Old Newsboys kick off holiday season

GENESEE COUNTY – It is the busiest time of year for the Old Newsboys of Flint, and they started out the holiday season with their annual meeting Nov. 1. Founded in 1924, the Old Newsboys of Flint has served 812,000 children since it first started helping those in need 94 years ago. Last year alone, the organization helped 6,179 children […]

Hurley Medical Center announces election results for board officers

FLINT — At their annual meeting in October, the Hurley Board of Managers elected the following slate of officers: Jason Caya, Chair; Frances Gilcreast, Vice Chair; Tom James, Treasurer; and Charlotte Edwards, Secretary. Jason Caya was appointed to the Hurley Board of Managers in May 2014. Since being appointed to the Hurley Board, he has served on various Board Committees […]

600 Real Estate

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No surprises in uncontested school board races

FLINT TWP. — Gary Cousins and Gloria Nealy won re-elected to the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education, Nov. 6. The incumbents were unopposed in their bid for re-election. Cousins received 7,078 votes and Nealy received 8,004 votes. Their current terms end Dec. 31 with their new, 6-year terms starting Jan.1. Cousins is currently vice president of the board, while Nealy is […]

Firebirds host Veterans night

BURTON — In honor of Veterans Day, the Flint Firebirds hockey team is inviting local veterans and their families to be their guests on Friday, Nov. 9, when the Firebirds will face off against the Soo Greyhounds at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center at 7 p.m. The special evening will include a ceremonial puck drop, featuring Major General Michael […]

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Gleason Community Fund loans money to Old Newsboys for statue

GENESEE COUNTY — The Gleason Community Fund, a non-profit organization committed to helping educate the public about organ donation, loaned $10,000 to the Old Newsboys of Flint, Nov. 1. The Community Fund, founded by Genesee County Clerk John Gleason, gave the Old Newsboys the $10,000 it needs to install a statue at Flint Bishop Airport which commemorates the Newsboys organization […]

Lady Cavs make run, lose in district finals

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team ended its season in the district championship, losing to Flushing 25-13, 25-11, 25-20 last Friday. The game was held at Carman-Ainsworth, after originally being scheduled to take place at Saginaw Heritage. Flushing advanced to the regional semifinals, where it faced Petoskey on Tuesday after deadlines. Areyana Harrison had a team-high four kills, followed by […]

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Cherry wins 49th House District seat

GENESEE COUNTY — John Cherry (D-Flint) has claimed the 49th District House of Representatives seat in a landslide victory over opponent Patrick Duvendeck (R-Flushing), receiving 71 percent of the vote to Duvendeck’s 29 percent. Altogether, Cherry received 15,726 votes to Duvendeck’s 6,555, with 94 percent of precincts reporting. Cherry, 33, will be occupying the seat currently filled by term-limited Rep. […]