2015-09-17

Honoring fallen heroes



Flint Township firefighters attended he Genesee County Fire Fighter Memorial Service, held Saturday, September 12 at Flint Memorial Park. No Flint Township firefighters are listed on the memorial wall there, Flint Township Fire Chief Michael Burkley said. During the memorial ceremony, sponsored by the Genesee County Chiefs Association, the names were read and a fire bell rang for the 12 […]

GOLF OUTINGS



SATURDAY, SEPT. 19 The Dryden High School Athletic Boosters will hold their annual golf outing Sept. 19 at LAPEER COUNTRY CLUB, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $80 per golfer, which includes 18 holes with cart, continental breakfast, lunch at the turn and dinner after the round. Dinner only costs $25. All proceeds benefit Dryden’s athletic programs. […]

Signs by Crannie unveils major investment in Flint Township



FLINT TWP. — Signs by Crannie cut the ribbon on its new 52,000-square-foot facility on Thursday, September 10, highlighting the completion of the company’s major investment project while marking its 30th year in business, according to a press release. The $2 million facility, located on a 3-acre parcel at 4145 Market Place near Bishop Airport, employs 46 people who design, […]

Lighter 2016 Camaro Delivers Benchmark Performance

Camaro SS delivers 0-60 acceleration in 4.0 seconds; 0.97 g cornering grip

Less weight and more power is the combination for performance success and engineers of the 2016 Camaro have the numbers to prove it. With weight savings of up to 390 pounds (177 kg), the all-new Camaro delivers performance numbers that reset the benchmark for the segment. Chevrolet testing shows the all-new, 455-hp (336 kW) Camaro SS coupe – the most […]

In brief



“Starting a Business” class now offered online FLINT – A one hour online version of the “Starting a Business” seminar will be offered Sept. 22 from 10-11 a.m. by the I-69 Trade Corridor/Thumb Region of The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) based at Kettering University in Flint. The “webinar” is available to anyone located anywhere in the state. Participants […]

What happened to common courtesy?



Many people are, well, not to mince words, rude. These days it seems like all common courtesy has been tossed out the window and people treat each other like dirt. It happens face-to-face, it happens online and it happens quite often on the road. There is no respect, no tolerance and no civility. I’m not sure when it became this […]

Whiting announces seven additional performances



FLINT — The 2015-16 Spring Lineup has been announced by The Whiting. The spring season includes plays, concerts, acrobats, dance, and comedy. Bram Stoker’s Dracula takes the stage on Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. In Charles Morey’s acclaimed adaptation, Count Dracula slips quietly into Victorian London with a cargo of his native Transylvanian soil, necessary for rest between his victims. […]

In brief



McLaren invites women to Breast Health Event FLINT – Area women are invited to a pre-breast cancer awareness month event at the McLaren Imaging Center on Sept. 24. Attendees can take advantage of free clinical breast examinations and ask clinicians questions. No appointment is necessary. A patient accounts expert will also be on hand to answer health insurance questions, or […]

BIKES ON THE BRICKS



Riders prepare to leave Harley Davidson’s Vehicle City on Miller Road on Sept. 12. It was 64 degrees and raining at 11 a.m. when the ride began.

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature It Lies Within and Darkness Divided, Sept. 18, with special guests A War Within, Meridians, Vicariant and Failed Society. Tickets are $20 in advance, $12 the day of the show. The Birthday Beard Fest featuring Burning Fair Verona, After the Minor Avenue […]