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 SATURDAYS Free community gym […]

Cats win two-in-a-row

WAYNE — The Michigan Mountain Cats Class B junior hockey team has been impressive in its last two Great Lakes Junior Hockey League outings, including a 6-3 win at the Wayne Community Center over the Michigan Ice Dogs last Saturday. In a contest that saw the Cats get called for nine infractions for 18 minutes in the box compared to […]

Carman-Ainsworth offers a ‘Closer Look’ at the quality of education

FLINT TWP. – Hello! Hell-oooo! Hellooooooo! The harmonizing voices of choir students greeting visitors to their classroom at Carman-Ainsworth High School was one of many examples of quality education displayed in a Closer Look tour last week of what the school has to offer. The Closer Look initiative that began in late January invited the public into district schools to […]

Baker celebrates Black History month with events

FLINT TWP. — In recognition of Black History Month, Baker College of Flint will present several open-tothe public events throughout February. These events are Pat Diener’s Movie Night and Poetic Spoken Word. For Pat Diener’s Movie Night, the recurring theme throughout each of these movies is that with persistence, hard work, courage, self-confidence and determination, dreams can come true. The […]


WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Angel food orders taken at Covenant Word of Life Church, 5058 Lapeer Rd., Burton, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.cwolchurch.com, Kim Rodden at 810- 280-0438 or krodden@kettering.edu or Phyllis Cook at 810- 715-3857. Angel Food Ministries orders taken at Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich, from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays and […]

Jr. Generals shoot down Jets twice

FLINT — The Junior Generals enjoyed one of their most dominant weekends of the North American 3 Hockey League season, sweeping the Metro Jets, 6-0 and 5-3. Flint outshot the Jets, 50-18, Saturday at Iceland Arenas, and Peter Emery stopped all 18 Metro shots to post the Generals’ first shutout of the season. Shane Totten had two goals and two […]

Board to vote on changing MERS benefits for police command officers

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will vote on a resolution for changing the MERS benefits for the police command officers at its Feb. 22 meeting. The board previously approved a letter of agreement between the township and the Police Officers Command Association at its Feb. 7 meeting. The vote was 5-1 with Trustee Frank Kasle dissenting. […]

Preschoolers invited to Humane Society for preschool story time

BURTON — Children ages 2- 5 and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Genesee County Humane Society, G- 3325 S. Dort Hwy., for preschool story time. The event, which runs 12:30-1 p.m., helps children learn about furry friends through hands-on activities, along with playing with puppies and kittens. Upcoming dates for the preschool story time are March 2, May 4, […]


SATURDAY, AUG. 20 “Aging with PPS” educational post-polio confrence at the Genesys Confrence & Banquet Center. Hosted by the Michigan Polio Network Inc. Details: 313-885-7855.

The fishing is free and the rewards infinite

STATEWIDE — Winter fishing offers more people the opportunity to fish because a boat isn’t required and the icy surfaces of the vast number of ponds, lakes and rivers provides pretty easy access. The state encourages everyone to take part in its second segment of Free Fishing Weekend that takes place Feb. 19-20. The summer segment typically takes place every […]