2018-08-02

McLaren welcomes doctors to medical staff



FLINT – Mohammed Berrou, MD, board certified in pulmonary disease and a critical care medicine specialist, and Charlotte Ng, MD, board certified in cardiology and interventional cardiology, have joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Berrou is seeing patients at Pulmonary Associates, PC, G-3252 Beecher Road in Flint. Ng is seeing patients at Regional Cardiology Associates, PLC, 3399 Pollock Road […]

Fall Calendar



August 6: First football practicesAugust 8: First practices for all other fall sportsAugust 15: First contests for boys’ tennis and girls’ golfAugust 17: Lapeer Tune-Up golf meet at Lapeer Country ClubFirst contests for cross country, boys’ soccer, girls’ swimming, volleyballAugust 23: First contests for footballAugust 31-September 3: Labor Day weekend, football games played on August 30September 18: County Press Invitational […]

Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services to host a free planning event



GRAND BLANC — Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services will be hosting a free Lunch Event on Aug. 15, at noon at Little Joe’s in Grand Blanc. The event will explain the critical benefits of advance funeral planning followed by informal questions and answers. This program will provide an overview on the benefits of advanced planning, including inflation protection, personalization, […]

2018-08-02 E-Edition

In brief



Medicaid Health Plans prescription drug coverage topic of Oct. 8 meeting LANSING — The public can attend an Oct. 8 meeting regarding the list of prescription drugs covered under Michigan’s Medicaid Health Plans. The Michigan Medicaid Health Plan common formulary stakeholder meeting is from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Lansing Community College West Campus Auditorium, 5708 Cornerstone Drive in […]

Creativity, diversity are strengths



Because a lot of readers will probably never meet me in person, I thought I might mention up front I am a creative type. While it might go without saying for someone in my profession, it brings up something which has been on my mind. In general, creative types are not appreciated in society, and I think particularly so in […]

Hamady Complete Food Center opens store in Flint



Hamady Complete Food Center opened its doors last Wednesday, July 25, at its new location, 2629 W. Pierson Road in Flint, the previous location of Kroger. The owner of the 74,000-square-foot facility, Jim McColgan Sr., says he hopes to make Hamady Complete Food Center much more than just a grocery store, with a large mezzanine to host community events. The […]

Donor awareness



July 25 was organ donor awareness night at the Flushing Summer Concert in the Park. The band Rodeo Drive played couple of country music sets and representatives from Genesee Health Plan, the Gift of Life and the Gleason Community Fund were also on hand. View Newspapers Editor Gary Gould spoke about his experience with a liver transplant last year, while […]

Back to the Bricks continues to grow



FLINT — As soon as Back to the Bricks wrapped up its 2017 run, the founder of the event, Al Hatch, was already hard at work planning this year’s event – and so it goes, each and every year. Having founded the seminal annual experience 15 years ago, Hatch has said he had no idea that it would one day […]

In brief



Movies under the stars FLINT — Movies Under the Stars from Communities First, Inc. continues with The Secret Life of Pets, Aug. 10 at the Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley (parking off Robert T. Longway Blvd.). The series features a pre-party starting at 7:30 p.m. including lawn games, dancing and music. Each experience is different and may include bounce houses, […]