C-A announces scholarships, honors

FLINT TWP. — More than $3 million in scholarships including several full-rides were announced at the Carman-Ainsworth High School Honors Program Tuesday night as 150 outstanding seniors from a graduating class of 345 took their bows. In his welcoming remarks, high school principal Rory Mattar pegged the scholarship tally at $3,307,696. He said he had every confidence the students have […]

Efforts underway to beautify park

FLINT TWP. — He can tell you about the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and the butterflies and the weeds — all part of ongoing beautification and conservation efforts at the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive. Peter Mikelens, a local physician, addressed the township board at its May 16 meeting, giving a detailed nature […]

Residents bring road conditions to board

FLINT TWP. — A resident of the Hunters Ridge subdivision, spoke during public comments at the May 16 township board meeting, asking that something to be done about street conditions and traffic problems. Bobby Leflore, a 23-year resident of said the township, said he represented 200 residents in the subdivision off West Court Street, who asked him to bring these […]

Fire chief seeks approval for grant money

FLINT TWP. — Use it or lose it was the word from Fire Chief John E. Ringwelski about grant money available to help pay for needed lighting improvements at township fire halls. Saying that more than a month had already expired between township board meetings, Ringwelski stressed a 90-day time limit to use grant monies from the Consumers Energy Business […]

News Briefs

Alpha Phi Alpha to hold health fair FLINT TWP. — Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will present its second annual Take Your Dad to the Doctor Day Family Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. The Health Fair is designed to promote and increase awareness of health issues, particularly those affecting African-American […]


Woman threatened with a gun at mobile home park FLINT TWP. — Police were dispatched to the 2400 block of Gena Ann Lane in the Pasadena Mobile Home Park at 8 p.m. May 15 in response to a complaint from a 26-year-old female who said she had been threatened with a gun. The complainant said she was visiting a friend […]

Township outlines upcoming projects

FLINT TWP. — A major facelift for a local dealership and an extended-stay facility for a multi-million-dollar cancer treatment center are among new economic development projects slated for the township. “Even though the economy has been lagging for the past few years, the Charter Township of Flint has been able to attract new business,’’ said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director, […]

Business Briefs

Haywood named CFO for Genesys Health System GENESEE COUNTY — Nancy Haywood has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Genesys Health System. Reporting directly to Betsy Aderholdt, president and CEO of Genesys, Haywood will lead the system’s financial operations, including Accounting, Accounts Payable, Health Information Management, Payroll, Real Estate, Patient Registration, Revenue Cycle, and Financial & Strategic Planning. A […]

Citizens Bank announces new vice presidents

FLINT — Citizens Bank Wealth Management, N.A., is pleased to announce that John A. Ransom II has been named vice president and business development officer and Loretta A. Baker has been named vice president and IRA specialist. Ransom specializes in the growth and development of the wealth business working with a team of trust professionals in the administration, and relationship […]

Hurley receives six-year accreditation

FLINT — The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Committee on CME Accreditation recently awarded the Hurley Medical Center Institute for Continuing Medical Education six-years of Accreditation with Commendation as a provider of category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities. The accreditation will run through September of 2017. Of the 55 CME providers in the state, Hurley Medical Center is one […]