2012-09-27

Youth sought for flying careers




FLINT TWP. — As a boy growing up in Detroit, Charles Menard remembers his love for going to Detroit City Airport where he could walk right up to pilots and talk to them about flying. The thrill of watching planes flying overhead bound for Selfridge Air Force Base was firmly impressed on his young mind. Menard grew up to become […]

CADILLAC OPTION CAN SLAM ON BRAKES AUTOMATICALLY TO PREVENT COLLISION



Three new Cadillac models, including the ATS sport sedan, have a new advanced safety system that can automatically stop the vehicle in low-speed conditions to help avoid crashes. Cadillac’s Front and Rear Automatic Braking acts like a “virtual bumper,” slamming on the brakes as a last resort to help drivers in heavy traffic or even in parking lots and driveways […]

In brief



Kidney support group to meet in October FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Oct. 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. Featured speaker is Dr. Stuart Wolf, Jr., director of the Minimally Invasive Urology Division; Professor of Urology, University of Michigan. The topic is: “Surgical Treatments for Kidney Cancer.” He will discuss open […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Mushroomhead, with special guests After the Minor, Blood for the Unborn and Six Seconds to Oblivion, Sept. 28. Tickets are $18 in advance. Pop Evil, with special guests Crackjaw and Kaleido, will perform Sept. 29. Tickets are $15 in advance. Statis-X […]

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.

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Part-time officers among report’s recommendations




FLINT TWP. — There appear to be more opportunities for Flint Township to reduce operating costs internally than by combining services with Swartz Creek and Mundy Township, based on the results of a Municipal Shared Services Study presented at the township board meeting Monday night. Mark Nottley of the Ann Arbor-based Municipal Consulting Services summarized highlights from the 125- page […]

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Hearing planned for proposed roundabout




FLINT TWP. — A fatal crash at the intersection of Dye Road and Court Street in 2010 is a primary reason it’s been chosen by the Genesee County Road Commission for its first traffic roundabout. Ken Johnson, program development engineer for the road commission, recently presented plans for the project to the Flint Township Board, its Road Advisory Committee and […]