2017-11-02

Independent Insurance Agents of Genesee County donates to Project Graduation



Independent Insurance Agents Association members, from left, Kipp Stewart, Christy Loeffler, Dan McMunigal, Shelly Horkey, Greg Eve, Steve Phillips, Tim Martin and Bob Gremel donated $3,900 to area high schools for their Project Graduation efforts. “We cannot do better work than to protect our youth,” said IIAGC President Dan McMunigal. Project Graduation is a program offered by many high schools […]

SpartanNash Foundation donates $4,400 to Food Bank of Eastern Michigan



During the 12-day SpartanNash Foundation hunger scan, store guests who visited any participating SpartanNash-owned retail store or fuel center in eight states had the opportunity to donate $1, $5 or $10 at any checkout lane, with 100 percent of dollars raised going to support community food pantries and food banks. As a result, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan received […]

Hurley Announces the opening of a Trauma Recovery Center



Dr. Michael Jaggi, who is the vice president and chief medical officer at Hurley Medical Center, addressed the crowd gathered at last Friday’s press conference at the hospital to announce Hurley’s plans to open Michigan’s first Trauma Recovery Center (TRC). The new TRC assists victims of crime to help them meet their own needs as they transition from the hospital […]

Police arrest purse snatching suspect




FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a recent string of unarmed robberies that occurred at local grocery stores in Flint Township. During the morning hours of Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19, officers responded to four separate incidents where elderly females ‘purses were taken from them in the parking lot, according to […]

In brief



GDL events in November FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library- McCarty branch, 2071 S Graham Rd., will hold a cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. on November 9. Chef Ming Louie will demonstrate how to make a delicious stir-fried lettuce dish. (Due to Genesee County Health Department regulations there will be no tasting.) Guests will leave with a copy of […]

Larger sign approved for Mo Pete’s at the mall




FLINT TWP. — Mo Pete’s Sports Retreat at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall, received approval for its six-foot, LEDlit sign, designed to be seen from the parking lot, to maximize visibility. It is located toward the back of the mall’s Outdoor Village corridor which is fronted by Barnes & Noble Bookstore and Bar Louie restaurant. At its October 18 meeting […]

Special needs BAM! boy gets Batmobile thanks to Home Depot




FLINT TOWNSHIP — A special little boy who is fond of superheroes has a couple of his own superheroes who helped make his Halloween extra special. Keegan Steele is a 5-year-old boy with wide eyes full of wonder, an infectious smile and a thick crop of blond hair. Born 10 weeks early, Keegan has cerebral palsy and a host of […]

Airport employees honored for bravery



FLINT — On October 24, the Bishop International Airport Authority presented resolutions honoring seven airport employees for their heroic actions on June 21, 2017, when a terrorist brutally attacked Public Safety Lieutenant Jeffrey Neville, stabbing him in the neck, according to a press release. Authority employees, Lt. Jeffrey Neville, Maintainer, Richard Krul, Public Safety Officer Lt. Dan Owen, Chief Christopher […]

Twp. board extends labor contract




FLINT TWP. — The township board has unanimously approved a one-year labor contract extension for the township Police Department Communications Operators (Com OPs) with a two percent increase in the wage schedule. The contract extension is from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 the current twoyear contract expires December 31 of this year. All language from that contract will […]

Fundraiser for elementary student battling cancer



FLINT TWP. — Everyone is asked to come out to support a fundraiser for Tavares Mance, 11, a Dye Elementary student diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. A fundraiser is being planned from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 5 at Luigi’s Restaurant, 2132 Davison Road in Flint. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the […]