2015-10-01

Twp. board says no to fog sealing road




FLINT TWP. — Road crews have pretty much wrapped up resurfacing work on Lennon Road between Linden and Dye, transforming the bumpy road into a smooth ribbon of black asphalt. In the interest of better winterizing the work, township supervisor asked the township board to approve fog sealing the road at an estimated cost of $5.600. Her request was defeated […]

U.S. Post Office Chooses Ram ProMaster



Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it will supply 9,113 new 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans to the United States Postal Service (USPS). The 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo van selected by USPS features the award-winning, gasoline-fueled 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine rated at 280-horsepower output with peak torque of 260 lb.-ft. The engine is paired with a proven, smooth-shifting, six-speed […]

In brief



Church hosting craft bazaar FLINT TWP. — United in Christ Lutheran Church, 6330 Corunna Road, will hold its Annual Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 3. The church is located between Elms and Dye road. — R.S. Clerk sets shred date FLINT TWP. — One last chance to do some fall purging is coming up […]

BOTTLED WATER DRIVE SCHEDULE TO BENEFIT FLINT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GENESEE VALLEY CENTER, VIEW NEWSPAPER GROUP, TOWNSQUARE MEDIA AND TV5 TEAM UP FOR CLEAN WATER

FLINT, MI (OCTOBER 2, 2015) – In light of the recent request for donations of bottled water by Flint Community Schools Superintendent, Bilal Tawwab, Genesee Valley Center in partnership with Townsquare Media and TV5 will host a community Bottled Water Drive to ensure safe drinking water for students.  Due to the urgency of the matter, the event will take place […]

A trip back in time…sort of



We attended the 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance Festival in the Holly-area this past weekend and found it to be an enjoyable experience as always. OK, I have to admit there was one trip to the Ren Fest I took several years ago that wasn’t so fun. It was the time I took my family there and got lost in the […]

Snap Fitness expands and is hiring




FLINT TWP. — As its three-year anniversary approaches, Snap Fitness Center, 1381 W. Bristol Road, is spreading its wings a bit. On September 21, the gym began offering cardio classes in its new 1,250 square-foot aerobic studio. The studio is set up in an adjacent space formerly occupied by a clothing store, next door to the established 3,750 square-foot gym. […]

Gawthrop earns national recognition from the CCBOA



FLINT — Larry Gawthrop, Chief Financial Officer at Mott Community College, has been named the Outstanding Chief Business Officer (OCBO) for 2015 by the Community College Business Officers (CCBO) Region V. This award recognizes business officers who have made outstanding contributions to business and financial management in higher education. “It is truly an honor to be recognized by my peers,” […]

In brief



HealthPlus sets standards for quality, satisfaction FLINT — Sometimes great things really do come in smaller packages. Take HealthPlus of Michigan, a health benefits company that recently shed two lines of business and reorganized into a leaner organization with a tighter product focus. Today it shared that its quality ratings are in the top 12 percent of health plans across […]

A personal approach to customized insurance services



FENTON — “It takes great people to provide great insurance services and at Brown & Brown, we have many of the best,” said Douglas Shepson, CIC, Executive Vice President and head of the Brown & Brown Insurance office. Understanding today’s myriad of insurance options can be confusing, especially with so many products, variables and levels of risk. At Brown & […]

Longway offers unique entertainment options



FLINT — Longway Planetarium, one of our area’s most unique educational and entertainment venues, features diverse programming year-round. This weekend is no exception with a trio events of interest to stargazers, undersea enthusiasts and classic rock head trippers. The First Fridays at Longway series this Friday will present “A Really Strange and Mysterious Star.” The universe is full of mysterious […]


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