Graff Truck specializes in commercial truck needs

FLINT — The Graff Family started meeting the automotive needs of its customers 98 years ago when Otto Graff signed an agreement with Ford Motor Company to sell 125 cars per year. Today, the family operates eight car dealerships and two truck dealerships in Michigan and Ohio, including the Graff Truck and Clearance Center on South Saginaw Street in Flint. […]

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Hurley welcomes new adolescent specialist FLINT — Hurley Medical Center announces the addition of a new Adolescent Medicine Specialist Dr. Anju Sawni. Sawni received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Montserrat, West Indies. Sawni completed a Pediatric Internship and Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Dr. Sawni completed […]

Seniors get boost tackling college admissions process

FLINT TWP. — As part of a national initiative to increase the number of Michigan residents with college credentials by the year 2025, Carman-Ainsworth High School hosted its first-ever College Application Week (CAW), Oct. 29 – Nov. 2. With a special focus on low-income students and those who would be the first in their families to attend college, CAW is […]

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Kidney Cancer support group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Nov. 14 at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. The featured speaker is Darlene Brown, MS,MD, treatment option specialist, Fresenius Medical Care. The topic is “Kidney Dialysis.” Meeting is open to the general public. Details: Call Prof. Frank Friedman at 810-232- 8233; or Lori […]


Genesys offers diabetes prevention class

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center offers a class called “Preventing Diabetes” — a three-session class that will provide participants with advice, information and education on how to reduce the risk of diabetes and adopt practical lifestyle changes. Next session will take place on Nov. 6, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4, from 5:45-8 p.m. at the […]

Officer dismissed for second time in a year

FLINT TWP. — For the second time in less than a year, the township board has unaniminously voted to terminate Flint Township Police Officer Matthew Needham. After a 90-minute closed session with board labor attorney Steve Shultz, the board returned to open session to fire Needham based on their private discussion and the recommendation of Police Chief George Sippert. After […]

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Hurt and Smile Empty Soul, with special guests Sunflower Dead and Givensix, on Nov. 2. Tickets are $15 in advance. Trapt, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, No Resolve and Last Born Legend, will perform Nov. 3. Tickets are $20 in advance. […]

2013 budget narrowly passes

FLINT TWP. —For awhile there, it looked like the township’s 2013 general fund budget was not going to pass muster at the board meeting Monday night. But Trustee Frank Kasle changed his mind after an extensive board discussion and joined Supervisor Karyn Miller and Clerk Kim Courts in passing the budget in a close 3 -2 vote. Trustees Belenda Parker […]


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