2012-11-15

MAKING HIS LIST



Genesys welcomes new staff members



GENESEE COUNTY — Kenneth Steibel, MD, president of the Genesys Regional Medical Center medical staff, introduces two new physicians who have joined the physician staff: Edward Holden, MD, family practitioner and Brian Woodruff, MD, pediatric neurologist. Holden obtained his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2007. He completed a family medicine residency at Genesys Regional Medical […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Controlling their destiny

The BCS survived a scare two weeks ago, but not this past weekend. BCS stood for: Bye Crimson Saban. The number one Alabama Crimson Tide was rolled (get it?) by the Texas A&M Aggies. Johnny “Football” Manziel was absolutely tremendous in the first quarter. The Aggies had to make a goal-line stand to hold on for the victory. I was […]

Bishop spreads its wings with new $18M terminal




GENESEE COUNTY — When Winfield Cooper, chairman of the Bishop International Airport Authority cut the ribbon Tuesday on the airport’s new $18 million passenger terminal extension, it marked the end of a long flight from being a bus-station sized facility to a major regional transportation hub. Standing before a model for airport expansion developed 22 years ago, airport director Jim […]

Fashion boutique now open at Genesee Valley Center




FLINT TWP. — Just in time to capture the Black Friday shopping crowds, AIJ Fashions, a women’s clothing boutique, has opened at Genesee Valley Center mall. The store got its name from the first initials of her three children, said Misreen Abu Farha, owner, of Flint. She first opened the family-owned and operated store in downtown Clio but after about […]

Buck poles open today, firearms opener




GENESEE COUNTY — One of the biggest days of the year in Michigan, November 15, is the opening of firearm deer-hunting season. Tomorrow, several communities and businesses mark the occasion with buck poles that open at daybreak and close at 8 p.m. Throughout the day, hunters will be looking to hang their big bucks of the day, and scores of […]

Bucket list helps disaster victims




FLINT TWP. — Eighth-grade students in Derek Maynard’s science class at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School have been studying a severe weather unit which fit right in with a visit last Thursday from Greg Martin, who had returned two days earlier from helping families in New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Martin is executive director of DRAW (Disaster Relief at Work) […]

The taste of Italy – the feel of home



With dozens of restaurants to choose from, Olio’s is clearly the right choice. Customers can’t wait to return to Olio’s Bistro & Cuisine, one of the best Italian restaurants in the Genesee County area. Olio’s is an excellent choice for dinner whether you’re going on a nice date or just having a jeans-and-t-shirt dinner with friends. The food is excellent […]

MILLIONTH TERRAIN/EQUINOX ROLLS OFF ASSEMBLY LINE



As if the fans of the GMC Terrain and Chevy Equinox didn’t have enough to celebrate earlier this month, the 1 millionth of these small SUVs rolled off the assembly line. The 1 millionth of the small SUVs is a quicksilver metallic 2013 GMC Terrain Denali. The Denali is a recent addition to the lineup of GM vehicles that use […]

Local boards remain the same




FLINT TWP. — It is now official. With mostly incumbents running unopposed for seats on the local township and school boards, the Nov. 6 election was a mere formality. Carman-Ainsworth school board members Donald J. Conway and Recco S. Richardson, both running unopposed, have been re-elected to four-year terms. Conway polled 8,989 votes and Richardson, 7,562, plus there were 215 […]