2015-07-09

In brief



Loeb Charitable Trust renews its YWCA of Golf Classic support FLINT — The Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by First Merit Private Bank, has generously provided a $4,000.00 grant to the YWCA of Greater Flint in support of the YWCA’s 18th Annual Golf Classic. The event is being held at Atlas Valley Country Club on Monday, July 27th, […]

I wish I could quit you Target



I’m going to go out on a limb and say something no one wants to hear, but we should all probably agree on. We all need to stop shopping at Target. I was reminded of this a few weeks ago when I talked my hubby into making a stop there under the guise of needing granola bars and trash bags. […]

Camp Copneconic




FENTON — Camp Copneconic welcomes all to join in their 100 year celebration with several community events this month, along with an ever-expansive list of themed adventure options for youth, seeking unforgettable summer memories that will last a lifetime. “Although times have changed, kids haven’t. The want the same things. It might sound cliché, but our saying of Making the […]

Communities joining forces for National Night Out




FLINT TWP.— Look forward to a bigger and better National Night Out (NNO) observance this year at the township Police Station on Norko Drive. Police Chief George Sippert announced that he has invited Mundy Township and Swartz Creek to participate in this year’s event, to be held on August 4. “They will be working in conjunction with us,” he said. […]

Oh give me a home



No sign of roaming buffalo or antelope at play, but foraging deer are frequently spotted on the 28-acre vacant lot at Dutcher and Lennon roads that was purchased in 2010 by the Bay Mills Indian Community with intentions of opening a casino there. The plan hit a legal wall that was favorably settled by a U.S. Supreme Court decision in […]

In brief



Mom to Mom Sale in August at United Methodist GRAND BLANC — Tables available for popular upcoming Mom2Mom sale, Saturday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Held at the Grand Blanc United Methodist Church, 515 Bush Ave.,(downtown off S. Saginaw by Hill Funeral Home). Hosted by GBUMC Mothers of Preschoolers. For table rental information contact grandblancmops@gmail.com. For complete information visit: gbumcmops.wordpress.com […]

Health Source repaving gets tentative green light




FLINT TWP. — At its July 6 meeting, the township board revisited the issue of a cost increase to repave Health Source Boulevard — ultimately approving it 3-2, with contingencies. Plans to repave the badly rutted public road surfaced two years ago, but were pushed back. In the interim, cost rose from $92,236 in mid-2013 to $161,000 in October 2014. […]

ApologetiX returns to Chesaning amphitheater stage July 17




CHESANING — ApologetiX, that Christian parody band from Pittsburgh, Penn., will be back in Michigan on Friday, July 17 to perform another concert on the Chesaning amphitheater stage in Showboat Park. Five years ago, the band members made a huge impression when they performed songs like I Love Apostle Paul to the tune of I Love Rock ‘n Roll made […]

More honors for wounded officer





GENESEE COUNTY — Flint Township Police Officer Michael Schuyler and Swartz Creek Police Officer Nicholas Paul received the Medal of Honor from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police at its annual meeting last month. “That is one of the highest awards the association gives out,” said Flint Township Police Chief George Sippert. The officers were recognized for their heroism […]

Hot Tickets



Entertainment at Louie’s Sports Bar LAPEER – Louie’s Sports Bar, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature July 10 from 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Jaime Marvin will perform. And on June 11, there will be a live DJ from R&R Sound and Lighting. Details: Call 810-667-1500. – G.G. Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., […]