Officers praised by family of a stricken senior citizen

FLINT TWP. — “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up,’‘ is a well-known distress call for elderly people that recently played out in a gripping rescue tale of a township senior citizen that garnered accolades for two township police officers who came to her aid in a Feb. 20 incident. At the Monday night township board meeting, Chief George Sippert […]

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In brief

First Congregational UCC Mom2Mom sale reset GRAND BLANC — The Annual Mom2Mom Sale scheduled for March 16 at First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCUCC), 6494 Belsay Rd., has been postponed until April 20. Event organizers apologize for any inconvenience. Rental agreements for the new date are available at the church’s website, www.uccgrandblanc.org. Details: Call 810-584-1327 or mlsimon1978@gmail.com. — G.G. […]

Congratulations, Winter Sports Teams!

NOTABLES: State qualifiers: Wrestling Carman-Ainsworth – Malik Dawkins, Tae Pendelton, Herbie Keskes, Jerron Thomas State qualifiers: Swim and Dive Carman-Ainsworth- Chris Michael, Patrick Sharp

The VIEW from here

Gun reference was ill-researched in column

Last week when I made a reference to the gun control argument in my column, I apparently hadn’t researched all my facts properly. And boy, did the readership let me know it. The reference was in regard to Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who was shot and nearly killed during an assassination attempt. I said I thought […]


The Ram Truck brand, Chrysler’s Great Lakes Business Center and Southeast Michigan Ram dealers are continuing their partnership with the Detroit Red Wings professional sports franchise. The expanded partnership for 2012-13 includes the addition of two Ram Truck and Red Wings-themed displays on the exterior of the Joe Louis Arena. The 26-foot-by- 100-foot building identifiers will be placed on both […]

McLaren’s proton cancer treatment center targeting summer opening

FLINT TWP. —Pencil beam scanning — an advanced, precise form of cancer radiation treatment – will be one of only four of its kind available in the world when McLaren Medical Center’s new Proton Therapy Center (PTC) opens this summer, said Hesham Gayar, M.D., chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology and PTC director. Speaking last week to the West […]


GM’s Experience Buick leasing program – which comes with a two-year term with a single monthly payment that includes entertainment, safety and maintenance features – has led Buick to double its leasing business as a share of total sales over the last 12 months. Launched in mid-March of 2012, Experience Buick leases come with such extras as SiriusXM satellite radio, […]

Hurley welcomes new nephrology doctor

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center announces the addition of a new nephrology physician, Dr. Senthil Ramaiyah. Ramaiyah completed Internal Medicine residency training at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center and a Fellowship in Nephrology from New York Hospital of Queens/Cornell University, both in New York, N.Y. He graduated from Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, India with his Medical Degree. He obtained […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Y & T, with special guests Tripp N Dixie and Chrome Mollie, March 29. Tickets are $15 in advance. The Wide Awake and Dead Tour featuring Orgy with special guests Vampires Everywhere, Davey Suicide and 5ubkultur3, will take the stage at […]