2016-11-10

Police Blotter



Jury convicts man in 2015 police shooting at Hometown Inn FLINT TWP. — A Genesee County jury has found a Flint Township man guilty on 13 felony counts related to a 2015 shooting of a police officer, according to a press release from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton. Christopher Arren Washington, 57, was charged and convicted of assault with intent […]

Same old Lions?

Fat Guy Corner

This is why the silly Detroit Lions have driven their fans crazy for decades. Here’s a game they are supposed to lose in Minnesota and the fools decide to win the darn football game; and in thrilling fashion. If anyone ever figures out this football team please dial 1-800- Fat Guy! The Lions toy with you week in and week […]

McLaren Flint awarded advanced certification for comprehensive stroke centers



FLINT — McLaren Flint is the first hospital in Genesee County to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Heart- Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval and the Heart- Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. With this certification, McLaren […]

Silverado 1500 High Desert Offers Flexible Storage Options



With premium leather interior accents and unique appearance enhancements, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Desert SEMA Show vehicle is the ultimate expression of Chevy Trucks’ functional style and performance. It is based on the production High Desert package offered on 2017 Silverado 1500 LT, LTZ and High Country models, featuring an all-new, lockable and water-resistant cargo system and available Magnetic […]

A vote for upholding traditions



As far back as I can remember, the fun of Christmas shopping began in earnest on the day after Thanksgiving. It was a family tradition for my mother and I to rise before dawn on that day (it was not called Black Friday when I was a kid). We would make our first stop by 7 a.m. and often hit […]

2016-11-10 E-Edition

McLaren enhances education team



FLINT — Robert F. Flora, M.D., MBA, MPH, has been appointed chief academic officer/designated institutional officer (CAO/DIO) for McLaren Health Care Corp., effective Oct. 17, 2016. “Robert Flora is a highly accomplished medical professional with an impressive background in graduate medical education administration,” said Michael McKenna, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, McLaren Health Care. “In addition to […]

Longway, Sloan plan activities for Boy/Girl Scouts



FLINT — Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum have scheduled 31 programs to last for the next several months, pursuits and overnight activities specifically tailored for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. There are even opportunities for the whole family to enjoy, incorporating entertainment, education and, perhaps most importantly, fun. The Boy Scout activities begin Friday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. with […]

In brief



Workshop for small business FLINT – The Michigan Small Business Development Center will sponsor “Sprout Your Business Worldwide,” a free workshop from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Kettering University Campus Center in Flint. “Sprout Your Business Worldwide” will explore what it takes to be ready to export or to consider new markets worldwide. It will include […]

Baker College recognized as an ‘Autism Angel’

Contributions by occupational therapy students and faculty prompt award

FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Baker College occupational therapy program has received the Autism Angel Award from Autism Support and Resource Center (ASRC). The award recognizes support provided by students and faculty in the bachelor’s/master’s program that trains students to help patients who have physical and mental challenges improve their ability to perform everyday tasks and achieve more independence. ASRC is […]