2014-01-02

Suski Used Car lots closed



Suski Used Car lots in Flint, Holly, Fenton, Mt. Morris and Lapeer were closed over the weekend of Dec. 20- 22. According to Debbie Stockman, owner of Lapeer Auto and Truck Plaza where Suski Used Cars rented space, representatives of Ally Financial Inc. seized the keys to the dealership’s inventory and posted a security guard at the lot. Stockman said […]

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Roth and Brandenburg join Yeo & Yeo Consulting GENESEE COUNTY — Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting welcomes Michael Roth and Johnathon Brandenburg to the Business Applications Group. Roth has been hired as YYCC’s first Software and Sales Consultant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Saginaw Valley State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in […]

STOMP coming to The Whiting Jan. 24-25



FLINT — STOMP, the international percussion sensation, visits The Whiting on Jan. 24-25 for three spectacular performances as part of the McLaren Flint Bright Lights and Big Broadway Series at The Whiting. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 […]

Mateen Cleaves, Meijer partner for Whaley Children



FLINT — On Dec. 22, Mateen Cleaves and Meijer on Pierson Rd. in Flint partnered to provide a $100 shopping spree just in time for Christmas to all 48 children living at and receiving therapeutic care at Whaley Children’s Center in Flint. “Our children were overjoyed when they were told they could buy whatever they wanted,” said Katrina Khouri, Director […]

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Telescope fun at Longway Planetarium FLINT — Find out how to properly use your telescope with this interactive workshop presented by Longway Planetarium Astronomer, Richard Walker, Jan. 18. Check-in at Longway Planetarium at 8:30 a.m. Class is at 9-11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 individual, $25 per family (up to 4 people). Explore different types of telescopes, eye pieces, Barlow’s […]

FYT’s third staged reading of the 2013-14 season



FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s staged reading of Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz will be performed Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. This play is the third 2013-14 Off the Press staged reading and will be performed at Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 East Kearsley Street. The $7 admission includes the staged reading, a talk-back with the performers and refreshments […]

Tournament-tested Cavs’ bowling teams back in action



BAY CITY — While most high school sports teams were enjoying a couple of weeks off the sltae, Carman- Ainsworth’s boys’ and girls’ bowling teams have been participating in tournaments. On Dec. 21, the squads participated in the Bay City Western Baker’s Dozen Tournament at Monitor Lanes in Bay City. After bowling 13 Baker games, both teams made the cut […]

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Icy, icy wonderland



CAN’T GET NO POWER CAPTAIN — Like Scotty of “Star Trek” fame, power was out for many residents and businesses in Flint Township and Genesee County last weekend, in the aftermath of a severe ice storm that zapped traffic lights and broke tree limbs, bringing down a “record number” of power lines in what Consumer’s Energy called the most widespread […]

Happy Boo Year



The New Year arrived on Wednesday and I want to wish all of you a happy and prosperous 2014. I hope 2014 is your best ever. Here I am, early Sunday morning, hammering out an article with my fresh cup of coffee. Man, the Fat Guy hates early deadlines. How about those bums, the Detroit Lions? They needed help to […]