Kearsley Summer Bookmobile to make three more fun stops

BURTON —Telling mom and dad they are bored this summer was unnecessary for students in the Kearsley Community Schools district. Kindergarten through eighth grade students had the opportunity to pick out books to take home to read during the summer break. “Our exiting kindergarten through fourth graders selected three books at the end of the year and our exiting fifth […]

MCC’s Psi Beta Honor Society wins national recognition

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Psi Beta Chapter is a recipient of the national Psi Beta Honor Society in Psychology Chapter Excellence Award. The award is based on chapter engagement activities that promote high impact learning experiences for students. “This award is recognition of the outstanding work the faculty advisers Dr. Brian Littleton and Phillip Nulph have done […]

In brief

July events at the library FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township-McCarty Library will present Bee-utiful Music at 2 p.m. on July 28. Get the buzz on bees and other bugs while singing songs and creating beautiful buggy art to take home. This program for ages 4-7 is led by an educator from the Sloan Museum. • The Genesee Valley Center […]

McLaren welcomes cardiologist to medical staff

FLINT — Arshad Javed, MD, cardiologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Javed is seeing patients at Heart and Vascular Institute of Michigan, 2340 Stonebridge Drive, Building H in Flint and 1075 Suncrest Dr., Suite C in Lapeer. Javed completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals in Detroit. He also completed his residency […]

Vacant Holland Drive building to get new life as restaurant/tavern

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek City Council is recommending the state Liquor Control Commission grant the city’s final liquor license to the new owners of the building formerly known as the Trecha Building in downtown Swartz Creek. Dawn and Eric Jamison, owners of The Smoothie Shop in Carriage Plaza, purchased the cinderblock building at 5015 Holland Drive last year. […]

Community theater soon to celebrate 90th season

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a proclamation adding its congratulation to the Flint Community Players which will begin its 90th season of providing quality amateur theater starting September 13. The group requested a proclamation to be read at its opening show which will be the timeless musical “Gypsy.” The resolution highlights some of the milestones in FCP’s history […]

Grand Blanc’s Bruett wins FJGA’s Mancour Cup

GRAND BLANC – Golfers in the Jack Nicklaus group of the Flint Jr. Golf Association (FJGA) traveled to the Flint Elks Club Monday and Tuesday for a two-day tournament to vie for the FJGA’s coveted Mancour Cup. Golfers needed to card at least an 81 in the opening round to qualify for the second day of play. In total, 13 […]

Police chief contract approved

FLINT TWP. — Police Chief Kevin Salter was officially sworn in on May 22 but it took a bit longer to finalize his contract. The township board has approved a one-year contract with automatic oneyear extensions with termination conditions. Salter’s promotion is subject to a six-month probationary period. His approved salary is $93.500 a year (payable bi-weekly) and will increase […]

South wins All-Star game

MIDLAND – The South High School All-Stars baseball team took an 8-5 win over the North on Thursday at the 4th annual North vs. South High School All-Star Baseball Game held at Dow Diamond. Pitcher Chase Matusik represented Carman- Ainsworth on the mound for the South. The South team led 2-1 after four innings before the South grabbed a 4-1 […]

Old Newsboys receive grant from the Stella & Frederick Loeb Foundation

GENESEE COUNTY — Old Newsboys of Flint, Inc. has announced it has received a $4,000 grant from the Stella & Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust administered by Huntington Bank. These funds will support the 2018 Christmas Box. The Old Newsboys of Flint (ONB)’s Christmas Box Program provides Genesee County’s low- income children with a sweat suit, two pairs of socks and […]