Fired senior center director files lawsuit

FLINT TWP. — Linda Moore, who was fired in April from her job of nearly 11 years as director of the Carman-Ainsworth Senior Citizens Center, has filed a lawsuit seeking compensation. The suit filed in Genesee County Circuit Court cites three counts, “violations based on Whistleblower Protection Act, four violations of the Elliot Larson Civil Rights Act (discrimination, harassment, retaliation […]

Fire drill

Practice makes perfect for township firefighters who keep their skills up to par with regular training. Last week, they worked on driving and water transfer skills in a parking lot at Genesee Valley Center mall. Water transfer involved one truck collecting water from a hydrant and transferring it by hose to the bigger pumper truck. At a real fire, this […]

Board OKs fire truck repairs

FLINT TWP. — The dreaded check engine light is lit in one of the township’s three fire trucks and needs to be checked out, among other things. The township board at its July 7 meeting unanimously approved Fire Chief John Ringwelski’s request for about $7,000 in fire truck repairs. Funds to cover the repair work are available in the budget, […]

C-A hires assistant super

FLINT TWP. —Say hello to Eddie L. Kindle, who is the new assistant superintendent of curriculum and human resources for the Carman-Ainsworth Community School District. The school board approved his hiring in late April and he officially began work on July 1. Retirement and reductions of five administrative positions during the past two school years made it possible to hire […]

Digging DEEP

CAHS students earn college credits

FLINT TWP. — Three Carman- Ainsworth High School students have willingly spent part of their summer vacation still in school. They elected to enroll in the Environmental Science, Supervised Studies of Environmental Issues course offered by The University of Michigan-Flint (UM-F) as part of the Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP) with Davison Schools. William Norris IV, Noah Vanderhyde and Victoria […]

Third recall try filed

FLINT TWP. — After twice failing to gain approval of recall petition language against township supervisor Karyn Miller, a township resident is trying a different tactic. Lavonna Joyce Harris filed a third petition on July 11. This time Harris’ reason states: “On June 16, 2014, Supervisor Karyn Miller, voted to approve ballot language for the November 4, 2014 election for […]

In brief

Senderra Rx Specialty Pharmacy job fair Friday FLINT TWP. — Senderra Rx Specialty Pharmacy and Genesee/Shiawassee Michigan Works! will host a Jobs Fair at 4488 W. Bristol Road Friday, July 18, from 2- 6 p.m. Jobs Fair attendees are requested to bring their resumes and dress appropriately. For more information, please call or e-mail Lucy Strachota at (810) 233-3370 ext. […]

Restaurant/retail development to replace Miller Road dealership

FLINT TWP. — A Texas Roadhouse restaurant wlll anchor a new retail development on the site of the short-lived Jim Waldron used car dealership, 4140 Miller Road, which previously operated as Genesee Valley Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and for many years prior to that as Chinonis Chrysler Plymouth Dodge. A site plan approved last week by the township Planning Commission showed side-by-side buildings […]

Sonitrol honored as one of nation’s top 100 security providers

GRAND BLANC — Sonitrol Tri- County, a leading provider of verified electronic security to businesses, schools and homes, has been named one of the nation’s top 100 security providers in 2014, according to SDM Magazine, the leading security systems industry publication. This year marks SDM Magazine’s 24th annual “SDM 100,” ranking the 100 largest security companies in the U. S. […]

In brief

Nominations sought for 2014 Libby Award FLINT — Do you admire a woman who is involved in activities that empower and provide a positive role model for women and girls in Genesee County? Has she devoted her time, talent and treasure to area nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services to educate and inspire women or girls of all ages? […]