2021-03-25

Bicentennial Park to get new soccer goals

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township will invest $12,340 in new soccer goals for Bicentennial Park. Parks and Recreation Director Patrick Linihan said township officials had some concerns about liability since the township does not own any of the four goals at the park. “The goals currently at the park are owned by AYSO and the Detroit City Football […]

Come visit Genesee County Parks this summer


Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy your Genesee County Parks as we are gearing up to help you plan the ultimate vacation right here in your own back yard! We have so much here to offer and would love to have you come out and visit the more than fifty different locations throughout […]

Michigan low-income college students can apply for food assistance

LANSING — Michigan students in college career and technical education programs are reminded they are now eligible to receive food assistance if they meet other eligibility requirements. The Michigan Departments of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) and Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are encouraging students to apply for food assistance benefits online at Michigan.gov/MIBridges. LEO and MDHHS developed this new […]

Genesee County Circuit Court delay in resumption of jury trials

GENESEE COUNTY — Chief Judge Duncan M. Beagle announced the resumption of jury trials has again been delayed until April 28, based on the COVID19 recent new case count in Genesee County. Jury trials were scheduled to begin on March 10, after being delayed since the fall of 2020, due to the pandemic. The Court has been engaged in extensive […]

NKFM and MDHHS announce latest chronic kidney disease prevention strategy for Michigan

ANN ARBOR — Over one million adults in Michigan live with kidney disease. Sadly, many of these individuals are unaware of it because they have no symptoms. Knowing this, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) collaborated with other partners in the state to develop a Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) […]

Michigan family physicians urge state to include physicians in COVID-19 vaccine administration

LANSING — Michigan’s family physicians recently urged the state to include primary care physicians in the vaccination process before public vaccine eligibility begins on April 5. The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians—representing more than 4,200 family physicians family medicine residents, and medical students across the state, stressed that as vaccine supply increases, including primary care physicians more directly in vaccination […]

NORMAN RALPH SULLIVAN

NORMAN RALPH SULLIVAN 78, of Flint, died Thursday, March 18, 2021, following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s. Norm was born in Flint, MI on February 16, 1943. He graduated from Flint Central High School before serving in the U.S. Army. While working at General Motors, Norm attended GMI and retired after more than 30 years. Norm was […]

Treasury: Taxpayers and tax professionals should be alert

Approaching tax season and COVID-19 pandemic create opportunity for scammers

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Treasury has issued warnings to all taxpayers and tax professionals to be alert for scams and identity theft schemes by criminals who may take advantage of the combination of holiday shopping, the approaching tax season and COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday shopping season – combined with the impending individual income tax filing season in January […]

March Madness gone mad

Fat Guy Corner

The NCAA college basketball tournament has taken the term March Madness to another level here in 2021. The amount of double digit seeds pulling off upsets — I have seen nothing like it before. How about the Pac 12 Conference going 8-1? Who would have thought four double digit seeds would survive and make the Sweet Sixteen? I must tip […]

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