MONDAYS Bingo at the Elba Lions Club. Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular games start at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for snacks. Bingo at the Lapeer American Legion, 1701 W. Genesee St. EVERY 3RD THURSDAY Scrabble Club, 5-7:45 p.m. meets the third Thursday of each month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library. Bring your Scrabble board […]

Workers approve new contract, strike averted

GRAND BLANC — A strike was averted as technical workers at Genesys Regional Medical Center voted in favor of a new contract offer on Oct. 14. By 5 p.m. the votes of nearly twothirds of the 280 technical workers at Genesys were in and counted with 181 of them voting in favor of accepting the new contract and only 15 […]

Film Clips

(M.P. — Michael Phillips; G.W. — Glenn Whipp; K.T. — Kenneth Turan; R.M. — Roger Moore; S.L. — Sheri Linden) Let Me In This shrewd American remake of the Swedish original novel and film, “Let the Right One In,” follows a young girl vampire, Abby (Chloe Grace Moretz), whose budding friendship with a severely bullied boy leads to a gory […]


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-241-5258. WEDNESDAYS Awana […]

2nd Annual Shake Your Mailbox Day is set for Oct. 23

GENESEE COUNTY — As we relish the brilliant hues of fall, the Genesee County Road Commission, in cooperation with the County Road Association of Michigan and the U.S. Postal Service, is asking residents to shake their mailbox in preparation for the next seasonal color, white. Gov. Jennifer Granholm has proclaimed Oct. 23 the 2nd Annual Shake Your Mailbox Day in […]

So close again: Cavs edged by Cardinals

DAVISON — There are two ways to look at Carman-Ainsworth’s football season this year: One, the Cavaliers (3- 5) will finish below .500 no matter what they do in their season finale this Friday at Novi. Two, they were six points away from sweeping Big Nine champion Davison. Carman-Ainsworth lost its second twopoint decision to the Cardinals in four weeks […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD FRIDAYS Free community gym […]

Prevention/intervention program aims to help youth

FLINT — A Youth Behavior Treatment Program, offered by Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc. (RSRC), runs the weekends of Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 6-7 with the aim to help area youth who are struggling with various problems. The program currently has a few remaining slots and limited scholarships available for participants. The Youth Behavior Treatment Program (YBTDP) is an intensive, […]

Cavaliers dropped by Hawks

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth soccer season came to an end in the first round of the district playoffs Monday as the Cavs fell to a tough Saginaw Heritage team, 4-1. The Cavaliers Alex Sarver scored the lone goal for Carman-Ainsworth with Kamron Marsh assisting. Colin Heaton was in net for the Cavaliers, and he was solid with eight saves on […]


SECOND SUNDAYS Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville. Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is $4. Details: 810-793-6068.