2011-10-06

Public hearing held for 2012 general fund budget



FLINT TWP. — The township expects to pay more for fire services next year but expenditures for police service will remain about the same. That’s part of the proposed 2012 budget picture presented at a public hearing Monday night at the township board meeting. Faced with steadily declining property tax revenues, the township will dip into its fund balance to […]

In brief



Genesys provides free newborn safety class GRAND BLANC TWP. — Did you know placing a baby in an unaccustomed sleep position increases the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) by as much as 18 times? Did you know about one in five SIDS deaths occur while an infant is in the care of someone other than a parent? The […]

Float builders



Abdelbasit joins Hurley Health Services and Geriatric Practice



FLINT TWP. — Nada Abdelbasit, MD a Geriatric Fellow, has joined the staff of Hurley Health Services and Geriatric Practice, with Dr. Myriam Edwards, a physician board certified in geriatric medicine, on South Linden Road. Dr. Abdelbasit graduated with an MBBS from the School of Medicine at the University of Cairo in Egypt, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine […]

Bay Mills casino developers want police, fire agreements



FLINT TWP. — Legal issues still block the development of a proposed casino here but representatives of the Bay Mills Indian Community confidently approached the Township Board of Trustees to begin discussions about public safety and other necessary services. “ We came down for an official meeting, wanted to make ourselves known and begin the dialog, the relationship between the […]

HandsOn Genesee Volunteer Expo comes to UM-Flint



FLINT — HandsOn Genesee, the volunteer center for Genesee County, brings its annual Volunteer Expo to the University of Michigan-Flint campus this week in conjunction with University Outreach. More than 30 charity and nonprofit groups looking for volunteers will be on hand to talk to people who are interested in volunteering. There will be food, door prizes and more. “It’s […]

CA Yearbook earns state award



FLINT TWP. — Carman Ainsworth High School’s 2010-2011 yearbook has earned a gold medal from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, Scoring 800 out of 1,000 points, the book also received average to above average scores in categories including photography, theme concept and writing. The staff also entered individual categories which will be awarded in April 2012. The Yearbook class started […]

Hot Tickets



Machine Shop concerts FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present In The Name Of — A Black Sabbath Tribute and Vulgar Display — A Tribute to Pantera on Oct. 7. Tickets are $5 at the door. Mushroomhead with Psychostick, Blue Felix, Ventana and Tenafly Viper will perform Oct. 8. Tickets are $18 in advance. The […]

Enrollment down at Carman-Ainsworth



FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth student enrollment count Thursday was 4,390, said Russ Parks, assistant superintendent of operations. That’s down 171 students from the official count last fall of 4,561 and 148 students fewer than the 4,538 reported in the February 2011 count. It’s also larger than a projected 100-student decline the district budgeted for this year. Declining enrollment and property […]

Cavs’ sophomore shooting for state golf tournament



HIGHLAND — Maybe this is the year Meghan Borgerding breaks into the state golf tournament. The Carman-Ainsworth sophomore has led the Cavaliers the last two years and has scored in the mid-40s this fall. She shot 86 at the Sept. 28 Big Nine Conference tournament, 10 strokes behind the leader. Borgerding was also 10 strokes off the final individual qualifying […]