Flint Township closing for President’s Day Feb. 22

FLINT TWP. — In observance of President’s Day, Flint Township Municipal Hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd., will be closed on Feb. 21. Along with the closing, the Board of Trustees meeting has been changed to Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. For more information or to contact the township, call 810-732-1350 or visit www.flinttownship.org. — Natalie Blythe

Plan now for long-term medical care

The acknowledgement that we are not invincible and will potentially need a contingency plan for medical care and assistance one day is not something that all people are anxious to make. After all, many do not want to advertise their weaknesses or humble themselves to ask for help. However, planning ahead for long-term care is a financial and lifestyle decision […]


TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-10 p.m. WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. SATURDAY, JAN. 29 Dancing at the Elks, 7-11 p.m., at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple Rd., Grand Blanc. Dance lessons at 7 p.m., open dancing at 7:30 p.m. […]

Adult, community ed offerings

FLINT TWP. — Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth (BCA) Adult and Community Education recently released its course list of offerings for winter and spring 2011. BCA offers a variety of adult programs, including special interest and fitness classes, along with adult education courses such as high school completion and youth programs, including early childhood and summer programs. Individuals interested any programs can register online […]

‘An Evening with Jim Brickman

‘America’s Romantic Piano Sensation’ coming to The Whiting

FLINT — Since revolutionizing the solo piano sound with pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations, Jim Brickman will bring his signature brand of sound when he comes to The Whiting Feb. 11 for ‘An Evening with Jim Brickman’ at 8 p.m. Brickman’s signature style of romantic piano playing and songwriting has brought him six Gold and Platinum selling albums, 28 […]


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.; […]

Board approves county admin fee for franchise customers

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees authorized a per month fee from Genesee County to the bills of township residents who are City of Flint water customers at its Jan. 24 meeting. The township first discussed the water rate increase for township residents who receive water from the City of Flint at its Jan. 10 meeting. At […]

Sloan Museum crawling with ‘CSI: Crime Scene Insects’

FLINT — “CSI: Crime Scene Insects” at Sloan Museum delves into the mysterious world of crimesolving entomology. It runs now through May 8. “CSI: Crime Scene Insects” explores one of the most fascinating areas of criminal investigation — forensic entomology. This exhibit uses hands-on learning stations, examples of real field and lab equipment and intriguing case studies. See real crime […]

Raiders set aside Goodrich hockey team

LAPEER — The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth hockey team posted a solid 5-2 non-conference win over Goodrich at the Polar Palace in Lapeer last Saturday. The Martians scored with 5:31 remaining in the first when Trevor Bushnell scored off a feed from Sam Brauer and Brendan Woodruff, but Flushing had the answer with two goals to pull ahead, 2-1. Mickey Montpas scored […]

Richardson Consulting announces February events

FLINT – Recco S. Richard Consulting, Inc. (RSRC) announces upcoming programs and events for February. On Feb. 5, RSRC announces its youth outing, ‘Skate Till You Drop,’ from 4:30-7 p.m. at Skate Land in Mt. Morris. Cost is $10, which includes transportation, skate rental and admission. The outing is for children ages 4-17 and chaperones are welcome. On Feb. 12, […]