School spirit

The 2018 Carman- Ainsworth High School Homecoming Parade made its way down Van Slyke Road, Oct. 5, prior to the start of the Homecoming game. Crowds turned out to cheer on the Cavaliers and to enjoy the marching bands, cheerleaders and candy tosses to the children. To see who was chosen as Homecoming Court. see page 3 inside.

Airport stabbing suspect to go on trial Nov. 5

FLINT TWP. — The lawyer for Amor Ftouhi, the Canadian citizen accused of stabbing a police officer last year at Bishop International Airport in Flint, has withdrawn her tentative request to seek a diminished capacity defense for her client. Attorney Joan Morgan filed the paperwork last week. That means absent any new developments, the case will go to trial Nov. […]

Revolutionary War soldier to be honored with new grave marking

FLINT —The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Genesee Chapter will be placing a new grave marker for a local Revolutionary War soldier. Charles Stewart, who is buried at the Glenwood Cemetery on West Court Street in Flint, will receive his marker during a ceremony on May 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. The public is invited to […]

Carman-Ainsworth Home Coming

MTA purchases former Baker College building

FLINT — The Flint Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has purchased the former Baker College Center for Transportation Technology located at 1717 S. Dort Highway. This site provides five buildings for a total of 76,000 square feet, with the largest building along the Dort Highway corridor at 23,000 square feet. This building will house the Rides to Wellness program currently operated […]

Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County 911 will hold a Halloween Trunk or Treat Spooky Trail, Oct. 27 from 12-4 p.m. at the Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd. The event will take place between Bar Louie and Barnes and Noble. The event is free, safe and will have family fun for all. Also that day at the Genesee Valley […]

Stage 3 of the Bristol Road Bridge replacement is underway

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission began replacement of Bristol Road Bridge over Call Drain, between Torrey Road and I-75, in Flint Township on Aug. 23. Phase 3 of the project began Oct. 6. A traffic shift on Bristol Road will provide one eastbound and one westbound lane. The eastbound Bristol Road entrance ramp to southbound I-75 will […]

In brief

WFBA to hold monthly meeting at Woodhaven FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will be holding its Oct. 18, Nov. 15, and Dec. 13 meetings at Woodhaven Senior Community Center, G-5201 Woodhaven Court. It is in the back of the Woodhaven Community off of Dye Road (by Corunna Road). There will be a buffet for $8. (please pay […]

Laura Love in concert at Unitarian Universalist church

FLINT TWP. — Laura Love returns to the stage after a nearly 10 year hiatus living off grid and raising her daughter, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy. Love is returning to the stage to continue where she left off true to her colorful style. Love embraces blues, bluegrass, jazz, folk, […]

Grand Blanc loses legacy physician

GRAND BLANC — If there is a definition of legacy, perhaps it could be said that Louis B. Coriasso, M.D., a lifelong resident and area physician, was that definition. Coriasso’s son David, shared that his father was definitely the center of their universe. David, a Davison optometrist, was very proud of his father, and remembered especially about 20 years ago […]