2012-08-02

Board retains bus drivers, custodians




FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth students boarding school buses next month should see a familiar face behind the wheel, after the school board voted unanimously Tuesday night not to privatize bus drivers’ jobs. The board also voted to retain its custodians rather than contract with an outside service. Transportation and custodial services both were on the chopping block for the past […]

Goodrich to hold Shakespeare in the Park



GOODRICH — On Aug. 3-4 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. Goodrich Shakespeare in the Park will present its summer 2012 production of Twelfth Night. Performances will be held in the Goodrich Commons in the Lions’ Pavilion. Twelfth Night, 90-minute comedy for all ages, will be Goodrich Shakespeare in the Park’s second production. The mission of Goodrich […]

Supervisor candidates question claims



FLINT TWP. — Following the questionnaire responses published in last week’s Flint Township View, Shelly King, candidate for Flint Township supervisor, defended herself from comments made by incumbent Supervisor Karyn Miller. Miller said: “the majority of (King’s) time is spent in the city of Charlotte where she works and resides.” King said while she works in Charlotte, she lives in […]

Crim Fitness Foundation receives $13,500 for youth fit program



FLINT — The Crim Fitness Foundation received a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities for $13,500 to provide motivational assemblies to area schools. Providing the facilitation of physical activity opportunities has always been the foundation of the CrimFit Youth Program, a component of the Crim Fitness Foundation. The CrimFit Youth Program provides services to schools and communities that are […]

In brief



Getting it right Comments in the July 26 Flint Township View may have suggested fire stations in the township were closed due to budget cuts. Supervisor Karyn Miller said fire stations No. 2 and No. 3 are always staffed. Fire Station No. 1, located across from the township offices at Corunna and Dye roads, is staffed during the day, but […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Day of the New with special guests Red Stone Sould and Superlast, Aug. 3. Tickets are $15 in advance. Short’s Brewing Company will also be holding a Tap Takeover during this time. Blackberry Smoke, with special guests Tripp N Dixie, will […]

Flint Comm. player’s new marquee sign up




FLINT TWP. — Anyone who’s ever wanted to see their name up in lights now has an opportunity to do so while supporting the arts. Flint Community Players, 2462 South Ballenger Highway, installed it’s new 30- foot-wide marquee sign during the week of July 15. Besides promoting upcoming shows, FCP will use the big board to highlight the names of […]

Crosswords



Pair arraigned on weapons charges




GENESEE COUNTY — Two people were arraigned at 67th District Court in Flint on July 27 on several weapons charges. Michael Hoy, 32, was charged with the felony of manufacturing machine guns, the felony of possession of machine guns, the felony of possession of a device that is designed or intended to be used to convert a semiautomatic firearm into […]

Sudoku



Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.