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 […]

Merkel named Genesys VP

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Tammy Merkel has been named vice president of Performance Excellence & Clinical Integration for Genesys. She replaces Jean Doerge who accepted a position with Trinity Regional Health System in Iowa. Merkel was promoted from director of System Improvement. Prior to joining Genesys, Merkel was corporate director of Process Excellence for Trinity Health, headquarted in Novi. In […]

Fall glory starts with summer sweat

FLINT TWP. — Long before they play in front of huge crowds under Friday night lights in autumn, high school football players prepare for the season under the hot sun of summer. Carman-Ainsworth is no exception, and the Cavaliers are hard at work building their team for the 2011 campaign. Most of their friends and fans never see the pain […]