2017-07-13

PERENNIAL FAVORITE



Signs are up all over town announcing the annual Our Lady of Lebanon Mideast Festival, from Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16. A Fireworks Show at dusk, one of the highlights each year, will take place on Friday and Saturday night, according to the festival schedule posted online at www.mideastfestival.com. Festival hours are Friday: 11:30AM – midnight; Saturday: noon […]

Rock the Kettle with the Salvation Army kicks off



FLINT – The Salvation Army serving Genesee County is announcing the 2017 Rock the Red Kettle of HOPE Campaign is underway locally. The goal of this campaign is to raise $10,000.00 to benefit families in Flint and Genesee County. Please contact Joy at 810-232-1684 to discuss ways you or your business can help us “Do the Most Good”! Many families […]

Canadian man indicted for Bishop Airport attack



FLINT TWP. — Amor M. Ftouhi, a 49-year old man from Quebec, Canada, was indicted July 5 in Flint federal court on charges of committing an act of violence at an international airport and interference with airport security, according to a press announcement by Acting United States Attorney Daniel Lemisch. Lemisch was joined in the announcement by David P. Gelios, […]

Save the Date



Flint Youth Theatre to Host Season Announcement Party FLINT —The public is cordially invited to the Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the 2017-18 Season Announcement Party! This event will be held at the Flint Youth Theatre, located at 1220 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan, and is free to attend. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres […]

Township has purchase offer on vacant land




FLINT TWP. — It’s been years since the township had a new housing development but one is now pending. At its Monday meeting, the township board gave tentative approval to a purchase offer for 86.65 acres of vacant land on South Dyewood. The township acquired the land for free through tax reversion in 2011. The purchase offer of $173,200 came […]

Flint Firebirds adding to 2017-18 roster




FLINT – The Flint Firebirds continue to improve their squad this offseason, and during the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, they looked to bolster their blue line. They did just that by selecting Nikita Alexandrov in the first round, 25th overall. The Russian defenseman will fit in well and fill a void left by the departures of Alex Peters and […]

Vendors wanted for Women’s Expo



FLINT – Are you a business owner and/ or marketer?! Vendor registration is now open for the Time of Your Life Women’s Expo set for Sept. 8 and 9 at the Dort Federal Event Center. “Planning has been in the works for our Women’s Expo for nearly a year and we are so excited that the date is fast approaching,” […]

Genesee Area Conference getting complete makeover






GENESEE COUNTY — Members of the Genesee Area Conference-Red – Goodrich, Lake Fenton and Corunna – were left on the outside looking in when they were informed that as of June 20, the remaining member schools, Durand, Montrose, LakeVille, Byron and Mt. Morris were leaving to form a new league. Joining the former GAC-Red schools in the newly created Mid-Michigan […]

Assistant Fire Chief thanked for service




FLINT TWP. — When former Fire Chief John Ringwelski retired in April 2015, Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley stepped into his shoes and wore two hats for the next 26 months. Last month, the township board promoted former Fire Captain Thomas Stadler as the new fire chief, based on the recommendation of its Civil Service Commission. At the township board […]

Mid-Michigan Hockey Conference to realign for 2017-18 season






LAPEER –The Mid-Michigan Hockey Conference (MMHC) has seen two teams leave and will welcome in two new ones for the 2017-18 winter season. The Alliance (LakeVille, Goodrich, Almont, North Branch, Imlay City), for which LakeVille High is the primary, the FNV Griffins (Freeland-Saginaw Nouvel-Saginaw Valley Lutheran), Fenton-Linden, the Bay Area Thunder and the Mid-Michigan Storm were part of the MMHC […]