2017-12-28

In brief



Sign up for Senior Olympics FLINT TWP. – Registration for the 2018 Senior Winter Games are being taken through January 11, 2018. You must reside in Genesee County or belong to a Genesee County Senior Center and be at least 50 years of age by January 11, 2018. Birthdate is required for registration purposes. The cost is $12 and includes […]

Music lost some greats in 2017



Looking back at the year in music, 2017 may have been most notable as the year of the heartbroken fan. Be it from accident by way of excess or circumstance, tragic illness of body or mind or just the rigors of age, tiles in the soundscape of my youth fell by the wayside in alarming numbers. For some, it may […]

Police standoff ends peacefully



FLINT TWP. – On Wednesday, December 20 at about 4 p.m., Flint Township Police officers responded to a call in the 2100 block of W. Maple Ave. for a domestic disturbance in progress, according to a press release. Officers arrived on scene and learned that the 30-year- old suspect had assaulted his father and mother. Following the assault, he retreated […]

2017-12-28 E-Edition

Elderly man found dead



FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, December 19, at approximately 10:15 pm, Flint Township Police officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of Lennington Ct. for a medical emergency. Officers arrived on scene and found a deceased male, Leonid Yufa, a 79-year-old Flint Township resident, inside his apartment. Yufa’s death was investigated as a homicide due to foul play that was […]

MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy grads announced



FLINT – The Mott Community College Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) will graduate 20 recruits Thursday, Dec. 21, in a ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. in the Event Center on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint. The keynote address will be given by Chris Swanson, Undersheriff, Office of the Sheriff, Genesee County. Graduating from the […]

Hurley Children’s Hospital WINS $70,000 in Vote for Miracles Contest



FLINT – Hurley Children’s Hospital has taken first place in the Vote for Miracles Contest, winning $50,000. Plus, Dr. Alan Klein, a pediatric dentist on staff at Hurley, donated an additional $20,000 on behalf of the Sheppy Dog Fund because Hurley won. The winnings from this contest will help us create a special treatment room at Hurley Children’s Hospital for […]

Coats for School Kids drive keeps growing




GENESEE COUNTY — Over 260 coats have been given away to children this year through the Coats for School Kids drive. Angie Ridley, realtor for Complete Realty, LLC, founded the drive about three years ago, along with Pam Ploof, who owns Mega Tan, which is in the same building as Complete. “Last year, we gave away over 70 coats,” Ridley […]

In brief



SCORE Business Counseling GRAND BLANC – The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library will hold SCORE Business Counseling on Jan. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m., by appointment only. SCORE is a national organization that offers free business counseling to current and prospective business owners. Keith Kremer, GDL’s SCORE mentor, is available for one-hour sessions between 3 and 6 p.m. the second […]

MCC to offer Child Development Associate credential training



FLINT — The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MAEYC), Great Start to Quality Resource Centers, and Mott Community College (MCC) are bringing high quality Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ training to a community-based setting in an effort to meet the needs of busy homebased child care providers. The credential training, offered entirely online, will enable students to […]