Handle With Care Program begins this school year

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Chiefs of Police Association, Genesee Intermediate School District, Weiss Child Advocacy Center, Easter Seals, Genesee Health System (GHS), Whaley Children’s Center and Michigan Department for Health and Human Services Genesee County office have all collaborated to launch a Handle With Care pilot program in Genesee County schools for the 2018-19 school year. The Handle […]

So long Zetterberg!

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg has announced he is walking away from hockey and retiring. No. 40 will be missed by Red Wings fans, and myself tremendously this season. The degenerative back issue is just too much for Henrik to overcome. Henrik knew last season around January that his playing days were dwindling due to the pain he was […]

In brief

Parker Norris Benefit LAPEER — The family of Parker Norris will be holding a fundraiser on Sept 22. at RayC’s Harley-Davidson of Lapeer from 6 to 10 p.m. The event will raise medical funds for Norris, a professional motorcycle racer and Flushing native who was seriously injured in a crash back in June. Donations can be made at the door. […]


The Flint Firebirds sign autographs at their annual Fan Fest, which took place at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center last Wednesday. The home opener will be on Sept. 29 against the London Knights.

Enchanted Fairy Garden tour to benefit local family

FLUSHING —This Saturday, Flushing residents Denise and Dave Jones will be inviting the community to take a stroll through their backyard garden for a good cause. Tucked away on the Joneses’ Elms Road property is an enchanted trail, featuring a wide variety of fairy houses and an array of flowers and sculptures. Winding around a half-acre of pine trees, the […]

2018-09-20 E-Edition

GFWC Flushing Women’s Club looking for new members

FLUSHING — Do you live in the Volunteer Spirit? Do you like giving back to your community? Then we have just the organization for you. GFWC Flushing Women’s Club has been involved in the community since 1966. We provide support to community, county and international charitable groups such as Flushing Christian Outreach, Restoration Place, the USO, and this year, the […]

Forgive me while I try to work through forgiving others

This is not a sermon; it’s just me trying to figure out something that’s been on my mind. I’ve been pondering forgiveness. It started when I decided I needed peace, and I thought forgiveness would be a good starting point. When I really thought about it, though, I realized I wasn’t sure exactly what forgiveness meant. Many people have hurt […]

Dr. Joseph Cacchione named Ascension Michigan CEO

STATEWIDE — Joseph Cacchione, MD, FACC, has accepted the role of Senior Vice President, Ascension Heal thcare, and Ascension Michigan Chief Executive Officer. “Dr. Cacchione has been serving as interim Ascension Michigan CEO since April 2018. During this time, he has enthusiastically visited each of the ministries that make up Ascension Michigan and engaged with associates, leaders and physicians as […]

HAP names Anderson chief sales and marketing officer

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan has announced the appointment of Margaret Anderson as senior vice president, chief sales and marketing officer. In this position, she is responsible for HAP’s strategic planning function, sales and service for all products, as well as overseeing the teams responsible for the company’s digital strategy, product development, advertising, public relations, marketing communications, community outreach, worksite […]