YWCA of Greater, MCC partner to raise awareness of domestic violence through film screenings

FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has partnered with Mott Community College (MCC) to sponsor showings of the documentary Sin by Silence. The showings are 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in MCC’s Regional Technology Center, Room 1301. Sin by Silence is an emotionallypacked documentary that examines the stories of women incarcerated for killing an abusive partner. Yet, […]

Cavs turn tables on Raiders

FLUSHING — Carman- Ainsworth did unto Flushing last Friday what the Raiders did unto the Cavaliers earlier this season. Three weeks after absorbing a 28-point beating at home, Carman-Ainsworth turned the tables on the Raiders and pounded out a 35-13 Big Nine Conference victory at Flushing. Shane Barron ran for 112 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries, and Gerald […]


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-241-5258. WEDNESDAYS Awana […]

Ordinance amending township’s zoning rules dies at meeting

FLINT TWP. — After holding a public hearing for an amendment to the township’s zoning ordinance that would have impacted medical marijuana businesses, the Flint Township Board of Trustees voted down the ordinance at its Oct. 4 meeting. The amendment, which was passed by the township’s planning commission, states “all uses or businesses seeking approval or permits from the Township […]

Bragging rights

Sports VIEW

This week, the high school studentathletes will have to step aside for a moment as we toot our own horn. October 3 marked the start of National Newspaper Week, which celebrates the role and importance of the printed word in newspapers across the nation. It’s also the day the envelopes are officially opened in the annual Michigan Press Association Better […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD FRIDAYS Free community gym […]

C/A announces 9th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its 9th class into the Hall of Fame Oct. 23. The banquet will take place at Holy Redeemer Family Life Center with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., with the program to follow. This year’s class includes Craig Sheerin, 1985, football and […]

October baseball sets the table

The baseball season has come to a close for the regular season. The Tigers finished at .500 at 81 and 81. Oh well, spring training will be here in no time for your Detroit Tigers. October baseball playoff style starts on Wednesday. The National League teams rolled out onto the craps table like this: The Philadelphia Phillies will take on […]


EVERY TUESDAY Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every Tuesday at Growth and Opportunity, 525 S. Court St., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dues are $5 per month. Details: Cheryl, 810-664-9424.

GM donates to new veterans facility

GRAND BLANC — One-hundred and fifty veterans in Detroit will find life after war a little less stressful as General Motors’ Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) Customer Care and Aftersales Chapter donated money to the new veteran housing facility, Piquette Square. On Sept. 29, VAG Customer Care and Aftersales Chapter located in Grand Blanc presented Piquette Square — a four-story facility […]