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 […]

Loggers’ take OT victory; Host “Community Day”

LAPEER — In their first-ever exhibition contest, the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers hosted the Battle Creek Revolution last Friday, edging out a 3-2 overtime win that featured four fights. “We had a great crowd for our first night out. I think the attendance was (686) and we showed them a great game,” said General Manager Tyler Harrison. “I’d […]

Gloria’s, Ltd., offers unique, one of a-kind items at new location

FLINT TWP. — Since opening its doors in 1983, Gloria’s, Ltd., has provided customers in Genesee County and beyond with a wide selection of unique, one-of-a-kind items. Owner Gloria Van Duyne first opened the store in a little room in a house below the Chestnut Tree in Grand Blanc and since, the business has operated in subsequent locations in Grand […]


MONDAYS Beginner line dancing at 9 a.m.; pool and advance line dancing at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program (reservations required) at noon; and shuffleboard at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Body rebuilding and billiards at 9 a.m.; […]

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 […]


3. Fotini Batsios 1:19.51 100 breast 2. Kayla Seeley 1:23.89 3. Ashleigh King 1:25.20 400 free relay 1. Stemczynski, Seeley, Howard, Kohata 4:17.21 — M.S. CROSS COUNTRY 10-16-10 Boys Goodrich Invitational 1. Saginaw Heritage, 27; 2. Davison, 71; 3. Grand Blanc, 96; 4. Swartz Creek, 103; 5. Rochester Adams, 118; 6. Heritage “B”, 119; 7. Kearsley, 167; 8. Carman-Ainsworth, inc. […]

Business Briefs

Local groups to spread cheer at GVC FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center is creating a wonderland of sounds and sights this holiday season. Commencing on Black Friday and spreading throughout the holiday season, choral and instrumental groups from local churches, schools and community groups will be performing in the Burlington Coat Factory Wing. Groups interested in performing during the […]

Township approves Streetlight Assessment District

FLINT TWP. — With safety being a main driving force, the Flint Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved the creation of a Special Assessment Street LIghting District on Claude Avenue at its Oct. 18 meeting. The Special Assessment District, which involves eight parcels of property, calls for the installation of three street lights on Claude Avenue. During the public hearing […]

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 […]

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