2017-02-23

Library to celebrate March is Reading Month with mall rally



FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library will kick off National March is Reading Month with a Rockin’ Reading Rally at the Genesee Valley Mall Center Court on March 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This is a free, family-friendly event. At noon, The Storytellers will jump-start the fun with stories, hands-on playtime with exotic musical instruments, tunes from around […]

Advice from Dr. Marriage



It’s time for another edition of Dr. Marriage – the advice column for people mystified by the people with whom they cohabitate … Dear Dr. Marriage: My wife and I get along great and yet she always seems slightly annoyed with me. What’s up with that? Am I doing something wrong? Puzzled in Pittsburgh Dear Puzzled: First off, of COURSE […]

MDHHS orders McLaren Flint to comply with action to address Legionella risk, McLaren fires back



FLINT — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) last week ordered McLaren Flint Hospital to immediately correct conditions in its facility to reduce the risk of future exposure to Legionella at the hospital. But McLaren Flint hospital’s new CEO Chad Grant does not agree, firing back in published reports that the Michigan health department did not sufficiently […]

Get ready for C-A kindergarten round-up 2017-18



FLINT TWP. — Do you have a child who is eligible to attend kindergarten in the fall? If your child turns age 5 by September 1, plan to attend kindergarten registration March 13-17 at one of the elementary school building, if you want your child to attend kindergarten and their 5th birthday is between Sept. 1, 2017, and Dec. 1, […]

In brief



Ellegood named corporate director of service lines at McLaren Health Care FLINT — Cheryl Ellegood has been named Corporate Director of Service Lines at McLaren Health Care. She began the position on Jan. 30. In her new corporate role, Ellegood is responsible for the collaborative development and implementation of systemwide operating plans for cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedic and telemedicine service lines. […]

Ready for the World




FLINT TWP.— Carman- Ainsworth Middle School VEX Robotics teams continued their winning streak by capturing the title at the VEX Robotics Michigan State Championship on Sunday. Still undefeated after four outings, the teams — MO” Peeps and Even MO’ Peeps — are now headed for the World Championship Competition to be April 19-22 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, […]

In brief



Senior Citizens will dance to ’50s music FLINT TWP. — The Senior Center, 2071 Graham Road, will host Dance Night from 6- 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24. It will feature music by the Fairlanes and Devilles, an oldies band. Tickets are $5 each. Pop and pizza-by-the-slice will be sold for $1 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 810-732- […]

Become a Hunger Hero

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, 103.9 The Fox host Radiothon tomorrow

FLINT — From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 24, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and 103.9 The Fox will be taking to the airwaves to raise money in an attempt to provide an astonishing two million meals for hungry people in Eastern Michigan. Tune in to 103.9 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., to hear the radiothon […]

Police lineup



That row of police cars lined up in front of Texas Roadhouse on Miller Road last Wednesday were not responding to any incident. Flint Township Police joined Michigan State Police, Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement agents for Tip-A-Cop, a fundraiser for the Weiss Child Advocacy Center. Uniformed officers mingled with guests and helped out with serving meals […]

Carman-Ainsworth wins pair of games



FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team jumped out to a 17-9 lead after one and went to defeat Southwestern 91-63 Tuesday. The Cavaliers increased their lead to 45-23 at the break and led by outscoring the Knights 46-40 over the final two quarters. Omari Duncan had 19 points, six rebounds, three steals one assist and one block. Ja’kavien Lewis […]