2012-10-11

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Randels teacher surprised by OfficeMax special delivery


FLINT TWP. — Janet Duvendeck, a first grade teacher at Randels Elementary, was one of 1,000 teachers nationwide surprised in their classrooms Oct. 2 as winners of OfficeMax’s A Day Made Better. Now in its sixth year, the program’s stated mission is to relieve the financial burden on teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money. In a press […]

In brief



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 […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



THROUGH MARCH 31Rabbit Hunting season statewide. THROUGH MARCH 1Squirrel hunting season statewide. THROUGH NOV. 14Fall wild turkey hunting season, grouse huntingseason. THROUGH NOV. 16Duck hunting season, north zone. THROUGH NOV. 7Woodcock hunting season statewide. THROUGH DEC. 29Regular Canada Geese hunting season middlezone. OCT. 1-NOV. 14Archery deer hunging season statewide. OCT. 1-JAN. 1, 2013Baiting for deer allowed statewide, but must bescattered […]

CA student blended enrollment count declines slightly




FLINT TWP. — Fewer students means fewer state-aid dollars so Carman Ainsworth’s enrollment of 4,378 students on the fall Student Count Day last week was not happy news. But enrollment declines appear to be leveling off. The unofficial count number will be adjusted for some partial students who will not be counted as full-time students and also could be reduced […]

Hurley awarded advanced certification from stroke centers



FLINT — The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Hurley Medical Center with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. Hurley Medical Center’s Primary Stroke Center Certification has demonstrated that their program meets critical elements of performance to […]

Sports ROUNDUP



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers participated in the Greater Flint Cross Country Championships and finished 14th overall with 352 points. Clio won the event with 73 followed by Grand Blanc with 87, Davison with 110, Swartz Creek with 115 and Flushing with 125. Carman-Ainsworth travels to the Goodrich Invitational on Saturday and goes to Strafford Woods for the final Saginaw Valley […]

Carman-Ainsworth student blended enrollment count declines slightly




FLINT TWP. — Fewer students means fewer state-aid dollars so Carman Ainsworth’s enrollment of 4,378 students on the fall Student Count Day last week was not happy news. But enrollment declines appear to be leveling off. The unofficial count number will be adjusted for some partial students who will not be counted as full-time students and also could be reduced […]

Baker surgical technology grads earn high scores on exam



FLINT — Baker College of Flint officials report all 12 surgical technology associate degree program graduates have passed the rigorous national Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination during the Aug. 1, 2011 through July 31, 2012 examination cycle. The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), the organization that administers the exam, has awarded Baker College of Flint with […]

Archery deer hunting season reaches week two



GENESEE COUNTY — Week two of archery deer season is upon us and the Dept. of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the season runs through Nov. 14, then reopens after the firearm deer season for late archery hunting Dec. 1 through Jan. 1. During the archery season, an archery license, combination license regular tag or combination license restricted tag can […]

Voters must decide on constitutional amendment for renewable energy standard




GENESEE COUNTY — On Nov. 6, voters must decide if they want to amend the Michigan Constitution and make it constitutional policy of the State of Michigan to promote the use of clean renewable electric energy sources. Proposal 2012-03 seeks a constitutional amendment that would require by 2025 at least 25 percent of each electricity provider’s annual retail electricity sales […]