2018-02-15

Special committees being formed to weigh in on township issues




FLINT TWP. — Township supervisor Karyn Miller wants to form two committees to provide input on important township issues. She is looking for volunteers. One committee will be asked to help develop language for a proposed amendment to the vicious dog ordinance. A domestic and wild animal ordinance passed first reading in December then stalled at the second reading when […]

2018-02-15 E-Edition

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Residents urged to keep fire hydrants clear of snow FLINT TWP. — As the snow piles higher and higher, Fire Chief Tom Stadler has issued a request to residents and business owners to help keep fire hydrants clear of snow and also to make sure that address signs are visible. Critical time can be lost when firefighters have to first […]

Working to Fix ‘Underemployment’




Last month, Lear Corp. hosted a job fair at Mott Community College to begin the hiring process for staffing its new seat manufacturing facility that’s being built in Flint. More than 2,000 showed up in hopes of landing one of the first 435 permanent, fulltime jobs at the facility. The surprising turnout is a strong indication of the many residents […]

Hurley opens expansion including private rooms Pediatric patients now have options to help heal



FLINT — Lindsay Clark of Goodrich testified to her belief in private rooms at a Feb. 8 press conference and ribbon-cutting which revealed renovations made to the 11th floor of Hurley Medical Center (HMC), expanding their ability to offer private rooms to pediatric patients—with increased odds of a better healing process. The Clarks are very familiar with Hurley’s services. During […]

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Taxpayers can ask questions 24 Hours a day LANSING – Michigan taxpayers with questions about their state income taxes can receive answers anytime online through Treasury Self-Serve, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. Treasury Self-Serve enables taxpayers to check the status of tax refunds, ask questions, change addresses and see the status of letters sent to the state Treasury […]

Detroit Lions’ Don Carey speaks at GCI about helping youth




MUNDY TWP. — When Don Carey takes off his Detroit Lions football helmet, it makes room for a lot of different hats he wears – philanthropist, foundation creator, youth advocate, property developer, author, motivational speaker, husband and father of two. Carey came to town last week to attend a fundraiser at the Genesee Career Institute (GCI) to support his REECH […]

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Scholarship gala is this weekend FLINT — On Saturday, February 17, Black Classical Origins (BCO) in collaboration with the Flint Institute of Music (FIM) will hosts its annual Scholarship Gala, at the FIM. The event starts at 5p.m., prior to the performance of the Flint Symphony Orchestra, then heads to The Whiting for the Symphony Orchestra concert. Tickets are available […]

Enchroma glasses reveal art to the color blind



FLINT– Because of the hard work and generosity of four high school seniors, color deficient visitors to the Flint Institute of Arts can see the museum’s world-class collection without the barriers their condition presents. As part of the Grand Blanc High School’s LEAD class, seniors Alexander Hargraves, Maliah Linn, Katelyn Stuck, and Breeann Zarzycki chose to shape change in their […]

Cavaliers strike out at individual wrestling districts




— The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team competed in the Div. 1 individual districts at Bay City Western on Saturday, but no Cavaliers placed within the top four wrestlers in their respective weight classes to earn a spot in the regional championships. No Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers advanced beyond the semifinals of the consolation bracket. Jordan Edwards at 171, Dominique Horton at 160, Nathan […]


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