2017-08-17

Golf outing to help Hurley Trama Center



FLINT – Lt. Jeff Neville is lucky to be alive, and now he wants to give back. As of last Friday, it’s been announced that Neville has been named as the ambassador for the Hurley Foundation’s 33rd Annual Trauma Center Golf Classic. On June 21, 2017, while working as a police officer at Bishop International Airport, he suffered life threatening […]

Step in time



It wasn’t the kind of thing you see every day in Swartz Creek. Motorists traveling through the intersection of Miller and Morrish roads were treated to brief excerpts from ‘Mary Poppins’ on Wednesday, Aug. 9. When the traffic lights turned red, cast members took to the streets to sing and dance and promote the show, which wrapped up Saturday. The […]

Cops in the Park coming up

Officer Szmansky: ‘Kids want to get outside and do things’


SWARTZ CREEK – Officer Ken Szmansky invites area youth to participate in the annual Cops in the Park set to begin Monday, Aug. 28, at Elms Park. This year, Cops in the Park will be a five-day event. Parents need not register their youngsters in advance. When the banner is up in the park, the activities are happening, Szmansky said. […]

In brief



Enchanted Fairytale Trail CLIO — The Enchanted Fairytale Trail is a family event to be held at Bridge Park (Corner of Linden and Vienna Rd.) on Thursday, August 17 from 6–8 p.m. which will feature Pied Piper Fairy Trail guided tours, a fairy craft, Make it & Take it Gardening, refreshments and much more. Dressing up and wings welcome! Bring […]

IT’S OFFICIAL



Fire Chief Thomas Stadler took command in early June but his official swearing-in ceremony was held last week when he took the oath of office and was presented his chief’s jacket by his wife Tammy and his chief’s badge by his daughter Kristi Perez. Police Chief George Sippert served as the master of ceremonies and Clerk Kathy Funk issued the […]

Pink Night Palooza returning



FLINT – Pink Night Palooza is the ultimate night out, and everyone’s invited to participate in one of the most dynamic breast cancer fundraisers around, raising money and celebrating a wonderful cause for the annual event. Just as pink has become a nationwide symbol of empowerment, Pink Night Palooza gives you the power to change lives right here in Genesee […]

Pharmacy suspended for over dispensing controlled substances



FLINT TWP. –Last week, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) served an order suspending the license to dispense controlled substances of All American Pharmacy LLC, 3104 Flushing Road, according to press release. LARA also served an administrative complaint and an order suspending the pharmacist license of John Stephen Lind, R.Ph., All American’s pharmacist-in-charge, who is responsible for […]

Lapeer Tune-Up to feature state’s elite teams




LAPEER – Some of the top girls’ high school golf teams from across Michigan will be traveling to Lapeer tomorrow for the annual Lapeer Tune-Up tournament. Held at Lapeer Country Club, Lapeer’s varsity squad will play host to a field of 20 teams, including last year’s Div. 1 state champion, Rochester. “It’s one of the first tournaments of the year, […]

Board decides not to waive telecommunications pole fee




FLINT TWP. — Perhaps setting the tone for the rest of the county, the township board has refused to waive a monthly pole colocation fee requested by a telecommunications company. Pending its application to operate in Flint Township, ACD.net, a Lansing-based cellphone and internet service provider, asked the township to waive a $75 monthly per pole maintenance fee because it […]

MHSAA identifies importance of local media in high school sports



LAPEER COUNTY – As we embark on the first high school sports practices for the upcoming fall season next week, the Michigan High School Athletic Association released its most recent Multimedia Regulations, in it, acknowledging the importance the local daily and weekly media outlets are to the high schools across the state. We, at the County Press, thought their views […]