2019-11-21 E-Edition

Miracle League of Greater Flint founder receives Young Professional Leader Award

GENESEE COUNTY— Local children living with disabilities will soon be able to learn the game of baseball in a state-of-the-art ballpark, thanks in large part to the efforts of Brian Caine. Caine, 19, is the founder and director of the Miracle League of Greater Flint (MLGF), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for physical activity for children of all […]

Burton man killed in Flint Township crash

FLINT TWP. — A Burton man was killed Sunday after driving through a red light in Flint Township and striking another vehicle. Flint Township Police responded to the two-car crash at Corunna and South Dye roads, where an investigation showed Kenneth Saunders, 86, of Burton was traveling westbound on Corunna Road and was possibly having a medial emergency. Saunders’ vehicle […]

Heartland Healthcare Center provides update on Legionella case

FLUSHING — Earlier this month, Heartland Health Care Center- Fostrian in Flushing held a town hall meeting to update its employees, patients and their families on the facility’s efforts to eliminate any trace of Legionella bacteria at the center. Around three months ago, two patients at the skilled nursing facility tested positive for Legionnaires disease, and Legionella was also discovered […]

Township board moves meetings to new time

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will move its regular meeting time from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m., effective the first board meeting in January 2020. Treasurer Lisa R. Anderson said it was suggested last year that the board look at changing its meeting time, for the following reasons: Many of the presenters at board meetings have […]

New on-call firefighter hired by board

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees Monday approved hiring an on-call firefighter. Fire Chief Thomas Stadler said Joshua Hollister has successfully completed a police background check, written test and physical agility test. He also has completed his Fire Academy work and will begin an orientation process. In other Flint Township Fire Department news, the board approved spending […]

In brief

Christmas Bake Sale FLUSHING — The Flushing United Methodist Women will be hosting their annual Christmas Bake Sale during Flushing’s Candlewalk on Dec. 5 and 6. Customers can purchase yeast bread tea rings for $15, buckeye candy for $6 per bowl and cookies for $7 per tray. All products will be made from scratch by the Flushing United Methodist Women, […]

Genesee District Library announces honorees for Black History Brunch

FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has announced the honorees for the 19th Annual Black History Month Brunch for Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Each year the GDL honors people who are making a positive difference in the community. The Award of Excellence will be presented to Melinda Anderson, […]

Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K

GRAND BLANC — An annual favorite, the Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K is happening Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Grand Blanc High School, 12500 Holly Rd. Chocolate goodies await finishers at the third annual Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K. The race begins at the Perry Innovation Center and runs through a residential area. This race benefits the […]

Bishop Airport installs pet potty

FLINT — When nature calls at Bishop International Airport, pets will have a new indoor spot to sniff around on before doing their business, complete with a red fire hydrant. A new pet-relief area is now located inside the terminal, beyond security screening. The indoor area includes a patch of artificial grass for four-legged flyers to stretch their legs. An […]