2013-03-07

Security Credit Union employee donates hair to Locks of Love



FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) assistant vice president of information technology John Scott recently made a donation that will make a difference in a child’s life. He donated his hair to Locks of Love. After serving in the military for 22 years and sporting a crew cut, Scott decided to grow his hair out in 2010. Then, when a […]

GM SHOWS HEART IN DONATING CAMARO



A unique 2012 Chevrolet Camaro donated by GM to the American Heart Association was sold for $400,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. All proceeds from the auction benefit cardiovascular research through the Southeast Michigan American Heart Association. Money raised from charitable auctions such as this is vitally needed because, according to the American Heart Association, 82.6 million heart […]

C-AHS team performs well at district robotics meet




FLINT TWP. — The Megatron Oracles, Team 314, of Carman- Ainsworth High School were among 39 schools competing last weekend in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition district tournament held at Kettering University. C-A finished ninth overall in rankings including two additional points earned by winning the Judge’s Award. Several others schools from Genesee […]

JEEP CHEROKEE NAME IS BACK



After an 11-year absence, the Cherokee name returns to the Jeep brand in time for the 2014 version’s grand reveal at the New York International Auto Show March 27-28. Chrysler stopped producing the Cherokee in the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2001, replacing it with the Liberty. The popular mid-size sport-utility continued to be known as the Cherokee in […]

O’Reilly to be St. Patrick’s grand marshal




GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will hold a St. Patrick’s day party on March 17. Patrick O’Reilly, a member of the Hibernians for 13 years and an educator/football and track and field coach around the Flint (Kearsley and Beecher schools) area for more than 30 years, has been selected to be the Grand […]

In brief



Flint Youth Wind Ensemble to perform FLINT — The Flint Youth Wind Ensemble, conducted by Christopher Hall, will perform at 7 p.m., March 15 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music. The concert will feature a program of varied musical choices such as David Reed’s Snow Day, Danny Elfman’s Selections from Corpse Bride, Jared Spears’ Prologue […]

Some last minute snow fun as winter winds down



Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Soulfly with special guests Incite, Lody Kong and Affiance, March 7. Tickets are $18 in advance. Frequency Fifty-Four, with special guests Citizen Zero and Last Born Legend, will perform March 8. This is a low dough concert. Framing Hanley with special […]

Township mourns long-time firefighter




FLINT TWP. — Randy Rice, a longtime on-call firefighter, was honored by a moment of silence in his memory at the township board meeting Monday night. Rice, 72, died Feb. 27 and his funeral service was attended on Monday by many township employees. Rice served the fire department for 42 years, said Fire Chief John Ringwelski, in his comments before […]

Sudoku



Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.