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Hurley Food FARMacy expanding to help more people FLINT — The Michigan Health Endowment Fund has awarded Hurley Medical Center an $85,800 grant to expand its Food FARMacy to address food insecurity in Genesee County. Launched in August 2017, Food FARMacy has provided immediate food assistance to over 700 people. In November, screenings and referrals for food assistance were offered […]

Suspected Robber arrested

FLINT TWP. — Police have arrested a suspect for the robbery of an elderly citizen last week. Police reported on June 22 that the 75-year-old victim was robbed after visiting a bank. While the victim was inside the bank, a 21-yearold suspect allegedly entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and waited in the back seat. When the victim returned to his […]

Atwood Stadium to host the Second Annual July 4 Celebration

FLINT— Lights, camera, action! Flint’s family summer concert tradition returns to Atwood Stadium with Music From the Movies. Building on last year’s success, join thousands of fun seekers for a night of music, fireworks and fun brought to you by the Flint Institute of Music (FIM). Bring the whole family to this incredible Independence Day celebration. The Flint Symphony Orchestra, […]

Pink Par-Tee at Warwick Hills


Threatening rain on Saturday did not dampen community support for the C-A Football Car Wash fundraiser held in the parking lot of Patsy Lou Williamson dealership at Linden and Corunna Roads. Organized by the C-A Football Parent Club, team members pitched in with a goal to help support their off-the-field activities. Proceeds are used to feed the high school football […]

In brief

Third Annual Burgers & Brews FLINT — Burgers & Brews will be back on June 29 from 5-8 p.m. Join the fun in Buckham Alley, 114 W. First St. for the ultimate burger competition. Vote on our celebrity burger creations to name the best burger in town. Featuring last year’s winner Timothy’s Pub aiming to win 3 years in a […]

Tweaks to sign ordinance coming

FLINT TWP. — Dimming some of the bright LED storefront lights framing windows and doors on some township businesses may be addressed in pending changes to the sign ordinance. The Planning Commission recently reviewed several sign ordinance amendment changes suggested by the building department. Randy Stewart, building director, said he developed some tweaks to the ordinance after working with code […]

McLaren Flint nurse reunites with man she helped to revive on airline flight

FLINT —Three months ago, registered nurse Kathryn Yombik boarded a morning flight out of Detroit, taking along her three-year-old son, niece and mother for a fun-filled vacation at Disney Land in Orlando. Little did Yombik know that the unexpected was about to occur. As the Spirit Airlines plane was taxing on the runway, a fellow passenger began to experience a […]

Firefighters getting new turnout gear

FLINT TWP. — After reviewing three estimates for Turnout Gear, the fire department has chosen to purchase nine new sets from Apollo Fire Equipment Company of Romeo for $17,658.72. Apollo, which also provided a recent purchase of breathing apparatuses, was the low bidder. Competing bids were from Moses Fire Equipment Inc. of Lawrence for $20,106 and from Lion First Responder […]

Flint Cultural Center breaks ground on K-8 academy

FLINT — Local and state leaders gathered at the campus of the Flint Cultural Center Tuesday morning to break ground on a public, nonprofit charter school that will serve kindergarten through eighth grade students. City of Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, along with State Senator Jim Ananich, were among the dignitaries who performed ground-breaking honors on the Flint Cultural Center Academy. […]