UM-Flint students tutoring at CAHS

FLINT TWP. — Tougher subjects like math and physics may get easier for some Carman-Ainsworth High School students thanks to help from a higher source. A tutoring partnership with the University of Michigan -Flint recently started that will regularly bring college students to the high school, according to C-A Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff, in a briefing to the school board at […]

Habitat for Humanity to rehab Trotwood Lane house

FLINT TWP. — A new life for a vacant house on Trotwood Lane was endorsed and supported in a resolution approved by the Flint Township Board of Trustees at its Jan. 7 meeting. The request for approval sought by Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) is needed to seek federal funding through the Genesee County HOME Program Project, under the […]

Owner of Dale’s Natural Foods passes away

FLINT TWP. — Funeral services were held Tuesday for Donald A. Wolfe, 61, whose family owns Dale’s Natural Foods, 4290 Miller Rd. in the Somerset Town Centre. According to an obituary from Swartz Funeral Home, Wolfe was born in Flint on July 12, 1951, the son of the late Dale and Jeanette (Macaulay) Wolfe. He married Jean Shaw on August […]

Rules for obtaining a dog license

FLINT TWP. — Workers at area veterinarian offices said they are seeing some confusion among dog owners because of a change in dog license renewal times. “It certainly is more confusing than last year,” said a worker at the Veterinary Medical Hospital, 3252 Miller Rd., who declined to give his name. “But most people, once the rules are explained, understand,” […]

In brief

C-A board holds reorganization meeting FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth school board members Don Conway and Recco Richardson were sworn in for four-year terms at the board’s Jan. 8 organizational meeting. Both were re-elected in November after their previous terms were extended from June to November to comply with a change in school election times. The organizational meeting, normally held in […]

Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers

GRAND BLANC — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting community members to volunteer to take part in planning the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s for Genesee County to be held in September. There will be a committee kickoff meeting held at Clare Bridge Grand Blanc, 5130 Baldwin Rd. on Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with […]

Relay for Life schedules fundraising kickoff Jan. 29

GRAND BLANC — On Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m., the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Grand Blanc will officially get under way as event volunteers and participants gather at Genesys Administration Building (5445 Ali Drive, Grand Blanc) for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. Although the Relay For Life of Grand Blanc is […]

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrating centennial

FLINT — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the single largest African- American women’s organization in the country, celebrated its 100-year anniversary on Jan. 13 and will continue observances throughout the rest of the year. Delta Sigma Theta has over 250,000 members worldwide, including 100 members in the Flint Alumnae Chapter which also will recognize the founding of the Sorority with […]

4H, MSUE event this weekend

GENESEE COUNTY — Tickets are on sale for the Jan. 19 fundraiser at the Genesee County Community Action Resource building, 605 N. Saginaw St. in Flint, from 12-5 p.m. The Genesee County 4-H will offer cookies and beverages at the event. Tickets are $5, but organizer Deb Caryl, president of the Genesee County 4-H, said larger donations will be gladly […]