2012-04-26

In brief



BNI offers referral system SWARTZ CREEK — BNI (Business Network International) will help you find a structured way to go after the business you want. BNI is a referral organization that helps you gain qualified referrals for your business. There are thousands of BNI chapters all over the world, all following the same successful model — because it works. Each […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



Dodge Dart ‘A Groundbreaking Car’ The 2013 Dodge Dart, say Chrysler officials, leverages the world-class architecture and DNA of Alfa Romeo and then infuses it with Dodge passion and design. “The all-new Dodge Dart is a groundbreaking car, offering features and benefits never before found in a compact car,” said Reid Bigland, president and CEO, Dodge Brand. “With class-leading style, […]

The VIEW from here

Taking one for the team

There’s this misconception girls are harder to go shopping with than boys. I feel that I am pretty simple to shop with — I go in, find what I came to the store to get and then get back out. Simple. I’ve discovered, however, my son, Sam, isn’t as easy to go shopping with. It’s not that he likes to […]

Genesee County honors Autism Awareness Month



GENESEE COUNTY — Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or simply autism, is a group of neurological developmental disabilities that can cause a number of challenges for the children and individuals it affects, with marked social, communication and behavioral issues. Research indicates that more children will be diagnosed with autism this year than cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. Autism is the fastest […]

Firefighters practice regularly to be ready for real events




FLINT TWP. — With lives at stake, every second counts and firefighters must be prepared to respond quickly to many different scenarios. At the scene is not not the ideal place to sharpen those skills. That’s why Flint Township firefighters were swarming over the rooftop of a vacant commercial building on Miller Road last week. With an assist from Grand […]

DeCamp Dance Studio takes part in competitions



BURTON — Dancers from DeCamp’s Spotlight School of Dance recently competed at StarQuest International and Rainbow Connection’s regional competitions. They did amazing and brought home more than 50 trophies and plaques, and placed into 16 overalls in their categories, said Lindsay DeCamp Fullwood. DeCamp’s took 20 routines to Rainbow Connection’s competition ranging from solos to a Jazz and Adagio Line […]

In brief



Crisis talk scheduled for May 1 FLINT — Former NYC Police Detective Bill Paige is looking forward to his May 1 presentation in Flint that now includes appearances at two area high schools to talk with students about dealing with the crisis situations that many of them face on a daily basis. Paige, who also has served as chaplain for […]

Crosswords



Cyclist killed in I-69 crash



FLINT TWP. — The landmark “rock” at 12th and Hammerberg streets in Flint was painted last weekend in memory of Ellery Allan-Ray Thomas, 33, a Flint Township man who was killed April 19 when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a semi-truck on I-69 east of I-75. Police responded at about 3:05 p.m. to reports of a personal injury […]

Sudoku



Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.