Community Briefs

ABC12’s Larry Elliott to speak about S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald FLINT — Larry Elliott, co-anchor of ABC12 News This Morning and ABC12 News at Noon, is the featured speaker at the Mott Community College Fridays at Applewood Lecture Series on Oct. 8. A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., with the presentation to follow in the auditorium of the […]

In Brief

Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar GRAND BLANC TWP. — “Achieving excellence in diabetes care,” a one day seminar offered by Genesys on Nov. 10, is designed for nurses, physicians and other health care providers who manage patients with diabetes. This full day of lectures by specialists in the field of diabetes takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Genesys Conference […]

Mutt Masquerade, 21st Annual Dog Walk-A-Thon is Saturday at

FLINT — The Humane Society of Genesee County’s 21st Annual Dog Walk-A-Thon and Mutt Masquerade are coming up noon-3 p.m. Oct. 9 on the campus of Mott Community College. The event features games, the Mutt Masquerade competition, HSGC alumni picture, vendors and, of course, the walk. The walk is a mile-long marked trail that meanders through the grounds and the […]

Seminar attracts interest in robotic surgery trends

GRAND BLANC — More than 110 area residents and physicians attended a series of seminars Sept. 28 featuring the da Vinci surgical robotic system. Available in this region only at McLaren Regional Medical Center, the da Vinci surgical system features more precision and visualization for surgeons. Utilizing tiny incisions, the system also results in less pain, less blood loss and […]

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 […]