ART/THEATRE SUNDAY, JAN. 16 West Moon Street, written by Rob Urbanati at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or www.thefim.org. SUNDAY, FEB. 20 The Good Negro written by Tracey Scott Wilson at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint […]

Arizona shooting act of a madman

The VIEW from here

I have stayed out of the political arena in my columns the last few months mainly because I’ve noticed feedback to unpopular political opinions seem to bring backlash instead of constructive commentary. I have written opinion pieces off and on now for more than 20 years and one of the first things I learned stepping into this arena is not […]

Raiders nipped by Swan Valley-Hemlock

FLINT — The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth hockey team took a 7-2 loss against visiting Swan Valley- Hemlock last Saturday at Iceland Arenas. Flushing was in the game trailing just 1-0 after the first period, but Swan Valley kicked into overdrive scoring five goals in the second and one in the third to seal the win. Flushing’s two goals came in the […]

Democratic Party expresses sympathy for shooting victims

Art Reyes, Chairman of the Genesee County Democratic Party, on behalf of himself and the Genesee County Democratic Party, expressed his sympathies to the victims of the shootings in Tucson, Arizona that occurred Jan. 8. In addition, Mr. Reyes denounced the use of the rhetoric of violence and hate in furtherance of political agendas. “It is my belief that it […]

Sports Shorts

Winter Ice Show Extravaganza on the slate FLINT — Sanctioned by the US Figure Skating in cooperation with the Greater Mid Michigan Skating Club. The First Annual Winter Ice Show Extravaganza takes place on January 22 at 2 p.m. at Flint Iceland Arenas. The show will feature local skating talent including U.S. Jr. National competitors. Also skaters from Flint Iceland […]

ROWE Professional Services Company I-475 project wins award

FLINT — The Michigan Concrete Association (MCA) chose ROWE Professional Services Company’s I-475 design/reconstruction project in Genesee County for an Award of Excellence. This is the fourth Award of Excellence ROWE has received from the MCA in the past three years. ROWE teamed with Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. of Owosso to complete the design and construction of the Michigan Department […]

Cavaliers thrash No. 5 Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Carman-Ainsworth got back on the winning track Tuesday, beating No. 5-ranked Bridgeport, 67-38, to snap a twogame losing streak. The Cavaliers had sailed through their first five games undefeated before losing to Grand Blanc on Jan. 4. That stumble became a twogame skid when they lost against Troy Athens last Friday, 66-58. But the ship was righted Tuesday […]

Humane Society features local police, firefighters, responders in calendar

BURTON — As a way to raise money, the Genesee County Humane Society is selling its “Be A Hero” 2011 calendar featuring local police, firefighter and emergency medical personnel and shelter pets. Tara Sturgis, community relations coordinator for the Humane Society, said the calendar is the first time the shelter has done this in a long time and that the […]

Social disconnect

Sports VIEW

The conversation went something like this: ” I sent you a text about the game, didn’t you get it?” That would be, negative, sir. I don’t text, tweet, friend, or whatever all those other socially politically correct terms are. I could care less about all this social networking, myspacing or facebooking. I already spend way too much time with my […]

33rd Annual Senior Winter Games coming in February

GENESEE COUNTY — Area senior citizens interested in participating in the 33rd Annual Senior Winter Games (SWG) of Genesee County still have time to register for the event. Registration ends Friday, Jan. 14 and the fee is $12, which includes an unlimited number of events, lunch and T-shirt. Anyone 50 years of age and older who lives in or belongs […]