Cavs’ wrestling falls to Grand Blanc

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 9:27 p.m. — SWARTZ CREEK — The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team lost in the thrst round of its Div. 1 team district tournament tonight, falling 68-0 to Grand Blanc. Grand Blanc advanced to win the district title over host Swartz Creek.

Ceremony kicks off annual Senior Olympics

DAVISON TWP. — The 41st Annual Senior Winter Games of Genesee County got off to a start, Feb. 4, with opening ceremonies and the pie eating contest at the Davison Area Senior Citizen Center. With 15 senior centers in Genesee County, hundreds are expected to participate. Jean Johnson, director of the Burton Senior Activity Center, was the key speaker at […]

Krasner remembered for passion, commitment to Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Many who knew Mort Krasner remember him for his desire to see Flint Township grow as a place to do business and as a community to live in. Krasner, 84, the owner of Krasner Jewelers, died Jan. 31. He was born June 27, 1934 in Grand Rapids. The family moved to Flint before his first birthday and […]

Project prom: ensuring glamour for all

BURTON — About 100 prom dresses yearly are given away through the Forever Bella Hardship Program. The free dresses are for senior girls in Genesee County to allow them to attend their senior prom stress free. There is a great need for the dresses because of the loss of work in the county, according to Victoria Griggs, who owns Forever […]

Kildee introduces landmark Social Security proposal

WASHINGTON D.C.— Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, has introduced the Social Security 2100 Act, which is intended to increase Social Security’s benefits while making the system financially strong through the end of the century. Kildee, a member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, joined Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01) and over […]

In brief

Township looking for volunteers FLINT TWP. — Residents interested in volunteering to assist the Flint Township Road Advisory committee, not as member but to help make recommendations on how to spend millage money, should contact the township offices at 810-732- 1350. Also needed are volunteers to advise the parks and recreation committee and to help with clean-up projects. — G.G. […]

Genesee District Library names Flushing Area Librarian

FLUSHING — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Cristen Jackson as the new Flushing Area librarian. Prior to this position Jackson was the librarian at the Genesee Valley Center Library. She also worked as a Library Assistant at ITT Technical Institute in Flint. “My main goal is to continue to make the Flushing Area Library a warm and welcoming […]

Make sure to celebrate love each day

For Valentine’s Day, I took a friend a plate of ham, his favorite, a sign that said bless your heart, a package of suckers because he now sucks on suckers in place of smoking, which he gave up a couple years ago, and a BRATZ Valentine’s Day card I got in a package for all my family and friends that […]

McLaren Flint welcomes new Foundation vice president

FLINT — McLaren Flint welcomes Doug Glazier as the new Vice President of the McLaren Flint Foundation effective Dec. 3. Prior to joining McLaren Flint, Doug served as the Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) where he developed significant growth in corporate, individual and volunteer contributions, special events, and priority fundraising campaigns. Before […]

Daffodil Days return through American Cancer Society

GENESEE COUNTY — The American Cancer Society has brought back Daffodil Days. Daffodil Days i s an opportunity for everyone to join the American Cancer Society in saving lives and leading the fight for a world without cancer. Dollars raised through the program support groundbreaking research, patient services and other life-saving programs such as transportation to and from treatment. Through […]