2012-08-30

Hurley welcomes new pediatrician to staff



FLINT — Hurley Children’s Hospital has added Dr. Miriva Magar, Pediatrician, to its staff. “I am very excited to be part of the Hurley Children’s Hospital family. Pediatric patients cared for at Hurley receive a truly exceptional patient-centered care experience. I look forward to caring for Hurley’s youngest patients, expanding the already outstanding clinical care and compassion provided here, around […]

Tee Time



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8Lapeer American Legion “Keeping it Alive” Golf Outing willtake place at ROLLING HILLS GOLF COURSE. Registerno later than 9/3/12 by calling 810-664-9312 or 810-664-8418. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9Area 13 Special Olympics Classic Golf Tournament will beheld at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB. Shotgun start for thefour-person scramble is at 9 a.m. Cost is $80 per golfer.Details: Lane Odalovich at 810-9338-8377. SUNDAY, […]

The VIEW from here

Never a dull moment

My son Sam and I recently visited the Motor City to see a Detroit Tigers baseball game. It was the first time I’d been to a professional game with one of my kids so it was a much anticipated event for both of us. We set out for Detroit around 4 p.m. in order to catch the 7:05 p.m. game […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



SEPT. 1-10Early Canada Goose hunting season, North Zone andSaginaw, Tuscola and Huron Counties. SEPT. 1-15Early Canada Goose hunting season South Zone, MiddleZone. SEPT. 7-9.Woods N Water Outdoor Weekend at Eastern Michigan StateFairgrounds, Imlay City. SEPT. 8Bowling Pin Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213North Lake George Rd. Sign up 10 a.m.-2 p.m. SEPT. 15Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’sClub, […]

Station scoops up ice cream and fun

Radio 93.7, VG’s serve Flint Twp. students back-to-school treats


FLINT TWP. — Ice cream for dinner! What kid wouldn’t respond to an invitation like that? That goes double for Evans Pincomb, 11. In fact, the Carman- Ainsworth Middle School student, was tucking into his second bowl of free ice cream, while his father stood by waiting patiently, at a back-to-school event sponsored last week by Club 93.7 radio station […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



CHRYSLER BREAKS CONSUMER REPORTS BARRIER The Chrysler 300 V6 earned an 83 test score in Consumer Reports ratings, which puts it near the top of its class. When Consumer Reports tested the V8-powered 300C last year, engineers found it to be a huge improvement over the original. For 2012, the 300’s V6 engine was paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, […]

GCCMH CEO earns national attention



GENESEE COUNTY — Danis Russell, CEO of Genesee County Community Mental Health, has been named as one of only five national Behavioral Healthcare Champions for 2012 by the Behavioral Healthcare Magazine. Russell’s story is located in both their online and print editions. He will be honored at the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit in Orlando, Florida on Sept. 28-Oct. 2. According […]

Wine Scene



The Michigan Wine & Spirits Competition was held in East Lansing last week and Michigan’s Best of Show winners have now been announced. Once again there are some surprising results proving that some of Michigan’s wines are among the best in the world. Great strides have been made in the last 10 or 20 years in the Michigan wine industry […]

Crim opener focuses on female athletes



FLINT TWP. — Bobby Crim, founder and namesake of the annual Crim road race, took the opportunity of a kick-off press conference last week to share a special memory with Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields of Flint. An avid boxing fan, Crim said he once refereed a fight between Muhammed Ali and Jimmy Ellis. And he brought a photo […]

In brief



Kidney cancer support group is back FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will be Sept. 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-Between I- 475 & Dort Hwy.) Featured Speaker: Shahin Ip, program manager of Gilda’s club of Metro Detroit. Topic: “Services Available at […]