2018-03-22 / News

In brief


Following an article last week regarding more candidates filing for the 7th District Genesee County Circuit Court judge position, retired Judge Archie Hayman’s support of Tabitha Marsh was questioned. We followed up by talking to Hayman who confirms he supports both candidates -- Marsh for one position and Judge Celeste Bell for the other. These openings were created by the retirements of judges Geoffrey Neithercut and Judith Fullerston. – G.G.

Fish fry

FLINT — The public is welcome to attend a fish fry held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday at VFW Post 822, G-5065 S. Saginaw Street. Cod, walleye and shrimp dinners will be available, with choice of fries or onion rings. The dinner also includes homemade salad bar, soup, desserts and coffee. Fish dinners are $9, and shrimp dinners are $10. Takeout is available. Details: Call 810-742-1995. — T.T.

Coffee hour

BURTON — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) presents a coffee hour from 10-11:30 am. March 23 at the Burton Senior Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse St. These coffee hours allow residents the opportunity to stop in and have an informal conversation with the representative about how to improve state government, or simply to share concerns and ideas. The upcoming coffee hour features special guest, Jim Milanowski, Genesee Health Plan president and CEO. Rep. Sneller serves the 50th House District, which includes the cities of Grand Blanc and Burton, as well as Grand Blanc and Mundy townships. He can be contacted toll-free at (844) SNELLER (763- 5537), or by email at TimSneller@house.mi.gov with any questions or concerns. Rep. Sneller encourages residents to sign up for his Capitol & Community Updates by visiting his website at RepSneller.com. — T.T.

Maple syrup festival

BURTON — For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum presents its Maple Syrup Festival from 12-3 p.m. March 24, at 2142 Genesee Road. The adventure begins at For-Mar’s visitor center. Then, guided hikes will be led back to the Sugar Shack for a firsthand look at how one of Michigan’s most historically significant resources; maple syrup, is made. Attendees can see everything from tapping to pancake topping. There is no cost for this event, it is suitable for all ages and pre-registration is not required. Details: geneseecountyparks.org. — T.T.

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