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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday GENESEE COUNTY — A Genesee County Recycle Day is scheduled for Saturday, August 26 at Flushing High School, 5039 Deland Road, and another on Saturday October 22 at Bentley High School, 1150 N Belsay Rd, both from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collections also will be held on both dates at the Flint […]

Football team loses 31 to graduation; looks to rebound

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth’s varsity football team will embark on its 2017 season with a depleted roster that lost 31 seniors to graduation. Carman-Ainsworth finished 6-4 overall last season, with losses coming to Grand Blanc, Davison and Lapeer over the regular season, which were followed up by a 49-19 loss to Fenton in the pre-districts. The Cavaliers will play […]

Pink Night Palooza hopes to help deal with breast cancer

FLINT — Having been a Breast Health Navigator since 2008, Marsha Schmit has helped hundreds of patients with breast cancer, guiding women through the long and difficult journey they face after being diagnosed. Schmit is committed to reducing stress and getting people on the road to recovery. When appointed to the Breast Health Navigator position in 2008, Schmit brought with […]

Golf team reloads with JV players, in rebuilding mode

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ golf team enters its 2017 campaign in somewhat of a rebuilding year. First-year varsity golf coach, but coach of the junior varsity team for 14 years, Matt Young, has to deal with the loss of two seniors to graduation while bringing back just three golfers that played last season, but never on the […]

Aloha nui loa

Trudy and Bob Plumb dressed in their best Hawaiian attire for a luau at the Swartz Creek Senior Citizen Center on Thursday, Aug. 17. The event included tropical-inspired foods, music and dancing, and karaoke. Nancy Hopak of Gaines Township got into the spirit of the occasion and danced the hula in a grass skirt. Jim O’Brien of Swartz Creek wore […]

Wild game processors now need free permit

LAPEER COUNTY – At its June meeting, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission signed an order requiring anyone who receives compensation for processing wild game to be registered with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The new requirement was brought forward as part of a larger set of deer management regulations related to hunting licenses, chronic wasting disease response measures, urban […]

Park my pod next to the TV

A mall in China has installed what are being called “husband storage pods,” which contain a comfortable chair and video games to help him pass the time while she shops. American malls and big box stores, please follow suit. I don’t necessarily need the video games, although I wouldn’t be opposed if they had Galaga, which is an oldschool arcade […]

PGA Champions tour comes to Warwick Hills

GRAND BLANC – From 1958 until 2009, Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club was an annual stop on the PGA Tour. The Buick Open played host to many great golfers including Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer and Kenny Perry, just to name a few. It’s been a long wait since 2009, but Warwick Hills is finally getting a PGA event back […]

Baker College receives NSF grant to boost photonics education

FLINT TWP. – Baker College has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of nearly $512,000 to advance photonics and laser education at Baker College and in Michigan through June 2020. The goal, according to Anca Sala, Ph.D., Baker College dean of the College of Engineering, is to educate more students to become qualified photonics, laser and fiber optics […]


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