2011-05-05

Genesee District Library millage increase receives nod from voters




GENESEE COUNTY — Voters approved a county-wide millage increase of 0.25 mills to help support the Genesee District Library at the May 3 election. Voters approved the millage increae, which will generate an addiitonal $2.2 million to maintain current library staffing levels, hours and other operations, by a vote of 15,250-10,998. Six precincts were still not counted at 11:15 p.m. […]

Orthopedic experts at McLaren offer free seminar on joint pain



MUNDY TWP. — Join McLaren’s top orthopedic experts as they present Bone Up on Joint Pain and Replacements, a free educational program to discuss joint pain and shoulder, hip and knee replacements on May 25 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Centre, off Hill Road at U.S. 23. Insightful presentations and a question and answer session will provide […]

Tennis



TENNIS5-3-11Carman-Ainsworth vs Flint Powersno report4-30-11Carman-Ainsworth vs. Lapeer East – canceled4-29-11Carman-Ainsworth 4, Davison 4No. 1 Singles Afrah Aslam (CA) def. Bronte Dipzinski 6-2, 6-4No. 2 Singles Brooke Dow def. Mariam Salman (CA) 7-5, 6-2No. 3 Singles Hailey Hutchins (CA) def. Caroline Smith 6-4, 7-6,7-2No. 4 Singles Aubri Smith def. Taylor Kost (CA) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4No. 1 Doubles Wilson/Burnette (CA) def. Kasper/McDowell […]

GDL spreads the word about nutrition program



GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has announced a partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is the term for what was formally known as Food Stamps. Although the program has been around since the 1930s, it is still underutilized by low-income families. In 2009 alone, Michigan missed out […]

U of M Flint’s Super Science Friday is back



FLINT — STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education is getting a lot of attention in the media, business, and academic circles. The University of Michigan-Flint is again sponsoring a special event aimed at getting elementary students interested in the sciences. Super Science Friday will be returning to UM-Flint on May 6. More than 600 seventh and eighth grade students […]

GOLF



Big Nine JamboreeAt Davison Country Club5-2-2011Davison 154, Powers Catholic 173,Flushing 176, Carman-Ainsworth193.Tony Mattar 40Valley Lutheran 205, Carman-Ainsworth 2085-3-11Tony Mattar 45— D.N.

Blotter



Attempt to fill faked prescription reported FLINT TWP. — Police were called to the 2300 block of Stonebridge Drive at 3:15 p.m. on April 26 to take a report from a physician about a fraudulent attempt to fill a prescription using his form. The physician said he had been notified by a pharmacy on Clio Road in the city of […]

Hurley Foundation receives grant for Dort Park relocation



FLINT — The Hurley Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Ruth Mott Foundation. The grant will assist with the Dort Park Relocation and Redevelopment Project, which is part of the Paul F. Reinhart Emergency Trauma Center Expansion Project at Hurley Medical Center. “This grant will contribute to the reconstruction of Dort Park for the enjoyment of our community” […]

Lions looking up

Fat Guy’s Corner

The NFL draft, once upon a time, was referred to by me as the Detroit Lions’ Super Bowl. I say those days are finally behind the Lions. The Lions are improving on the football field and in the draft room. The last two years the Lions’ hierarchy has cashed in big time at the draft. Detroit’s draft choices are sticking […]

Hurley to celebrate nursing staff



FLINT — “Nurses Trusted to Care” is the national theme of this year’s Nurses Week at Hurley Medical Center. Often described as an art and a science, nursing is a profession that embraces dedicated people with varied interests, strengths and passions because of the many opportunities the profession offers. Today, nurses have many roles – from staff nurse to educator […]