McLaren Health Plan among best places to work in healthcare

Modern Healthcare honor based on employee feedback FLINT — McLaren Health Plan is among the nation’s best places to work in healthcare in 2010, according to its employees and Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry on a national level. “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition,” said […]

Excellent season projected for deer hunters

STATEWIDE — Today, September 16, marks the opening of the 2010 deer hunting season starting with the annual early antlerless season. The Dept. of Natural Resources and Environment suggests that this could be a boon season for hunters in all segments of deer hunting. Michigan offers segments of deer hunting that includes the early season, the annual youth and disabled […]

Township approves update of county auto theft council

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved an update to the mutual aid agreement to participate in G.A.I.N., the Genesee County auto theft control council at its Sept. 7 meeting. Police Chief George Sippert gave an overview of the agenda item, saying it was not new but only an update to agreement for G.A.I.N. The Flint Township […]

Free evening of croquet

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Swartz Creek Kiwanis, hosts a free evening of croquet 6-8 p.m. Sept. 22 at the clubhouse at the Genesee Valley Meadows golf course, 5499 Miller Rd. The chamber will have sandwiches and light items to snack on for reasonable prices, and individuals should come early. Attendees will […]


SEPT. 10-OCT. 26 Bear hunting season in Upper Peninsula and North Baldwin BMU. Consult DNRE guide for specifics. SEPT. 15-NOV. 14 Fall wild turkey hunting season for permit holders. SEPT. 16-20 Early firearm antlerless-only deer hunting season. SEPT. 17-OCT. 26 Bear hunting season in Lower Peninsula. Consult DNRE guide for specifics. SEPT. 18-19 Youth waterfowl hunting season. SEPT. 25-26 Youth […]

Parent offended by high school open house held on Rosh Hashanah

FLINT TWP. — A Carman-Ainsworth parent expressed his offense at the date of Carman- Ainsworth High School’s Sept. 9 open house due to the open houses occurring on Rosh Hashanah, a Jewish holiday. Harold Steinman attended the Sept. 7 Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools Board of Education meeting, saying he is a “proud Carman-Ainsworth parent, and a proud Jewish parent,” and […]

News Briefs

St. George Orthodox Festival set for Sept. 18 FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Rd., announces its 75th Anniversary Festival 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 18. The festival features Middle Eastern food, bake sale, beer tent, live music, dancing, kid’s rides and a 50/50 raffle. Admission is $2 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Parking is […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters holds 66th Annual Meeting, Recognition Celebration

FLINT — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint will celebrate the service and contributions of its dedicated volunteers, donors, and community supporters at the 66th Annual Meeting & Recognition Celebration 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Sarvis Conference Center, 1231 E Kearsley St. The theme for the 66th celebration is “Start Something.” Reta Stanley, President/CEO, and Bob Bois, Board of […]

Carman-Ainsworth honors alum killed in combat

FLINT TWP. — In a moving ceremony, Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools paid tribute to alum Joe Johnson at its Sept. 10 football game. Johnson, a U.S. Army Specialist who graduated from Carman-Ainsworth High School in 2004, was killed in combat in Afghanistan on June 16 at the age of 24. To memorialize their fallen soldier, the district held the special recognition […]

Vertigo Theatrics kicks off new season

FLINT — Musical Dinner Theatre Performances of “Working” by Vertigo Theatrics have begun at the Masonic Temple in downtown Flint, 755 S. Saginaw St. “Working”, based on the book written in the 1970s by Studs Terkel, takes us through the course of one 24-hour work day where we meet and hear the stories of various workers. Shows will be Sept. […]