2014-06-12

In brief



Getting it right FLINT TWP. —Township budgeted expenses exceeded revenues in 2013 by about $700,000. An incorrect amount was reported in the audit story published in the June 5 edition. — R.S. Walking the dog for a good cause FLINT TWP. — Prizes will be offered for the best dressed dog, best trick, longest tail, shortest tail, biggest and smallest […]

Yes he can!

McLaren Flint honors employee, announces recycling partnership with Coca Cola


FLINT —Terry Striggow of Holly, a 36-year employee of McLaren Flint, is proof that a little change really “can” make a big difference. Concerned about seeing numerous empty cans and bottles thrown away in hospital trash bins for sanitation reasons, Striggow knew there had to be a better way. In November 2012, he sought permission to collect the empty containers […]

Graduation day looms for the pup and I



When it became clear I was the only person in the household our 1-year-old Yorkie, Gunnar, would not mind, a decision was made at the highest level of the family that he, and I, would be going to school to learn about a thing called “obedience.” Personally I didn’t see what the problem was. Gunnar and I had become best […]

The business end of public library




FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will be celebrating its 25th year when its monthly meetings resume in September after a summer hiatus. At its May meeting, the group dispensed its annual scholarship awards and learned about library resources from guest speaker Kay Schwartz, director of the Flint Pubic Library (FPL). The library offers business research tools, Schwartz […]

In brief



Vic Canever Chevrolet announces Third Annual “Canever Car Show” dates FENTON — For the third year running, Vic Canever Chevrolet is hosting a Summer-full of car shows, with the first show taking place on June 19 from 3-8 p.m. The car shows are held on the dealership grounds, located at 3000 Owen Rd. in Fenton. All classic cars, hot rods […]

Real Superhero

The Power of Hurley Pediatric


FLINT — Marvel Comic Icon Iron Man was at Hurley Children’s Hospital last Thursday, but the true superhero was 7 year-old Isaiah Struck standing beside him. The small, yet mighty wonder visited the hospital to give thanks to the staff of doctors, nurses, and other caregivers who saved his body and spirit from the potential lasting health ramifications of suffering […]

Project Graduation




FLINT TWP. — It was a banner year for eighth-graders at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School as they began the final stretch of their K-12 years with a celebration ceremony May 30 held at the high school. Several students actively participated in several contests and projects to make the graduation ceremony a success. CAMS teacher Sandra Worthing wanted to make sure […]

In brief



Basketball camp scheduled GOODRICH — David’s Faith & Hope for Life Foundation will be holding the 2014 B and D basketball camp, June 23-25 from 5-8 p.m. in the Goodrich Middle School Gymnasium. Doors open at 4pm for registration. The camp is open to boys and girls grades 3-6. Participants will improve fundamental basketball skills (shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — On June 12, The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature The Wisconsin Death Trip 15th Anniversary Tour feature Wayne Static of Static-X with special guests Smile Emplty Soul, Thria, Shadow of the Giant and Neurotic November. Tickets are $18 in advance. It Lies Within and One Year Later […]

Cowboys’ Carr to host football camp



FLINT — Dallas Cowboys’ cornerback and former Carman-Ainsworth player Brandon Carr will be running an elite football camp at Carman- Ainsworth High School on June 14. His camp is presented by his Carr Cares Foundation at CAHS. The oneday camp is open to kids from ages 7-18 and will run from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The camp will have the same […]