2010-09-30

Film Clips



(M.P. — Michael Phillips; G.W. — Glenn Whipp; K.T. — Kenneth Turan; R.M. — Roger Moore; S.L. — Sheri Linden) Alpha and Omega In this animated kiddie movie, sometimes the wolves look like wolves and sometimes they look like humans. It’s the story of the emerging love between Humphrey (voiced by Justin Long), a goofball omega wolf, and Kate (Hayden […]

Award-winning musical coming to The Whiting

Monty Python’s “Spamalot”

FLINT — The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python’s Spamalot, will visit the fair city of Flint for two performances at 8 p.m. on Oct. 21-22 at Flint’s Premier Performing Arts Venue, The Whiting. Lovingly “ripped-off” from the internationally famous comedy team’s most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Monty Python’s Spamalot is the winner […]

News Briefs



Getting right FLINT TWP. — In the Sept. 23 issue, the headline on the story about Flint Township’s adoption of a new road debt service fund for the Dyewood Road Special Assessment was incorrect. The headline should have read “Township votes 4-2 to adopt new road debt service fund for Dyewood.” — N.B. Flu shots available at C/A Senior Center […]

DELEG’s Bureau of Fire Services kicks off training



LANSING — Fire professionals from around the state are gathered today at the Kellogg Center on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing to learn more about rolling out Risk Watch®, a nationwide safety awareness and education program, in schools within their communities. The Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth’s Bureau of Fire Services and State […]

UM-Flint to dedicate peace garden, statute



FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint recently joined other universities around the country by establishing a peace garden on its campus. A statue of Gandhi will be part of the Peace Garden in Willson Park. The new garden and statue will be dedicated as part of the Annual Peace Day observance 10 a.m. Oct. 2 in the park. Participants, however, […]

Genesys offers women chance to “Renew” their lifestyle



GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) is conducting its fall session of “Renew,” a 12-week weight loss and fitness program exlusively for women, which emphasizes small lifestyle changes, attainable goals, wellness, and plenty of fun and education. A free, informational session will take place Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m., at GAC. The 12 weeks of Renew are packed […]

Local singer hopes to break through with soulful sound




GRAND BLANC — Flint native and Grand Blanc resident Nannette Benman is hoping to reach as many people as she can with her voice by way of her CD “I’m Stronger In You.” A Flint Northwestern High School graduate, Benman put out her CD on a record label, Benman Music Group, started by Nannette and her husband, Gilbert Benman, in […]

Bakery selling “Pretty in Pink” cupcakes for breast cancer awareness




BURTON — Tasty Layers Custom Cakes is using one of the things they do best to raise money for a good cause. During the month of October, the business, located at 5515 Davison Rd., is donating $2 from every sale of six packs of their “Pretty in Pink” cupcakes, available in very cherry chip or fudge frenzy, to the Awareness […]

Crossroads Halloween Ghosts and Goodies



FLINT — For laughs. For fun. To surprise. To scare. That’s the way it is when Halloween comes to Crossroads Village. Every weekend in October, beginning Oct. 2 at noon this authentic turn-of-the-last-century town becomes a haunted play land. With magic shows, train rides, fresh apple cider, doughnuts and candy for the kids. At Crossroads Village, Halloween is just the […]

Goodrich High will be site of hazardous waste collection




GOODRICH — Goodrich High School is set to host a drop-off site for Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Day this Saturday. The event, which is held every May and October in Genesee County, will have volunteers located at the high school, 8029 S. Gale Rd., from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to help people unload both their household hazardous […]