Urban Sports League to Launch Baseball and Softball Program in Saginaw

Urban Sports League to Launch Baseball and Softball Program in Saginaw

SAGINAW— Urban Sports League is partnering with Saginaw Valley State University to launch a baseball and softball program for Saginaw youth on Saturday Sept. 9, 2017 at Unity Park 1400 N. 14th St., Saginaw, MI. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 6-8 and will feature 14 sessions...

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I’m Voting, for My Friend and for Others

I’m Voting, for My Friend and for Others

Written By Mike Thompson | Please allow me only one Nov. 8 endorsement, for Joyce Aldridge Seals for one of three available seats on the Saginaw Board of Education. My deep respect for former Mayor Seals, and for her entire Aldridge family, goes back  to 1976. I was a young volunteer...

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The Michigan Banner Goes Up Close with Michael Webster

The Michigan Banner Goes Up Close with Michael Webster

Candidate for the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners District 11 MB: What does a County Commissioner do? Webster: They approve budgets; oversee spending and hiring of county employees. Commissioners serve as the executive branch of local government, levying local taxes, administering county governmental services such as prisons, courts, property registration...

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Extreme Heat Safety

Extreme Heat Safety

With temperatures expected to climb this time of year, the Saginaw County Department of Public Health is advising residents of the health risks associated with extreme temperatures and preventive measures they can take to stay safe. Any time temperatures are in the upper 80s and above, body temperature can rise...

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Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Meet Kujuanna Ray, Founder and Owner of U Me Paint Experience

Kujuanna A. Ray is the founder and owner of U Me Paint – an upscale therapeutic environment that allows everyone to unleash their inner artist. Customers enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and create a colorful masterpiece with the guidance of experienced local artists. U Me Paint is Saginaw’ s newest experience!...

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SCF Awards $25,000 Grant and More at 2016 Annual Celebration

SCF Awards $25,000 Grant and More at 2016 Annual Celebration

Saginaw, Mich. – The Saginaw Community Foundation hosted its 2016 Annual Celebration on Monday, June 13 at New Beginnings Enrichment Center, 2609 E. Genesee Ave., Saginaw. An estimated crowd of 235 people were in attendance. During this year’s celebration, Saginaw Community Foundation announced the 2016 Community Improvement Initiative grant recipient....

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SVSU Nerouscience Student Honored for Brain Research

SVSU Nerouscience Student Honored for Brain Research

A Saginaw Valley State University student has earned two major accomplishments recently for his dedication in research relating to improving the lives of individuals who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. While attending The Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience conference last month, Zackary Bowers, a psychology major from Freeland,...

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Saginaw County Department of Public Health Urges Food Safety for Summer Activities

Saginaw County Department of Public Health Urges Food Safety for Summer Activities

Summer will soon be here and with it will be cookouts, camping, road trips, and other activities that involve food. The Saginaw County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) is reminding families to take extra care not to let food-borne bacteria, which grows more quickly in hot weather, ruin the fun....

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Saginaw County Department of Public Health Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

Saginaw County Department of Public Health Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2016 is National HIV Testing Day and serves as a reminder to get the facts, get tested and get involved to take care of yourself and your partners. There is an estimated 1.2 million people in the United States who are living with HIV. One in eight people...

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The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

Harley and Nigel, two eastern grey kangaroos, have joined Andre and Nikki “down under” in our Kangaroo Walkabout. This is not the first time Harley and Andre have met, as the two of them are brothers who lived together before Andre moved here last year. Each member of the little...

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