Halloween stores opening up for season

FLINT TWP. — It’s that time of year when a few vacant buildings become haunted houses of Halloween with the opening of temporary stores and the first flush of seasonal employment. Halloween City, formerly Halloween USA, is located this year at 3426 Miller Rd., formerly Lapeer Furniture & Mattress. Less than a mile away, Spirit Halloween has set up shop […]

Hurley is Hospital of Choice for MCC team athletic injuries

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is proud to announce that we have formed a partnership with Mott Community College and are now the hospital of choice for athletes in team sports requiring medical care, off the field. As part of a major teaching medical center, Hurley Medical Center is devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases […]

CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22-SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunnday. Tickets are $10. Details: 810-237-6520. SATURDAY, OCT. 22 Brad Garrett, known for his role as Robert in CBS’s series “Everybody Loves Raymond,” performs stand-up comedy […]

Financial Plus Credit Union to host Pink Night fundraiser

SWARTZ CREEK — Pink Night is growing to be one of the largest fundraisers for Breast Cancer Awareness in the area. Last year $5,000 was raised for the American Cancer Society, and this year Financial Plus hopes to raise $7,000. In order to meet this goal there will be fundraising dates held from Oct. 2-6. Please review the list below […]

Elemental Fashions

Local artist’s clothing designs to be featured at Flint Art Walk

GENESEE COUNTY — In a world full of differences, art has an uncanny ability to unite people from all over, and Cinthia Montague, Carrie Tourgee and Lois Schneider are living proof of that. All from different areas — Montague from Flint, Tourgee from Davison and Schneider from Goodrich — each found their lives have become intertwined because of art, and […]

Officer who helped with 9/11 effort retiring after 25 years

FLINT TWP. — Whether solving crimes at home, or joining fellow officers in New York City to help out after the terrorist attacks 0f Sept. 11, 2001, James Santa said he was just doing his job. Santa, 52, a detective with the Flint Township Police Department, was recognized for 25 years of service to the community during a retirement ceremony […]

Piece of the World Trade Center to be featured in Memorial

FLINT — Mott Community College Dedication of 9/11 Memorial Featuring a Piece of The World Trade Center to Honor Local First Responders, Sept. 11 at 2 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Mott Community College is using the dedication of a memorial featuring a piece of the World Trade Center destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001, which […]

In brief

Car cruise this weekend SWARTZ CREEK — A Car Cruise sponsored by Structured Technologies will be held Sept. 11 from 1-6 p.m. at 6012 S. Linden Rd., Swartz Creek Food, discounts and cars will be on display. Details: Call 810-655- 0702 or 810-610-0375. — G.G. Vendors wanted for W2W FLINT — Interested in getting your business in front of thousands […]

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 […]

Marion Crouse Instructional Center wins Genesee Valley Center contest

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center held a Loud and Proud online contest on Facebook. Genesee Intermediate School District’s Marion Crouse Instructional Center (MCIC) in Flushing beat out 17 local schools to win the Loud and Proud honor with 54 percent of the vote. MCIC was presented with a $1,000 donation during Genesee Valley Center’s Back to School giveaway […]