newsboys of Flint (ONB)’s Christmas Box Program provides Genesee County’s low- income children with a sweat suit, two pairs of socks and […]

Police chief contract approved

FLINT TWP. — Police Chief Kevin Salter was officially sworn in on May 22 but it took a bit longer to finalize his contract. The township board has approved a one-year contract with automatic oneyear extensions with termination conditions. Salter’s promotion is subject to a six-month probationary period. His approved salary is $93.500 a year (payable bi-weekly) and will increase […]