2014-11-06

Reflective address signs promoted




FLINT TWP. — You have a home emergency. You call for help from police, fire or ambulance. How quickly can they find your house? Is your address properly displayed on the house and/or mailbox? Critical lifesaving minutes can be wasted when first responders have to scramble around, especially at night, trying to find a house with an obscure address. Township […]

Sports Shorts



Warriors drop pair of games to Springfield SPRINGFIELD, ILL. — The Michigan Warriors dropped a pair of games to Springfield over the weekend. The Blues won the first game Friday night 3-2 in overtime. The score was tied 2-2 after regulation. Both teams scored both their goals in the second period. The Blues jumped out to a 2-0 lead on […]

C-A applauds churchs for helping students



FLINT TWP. —The Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd, and Pastor Andy Foster received a special recognition from the Carman-Ainsworth School Board at its October 21 meeting. The presentation acknowledged the church for “tremendous support of students and staff at Dillon Elementary,” according to a press release. Central Church of the Nazarene has provided Dillon Elementary with […]

Area buck poles open on Nov. 15




DAVISON – A Saturday opening day for firearm deer hunting season on Nov. 15 could mean bigger crowds at the annual buck poles. The Genesee County buck pole at Madden’s Lounge on State Road also draws a healthy crowd and has an equally big number of supporters and prizes up for grabs. The Flint River Chapter of Safari Club International […]

In brief



Santa’s arrival FLINT TWP. — Santa Claus is coming to town. He will arrive via a Flint Township fire truck at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 7 in the Outdoor Village wing of Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served while supplies last. In case of bad weather, Santa’s arrival will be held indoors in […]

Outdoor Calendar



Sept. 15-Nov. 14 Ruffed Grouse hunting season.Wild turkey hunting season (fall segment). Sept. 15 – Mar. 31 Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare: Oct. 1-Nov. 14 Archery deer hunting season. Oct. 20-Nov. 14 Quail hunting season. Oct. 20-Nov. 14 Pheasant hunting season (male only), Zone2 and 3 Nov. 15-30 Regular firearm deer hunting season. Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015 Pheasant hunting season […]

Genesee County parks replacement millage OK’d




GENESEE COUNTY — Voters have approved a replacement millage to maintain and improve Genesee County Parks for the next 10 years. With all 220 precincts reporting, the vote total was 68,217 (54.91 pct) yes to 56,020 (45.09 pct.) no, according to unofficial county election results. There also were 8,477 under votes meaning that no selection was made on the ballot. […]

Prevent identity theft during the holidays



As the holiday shopping season approaches, consumers are once again preparing to do a significant amount of their holiday shopping online, while many others will rely on debit and credit cards to make their in-store purchases. Though banks and online retailers have made holiday shopping easier in many ways, that convenience has also made shoppers more vulnerable to identity theft. […]

Thrill seekers dine here




FLINT TWP. — Thrilled is the perfect word to describe reactions to news that our own Ruggero’s Restaurant, 5311 Corunna Rd., was named one of the top 33 pizza shops in America. Thrillist, a national website devoted to food, drink and travel interests, announced the list in late September. Thrillist described Ruggero’s like this: In its 56 years of family […]

Online scams abound during times of heightened giving



Charities receive donations from millions of well-intentioned men, women and even children each year. While many charities are reputable and worthy of donations, donors should know that criminals masquerading as charities are out there as well. These criminals want to steal more than just money. The Internet has made life easier in many ways, but it has also put people […]