C-A parents will soon be seeing STARS

New program offers a different way to gauge success

FLINT TWP. — Coming home with report cards in about two weeks will be results of a school improvement initiative to give parents of Carman- Ainsworth students another measurement of their child’s academic progress so far this year. Implemented this school year, the STAR Assessment screening in reading and math is given in the Fall, Winter and Spring to students […]

In Brief

Kidney Support Group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet March 16 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., Flint. Director of the group, Prof. Frank Friedman, will discuss an update of kidney cancer and show related videos. The group is open to the general public. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810-762-8313. […]


WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Angel food orders taken at Covenant Word of Life Church, 5058 Lapeer Rd., Burton, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.cwolchurch.com, Kim Rodden at 810- 280-0438 or krodden@kettering.edu or Phyllis Cook at 810- 715-3857. Angel Food Ministries orders taken at Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich, from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays and […]

Township sets public hearing on issuance of industrial facilities exemption certificate

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing regarding the issuance of an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at its regular board meeting. The board touched on the topic at its Jan. 24 meeting, which focuses on the establishment of an Industrial Development District of property, known as Cooper Commercial Group […]

Tri-County Christmas In Action announces Winter Blues silent auction Mar. 31

FENTON — Tri-County Christmas in Action (CIA) announces its upcoming Winter Blues Silent Auction 4-8 p.m. March 31 at the Fenton Community Center, 150 S. Leroy St. The event, which benefits CIA, features free admission and free food, where the first 100 adult guests will get reusable goodie bags at the door. Other services at the Winter Blues Silent Auction […]


SATURDAY, AUG. 20 “Aging with PPS” educational post-polio confrence at the Genesys Confrence & Banquet Center. Hosted by the Michigan Polio Network Inc. Details: 313-885-7855.

Kettering announces graduate school fair

FLINT — Kettering University’s Student Alumni Council hosts the 2 nd Annual Graduate School Fair for A-section students from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Great Court at Kettering. At the fair, prospective graduate students will have the chance to visit representatives from more than two dozen local and national graduate schools. So far, the participating schools include Baker […]

Baby boomers should plan ahead

The senior population is growing by leaps and bounds. According to the United States Census Bureau, by 2011 there will be twice the amount of seniors that there were in 2000. That’s because the first Baby Boomers will turn 65 that year. Boomers should start thinking about estate planning now if they haven’t already. Estate planning is the process of […]


WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9, MARCH 9 Book discussion, 6 p.m., at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details: 810-653-2022. MONDAY, JAN. 31, FEB. 7, 14, 21 Storytimes with Miss Carol, 11 a.m., at the at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Free of charge. Details: 810-694-5310. FRIDAY, JAN. 28, FEB. 4, 11, 18, 25 […]

GISD principal receives 2010 regional honors

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) recently selected Jennifer Lee, Principal of Genesee Intermediate School District’s Early Childhood Programs and Services, to receive the 2010 Regional Honors award. Lee accepted the award at the MEMSPA 85th Annual State Conference. Teachers, administrators and school board members were on hand to celebrate the prestigious award. As […]