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Man shot and killed outside Flint Township apartment complex

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are searching for a suspect who gunned down a man outside an apartment complex on the township’s east side. Around 4 p.m. last Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the Hunter’s Ridge Apartments on the 1800 block of Ridgecliff Drive. Police found a 21-year-old man from Flint who had been shot while outside the apartment. […]

Ryan selected as new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools has chosen Gina Ryan as the district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, effective July 1. Ryan, currently the Director Teaching and Learning at CACS, was appointed to the position at the June 15 Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education meeting. She has been employed with Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools since 1999 and has […]

Township board approves road projects for Holiday Drive and Austins Parkway

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township has added two more road rehabilitation projects to its Roads to Recovery initiative this summer. At its June 21 meeting, the Flint Township Board of Trustees approved special assessment districts for commercial road projects on Holiday Drive and Austin’s Parkway. Both projects are expected to begin in the latter part of July and wrap up […]

Out of the past

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

10 YEARS AGO June 30, 2011 Riley Carpenter, a 16-year-old junior at Davison High School, was named Miss Davison 2011 during the 73rd annual pageant held June 23. Carpenter was selected from a field of 14 young women vying for the title of Miss Davison — and the $500 in scholarship money given to the winner. The runners up — […]

COLLEGE NEWS

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

Flushing student receives academic excellence award ALLENDALE — Jillian Neumann of Flushing has been awarded the Academic Excellence Award for Photography from Grand Valley State University. Neumann is a graduate of Flushing High School and is supported by Dan and Jeanne Neumann. The Academic Excellence Award honors one undergraduate student and one graduate student in each academic major. Faculty from […]

FEA Teacher of the Month: Stephanie Wyatt

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

FLUSHING — Flushing Middle School teacher Stephanie Wyatt has been selected as the Flushing Education Association’s (FEA) Teacher of the Month for June. Wyatt, who teaches seventh grade math and is a Special Education Teacher Consultant at the middle school, has taught at Flushing Community Schools for the past 11 years. Below is an interview between the FEA and Wyatt: […]

Flint man facing charges for making bomb threat against county jail

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

FLINT — A Flint man is facing two felony charges for allegedly calling in a bomb threat during an expungement fair at the Genesee County Jail. Ceasar Brown, 25, turned himself in at the Genesee County Jail on June 10. He has been charged with one count of making a false report or threat of terrorism and one count of […]

Eugene Chales “Gene” Csapo

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

EUGENE CHARLES “GENE” CSAPO, 79, of Grand Blanc, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Cremation has taken place per his wishes. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery. Gene was born on Easy Street in Flint, Michigan on August 17, 1941, the son of Paul and Eula Csapo. He graduated from Flint […]

Kori Albring

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

KORI ALBRING, 23, of Mount Morris, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In accordance with Kori’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Kori’s family is having a private Celebration of Life at a later date. Those desiring may direct memorial contributions to the family. Condolences may be shared with the family on Kori’s tribute page at martinfuneralhome.com. Kori was born in Flint, […]

Peter Ashurkoff

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 24, 2021

PETER ASHURKOFF passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in Ashburn, Virginia. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1932 to Boris and Tanya Ashurkoff. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, and while there became a U.S. citizen. He went on to graduate with honors from Princeton University in 1953 before earning his Masters Degree in Mechanical […]