In brief

ABWA to hold meeting FLINT — The Crossroad Connection Chapter of American Business Women’s Association — Grand Blanc, will meet March 21 at 5:30 p.m. for networking, and 6 p.m. for a presentation, at Riverfront Center, 1 Riverfront Center West, Room 2321, Flint. There will be pizza and beverages for a freewill offering. The speaker will be Amy R. Gresock, […]

Saying goodbye to an America hero and thanks

An American hero died last week. He was one of the 1,200 such heroes this nation is losing almost daily and while you might not realize the service he and his brothers-in-arms performed for this country some 70 years ago, we truly owe them all a debt. His name was Elmer Leach and he was a veteran of World War […]


Still rockin’ after 10 years

GENESEE COUNTY — The Machine Shop of Flint is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. Since its opening in 2002, this live music venue has been home many local and national acts. “Ten years is a lot of bands,” said Security Manager Mike Arqell. “I have seen this place grow a lot.” Brothers Kevin and Craig Zink, coowners of The […]

In brief

UM-Flint to host Women’s Night Out FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint will hold a Women’s Night Out, March 22, from 4-8 p.m. Women’s Night Out is held annually at the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center. This is an open house for women to experience a variety of fitness classes. Admission is free! Women ages 16 and older are invited […]



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Cavaliers fall to Arthur Hill in district semifinals

FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ basketball team faced one of the top teams in the state last Wednesday in the district semifinals in Saginaw Arthur Hill, losing, 69-63. The Lumberjacks entered the game with a 15-5 record and ranked in the top 10 in Class A. They wasted no time jumping on the Cavaliers with an 18-9 advantage in […]

Alumni hockey tourneys back after last year’s success

BURTON — Last spring, Ice Mountain Arena in Burton and Flint’s Iceland Arena held alumni hockey tournaments, which drew surprisingly well. There was a great deal of interest from former players, and the spectators showed up in much bigger figures than expected. As big as last year’s tournament became, this year has the potential to be even bigger. “So far […]

Woodland Elementary slated to close at the end of the school year

FLINT TWP. — Faced with declining revenues and enrollment, the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education last week approved “some very difficult choices’’ for the 2012- 13 school year including the closing of Woodland Elementary School, 3493 Beveridge Road. The plan is for Woodland, opened in 1957, to be used instead as the new home for Atlantis Alternative High School, which Carman- […]

Mendoza competes for Cavs in postseason

MACOMB COUNTY — After demolishing the rest of the field at the final Big Nine boys’ varsity swim and dive meet on Feb. 23 at Flint Kearsley hosted by Davison, next up for the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing co-op squad was a trip to diving regional No. 2-1 at Macomb-L’Anse Creuse North on March 6. In turn, this put all the focus on […]