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 […]

News Briefs

Hopeful Hearts at senior center FLINT TWP. — Grace Hospice presents “Hopeful Hearts,” an on-going grief support group, every other Wednesday at Carman Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd. The group is facilitated by Goodman (Goodie) Cox and are held at 1 p.m. Future dates are Nov. 3 and 17, Dec. 1, 15 and 29. Details: Call 810-230-0127. — […]

County Commissioner 8th District

David B. Robertson Republican Age: 48 Residence: Flint Township Family: Married 25 years, three children ages 12 to 22 Education: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Profession: Automotive Hybrid Control System Engineer Political Experience: Member of the Genesee County Republican Party Executive Committee. This is my first time running for office. Community service: Participation and leadership of a variety of community service […]

County Commissioner 4th District

Keith D. Allen Republican Age: 42 Residence: Grand Blanc Family: Wife Sarah; Son Lucais – 10th grade Education: PhD candidate; MA Counseling (LPC); BA Education; AAS Public Administration Profession: College Instructor/Counselor/Academic Advisor Political Experience: Genesee County Republican Delegate Community Service: Member of First Presbyterian Church Flint; Lake Fenton Community Schools What are the important issues in this race: If we […]

Genesee County Treasurer

Judy Zabik Republican Age: 51 Residence: Family: Married to Bob for 20 years; one son, Michael, 15 years old Education: B.S. – Eastern Michigan University – Special Education, Regular Education, English Language and Literature; MA – Johnson State College – Education; MBA – Wayne State University – Finance and Accounting; Michigan State Certified Teacher in Special Education (K-12), Regular Education […]

State Senator 27th District

John J. Gleason Democrat Age: 56 Residence: Flushing Family: Wife, Karen; daughter, Clancy; and son Eamonn. Education: Mott Community College, Northern Michigan University Profession: UAW millright, retired; State Senator Political experience: Genesee County Commissioner, State Representative and State Senator Community service: Knights of Columbus, Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Shriners, Disability Network. The most important issues in this […]

U.S. House of Representatives 5th District

John Kupiec Republican Age: 53 Residence: Grand Blanc Family: Married for 29 years to wife, Kelly with three adult, college educated children. Education: Graduate of Ferris State University 1980, B.S. Automotive and Heavy Equipment Technology Profession: (current or retired) Owner of Canadian American Corporation, Leap Frog Digital Media Complex, Kupiec Farm, and six Subway Restaurants Political experience: None Community service: […]

Township meeting moved due to Election Day

FLINT TWP. — Due to Election Day on Nov. 2, the Flint Township Board of Trustees has rescheduled its first meeting in November to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 in the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd. The change was made at the board’s Oct. 18 meeting by Supervisor Karyn Miller. Miller said the township hall would be set up […]

FYT hosts ‘Meet the Playwright’ following performance

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre will host Beyond a Child playwright, Moses Goldberg, Friday evening with a reception to be held in his honor following a performance of FYT’s production of Beyond a Child 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at FYT, 1220 E. Kearsley St. Patrons attending Friday evening’s performance or any performance of Beyond a Child are invited to attend. […]

Chief commends Collins over Gumby incident

FLINT TWP. — Chief of Police George Sippert publicly commended Melissa Collins, a communications operator at the Flint Township Police Department, for her ability to track down the suspect in an incident last Friday night regarding a man dressed as Gumby. At the Oct. 18 Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting, Sippert told the board and audience about the incident […]