2013-06-27

Township officers earn certifications as drug recognition experts




FLINT TWP. — Following up on erroneous public comment a few months ago about township police officers competing with Grand Blanc Township officers to see who could arrest the most drunk drivers, Police Chief George Sippert offered an explanation at the township board meeting last week. Two township officers—Michael Nemecheck and Nicholas Sabo—have been certified as Drug Recognition Experts under […]

Boy’s And Girl’s Track Teams



EDC reviews new and improved businesses




FLINT TWP. — A proposed Renaissance Zone near Bishop International Airport and potential tenants for the old Best Buy and Border’s Books stores on Miller Road are among the economic development projects happening in the township in the past year, said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director, in an update presented last week at the annual meeting of the Economic Development […]

CHEROKEE BADGE RETURNS TO JEEP WITH ‘NO COMPROMISE’



Bringing back the Cherokee badge to the midsize SUV market after a 12-year absence, the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee will arrive at dealer showrooms in the third quarter of 2013 with a base MSRP of $22,995. That is less than the price of the outgoing Jeep Liberty, which replaced the Cherokee in 2002, yet the new Cherokee, according to Chrysler, […]

In brief



Resource Genesee has new location FLINT — Resource Genesee is moving June 28 to a new location, according to Lindsey Younger, President and CEO of the non-profit organization. The move will allow all of Resource Genesee’s programs to be under one roof. Resource Genesee’s new address is 605 N. Saginaw St., Suite 2, which is in the GCCARD building on […]

2014 GMC SIERRA FOCUSES ON TRAILERING



Six in 10 full-size pickup owners use their trucks for trailering, according to General Motors’ survey data. “Trailering is a fundamental capability that customers invest in and depend on when they purchase a truck,” said Tony DiSalle, vice president of GMC Marketing. “Before the 2014 Sierra is even in motion, systems are monitoring conditions and preparing the truck to perform.” […]

Senderra Rx Opens Patient Services Center



FLINT TWP. — Senderra Rx Specialty Pharmacy announced on June 21 the opening of a Flint Townshipbased Patient Services Center. The new Center at 4488 Bristol Road represents a $675,000 investment and will bring 170 new jobs to Flint Township over the next three years, according to a press release. “My congratulations to Senderra on the opening of their new […]

Township resident launches e-book on entrepreneurism




FLINT TWP. — Many people who hate their jobs resign themselves to tough it out, never brave enough to quit or venture out. Hank Davis, a Flint Township resident, is one of those rare people who dare to do something about it. Last November, he quit his retail management job after 15 years to go after his dream of being […]

In brief



Boating for veterans to hold annual event FLINT — Boat4vets is having its 5th annual outing on July 13 with a 10 a.m. sign-in time, free to veterans, on Lake St. Claire on Harsens Island. The event is hosted by the Idle Hour Yacht Club. They will also have the second annual outing on Aug. 3, with a 10 a.m. […]

For-mar on the road teaches kids about nature




GENESEE COUNTY — For-Mar is going on the road this summer to educate kids about the outdoors. Seasonal Naturalist Karen Palmer has been working with For-mar for the past couple of years teaching kids about everything from bird calls to the importance of bees. Last week, she traveled to nine different parks to teach kids about sounds in nature. Kids […]


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