6 students added to CAHS Academic Hall of Fame

FLINT TWP. —As a final act of high achievement, six members of the Carman- Ainsworth Class of 2016 were inducted into the Academic Hall of Fame last week. Four of the six attended the school board meeting last week to accept the plaques that will be added to a growing gallery of high achievers displayed on a designated wall at […]

New charter school hosts open houses and orientation

FLINT TWP. — Rita Cheeks, superintendent of the Genesee STEM Academy, 5240 Calkins Road that is scheduled to open September 6, is reaching out to her new community. Established four years ago in Flint, the charter school is moving into the former Congregation Beth Israel Jewish synagogue and will offer K-8 education this school year. Speaking at the township board […]

Bikes on the Bricks route approved

FLINT TWP. — Use of township roads for the 10th annual Bikes on the Bricks motorcycle ride has received the township board’s blessing, with reservations, including from the police chief. A resolution is required from the township for the event organizers’ application to the Genesee County Road Commission for a permit to use the right of way and to close […]

Signal project promises better traffic flow on Miller

FLINT TWP. — When a Traffic Adaptive Signal Project wraps up in January, motorists can expect to enjoy a smoother traffic flow on busy Miller Road from Ballenger Highway to Linden Road and on Linden Road from Bristol Road to Lennon Road. “A Traffic Adaptive Signal System is a computerized system that uses cameras and Enhanced Software to review traffic […]

Health dept. investigating new case of Legionnaire’s

FLINT — The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is investigating the fourth reported case of Legionnaires’ disease in Genesee County for 2016. This most recent case is likely healthcare-acquired, and we are investigating to try to determine the source of infection. All the Legionnaires’ disease patients are recovering. We want to remind residents that Legionnaires’ disease is most common during […]

In brief

Concert benefit for Flint FLINT TWP. — “To Flint with Love,” featuring Shani Womack & Friends, a benefit concert and CD release will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, August 28 at the Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Admission is free but donations are requested. Proceeds will go to the Community Foundation, Flint Child Development […]

Carman-Ainsworth board hires 10 new teachers

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth students returning to school September 6 will find new teachers at all grade levels as a result of ten employment contracts approved last week by the school board. The new hires and their positions, are: • Carmen Adamo-Wright, Randels Elementary special education • Rachel Crews, second grade Dye Elementary • Amanda Grulke, middle school (8th grade) […]

C-A Board seats new senior student member

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Schools board of education has appointed Isabelle Hynan, a senior, to serve a one-year term as a student school board representative. She is replacing Alexis Ritchie, who resigned after one year of service. The school board appoints two students to serve as non-voting members. Each student is usually appointed as a junior and serves […]

Road improvement report

FLINT TWP. — As summer months wind down, many road repair projects are completed or in progress. Last week, crews were out on Graham Road completing repaving work between Corunna Road and Beveridge Road. Ditching work was done earlier. All of Graham Road was done north and south of Corunna Road. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller announced at a recent board […]

Annual doll show coming next month

GENESEE COUNTY — Calling all doll lovers. Modern dolls, collectible ones, antiques, Barbie and fashion dolls, accessories, clothing and much more will be offered at the 12th Annual Doll Show and Sale, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, September 25 at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 N. Linden Road. Sponsored by The Flint Barbie Club, the event will offer door […]