In brief

Men’s event at IMA Brookwood BURTON — A brand new, can’t miss, gotta be there men’s event — Burgers, Brews & Dudes at IMA Brookwood Golf Club, Feb. 8, from 3-7 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. All proceeds benefit the IMA Recreation Association and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. The event is sponsored by The […]

Lady Cavs win pair in SVL

FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ bowling team won a pair of Saginaw Valley League matches in the past week, further solidifying themselves as one of the state’s top squads. Most recently, the Cavaliers defeated Flushing in a thriller, 15.5- 14.5. Last Wednesday, Carman- Ainsworth blew past Saginaw Arthur Hill, 30-0. Individual scores, however, were not obtained prior to our […]

Burgers, Brews & Dudes on tap at IMA Brookwood

BURTON — The IMA Recreation Association and the Boys & Girls of Greater Flint will host its first Burgers, Brews & Dudes event Feb. 8 at IMA Brookwood Golf Club from 3-7 p.m. “We always have a lot of requests every year to host a men’s event in conjunction with Wine, Women & Chocolate that we host Feb. 9 so […]

Cavs swim past Midland

MIDLAND — Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing won six of the 12 events and picked up enough placement points to beat Midland, 100-86, in a Saginaw Valley League swimming and diving dual last Friday at Midland. Patrick Sharp won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.07 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.33 to lead the Cavaliers. Sharp also joined Tyler Pangerl, Blake McDonald and Mitchell […]

C.S. Mott Foundation hires new program director

FLINT — Kyle Caldwell, who for five years served as president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA), has joined the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation as program director for its Pathways Out of Poverty grantmaking team. Prior to MNA, Caldwell was president and CEO of the Connect Michigan Alliance, which focused on promoting volunteerism and civic engagement across the […]


The January new-vehicle selling rate is off to a strong start in 2013, with the highest retail selling rate for the month of January in five years, according to a monthly sales forecast developed by J.D. Power and Associates’ Power Information Network (PIN) and LMC Automotive. January new-vehicle retail sales are expected to come in at 812,600 vehicles, which represents […]

An entertaining walk down memory lane

FLINT TWP. — News last week of the closing of Bakers shoe stores brought back memories for Sally Shaheen Joseph, who probably is better known as a former Flint Township trustee and supervisor than for her illustrious singing career. “Talking about Edison Brothers made me go so far back in my history, I wanted to share some of it with […]


Nearly 800,000 people braved some of the coldest weather of the year to visit the North American International Auto Show this past week at Cobo Hall. Crowds rushed into Cobo throughout the week to view the latest and greatest that the automobile manufacturers had to offer. There were a myriad of displays from manufacturers from all around the world, but […]


In brief

Genesee Wind Symphony to perform Feb. 18 FLINT — The Genesee Wind Symphony, conducted by Bruce Nieuwenhuis, will perform its annual “Presidents’ Day” concert Feb. 18, at Woodside Church 1509 East Court Str., starting at 7:30 pm. The concert, entitled “American Experiences,” will include From Main to Oregon, a march by John Philip Sousa on the 100th anniversary of its […]