2019-10-17 E-Edition

Philanthropist, grantmaker William S. White passes at 82

GENESEE COUNTY — One of the longestserving leaders of a major philanthropy in the United States, William S. White passed away peacefully on Oct. 9 at age 82. Just two days earlier, White delivered an impassioned speech as his storied career was celebrated by the Council of Michigan Foundations at that organization’s annual conference. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1937, […]

Threats prompt police presence at CAHS

FLINT TWP. — Added police presence was seen at Carman-Ainsworth High School Monday after threats to the school appeared on social media late Sunday evening. In a letter to parents, Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools Superintendent Eddie Kindle said the threats were being taken seriously and were being investigated by the Flint Township Police Department. He said police had found no […]

Parks versus Drone Coalition rescheduled for additional hearing

GENESEE COUNTY — After the presentation of evidence showing other parks and parks system allowing the operation of drones within their boundaries, the attorney representing Genesee County stood her ground against a request for injunctive relief from the Michigan Drone Coalition of operators of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). If the county has their way, drone operators would not be allowed […]

Flint Twp. man charged with home invasion

FLINT TWP. — A 24-yearold Flint Township man has been charged with one count of first-degree home invasion in connection with a Flushing incident. Tyler E. Monroe was arraigned on the felony, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison, last week in Genesee District Court. Monroe is charged with allegedly entering an apartment home in the 400 […]

Township approves first reading of local marijuana ordinance

FLUSHING TWP.— Flushing Township is pursuing a local ordinance that will further define restrictions on recreational marijuana use within the township limits. On Oct. 10, the Flushing Township Board of Trustees approved the first reading of an ordinance that will regulate where recreational marijuana can and can’t be used, how much marijuana can be grown and how plants should be […]

In brief

Annual Pig Roast at the CA-Senior Center Oct. 19 FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will holds its eighth annual pig roast Oct. 19 from noon to 2 p.m. The menu includes a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and a dessert. Cost is $10 per person in advance, and tickets are […]

East Flint Lions to host Snowmobile Show & Swap Meet

FLINT — The East Flint Lion’s Club, sponsors of the Kearsley area Boy Scout Troop 121, will hold its 5th annual Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet, Dec. 14 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lions Club, 4352 Crosby Rd. They will be raffling off a nicely restored 1978 Scorpion Snowmobile, with proceeds from the show benefiting the East Flint Lions Club. […]

Financial Plus raised more than $5,000 for Hurley’s Breast Cancer Program

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union raised $5,212.40 during their Annual Pink Night Palooza bake sale that took place on Sept. 27. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised from this one day sale stay here in our community to directly benefit Hurley’s Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Program. Hurley’s Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Program is a vital year-round program that […]

MiCareerQuest™ seeks job opportunities

FLINT – For some, finding work in another city or state is much more attractive than graduating from college or acquiring a skilled trade and choosing to work and live in the area in which they grew up in. “Every day, we hear from businesses about the challenges they have finding talent. One way to help combat this problem is […]