Temptations musical gives back to Flint Water Festival

FLINT — Tony Awards nominee Temptations musical “Ain’t Too Proud” gives back to the fourth annual Flint Water Festival. Even though they will not be able to attend the festivities, there will be a special video presentation, autographed memorabilia, and a pair of show tickets for the charity auction from playwright Dominique Morisseau, the cast and producers of the twelve […]

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62nd annual Fiesta Mexicana this weekend FLINT — Come enjoy a taste of Hispanic culture from delicious food to exciting entertainment at the Fiesta Mexicana in Flint this weekend. The event is the largest celebration of Latin culture outside of Detroit and Grand Rapids and will take place on June 29-30 starting at 10 a.m. Festivities will run until 10 […]

Ribbon cutting at Wahlburgers

FLINT TWP. — Actor Mark Wahlberg and brother Paul, owners of the Wahlburgers restaurant chain, were at the Genesee Valley Center in Flint Township, June 23, for the ribbon-cutting and VIP party marking the opening of their 37th store. The restaurant in Flint Township is the first in Michigan outside the metro Detroit area. “It’s amazing!” said Paul Wahlberg, who […]

McLaren Art Therapy doubles impact due to grant

FLINT — Treatment for cancer patients has evolved over the past two decades to include a focus on emotional well-being and the role it plays in healing. The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint added art therapy to its services 10 years ago. Overseen by a registered art therapist, the free program is open to patients, caregivers, family members, cancer […]

McLaren welcomes new doctors to medical staff

FLINT — McLaren Flint has announced four new doctors joining its medical staff. They include Dr. Roger Jump III, DO; Dr. Michelle Keeley, MD, OB/GYN; Dr. Edgar Guzman, MD; and Dr. Aman Shukairy, MD. Roger Jump III, DO, a board certified urologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Jump is seeing patients at Urological Services, PC, 1121 […]

Hill Road park project underway

Plans include accessible baseball field, walking trail

MUNDY TWP. — When Mundy Township officials updated their master plan for parks and recreation in 2015, they pledged to “take an active role in the delivery of recreational opportunities.” By then, the gears already had been in motion for a couple of years, and planning was underway for the first phase of a 100-acre park to be built on […]

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Equality Caucus Mixer FLINT — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint, 500 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 200, hosts the Equality Caucus of Genesee County for an evening of libations, hors d’oeuvres and mingling. This free event is June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. RSVP to rsvp@cfgf.org or 810-767-8270. — P.S. Cooking with kids! FLINT — Commit to Fit features Cooking With […]

Flint’s Phillips Named NHL ‘Community Hero’

LAS VEGAS — Rico Phillips had convinced himself before Wednesday night’s National Hockey League (NHL) Awards that he wasn’t going to win the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award. It was the easiest way to kill nerves that went along with having to speak in front of a room filled with NHL superstars and legends, as well as a national television […]

Gold beats Black, 10-7, in Mott All Star softball game

FLINT — The Gold team jumped out to an early lead and hung on for a 10-7 win over the Black squad in the Annual Bruin Classic All Star softball game last Monday, hosted by Mott Community College. Swartz Creek graduate Madison Majestic went 2-for- 3 at the plate, walked, scored once and knocked in a run to pace the […]


BOYS’ LACROSSE FIRST TEAM Miles Cramer, 12, A, Flint PowersFidel Carino, 11, M, Flint PowersLuke Phillpotts, 11, M, Flint PowersMichael Wilson, 12, F/O, Flint PowersAlex Harris, 12, D, Flint PowersJake Engel, D, Flint PowersRyan Sisitki, 12, M, MidlandElliot Moore, 12, A, MidlandJack Erickson, 10, G, MidlandRyan Stadelmaier, 9, A, MidlandChase Mahabir, 10, M, MidlandEdyson Symons, 12, M, Saginaw HeritageJack Jesko, […]