2017-06-29

Showing their appreciation



Flint Area School Employees Credit Union hosted a member appreciation open house last week at their Calkins Road office. Pictured are Melissa Russell with her son Ethan and daughter Miranda.

Financial Plus donates $1,000 and supplies to the Humane Society of Genesee County



FLINT – Financial Plus made a huge difference at the Humane Society of Genesee County. Financial Plus donated $1,000, pet supplies, and volunteered at the shelter on May 18. All donations went directly towards the Humane Society of Genesee County animals’ needs. The Humane Society operates on donations only and does not receive Federal or State funding. “Financial Plus is […]

In brief



Mott Foundation surpasses $1 billion in grants for Flint FLINT — The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has announced it has surpassed $1 billion in total grantmaking related to the greater Flint area since the organization was established in 1926. Adjusted for inflation, the figure would be more than $2.3 billion in 2016 dollars. A $3.2 million grant to the Crim […]

Area student makes it to final round in National Marbles Tournament




FLUSHING – At the National Marbles Tournament in Wild Wood, New Jersey last week, an annual competition since 1922, local Flushing High School student Josh Frazho climbed his way to a top two competitors spot in the finals. It was the third year Frazho had attended the event, and his first time going all the way to the final game. […]

In brief



FSO to perform music from Star Wars for July 4 FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of Star Wars on July 4 at Atwood Stadium in Flint. The gates open at 6:30 p.m., the show is at 7:30 p.m. and firework are at 9:40 p.m. Tickets are $3 or a family of five for $10. Experience […]

FJGA season underway




FLINT – Brisk and windy conditions greeted the junior golfers taking part in the annual Flint Jr. Golf Association summer league that opened on Monday at the Flint Golf Club. The league is divided into 5-hole, 9-hole and 18-hole divisions with the high school-aged golfers playing in the Jack Nicklaus division. Several medals were handed out in the Jack Nicklaus […]

Area athletes highlighted in Bruin All-Star Classic




FLINT – The 25th annual Bruin Club All-Star Classic put on by Mott Community College was held this week, with many area athletes competing in All-Star games of volleyball, baseball, softball and basketball. The week kicked off with the All- Star volleyball game on Tuesday at Mott’s Ballenger Field House, where the Gold team won in four sets, 20-25, 25-21, […]

ALL-SAGINAW VALLEY LEAGUE



BASEBALL First Team P – Jordan Patty, Sr., Midland 1B – Jeff Landis, So., Midland OF – Martin Money, Jr., Midland AL – Garrett Willis, Jr., Midland P- Cody Freed, Sr., Bay City Western AL – Tyler David, Jr., Bay City Western P – Logan Buckowski, Sr., Mt. Pleasant IF – Noah Ingram, Sr., Mt. Pleasant IF – Obie Ricumstrict, […]

FBI labels knife attack at Bishop as terrorism




FLINT TWP. — The FBI is investigating a June 21 knife attack on a police officer at Bishop International Airport as an act of terrorism. The victim, Lt. Jeff Neville, was initially listed in critical condition but underwent immediate surgery and has since been released from the hospital to recuperate at home. He’s been on the airport force since 2001. […]

An Extra Set Of Eyes

Summer is here and Chevrolet wants to help parents avoid situations where summer moments become tragic incidents

Now that summer is officially underway Chevrolet wants to help parents avoid situations where summer moments become tragic incidents. With school out and the weather warming up, more children are spending time outside drawing chalk pictures on the driveway, blowing bubbles into the wind or riding bicycles around the neighborhood. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, on average there […]


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