2019-10-24 E-Edition

Genesee Career Institute student wins national competition

BURTON — How often have you been stuck in traffic, annoyed and wishing you had a stress reliever? That’s how Bendle High School senior Trenton Warner got the idea for the greeting card that recently received top honors in the 2019 Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation Student Design Competition. The competition included 287 students from across the country who […]

Clemons announces candidacy for Genesee County Board of Commissioners

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township resident Domonique Clemons has officially announced his candidacy for the Genesee County Board of Commissioners District 4 seat. County Commissioner Kim Courts has held the District 4 seat since she was first elected to the office in 2016. Courts has not announced whether she plans to run for re-election. The district covers Flint Township and […]

CAHS and MCC struggle with bedbug issues

FLINT TWP. — Concern about the presence of bed bugs at Carman- Ainsworth High School has grown to the point that one student is wearing a hazmat suit to school. Last week, Superintendent Eddie Kindle sent a letter to parents confirming that a bed bug had been found in a classroom at the high school and that the district is […]

Area police and first responders attend Davison Twp. boy’s birthday party

DAVISON TWP.— A Davison Township boy with autism received the wish of a lifetime when local police officers and first responders attended his birthday party over the weekend. Last Saturday, a procession of police and emergency vehicles arrived at the home of Johnny Porter in Davison Township. Johnny, 13, had invited local law enforcement personnel to attend his birthday party […]

Genesee Valley Center to hold Trunk and Treats, Oct. 26

FLINT TWP. — Truck & Treats at the Genesee Valley Center on Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This is a free community event. There will be trick or treating in the mall (please check in at Center Court for bags and goodies!). Trunk or Treat will be held in the Outdoor Village, between Bar Louie and Barnes & Noble). […]

In brief

Holiday lights fundraiser FLUSHING — Flushing City Parks and Recreation is accepting donations for its Holiday Lights Trail Walk along the Riverview Trail, which will be held during the Flushing Candlewalk on Dec. 5 and 6. Items to donate include working Christmas lights, inflatables, extension cords etc. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours at Starline Kitchen and […]

Donor support leads to dedication of Medical Education Center

FLINT — Hurley Foundation has unveiled the new Dr. R. Roderic Abbott Medical Education Center. The center provides technology enhanced rooms for trainings and conferences within the hospital, enhancing our vision to be “leaders in transforming health through academic and clinical excellence, expanding access to innovative care.” Comprised of seven different rooms, the renovation was made possible through generous donations […]

Deadline to apply for MCC STEM Scholars program is October 27

FLINT — Students interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) field of study in college can potentially receive a four-year STEM degree tuition free. This is possible through a partnership between Mott Community College (MCC) and Michigan State University (MSU) as part of MCC’s new STEM Scholars program. The program offers students pursuing a degree in a […]

In brief

Genesee Health Plan to host ‘Trunk or Treat’ on Oct. 25 FLINT — Health and safety go hand in hand this Halloween season. Genesee Health Plan will host its first “Trunk or Treat” event on Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at its office located at 2171 S. Linden Rd. The trunk or treat event is a way for community members and […]