2014-09-11

How sweet



“The Cook Road Kids” – also known as (from left) Ty and Kyle Moleski, Ashton Hunter, Madilynn Warden, Josie and Keith Morris, and Zack Moleski – sold candy to raise money for an iPad and iTunes cards for patients at Genesys Oncology. The Moleski youngsters lost their grandmother, Sherry Czerwinski, to cancer in April 2013. The boys’ mother, Andrea Moleski, […]

In brief



Kidney Cancer Support group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will meet Sept. 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. A discussion and video presentation on Arthritis will be held in the conference room of GHCI. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810-762- 8226. — G.G. Hospice provides grief support FLINT — Heartland […]

Day care has been around 30 years



SWARTZ CREEK – What started as a small daycare run from an old church in the Mundy Township area has become a larger, well-established child care center, now located in Swartz Creek. Honey Bear Child Care and Learning Center, 5157 S. Linden Rd., in Swartz Creek, was founded 30 years ago in November, by owner Peggy Wittbrodt. Honey Bear first […]

Mega Classic Diner : 24/7 Anytime – Open to serve you




FLINT TWP. — Mega Classic diner has been serving the Flint area great food since Dec. 13, 2007. They cater to all sorts of clientele, from regulars, to people passing through, to students looking for a meal after school dances. Family founded, owned, and operated, with roots going back to the first restaurant in Detroit in 1984, Mega holds a […]

Zoning updates pass second reading and adoption




FLINT TWP. — From now on, tent sale applications will not be approved by the township board. Instead they need only pass muster with the building, police and fire departments. But they are now required to be tied to the use of the adjoining business. Third party vendors are no longer allowed. The change protects the interests of established businesses […]

Cougar Electric LLC is there for your generator



GENESEE COUNTY — Cougar Electric LLC is a factory authorized “Service Dealer” for the following brands of standby generators: • Generac • Eaton • Briggs & Stratton • General Electric Is your standby generator ready to serve you in the event of a utility power outage? Nearly 100 percent of our generator service calls during a power outage involve units […]

Popular path



When the dust clears from road construction underway on Norko Drive, recreational paths at the increasingly popular Flint Township Park will be connected to the Genesee Valley Trail extending nearly three miles east almost to the Flint City limits on Corunna Road. The repaving project scheduled to begin Aug. 18 got a late start when road crews were tied up […]

Much ado about nothingness:

Great Lakes Flotation relieves everyday stress

SWARTZ CREEK — People seeking deep relaxation, a good night’s sleep, or a fresh outlook on things are driving from all over east Michigan just to float in the Creek – at Great Lakes Flotation LLC. “There are lots of stressed people in Michigan,” said owner Terri Stangl. “When people learn how floating is a healthful, non-invasive way to relieve […]

Survey says?

Twp. needs response from residents to repair River Forest Rd.


FLINT TWP. — Residents in the River Forest subdivision off Beecher road are being asked to return an income survey needed to help township officials secure funding to repair River Forest Road. Badly deteriorated roads in the subdivision have been a problem for decades. Residents have constantly complained to the township board about the need for repairs. Township officials have […]

Learning Dreams offers an array of services



FLINT – The Learning Dreams LLC, 5103 West Pierson Road, Suite, has a new location and is offering additional services. Kori E. Carson Dean is the founder and CEO of Learning Dreams, LLC. Learning Dreams was organized in 2002. It started out as a home-based business that offered tutoring and educational advocacy services. Due to an injury, Carson Dean was […]