2017-11-16

C-A’s Men at W.O.R.K. hosting 10th holiday event




MUNDY TWP. — WinterFest, the tenth annual holiday charity event, will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, December 2 at the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School cafeteria, 1409 W. Maple Road. It is hosted by Men at W.O.R.K., a father’s group formed in 2000 by a group of young fathers wanting to spend more quality time in activities with their children. […]

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Old Newsboys needs helpers FLINT —The Old Newsboys is in need of volunteers to help with their annual newspaper sale on Friday, Dec. 8. Call 810-744- 1840 if you are able to assist us with the mission of “Let No Child Be Forgotten!”. The organization is looking for persons 18 years and older to captain corners and/or stand on corners […]

Arrests made in drive-by shooting



FLINT TWP. — On Sunday, November 12 at approximately midnight, Flint Township Police officers responded to a drive-by shooting in the 3300 block of W. Dayton St. in the area of Lavelle Rd. and Pasadena Ave., according to a police report. Upon arrival, officers learned that a vehicle with multiple occupants drove by the residence firing numerous rounds into the […]

Thanksgiving Concert



FLINT — The Flint Salvation Army presents their 85th annual Thanksgiving Concert with the Flint Citadel Band at 7 p.m. Nov. 17th at 211 W. Kearsley St. with special guest Band Master William Hines. The he concert is free to the public; however, a free-will offering will be taken. Following the concert, attendees may enjoy food and fellowship (catered by […]

Teamwork leads to arrest of fugitive in mall parking lot



FLINT TWP. — Law enforcement officers temporarily blocked off the back (Dutcher Road) entrance to the Genesee Valley Center shopping mall last Thursday evening during the arrest of a suspect wanted in Indiana on an assault with intent to commit murder warrant. Flint Township Police assisted the Michigan State Police Third District Fugitive Team with the apprehension of the individual, […]

Thanksgiving Eve Dinner



FLINT — The Flint Salvation Army will provide a free traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, November 22nd, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Beecher Corps located at 1475 W. Coldwater Road. Transportation is available from our partner MTA. The bus will leave the downtown terminal starting at 4:00 p.m. and will continue on the ½ hour, with […]

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Mill Road Bridge in Flint Township closed until further notice FLINT TWP. — Due to safety considerations, the Mill Road Bridge over the Flint River, located between Beecher and Flushing Roads will be closed to traffic until further notice. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route via Beecher, Linden and Flushing Roads. For more information, contact Alexander Patsy, Programming […]

‘Welcome home, gentlemen; it’s been a long time.’




GAINES — Vietnam War era veterans received special recognition when area residents gathered at the Gaines Veterans Park in honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Gaines Lions Club, Byron Masonic Lodge 80, Veterans Park Committee and Barons Motorcycle Club sponsored the ceremony during which 41 veterans received their lapel pins signifying their service during the Vietnam War. […]

Fellowship, pride and holiday cheer

Swartz Creek to kick off holiday season with downtown tree lighting Monday


SWARTZ CREEK – The GFWC – Swartz Creek Women’s Club will present the inaugural community tree lighting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the corner of Holland Drive and Miller Road in downtown Swartz Creek. The tree, which stands taller than 14 feet, was donated in memory of James Petiprin, who owned the nowclosed Petiprin’s Tree Farm in Mundy […]

Firebirds fall on Military Appreciation Day




FLINT – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League hosted Military Appreciation Day at the Dort Federal Event Center Saturday afternoon. All veterans received a free ticket to the game and many special events and auctions took place. The first 2,500 fans through the door received a free official team calendar poster, courtesy of […]