Hurley opens door to region’s first “Food Pharmacy”

FLINT — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint has authorized a grant of $50,000 to the Hurley Foundation from the Arthur L. Tuuri Health Fund to be used for what Mike Burnett, Hurley’s Chief Strategy Officer called “a highly innovative program” known as the Hurley Food Pharmacy. Partnering with the hospital were the Greater Flint Health Coalition, Michigan State University […]

Flint volleyball star Keller receives honorary ESPY

FLINT TWP. – After a gold medal performance for volleyball in the Special Olympics, and even being invited to ESPN’s annual ESPY Awards, Dalvin Keller returned home to much attention. He has been featured throughout the media, both locally and nationally, and at the Genesee Intermediate School District Transition Center on Monday, Keller received yet another honor. He was awarded […]

MCC gets funding

Plans to renovate Southern Lakes branch

FLINT — With the signing of the State Budget for 2018 on July 14, Mott Community College (MCC) has the go-ahead to begin an $8.1 million renovation of its Southern Lakes Branch Center (SLBC) in Fenton Township, at 2100 W. Thompson Road. The renovation project was submitted to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget as part of the […]

This Compass points to fun!

Call me an obsessive or a fanboy or a music nerd, but don’t call me too old to rock ‘n’ roll. Actually, I think my wife has used variations of all of those to describe me as the occasion of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary Tour gave me the bug to do something that was a little extreme […]

McLaren welcomes Interventional Cardiologist to Medical Staff

FLINT TWP. — Ankush Moza, MD, AN interventional cardiologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Moza is seeing patients at Premier Medical Clinics, 1165 South Linden Road, Flint. Dr. Moza completed Fellowships in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. He also completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at […]

2017-08-03 E-Edition

In brief

Calverley appointed to contractors’ board LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the appointment of Kenneth Calverley of Goodrich to the Residential Builders’ and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors’ Board. Created in 1980, the nine-member board assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with licensing and regulating the construction, alteration or improvement of residential structures. “I thank Kenneth for […]

Law change permits charitable street collections again

FLINT TWP. — Come Friday, December 9, the Old Newsboys’ Newspaper Sales Day will return to township streets, thanks to a new law signed last week by Gov. Rick Snyder that allows charitable organizations to conduct street sales with some restrictions. For the past two years, the Newsboy’s annual newspaper sale, its biggest fundraiser of the year, was forced to […]

Coming home

Someone recently asked me where things stand with Flint. And given that this is something that I think about practically every day, I said what I’ve said many times this year – ‘Flint is at a tipping point’. What happens over the next three years could significantly increase or slow down our metro area’s growth trajectory. In addition to business […]

Blazing hot

Sweltering 91-degree heat did not deter a crowd from attending the National Night Out, hosted by the Flint Township Police department. Besides free food and ice-cream, many vendors displaying their wares, and demonstrations the event featured many hands-on activities for children including this one at right that showed how water can knock down a fire. For more photos and a […]