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Upper Peninsula habitat improvements ramp up
Total Views: 10 By Ed Golder - Aug 23, 2014
On state-managed land in southern Marquette County, there stands a grove of nearly 500 mature Siberian crabapple trees that are thriving —...
Baker enrolling for fall quarter through Oct. 4
Total Views: 9 By Alli Colzani - Aug 23, 2014
Baker College of Flint is enrolling students for fall quarter. Classes begin Sept. 29 and registration continues through the first week of...
Watershed Coalition gets grant for Hamilton Dam project
Total Views: 9 By Janet Van De Winkle - Aug 23, 2014
The Flint River Watershed Coalition has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) for the demolition of...
FIA opens 2014-2015 movie season Sept. 5-7
Total Views: 21 By Ed Bradley - Aug 22, 2014
Third Person, an all-star drama from Academy Award-winning writer-director Paul Haggis, will launch the 2014–15 Friends of Modern Art film series...
Food Bank treats children Aug. 25
Total Views: 25 By Kara D Ross - Aug 22, 2014
The children at River Park Apartments, 7002 Pemberton, will be treated with an end-of-summer celebration by the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan at...
Max Well Therapy honors autism center director
Total Views: 27 By Jennifer Hall - Aug 22, 2014
When a moment of pampering is up for grabs, no one is more deserving than this month’s winner of Max Well Therapy’s Pay it Forward program. Amy...
GFAC holding grant workshops Aug. 26- Sept. 11
Total Views: 19 By Suzanne Lossing - Aug 22, 2014
The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) is supporting arts and cultural programs in the area this year. Michigan nonprofit...
More than 130 Consumers Energy interns volunteer for nonprofits
Total Views: 21 By Vickie L.Walker - Aug 22, 2014
Some were superheroes to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One...
HunterEdCourse.com offers new option for online hunter education
Total Views: 17 By Jim Moore  - Aug 22, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Aug. 21 announced that a third official Michigan online hunter education course is now available at...
No barriers to swimming in area lakes
Total Views: 14 By Tammy Trzcinski-Green - Aug 22, 2014
All monitored lakes in Genesee County are in compliance with state guidelines, according to the Genesee County Health Department. (Note: This...
Grandma’s Attic Sale Aug. 30
Total Views: 18 By Jon Augenstein - Aug 21, 2014
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary is holding a Grandma’s Attic Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Flint Citadel Corps Community Center,...
HealthPlus extends sponsorship of Crim races through 2016
Total Views: 17 By Kathleen Bilitzke - Aug 21, 2014
HealthPlus Aug. 20 announced that it will be title sponsor of the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races and the HealthPlus Tour De Crim for 2015 and...
ExpressSOS campus voter registration drive Aug. 26-Oct 2
Total Views: 136 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Aug 21, 2014
The mobile office will be on the road as part of a statewide voter registration drive visiting colleges and universities, Secretary of State Ruth...
Libraries promote Library Card Sign-Up Month
Total Views: 33 By Eileen Button & Wanda Harden - Aug 21, 2014
The Flint Public Library (FPL) and the Genesee District Library (GDL) are working with community businesses for Library Card Sign-Up Month with a...
Eisenhower school’s effort to reduce drop-out rate wins prize
Total Views: 24 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 21, 2014
Eisenhower Community Elementary has been named the grand prize winner in the elementary school category of the 2013-2014 Michigan’s...
YMCA RPM Relay to raise money Sept. 28
Total Views: 22 By Pam Bailey - Aug 21, 2014
Registration is open for the YMCA of Greater Flint 2014 RPM Relay Sept. 28 at Camp Copneconic, 10407 N. Fenton Rd., Fenton. Check-in starts at 10...
Civil War exhibit closes at Sloan Aug. 24
Total Views: 18 By Cathy Gentry - Aug 21, 2014
The Sloan Museum exhibit, “The Brave and the Faithful: Michigan in the Civil War,” closes Aug. 24. It is an exhibit that highlights people from...
Water advisory lifted
Total Views: 29 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 21, 2014
Flint’s utilities department has received word Aug. 20 from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that the boil-water advisory issued for...
Flint schools calls back 52 laid-off teachers, staff
Total Views: 28 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 21, 2014
Flint Community Schools announced Aug. 20 it is calling back 52 teachers and staff when school resumes Sept. 2. “We are pleased to have these...
Genesee Health Plan offers health screenings at fair Aug. 22
Total Views: 23 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 21, 2014
Genesee Health Plan (GHP) will offer free health screenings, a chance to win prizes and information about enrolling in the Genesee Health Plan and...
31 DNR employees fight fires in other states
Total Views: 34 By Paul Kollmeyer - Aug 20, 2014
Thirty-one Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employees, who are trained as firefighters, are helping to contain wildfires in Oregon,...
Boil-water advisory continues
Total Views: 41 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 20, 2014
Flint’s utilities department has received word Aug. 19 from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) that the boil-water advisory issued for...
MCC accredited as corrections academy site
Total Views: 35 By Dawn Hibbard - Aug 20, 2014
The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) has named Mott Community College (MCC) an approved training site for the Michigan Corrections...
YouthQuest program expands
Total Views: 41 By Misty Gower - Aug 20, 2014
YouthQuest, a comprehensive free afterschool program of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC), will be offered in all Flint Community...
Conservation program reaches milestone
Total Views: 30 By Jennifer Holton - Aug 20, 2014
The Michigan Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) recently surpassed 75,000 acres of enrollment, marking a significant milestone in the...
Fall events highlight food, agriculture industry
Total Views: 35 By Heather Throne - Aug 19, 2014
Michigan offers some of the richest food experiences anywhere. This fall, there are a variety of events that showcase the best food from the...
Boil water advisory still in effect
Total Views: 38 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 19, 2014
Flint’s utilities department has received word Aug. 18 from the Department of Environmental Quality that the boil water advisory issued for a...
Shelter to hold Crim pasta party Aug. 22
Total Views: 39 By Meg Sprecher - Aug 18, 2014
Shelter of Flint will hold the Crim Pasta Party from 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 22 on the surface parking lot on the corner of Kearsley and Saginaw streets...
FSPA offers music, dance starting Sept. 1
Total Views: 32 By Dionanda Burnash - Aug 18, 2014
Enrollment is underway for Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA) private lessons, classes, orchestras, band, choir, dance and early childhood...
Physical therapy can help spine injuries
Total Views: 33 By Jerome Adams - Aug 18, 2014
August is a month of awareness for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a condition in which patients suffer from reduced muscle tone and significant...
1,000 students to take part in art project Aug. 26-28
Total Views: 150 By Kendrick Jones - Aug 17, 2014
Shop Floor Theatre Company’s “Schooled,” the first collaboration with the New York-based Groovy Projects’ Nate Lombardi and musician and producer...
United Way kicks off campaign at Farmers' Market Aug. 19
Total Views: 30 By Tom Wickham - Aug 16, 2014
The annual campaign for the United Way of Genesee County event will be at the Flint Famers’ Market at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19. In May, the United Way...
MBS International Airport gets grant
Total Views: 34 By Brienne Prusak - Aug 16, 2014
U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin announced Aug. 15 support for the MBS International Airport in Saginaw County to update its airport...
Northern High School alumni to hold reunion Sept. 19
Total Views: 32 By Marilyn Moffatt Koerber - Aug 16, 2014
Flint Northern High School classes of 1947, 1948, 1949 and 1950 will hold their annual reunion luncheon at 11 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Bavarian Inn...
Big Brothers Big Sisters to hold gala Sept. 12
Total Views: 32 By Ashoka Rao - Aug 16, 2014
To celebrate 70 years of dedication to the children and families of the Genesee County community, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint will...
MLBA works with law enforcement campaign through Sept. 1
Total Views: 42 By Nicole Jones - Aug 15, 2014
The Michigan Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA) is working with the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) for the Safe Ride Home Campaign...
Michigan leaders say Lake Erie must be protected
Total Views: 40 By Jamie Clover Adams - Aug 15, 2014
State department leaders held a news roundtable in Lansing Aug. 14 to review the recent algae bloom in western Lake Erie that tainted drinking...
No barriers to swimming in Genesee County lakes
Total Views: 48 By Tammy Trzcinski-Green - Aug 15, 2014
The Genesee County Health Department has lifted the advisory against swimming at Mott Lake-Bluebell Beach and Kelly Lake, Burton, as the E. coli...
McLaren offers skin cancer screening Sept. 17
Total Views: 37 By Sherry Farney - Aug 15, 2014
McLaren Flint and the McLaren Cancer Institute-Flint are offering free skin cancer screenings from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the McLaren Medical...
Workshop on marketing your business planned for Aug. 28
Total Views: 35 By Julie Filary - Aug 15, 2014
A free workshop on marketing your business is being offered by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) at Kettering University...
Grant allows Food Bank to increase produce distribution
Total Views: 58 By Tracy Fowler-Johnston - Aug 14, 2014
The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) rural food distribution is a $1 million grant from ADM Cares through a partnership with Feeding America...
DNR stocks more than 4 million walleye
Total Views: 41 By Elyse Walter - Aug 14, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources Aug. 13 announced the totals from its annual walleye-rearing pond harvest and stocking of walleye fingerlings...
School system gets short-term loan
Total Views: 46 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 14, 2014
Flint Community Schools Aug. 13 thanked the board of education for approving a short-term, low-interest loan to help bridge a gap in the schedule...
FSO to hold auditions Sept 19, Sept. 24
Total Views: 30 By Gregg Powell - Aug 14, 2014
The Flint Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 2014-2015 season. First violin, viola and bass auditions will be held Sept. 19 in Ann...
Consumers offers $100,000 to support Home Run for Habitat
Total Views: 49 By Vickie L. Walker - Aug 12, 2014
Consumers Energy is contributing $100,000 to support this year’s Home Run for Habitat fundraising campaign in Michigan, to help and encourage...
Amy Fugate elected NCIA president
Total Views: 42 By Dawn Hibbard - Aug 12, 2014
Dr. Amy Fugate, Mott Community College academic affairs vice president, has been named president of NCIA (National Council of Instructional...
$150,000 grant to help protect public safety during festivals
Total Views: 39 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 12, 2014
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has made a five-month, $150,000 grant that will help the city of Flint protect public safety and prevent...
Purple Rose begins season with 'Annapurna' Sept. 18-Dec. 20
Total Views: 46 By Katie Doral - Aug 12, 2014
The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC), 137 Park St., Chelsea, will bring the bittersweet-comedy, “Annapurna” by Sharr White to Michigan for the...
Flint Fire Department unveils new fire truck
Total Views: 68 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 08, 2014
The Flint Fire Department Aug. 7 unveiled its newest fire truck and has put it into immediate use. The truck was made for Flint with...
Festival at Berston Field House Sept. 14
Total Views: 66 By Kayamone Sutton - Aug 07, 2014
The Flint Take Back Rally Organization Committee will hold its second annual stop the violence event with the Michigan State Police, Councilman...
PAL starting football league
Total Views: 71 By Polly Sheppard - Aug 07, 2014
The Flint Police Activities League (PAL) is announcing the development of a new tackle football team and cheerleading. The team is open to all...
Earley denies request for council meeting to discuss report
Total Views: 110 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 06, 2014
Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has issued the attached response to the Flint City Council's request for a special meeting to address the 2014...
Glen Acres apartments condemned
Total Views: 61 By Jason Lorenz - Aug 06, 2014
Flint’s building safety and inspection department has recently posted condemnation notices on a multiunit apartment building at 1718 W. Pierson...
Schools name new personnel
Total Views: 85 By Azlan Ibrahim - Aug 06, 2014
Flint Community Schools Aug. 6 named personnel to critical positions, including new managers in charge of grants and centralizing student...
Pure Michigan Hunt winners can transfer winning licenses to others
Total Views: 92 By Katie Keen - Aug 06, 2014
Pure Michigan Hunt winners this year can transfer one or all of their licenses to another eligible hunter. This will allow hunters — and their...
Bay City Recreation Area to remove trees damaged by emerald ash borer
Total Views: 115 By George Lauinger - Aug 06, 2014
Department of Natural Resources officials have found evidence of ash tree damage caused by the emerald ash borer at Bay City State Recreation...
Consumers helps market for new homes
Total Views: 67 By Vickie L. Walker - Aug 05, 2014
New home construction in Michigan is expected to be 150 percent higher this year than in 2009. Consumers Energy has increased its workforce and...
Falling common problem
Total Views: 66 By Jerome Adams - Aug 05, 2014
Falling is a common problem amongst the elderly, and it can result in serious injury. It is estimated that one in every three adults aged 65 and...
Community forestry grant applications available to Sept. 12
Total Views: 70 By Ed Golder - Aug 05, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Aug. 4 announced the availability of applications for the 2014 Community Forestry Grants program. The...
NRC Youth Conservation Council gets nine new members
Total Views: 78 By Raymond Rustem - Aug 05, 2014
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Aug. 4 announced that nine new members have been selected to serve on the Natural Resources Commission...
New appointments at Mott Foundation
Total Views: 88 By Kathryn Thomas - Aug 05, 2014
The C.S. Mott Foundation has elected Lizabeth Ardisana to the board of directors and selected John K. Butler and Alan Van Noord for the investment...
Flint summer programs provide fun, keep skills sharp
Total Views: 81 By Ann Richards - Aug 05, 2014
Typically viewed as a time for rest and relaxation, the long days of summer can present challenges for families and children looking to fill those...
United Way funds give $474,000 to 20 local programs
Total Views: 83 By Tom Wickham - Aug 05, 2014
United Way of Genesee County has granted $474,000 to more than 20 programs working in education, health, financial stability and basic needs. This...
Claire Mott White’s legacy celebrated Sept. 10
Total Views: 72 By Sarah Dunne - Aug 02, 2014
An open house celebrating the legacy of Claire Mott White will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E....
Grand Valley gets grant to support rural entrepreneurship training
Total Views: 65 By Brienne Prusak - Aug 02, 2014
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Aug. 1 announced support for Grand Valley...
Parks focus on visitor safety by becoming ‘StormReady’
Total Views: 86 By Ed Golder - Jul 31, 2014
When a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging hail and 60-mph winds rolled through Yankee Springs State Recreation Area on a hot and...
Genesys launches gynecologic oncology surgery service
Total Views: 90 By Cindy Ficorelli - Jul 31, 2014
The new Genesys Gynecologic Oncology Surgical Services Program will offer patients comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and management of...
School board approves deficit elimination plan
Total Views: 99 By Azlan Ibrahim - Jul 31, 2014
Flint Community Schools July 30 urged the state of Michigan to approve a plan designed to erase an estimated $20-million budget deficit by 2021...
Early teal hunting season set for Sept. 1-7
Total Views: 77 By Holly Vaughn - Jul 30, 2014
Waterfowl hunters have an exciting new hunting opportunity. Sept. 1 to Sept. 7 will mark Michigan’s first early teal hunting season in nearly 50...
AT&T gives $10,000 to United Way of Genesee County
Total Views: 78 By Nick DeLeeuw - Jul 30, 2014
For more than 60 years, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation have been strong supporters of the United Way, both at the national and local levels. AT&T...
Flint schools names assistant superintendent
Total Views: 283 By Azlan Ibrahim - Jul 30, 2014
Flint Community Schools July 30 named Jessie E. Kilgore Jr. as its new assistant superintendent in charge of curriculum, the number two post in...
Consumers gives $38,350 in volunteer grants
Total Views: 78 By Vickie L. Walker - Jul 30, 2014
The Consumers Energy Foundation recently awarded 78 volunteer grants worth $38,350 to nonprofit organizations across Michigan to recognize...
Dance competition at Whiting Nov. 9
Total Views: 71 By Wendi Fournier - Jul 30, 2014
The world’s finest dancers will battle it out live when Dancing Pros Live! comes to the Whiting stage, 1241 E. Kearsley St., at 3 p.m. Nov. 9. The...
Five tips for involving your family in diabetes care
Total Views: 84 By Lindsay White - Jul 30, 2014
Diabetes is a hard disease to handle alone. Talking with your family about your diabetes and some of the struggles you face can help you deal with...
Lake Huron fishery on the rebound
Total Views: 87 By Elyse Walter - Jul 28, 2014
With populations and catch rates for lake trout, walleye, steelhead and other species hovering near record levels in Lake Huron, the Department of...
School officials urge approval of deficit elimination plan
Total Views: 92 By Azlan Ibrahim - Jul 28, 2014
Flint Community Schools (FCS) has updated a plan designed to erase an estimated $20-million budget deficit by 2021 and will ask the Board of...
Beverly Walker-Griffea is new MCC president
Total Views: 132 By Michael Kelly - Jul 28, 2014
The Mott Community College trustees has named Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea as the institution’s new president to succeed Dr. Richard Shaink. She...
Adaptive Golf to hold pro-am scramble Sept. 12
Total Views: 77 By Sherry Farney - Jul 28, 2014
Michigan Adaptive Golf will hold an 18-hole (par three format) scramble at Rolling Hills Golf Club, 3274 Davison Rd., Lapeer, Sept. 12. Shotgun...
Web site provides one-stop-shop for trail information
Total Views: 72 By Debbie Munson Baldini - Jul 26, 2014
Hikers, bicyclists, off-road vehicle users, horseback riders and other trail enthusiasts can now more easily locate and enjoy the vast network of...
Fresh future for Farmers’ Market
Total Views: 96 By Duane Elling - Jul 26, 2014
Bins of fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables have replaced the stacks of newspapers. Where technicians once worked on enormous printing presses,...
Christmas trees are year-round business
Total Views: 87 By Director Jamie Clover Adams - Jul 26, 2014
While you won’t see winter decorations or hear holiday carols in the local retail stores just yet, it’s time to think about Michigan Christmas...
How to avoid ‘dumb’ marijuana legalization
Total Views: 103 By Mark Kleiman - Jul 24, 2014
The majority of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. Despite that fact, we spend about $1 billion annually to enforce prohibition. So...
Farmers’ Market named one of state’s best
Total Views: 82 By Misty Gower - Jul 24, 2014
The Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., has been named one of the state’s best about a month after welcoming a historic crowd of more than...
Does your family have emergency plan?
Total Views: 82 By April Swartout - Jul 24, 2014
A public health emergency or a natural disaster can occur without warning at any moment, forcing you to evacuate or stay in your home. Your family...
HealthPlus seeks nominations for Vision Award
Total Views: 79 By Kathy Bilitzke - Jul 22, 2014
HealthPlus July 22 announced that it is accepting nominations for its second annual HealthPlus Community Vision Award. Anyone who knows an unsung...
Emergency manager's statement on salaries
Total Views: 92 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 22, 2014
Emergency Manager Darnell Earley issued a statement July 21 to clarify misconceptions circulating about the partial restoration of salary to the...
Community foundations are still improving neighborhoods
Total Views: 75 By Maggie Jaruzel Potter - Jul 22, 2014
Kids playing sports on neighborhood streets are common in communities around the country. Equally common is residents’ anger after flying balls...
Fighting car theft with new tool
Total Views: 89 By Gisgie Dávila Gendreau - Jul 22, 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson July 21 announced that Michigan now participates fully in a national motor vehicle title database created to...
Farms to produce electricity with anaerobic digesters
Total Views: 95 By Vickie Walker - Jul 22, 2014
Consumers Energy has selected four Michigan farms, Beaver Creek Farms, Coopersville, Brook View Dairy, Freeport, Green Meadow Farms Inc., Elsie,...
Physical therapy can help people with osteoporosis
Total Views: 78 By Jerome Adams - Jul 22, 2014
Osteoporosis is a condition in which the amount of calcium and minerals in the bone decreases, leading to a reduction in bone density. Bones...
FIA to hold beer tasting Sept. 13
Total Views: 81 By Sarah Dunne - Jul 19, 2014
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley St., and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar will hold the seventh annual beer tasting event...
Area gets $100,000 grant to remove lead
Total Views: 143 By Crystal Pepperdine - Jul 19, 2014
Flint and the Flint Genesee Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) has received a Lead Safe for Kids Sake $100,000 grant to remove lead hazards...
Anthology by local women to be published
Total Views: 114 By Danielle Ward - Jul 19, 2014
I Wish I Woulda Knew Me Back Then tells the stories of 11 women, each sharing an experience in her life that deeply impacted her, and describes...
Free, reduced-price meals applications available
Total Views: 91 By Barbara Whittier - Jul 17, 2014
Genesee Intermediate School District announces that the enrollment period for children has begun for free and reduced-priced meals and free milk...
Foreign Allegiance presents comedy Aug. 21
Total Views: 89 By Brandon Matthews - Jul 16, 2014
Foreign Allegiance, an Los Angeles-based music producer duo from Flint, presents the first of its comedy series to be held at the new All Stars...
City officials, police, pastors discuss recent deaths
Total Views: 122 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 16, 2014
Flint’s Emergency Manager Darnell Earley and Mayor Dayne Walling meet July 11 with the Concerned Pastors for Social Action, the Michigan State...
IMA to honor Phil Shaltz Oct. 23
Total Views: 110 By Diane Wojciechowski - Jul 16, 2014
The IMA Recreation Associationʼs 12th annual Community Salute will honor Phil Shaltz, Shaltz Automation president, Oct. 23 at 6045 Davison Rd.,...
Double homicide suspect killed July 9
Total Views: 97 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 13, 2014
Daron Gaylor Jr., a suspect in June 2 and July 5 homicides, was found dead in an attic July 9 after a standoff with police. Police began 24-hour...
Park has something for everyone
Total Views: 99 By Hilda McShane - Jul 12, 2014
Richfield County Park, 6322 N. Irish Rd., Davison, offers 345 acres of recreational opportunities and the Flint River meanders through the heart...
Researcher gives rare turtles head start on survival 
Total Views: 120 By Ed Golder - Jul 11, 2014
To Jim Harding, spending nearly a lifetime studying wood turtles just makes sense. “These are very long-lived animals,” Harding said. “And if you...
Ruth Mott Foundation appoints president
Total Views: 137 By Gail Moody - Jul 11, 2014
The Ruth Mott Foundation trustees have appointed Handy Lindsey Jr. to be the foundation’s next president beginning Sept. 1. Lindsey has more than...
Prevent oak wilt disease spread
Total Views: 126 By Ed Golder - Jul 11, 2014
July 15 marks the end of the three-month window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. Although this time frame...
Emergency manager's statement on retiree lawsuit
Total Views: 118 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 10, 2014
“The United States District Court for the District of Eastern Michigan June 30 in the case of Welch vs. Brown granted the city of Flint’s motion...
For-Mar to get hoop house
Total Views: 124 By Hilda McShane - Jul 09, 2014
Genesee County Parks received a grant from the Darden Foundation’s Grow Your Park program to build a hoop house. For-Mar staff will use the hoop...
Treat repetitive strain injury
Total Views: 129 By Jerome Adams - Jul 08, 2014
Repetitive strain injury (RSI) occurs as a result of overuse or misuse of the body and it generally affects the upper extremities. It has been...
Alzheimer’s walk to be held Sept. 13
Total Views: 121 By Betty O’Neill - Jul 08, 2014
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at 10:15 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Genesys nature trails, Grand Blanc. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is an...
Scouts turns Chevrolet Volt battery covers into homes for bats
Total Views: 120 By Vickie L. Walker - Jul 08, 2014
Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats — thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General...
Hurley Trauma Center Golf Classic Sept. 8
Total Views: 124 By Ilene Cantor - Jul 08, 2014
The Hurley Foundation will hold its 30th Annual Trauma Center Golf Classic Sept. 8 at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Dr., to benefit Hurley’s...
Stutterers can get help at libraries
Total Views: 140 By Patty Reed - Jul 02, 2014
For the three million Americans who stutter, not being able to say their own name is just one of the many challenges which confront them as they...
Curfew ordinance to keep unsupervised minors away from events 
Total Views: 129 By Jason Lorenz - Jul 02, 2014
Flint has amended its curfew to include specific rules about unsupervised minors at special events within the city. The amended ordinance requires...
EM’s response to Councilman Davis’ remarks on police, fire millage
Total Views: 150 By Jason Lorenz - Jun 30, 2014
“City of Flint officials have said on numerous occasions that use of the police and fire millage in a financially responsible manner was essential...
Quarantine for invasive balsam woolly adelgid issued
Total Views: 131 By Jennifer Holton - Jun 30, 2014
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) established a quarantine June 30 to protect the state’s nearly 14 million fir...
Consumers invests in new technologies
Total Views: 102 By Vickie L. Walker - Jun 30, 2014
Consumers Energy is making use of the latest technologies to improve customer electric reliability, from new covers on equipment inside electric...
Electronic smoking devices banned in county buildings, vehicles
Total Views: 112 By Ann Goldon - Jun 26, 2014
The Genesee County Board of Commissioners prohibited the use of electronic smoking devices in all Genesee County buildings and work vehicles June...
GM building solar arrays at two area facilities
Total Views: 127 By Tom Wickham - Jun 24, 2014
General Motors is increasing its renewable energy use with three acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities. The company’s processing...
STEM academy nurtures early interest in math, science
Total Views: 149 By Ann Richards - Jun 24, 2014
Only two years ago, establishing an elementary school focusing on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) was just an idea on paper — the...
Crim, PAL get $171,600 grant to help children
Total Views: 129 By Lauren Holaly-Zembo - Jun 24, 2014
The Crim Fitness Foundation and the Flint Police Activities League (PAL) have been awarded a $171,600 grant from the Ruth Mott Foundation to boost...
Learn to prepare for disasters, emergencies
Total Views: 178 By Michelle Hibbard - Jun 18, 2014
Nearly five million people learn how to prepare themselves, their households and their businesses for emergencies each year. The American Red...
Work begins on Chevy-in-Hole
Total Views: 157 By Jason Lorenz - Jun 18, 2014
Work is being done this week by the city to turn the compost at Chevy-in-the-Hole in the next step of the site’s cleanup and reuse. The city has...
Speech help, physical therapy offered
Total Views: 159 By Jennifer M. Hall - Jun 17, 2014
Max Well Therapy, Genesee County’s therapy resource for children with various developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, speech...