Nothing wrong with being musically diverse

For years I have been an avid fan of good old rock and roll. I like mostly heavy metal and alternative rock and have for the better part of the past two decades. I never had much of a taste for it when I was younger, preferring pop and rap when I was young – though I did find I […]

Two Firebirds selected in 2018 NHL Draft

DALLAS — Ty Dellandrea and Dennis Busby made history over the weekend, as the two were the first players that were originally drafted by the Flint Firebirds and were then drafted into the National Hockey League. Dellandrea was selected in the first round (13th overall) by the Dallas Stars and Dennis Busby was tabbed in the fifth round (145th overall) […]

McLaren welcomes two physicians to staff

FLINT — Vuong DuThinh, Phd, MD, electrophysiologist, board certified in cardiology and cardiovascular disease, and Sophie Toya, MD, pulmonologist, board certified in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, have joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. DuThinh is seeing patients at Regional Cardiology Associates, PLC, located at 3399 Pollock Road in Grand Blanc. Dr. Toya is seeing patients at […]

Local All-Stars take part in Bruin Club Classic hoops

FLINT — High school basketball stars competed in the 26th Annual Bruin Club Classic All-Star Game at Ballenger Field House at Mott Community College on Thursday. The teams, compromised of players from the Class of 2018, were divided into the Black Squad and Gold Squad. The Gold beat the Black 135-106. The rosters included Lapeer’s Drew Knickerbocker, Kearsley’s Taveon Harris, […]

Barnes Named Deputy General Counsel of HAP

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan has announced the appointment of Will Barnes as deputy general counsel. In this position, he is responsible for managing the in-house legal department of HAP, an operating division of Henry Ford Health System. Barnes has 15 years of experience of in-house counsel for the health care industry. His work with both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations […]


Ferris Wheel welcomes 39 local entrepreneurs, innovators and businesses to downtown Flint

FLINT — Downtown Flint was abuzz recently as Flint Ferris Wheel, and the Skypoint Ventures’ family of companies, announced the arrival of 39 new businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators, and students. The 39 businesses officially moved in to Cowork at Ferris Wheel where they will have access to a number of essential business services, support and resources all in one building. “Flint […]

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In brief

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 […]