Ambulance crashes, rolls

FLINT TWP. — An EMT was injured when an ambulance and a pickup truck collided Thursday, March 16. Flint Township police responded to the crash that occurred about 5:30 p.m. at Miller and Dye roads. The driver of the Patriot ambulance told investigators he was en route to an emergency and had his lights and siren activated as he approached […]

Firebirds drop two games to end regular season

FLINT – In front of a standing room only crowd of 4,250 in the regular season finale at the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday, the Flint Firebirds fell behind early and began to claw their way back into it before time ran out in a 3-2 loss. The game was scoreless until late in the first period when London’s […]

Salvation Army to hold chicken dinner

FLINT — The second annual Salvation Army Chicken Dinner will be held April 9 at the Masonic Temple Dining room. All proceeds will go towards vital Salvation Army programs such as … Christmas and summer day camp. Please join us for dinner following your church service and celebrate the Easter season with family and friends. Call 800-232-2199 to purchase tickets. […]

Busted brackets everywhere

Fat Guy Corner

The March Madness took a couple of days to live up to the hype! Yes, a few higher seeds won, which was not earth shattering news, as that always happens every tournament. The bracket that went sideways in a hurry was the East bracket. The sun may rise in the East but the Villanova Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils watched […]

Songs in the “key of my life” playlist

Lately it seems like all the musical artists I loved growing up — and for most of my life — are dying or retiring. Last month, Aretha Franklin, who turns 75 on Saturday, announced her retirement. She’s a fellow Detroiter so growing up, I occasionally saw her around town or at her father’s church but I’ve always had immediate access […]



For the first-time ever, SRT power is now available in the Dodge Durango. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is powered by the potent 392 cubic inch HEMI V-8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology that delivers 475 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 470 lb.- ft. of torque at 4,300 rpm – providing America’s best horsepower and torque ratings making the new […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber earns 4-Star Accreditation

FLINT — The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact on the community. U.S. Chamber Accreditation defines standards of excellence in chamber planning, and recognizes individual chambers for outstanding contributions toward positive change in their communities. “The Flint & Genesee […]

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The end of an era: Brothers retire from Coney biz

FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, March 21, Atlas Coney Island, 3833 Corunna Road, honored long time owners David and Jimmy Todorovsky as they hung up their aprons, after 64 years of working together, according to a press release. Born in Greece, David in 1933 and Jimmy in 1934, the brothers spent their childhood in Europe. They fled to Macedonia due […]

Library hosts 8th Annual Community Basic Needs Fair

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Flint Public Library are hosting the Eighth Annual Basic Needs Fair in conjunction with Molina Healthcare and Deluxe Dental. The free to the public event will be held on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 1026 E. Kearsley Street, […]