2011-04-07

Getting ready for Easter



Designworks Advertising owner receives national award



GRAND BLANC — Chris McDonald, Principal/Creative Director of Designworks Advertising, a Grand Blanc based award-winning advertising agency was presented the prestigious national award, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Silver Medal Award on Feb. 25. “I am very humbled by this recognition, and will continue to work hard to live up to the magnitude of the award the rest of my […]

Cavaliers rebuilding for strong season




FLINT TWP. — The No. 1 golfer at Carman-Ainsworth this spring is obvious. It’s the rest of the starting lineup that’s up for grabs. Tony Mattar is the only returning player from the varsity lineup last year and is clearly the Cavs’ top player with average 18-hole scores in the mid-80s. The senior shot 84 in last year’s Div. 1 […]

Chief presents plan to purchase new police dog




FLINT TWP. — The pitterpatter of canine feet is coming back to the Flint Township Police Department with the acquisition of a new police dog, approved by the Board of Trustees at its Monday night meeting. Police Chief George Sippert presented a plan to buy and train a new police dog to replace Bac, the previous dog which retired in […]

Works of MCC Sculpture Professor Cate Smith to be featured through April 19



FLINT — Mott Community College’s Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of work by Mott Community College Sculpture Professor Cate Smith, titled Thinking Objects. Her work will be in the gallery through April 19. In addition, Smith will give a public presentation about her work on April 13 at 1:30 p.m. in […]

Pope joins VIEW Sports Staff




LAPEER — VIEW Newspapers is pleased to welcome Brandon Pope to the sports staff. Pope, a Flint resident and 2007 Flint Central grad, joined the staff this week and rounds out the VIEW sports staff that now numbers five. Pope is passionate about high school sports and was a fouryear varsity baseball player at Central and was named All-City in […]

Township hires new police officer



FLINT TWP. — At its Monday night meetings, the Township Board of Trustees voted unaminously to hire Christopher Weber as an entry level police officer, contingent on his successful completion of all pre-employment exams. Currently employed by the Oscoda Police Department, Weber is from the Flushing area and his parents still live there, Police Chief George Sippert told the board. […]

Ask the Lawyer Community Seminar planned for April 14



FLINT — Need free legal advice about The Americans with Disabilities Act? Learn your rights in Employment & Housing and the Family Medical Leave Act. At the Genesee County Bar Associations’s “Ask The Lawyer” free community seminar on April 14, at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI, from 6-7:30 p.m. RSVP by calling the Genesee County […]

Cavs optimistic despite off-season losses




FLINT TOWNSHIP — The youthful Carman-Ainsworth girls’ tennis team is revamping and trying to emulate some of the success it saw last year. A 3-3-1 season a year ago was good enough to earn the squad a share of second place in the Big Nine Conference with Flint Powers Catholic, only falling short of conference champion Flushing. With the loss […]

Flint Township reaps benefits of FANG membership




FLINT TWP. — Lt. Mitch Krugielki, unit commander of the Flint Area Narcotics Groups (FANG), presented the township board with a check for $50,317.08 at its Monday night meeting. He said it was the township’s share of proceeds under drug forfeiture laws from a drug bust in February 2009 resulting in seizure of some 1,200 pounds of marijuana and $1.8 […]