Stuff the Bus school supply drive under way

FLINT TWP. — The yellow school bus in the parking lot of Applebee’s restaurant on Miller Road last Friday rolled in to help kick off the 8th annual Stuff the Bus with School Stuff, spearheaded by the Salvation Army which manages the distribution to families who are struggling financially. The bus on loan for the day from the Genesee Intermediate […]

Candidates for 49th district state rep share views at forum

FLINT TWP. — Voters go to the polls Tuesday to select primary candidates who will face-off in November for the job of state representative for the 49th district. Nearly a “full house” turned out Tuesday night for a forum to hear the candidates views on issues including public education reform and funding, Medicaid expansion, transportation and roads improvement, attracting new […]

Two new members join C-A board of education

FLINT TWP. — James Johnson and Laura Garrison were sworn into office Tuesday as newly appointed members of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education. They were among five candidates who applied recently for vacancies created by the resignations of Recco Richardson and Don Conway, who both were reelected in November 2012. Johnson is an Information Technology Engineer for Lewis & Knopf […]

C-A board reorganizes for 2013-14

FLINT TWP. — Hannah Fiewig, a junior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, took the Oath of Office on July 16 to serve as a Student Representative on the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2015. The appointment is considered a high honor and it is awarded to one outstanding junior […]

In brief

Ruggero’s restaurant relocation under way FLINT TWP.— Ruggero’s Italian restaurant closed on July 29 to begin its official relocation to a new home at 5311 Corunna Road (formerly Bubba’s Roadside Inn and the Blue Collar Grill). Restaurant owners expect to reopen in the new location by the week of Aug. 11-17. The total shut-down is to accommodate moving all signage, […]

The VIEW from here

The real dog days of summer

A fter almost 20 years I’m a dog owner once again. It wasn’t a sudden decision based on a whim, but something we had been considering for quite some time. As a kid I grew up around dogs (contrary to popular belief, I wasn’t raised “with” dogs, just around them. My family’s dog of choice when I was a kid […]

New salon now open

FLINT TWP. — Jazzy Cutz, a new salon at 5184 Lennon Road, opened about four weeks ago and still is hiring. It has two stylists and there is room for four more in the 500 square-foot building, according to a spokesperson. As noted by a sign out front, the salon specializes in $6.99 haircuts compared to competitors charging as much […]

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McLaren Flint physician opens new office FLINT — Lavanya Cherukuri, M.D., a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist, on the medical staff at McLaren Flint, has relocated her practice. She is now caring for patients at Obstetric and Gynecology Physicians of Flint, PC, 8384 Holly Road, Suite 2, Grand Blanc. Cherukuri completed her residency at Hurley Medical Center. She received her medical degree […]

Community bike project to benefit C-A students

FLINT TWP. —Several fortunate Carman-Ainsworth students will receive free bicycles as part of a new grant-funded program operated by Baker College- Flint in cooperation with C-A Schools and Assenmacher Cycling Centers of Swartz Creek and Grand Blanc Township. The community service project is seeded by a $1,000 Active Living Minigrant from Safe and Active Genesee for Everyone (SAGE), an initiative […]

In brief

BBQ benefit Aug. 1-4 for Catholic Charities FLINT — Slow cooked, hickory smoked, and fall-off-the-bone tender — All this and more can be found at World Class Bar-B-Q, located on North Saginaw St. at Pierson. The BBQ wil take place Aug. 1-4, the grills will be fired up to help those in need. All proceeds from this fourday benefit will […]