Sloan* Longway presents The Cold War & 1960 U-2 Incident

FLINT – Sloan* Longway, 1310 E. Kearsley St., presents The Cold War & 1960 U-2 Incident, Nov. 5. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., lecture at 7 p.m. at Longway Planetarium $10 per person, $5 for members Francis Gary Powers was the famous American pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. His son, Gary Powers, Jr. […]


All-New Ford Super Duty Is Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable Super Duty Ever

Ford, America’s truck leader, recently introduced the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever. “Ford Super Duty is the truck America’s hardestworking men and women trust and depend on,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president, The Americas. “We are helping these customers build a better world by delivering a new generation […]

In brief

McLaren Flint to host “Community Resource Day” FLINT – McLaren Flint’s Case Management team is hosting its annual “Community Resource Day” on Oct. 22. In these tough economic times Case Managers and Social Workers are an even more vital link between patients and the community resources they need for a range of health care concerns. These can include obtaining health […]

Genesee Health to host Drive-Thru Immunization event on Oct. 16

FLINT — For those who don’t think they have time for a flu vaccination this year, Genesee Health Plan is offering a quick, convenient and FREE opportunity on Oct. 16, from 3-6 p.m. Area residents can stay healthy during the winter months by getting their free flu shot at the Genesee Health Plan Drive- Thru Immunization Event at Genesee Health […]

Robotics tourney Saturday at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School

FLINT TWP. — Thirty-five teams of middle and high school students will descend upon Carman-Ainsworth Middle School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday October 17 for the Bee MO’ VEX Robotics Competition. Competing teams are from Flint, Pontiac, Grand Blanc, Port Huron, Bloomfield Hills, Haslett, Novi, Swartz Creek and East Lansing. They will come together for a non-stop, […]

Officer’s resignation reduces staffing level

FLINT TWP. — Despite a recent hiring spate, it could be the first of the year before the township police force gets up to full strength. A recent resignation of a probationary officer has dropped staffing levels back down to 36. The department is budgeted for 40 officers. Four new probationary officers were sworn in on October 5 and are […]

Area dealership rallying in response to water crisis

GRAND BLANC – In light of the current public health emergency for Flint City water customers, the Al Serra Auto Plaza has designated their service departments as drop-off locations for bottled water. In return for a donation of 12 or more water bottles in an unopened and sealed case or four sealed one gallon containers, Al Serra is offering free […]

C-A sleuths solving suspicious death mystery

FLINT TWP. — Whodunnit? Or whatdunnit? That’s what students are trying to figure out in a new Principles of Biomedical Science course at Carman- Ainsworth High School where they will spend the school year investigating a staged crime scene. In this case, it definitely wasn’t Col. Mustard with a candlestick in the billiard room or Professor Plum with a lead […]

1954 Skylark donated to Sloan Museum Collection

FLINT — Sloan Museum welcomes a 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible to its collection of more than 100 vehicles. There were only 836 Skylarks made in 1954, all made in Flint, and there are probably fewer than 100 survive today. At the end of September, Curator Jeremy Dimick drove from Flint, Michigan, to Grants, New Mexico, to add the 1954 Buick […]

Twp. firefighters getting new pagers

FLINT TWP. — Like doctors who make house calls, firefighters carry pagers that go everywhere they go in order to be reached whenever an emergency rises. As a result the equipment gets dirty and takes a beating, said Assistant Chief Mike Burkley in his recent request to buy new ones. “We have not bought pagers in about five years,’’ he […]