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 […]

Fire bell

FLINT TWP. –Fueled by coffee, hot chocolate, holiday music and good cheer, 26 active firefighters assisted by police officers, rang the bell and manned the Salvation Army Kettle from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in front of the Walmart store on Corunna Road, according to a report from Fire Chief Thomas Stadler. Enduring blustery conditions all day, the volunteer group […]

The Whiting offering many exciting shows

FLINT – Join The Whiting for Flint’s finest tradition as it celebrates and rings in The New Year with style, Dec. 31. The evening will include a three course dinner catered by Andiamo, dancing and live music by The Cliff Monear Group, featuring Mr. “Sounds of Sinatra” Mark Randisi, and The Motor City Horns, as well as a roaring big […]