Area volunteer helps hurricane victims

DAVISON — Years ago, Davison resident Marsha Robinson was working at the post office when a co-worker first suggested mentioned volunteering with the Red Cross. It was an idea that Robinson, now 64, tucked away until retirement. Today, Robinson is one of many Red Cross disaster responders on the East Coast helping to restore order in the New England states. […]

Cavaliers bow to Warren De La Salle

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Carman- Ainsworth appears to be a bit more competitive on the football field this season, but the Cavaliers are still 0-2 for the second straight year. Carman fell to Warren De La Salle, 34-6, in a non-league game last Friday at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore High. That was a little closer than last year’s 54-21 […]

Pelio School of Dance celebrates 75 years

MUNDY TWP. — Pelio School of Dance, 6255 Torrey Rd., is celebrating 75 years of offering dance to the community and beyond. Director Lisa Pelio is carrying on a rich tradition started by her mother Lena. Offering her extensive knowledge and skill, Pelio attracts dancers from all over to her studio. “We have always had a lot of people come […]


Where were you?

It’s amazing how most weeks, we can’t recall what we wore two days earlier or what we had for dinner last night. However, if you ask anyone over the age of 10 where he or she was on Sept. 11, 2001, they can tell you in amazing detail where they were, what they were eating, what they had on, who […]

HAP Welcomes Naim Munir, M.D. as CMO

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan (HAP) has appointed Naim Munir, M.D. as senior vice president and chief medical officer, effective Aug. 1. “Dr. Munir is a welcome addition to HAP’s senior leadership team, which is collectively responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the company,” said William Alvin, president and CEO. “He is a highly seasoned clinical health plan […]

Sports Shorts

High school open house offered to Carman- Ainsworth community FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School will host an open house today, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. — L.P. New foot bridge coming to For-Mar BURTON — An $83,000 grant from the C.S. Mott Foundation will allow the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission […]

Gas prices on the rise

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 8.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.83 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has risen 5.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67 a gallion, according to gasoline price website www.MichiganGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Putting on a thrashing

The Spartys and Wolverines kicked off the 2011 college football season with victories. The Spartans opened up on a Friday night under the lights special at home.Itwasaaho-humaffair against the Youngstown State Penguins. The Sparty’s won, 28-6. I would love to say the Spartans looked awesome and fabulous. The truth was, they didn’t. It is a good thing MSU had a […]

Home Heating Credit application deadline quickly approaching

LANSING — Residents who qualify for Michigan’s Home Heating Credit have less than one month left to apply for assistance, said state Sen. Dave Robertson. The deadline is Sept. 30. “I encourage residents of Genesee and northern Oakland counties who qualify for assistance to apply for the Home Heating Credit,” said Robertson, R-Grand Blanc Township. “Winter is coming and this […]

Tee Time

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 Michigan Adaptive Golf will host an 18-hole par-3 Scramble at ROLLING HILLS GOLF CLUB. Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m.. The cost of $40 per person includes continental breakfast, golf with cart, hot dog at the turn and a steak lunch after the event and prizes. The four-person team must include a golfer with a disability. […]