Mid-East Festival adds more diversity to menu

FLINT TWP. — Would you like fries to go with that? “Yes” could be the answer for the first time because of efforts made to offer a more diverse menu at the annual Our Lady of Lebanon Mid- East Festival last weekend on the grounds of the Maronite Catholic church on Calkins Road. The bulk of the menu still had […]

Reunion raises funds for Genesys cancer patients

GRAND BLANC — Genesys, in partnership with the Holly community, sponsors the eighth annual Reunion with a Cause, Aug. 12 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., at Holly High School. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to help Genesys cancer patients with special financial needs. The evening begins with a celebration walk for all cancer survivors […]

McLaren offering nutrition education classes

FLINT — McLaren’s Diabetes Education Program is offering “Weight Loss-Controlling Your Weight through Diet and Exercise.” This series of five, one-hour classes will cover: healthy food choices, exercise, portion control, grocery shopping/ food labels, and fast food/eating out. The classes also include handouts and participants are given a pedometer. The cost for the series of classes is $35. These classes […]

Kidney cancer support group

FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will take place Sept. 13, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave, Flint. (off Robt. T. Longway Blvd.-Between I-475 & Dort Hwy). Speaker: Simona Seiderman LMSW,DCSW,BCD, social worker. Topic: “The Emotional Rollercoaster of RCC for the Patient and Family.” Meeting is open to the […]

Residents asked to take survey regarding Flint Twp. services

FLINT TWP. — Interested in watching township meetings live from your home computer? How about getting updates on township news and events on Facebook? Or, would you prefer a quarterly newsletter written by township administration? Those are some of the questions residents are being asked in an online survey being conducted by the township clerk’s office aimed at improving township […]

Hurley Medical Center hosts joint replacement seminar

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center presents an educational Joint Replacement Seminar at Hurley Health and Fitness Center, 4500 S. Saginaw St., Flint, on July 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Come and attend this special seminar and learn about surgical and non-surgical treatment options available through the Center for Joint Replacement at Hurley […]


FYT ‘Off the Press’ series to include staged reading of play

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s staged reading of The Quality of Life will be performed July 31 at 6 p.m. Written by Jane Anderson, The Quality of Life follows two couples as they confront loss and survival in the face of explosive circumstance. This play is a special event staged reading in FYT’s 2010-2011 Off the Press Series and will […]

Borders to shutter stores, including Miller Road site

FLINT TWP. — This week’s announcement that Borders book chain is closing, including its store at 4135 Miller Road, will shelve many local events and activities, especially those for children, frequently held at the store. A calendar of events listed on the store’s website includes a Boys & Girls Club Book Drive scheduled to end Aug. 1. Since June 10, […]

Hot Tickets

Machine Shop concert line-up FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Sword, with special guests Mount Carmel and Tensionhead, July 22. Tickets are $15 in advance. Clutch with special guests Corrosion of Conformity and Groundscore will perform a sold out show July 23. Dope will perform w special guests Critical Bill, Know Lyfe and […]