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New STARS program will allow riders to schedule transportation ahead of time

New STARS program will allow riders to schedule transportation ahead of time Hot

Saginaw, Mich. –  Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services (STARS) will hold a July 21 press conference to announce their new 24/7 transit Dial-A-Ride service called “STARS Express” beginning July 23, 2017. The new program will allow riders to schedule trips in advanced by calling (989) 907-4040. The fare for the...

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UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

Flint, MI – The University of Michigan-Flint’s University Outreach has announced winners of an entrepreneurship competition held June 24 in Flint. The competition was part of a celebration held at Berston Field House, to mark the culmination of four business boot camps held in Flint from February through June 2017. A...

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Flint-based nonprofit partners to bring free movie event to Saginaw

Flint-based nonprofit partners to bring free movie event to Saginaw Hot

Flint based non-profit, Communities First, Inc. is bringing the popular Movies Under the Stars summer film series to Saginaw!!! The kickoff is scheduled for Friday, July 21, 2017 and the film is Finding Dory. All films will be screened at Huntington Event Park  locatd at 300 Johnson St., Saginaw –...

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Unique program helps preserve home ownership in Detroit

Unique program helps preserve home ownership in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. –Wayne County Treasurer’s office announced a number of donations that will help taxpayers save their home from proerty foreclosure. “Our office has worked diligently to educate the public about ways to avoid property tax foreclosure. Recently, we had over 2,700 people in owner occupied properties that owed less...

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Prentis Edwards Jr. named to Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court

Prentis Edwards Jr. named to Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court Hot

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Prentis Edwards Jr. to the Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court. “At every stage of Judge Edwards’ career, he has been recognized for his skills and leadership,” Snyder said. “I have every confidence he will continue his stellar service as a new judge...

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States Shuts Down Funeral Home After Finding Maggots, Unrefrigerated Human Bodies

States Shuts Down Funeral Home After Finding Maggots, Unrefrigerated Human Bodies

FLINT, Mich. — Due to multiple violations of Michigan’s Health and Occupational Codes, the Prepaid Funeral and Cemetery Sales Act and other state statutes, the Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has summarily suspended the mortuary science establishment license of Swanson Funeral Home, Inc. in Flint, MI, and the individual...

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Fifteen Years Brings Change, Expansion for The Michigan Banner

Fifteen Years Brings Change, Expansion for The Michigan Banner Hot

The phrase ‘it takes a village’ may be cliché’ but it is true. It takes a village to building a community. It takes a village to help that community continue the path of economic development and success, productivity and sustaining an overall healthy quality of life for those in that...

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Crain Communications Changes Family Ownership Structure

DETROIT, MI — Crain Communications has completed a change in its family ownership structure. Rance Crain and his family are selling their 50 percent ownership in the company. Keith Crain and his family will now own 100 percent of Crain Communications. With the change in ownership, Rance will step down as...

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MB Celebrates 15 Years!

“We congratulate The Michigan Banner on 15 years of serving our community, providing important coverage on issues vital to our community. The Banner has long recognized the many ways in which SVSU engages with our community to improve public safety, health care, education, business and many other elements that contribute to our overall quality of life. We wish you continued success.”

 

Don Bachand

President

Saginaw Valley State University