2017-06-08

Rescue 911 events teach Genesee County kids about safety



FLINT – Hurley Medical Center, the region’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Stat EMS, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department, Genesee County Parks and Recreation and the city of Fenton have teamed up to teach kids ages 8-12 valuable safety lessons during free events throughout Genesee County. Activities include: • Police and Fire Vehicle Tours • Bike and Helmet Safety […]

SUMMER CAMPS AND CLINICS



Editor’s Note: To have your camp/clinic listed, send details to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper.com June 19-21: Lady Broncos “Court” Camp 2017. Open to girls entering grades 2-6 for the Fall 2017. Volleyball 8:30-10:30 a.m., supervised lunch 10:30-11 a.m., basketball 11 a.m.-1 p.m. North Branch Middle School Gym/ Ruth Fox Gym. COST: $60 each; includes camp T-shirt. Additional siblings […]

Secretary of State working to be easier, faster



GENESEE COUNTY — As more and more customers take advantage of alternative ways to do business with the Secretary of State such as online services at ExpressSOS. com, the department is moving forward with several technology-driven improvements to provide faster and more convenient service. “Michigan residents are realizing there are better ways to renew their tabs or change their address […]

Family Fun And Adventure Starts With A Ford



Growing numbers of families are answering the call of the road by embarking on adventures in RVs built on Ford chassis. Ford is America’s best-selling motorhome chassis manufacturer. RV shipments were up 15 percent year-over-year in 2016, hitting their highest level in 40 years, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. The association estimates the RV industry provides 290,000 U.S. […]

Talent Investment Agency Offering Free Seminars for Unemployed Workers



GENESEE COUNTY – State residents can get assistance and information about Michigan’s unemployment insurance system through a series of free seminars around the state, hosted by the Michigan’s Talent Investment Agency. Participants will get details about the claims process, learn how to use the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) — the online system for managing benefit accounts — and much […]

Suspicious bag at Bishop Airport turns out to be harmless




FLINT TWP. – An unattended bag caused the evacuation of Bishop Airport this morning, stranding some 200 passengers on the tarmac while authorities investigated. State, local and federal authorities descended on the airport at around 11 a.m. today when airport security discovered an unattended bag left in the terminal. Officials said the airport was evacuated, though planes are still arriving […]

Rotary selects May Students of the Month



FLINT TWP. – Kendall Bragg and Jakori Miller were recognized by the Genesee Valley Rotary Club as the Carman-Ainsworth High School Students of the Month for May. They are the final students chosen for this school year. Next month the Rotary will select one prior winning student monthly winner to receive a $1,000 scholarship to college. The scholarships will be […]

2017-06-08 E-Edition

Caucus offers discussion on gerrymandering



FLINT — A two-hour event on ending gerrymandering and lost votes will be hosted by the Genesee County Progressive Caucus on June 13, Room 1301, Mott College Tech Center, 1401 E. Court St. Starting at 6:30 p.m., Mark Brewer, Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party from 1995 to 2013, will discuss issues and lawsuits challenging gerrymandering. Affecting not only the […]

GDL, Bowl Flint offer Glow Bowl



FLINT — Genesee District Library will kick-off the Summer Reading Challenge with a family fun night of cosmic glow bowling at Richfield Bowl on June 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Richfield Bowl’s Kids Bowl Free Family Fun Night is part of a partnership between Genesee District Library and Bowl Flint. At the Family Glow Bowl participants will pay only […]