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Kidney cancer 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 […]


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Plans for affordable senior housing back on track

FLINT TWP. — A project plan approved by the township board last year for a local agency to build two senior citizen group homes hit a development snag requiring that it be submitted for approval again. Family Service Agency of Mid- Michigan wants to build two lowincome senior citizen apartment houses under the HOME Investment Partnership Program, funded by the […]


League of Women Voters of Flint Area to host live state representative forum

FLUSHING — The League of Women Voters of Flint Area is sponsoring a live forum of candidates for State Representative in the 34th, 48th and 49th Districts, Oct. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Flushing Township Community Hall, 6524 N. Seymour Road, Flushing. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this educational event. Candidates will be asked questions from the […]

McLaren to host “Community Resource Day”

FLINT — In an effort to recognize the role Case Managers and Social Workers can fill in the health care system, McLaren’s Case Management team is hosting its annual “Community Resource Day.” The event takes place Oct. 18, the start of Case Management Week. In these tough economic times Case Managers and Social Workers are an even more vital link […]

Fire department will join Interlocal mutual-aid division

FLINT TWP. — With the township board’s approval of a resolution to participate in the Genesee County Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division, the township fire department is joining an interstate emergency response readiness network. MABAS-MI is designed to coordinate emergency and fire resources across the Great Lakes Region for events such as major fires, train derailments, tornadoes, hazardous […]

VFW benefit to help 6-year-old with tumor

DAVISON — Instead of spending her afternoons watching after-school cartoons, Sabrina McColl undergoes radiation treatments at the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor. This past June, she noticed a tremor in her hand. By August, she had been diagnosed with an inoperable gradefour Glioblastoma (brain tumor). The size of a walnut, it has already invaded her thalmus and […]

Simple ways to give your bathroom a new look and feel

According to the “Remodeling” magazine’s 2011-12 “Cost vs. Value Report,” which compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale, homeowners can expect to spend upward of $52,000 on an upscale bathroom remodel. That makes a bathroom remodel one of the more expensive home improvement projects a homeowner can undertake. • Install […]

The Whiting presents The Kite Runner

FLINT — Based on the New York Times Bestseller, The Whiting is proud to present The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life ® Presentation of “The Kite Runner” on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The Kite Runner is a production of The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life® Arts Education Program, led by Artistic Director Wynn Handman and performed by […]

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