2010-10-28

Flint Youth Theater hosts “Meet the Playwright”



FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre hosts Beyond a Child playwright, Moses Goldberg this Friday evening. A reception will be held in Goldberg’s honor following a performance of FYT’s production of Beyond a Child. Patrons attending Friday evening’s performance or any performance of Beyond a Child are invited to attend. “For years I have been hearing about the wonderful work of […]

A steep leap



Recently the national prep football scene has become its own version of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, with the bad taking the form of St. Cloud, Fla., coach Bill Buldini’s suspension for allowing a homeless player to live with him. While the rule is actually designed to curb player recruitment, the result could end up costing as much […]

Genesys to realign emergency care services



GENESEE COUNTY — As part of its ongoing commitment to provide appropriate levels of medical care and services in the most effective and needed settings, Genesys plans to realign emergency care services and establish a patient care facility in downtown Flint as part of the city’s revitalization initiatives. After a comprehensive assessment of the community’s current and future health care […]

Cavs face tough road in district competition




OWOSSO — District No. 10-A, Owosso will be tough for the Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team in its quest for a district title. The Cavs started the season slow, but have peaked at the right time and are playing better than they have all year. Carman-Ainsworth will face a big challenge in its opening round game when it faces Big Nine […]

Township approves reducing code enforcement position to part-time

Board votes for early retirement agreement with O’Leary


FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted 4-3, with Treasurer Sandra Wright and Trustees Frank Kasle and George Menoutes dissenting, to reduce its full-time code enforcement officer position to a part-time position at its Oct. 18 Board of Trustees meeting. In a memo to the Board of Trustees dated Oct. 15, Supervisor Karyn Miller said that “due […]

Lapeer Loggers off to strong start in opener




LAPEER — The All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers played their first-ever regular season game at the Polar Palace last Friday, selling out all 1,240 seats. The contest itself wasn’t what the organization had been hoping for, though, losing to the Troy Bruins, 3-2. After the first period came and went without any penalties or changes to the scoreboard, Lapeer’s […]

More than 700 signatures gathered on resident’s tethering petition




SWARTZ CREEK — After two months of raising awareness on the issue of 24- hour tethering of dogs, resident Annie Carlson has gathered more than 700 signatures for her online petition to help change current Michigan law. Carlson, who began her online petition in early August, recently held an informational meeting Oct. 14 on the petition. “Ten people came to […]

Truly a numbers game

Fat Guy’s Corner

The 2010 college football season has one theme to it! Please don’t vote my team number one! Oklahoma is the third straight victim losing its number-one status by losing to Missouri. The new number one team is the Auburn Tigers, which bypassed the Oregon Ducks. Oregon should thank the BCS for keeping number two. I stated last week not to […]

Cadette Troop collecting items for Adopt-A-Pet



SWARTZ CREEK — Swartz Creek Cadette Troop (1)1754 will be out in the area later next month, collecting items for its Silver Project which will benefit Adopt-A-Pet. The troop is collecting unscented cat litter, canned kitten food, dog and cat toys, collapsible cages, cleaning supplies (paper towels, bleach, laundry detergent), stamps (for mailing out information on our different programs), 55-gallon […]

Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing girls’ varsity swim and dive team,