Chef to the Stars

C-A grad returns to give culinary talk at MCC

FLINT — A New York City chef who has cooked for Oprah, Donald Trump and a who’s who list of celebrities, was himself the star of the show at a dinner fundraiser Friday night at Mott Community College’s Applewood Cafe. Daniel Vater, a graduate of Carman- Ainsworth High School, returned to Flint to showcase his culinary skills at a benefit […]

Genesys working to help diagnose heart disease

GENESEE COUNTY — Heat disease in the #1 killer of women age 20 and over. One and three women has some form of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease kills about 433,000 women every year — almost one each minute. About 64 percent of women who die suddenly from coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. Yet, despite being highly under diagnosed, […]

Say it isn’t so!

Sports VIEW

It’s bad enough gas prices continue to climb. However, if you’re a chocolate lover, like I am, you’ll be even more concerned about the predicted increase in chocolate prices. So what does that have to do with sports? Plenty. It’s not just those of you sitting in the high school bleachers licking the edges of that dark chocolate hockey puck […]

VIEW Newspapers names new publisher

LAPEER — Wes Smith began his career in the newspaper and printing industry at the age of 16 at the Almont Times Herald. At the small shop he was exposed to all aspects of the business, where he did writing of high school news and was first introduced to the printing side of the business. Forty years later, Smith, 55, […]

Genesys to conduct mini-med school

GENESEE COUNTY — The winter session of Genesys Learning Institute’s mini-medical school is underway. The six-week classes provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about their health, understand certain medical conditions and treatments, and take a more proactive role in managing their health. Sessions are conducted by Genesys experts, and are free. Mini-medical school meets at the Genesys […]

Cavaliers beat Davison to clinch share of Big Nine championship

DAVISON — Carman- Ainsworth belied the notion that size makes the basketball team this season. Considerably shorter than last year’s squad, the Cavaliers can still post the same regular-season record (16-4) if they beat a sub.-500 Brandon team tonight. They’re not a top-10 team like last year’s club, but they still rank high among the honorable mention teams in this […]

Board conducts QA review

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High school board members filled out an AdvancED Accreditation Standards Review after its meeting Tuesday night to provide feedback for the district’s annual accreditations report. The self-assessment is a quality assurance review, said Assistant Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff, who asked for the board’s input on the self-assessment forms. It is sort of a progress report following up […]

AUGUST: Osage County

FYT presents reading of ‘darkly, comedic play’

FLINT — Audiences will be treated to a Pulitzer Prize winning production when Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) presents a staged reading of August: Osage County 6 p.m. March 13 at FYT, 1220 E. Kearsley St. Written by Tulsa, Okla., native Tracy Letts, August: Osage County is heralded as a “darkly comedic play.” According to FYT, “when the patriarch of the […]

Cavaliers advance three from regionals

LANSING — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ and girls’ bowling teams participated in the regional tournament at Royal Scot Lanes in Lansing last Friday and Saturday. Neither team advanced to the state tournament, but three individual bowlers advanced to states in Division 1. On the boys’ side, Quinton Burnett finished third at the tournament with a score of 1,233. The girls’ team […]