The Flying Karamazov Brothers to perform at The Whiting

FLINT — The internationally acclaimed quartet, The Flying Karamazov Brothers, brings its vaudevillian comedy-and-juggling spectacle 4 PLAY to Flint for a not-to-bemissed performance April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Whiting. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online at TheWhiting.com, by phone at 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER or by walk-up at The Whiting Ticket Center. For more information go […]


In brief

Community Mental Health now Genesee Health System GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Community Mental Health has formally changed its name to Genesee Health System. The organization unveiled its rebranding campaign last week at its main campus on Fifth Avenue in Flint. The name change highlights GHS’ growing focus on total wellness. “We offer many health services beyond mental health,” said […]

UM-Flint Theatre ends season with French Satire

FLINT — The University of Michigan – Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presents the final production of the 2012-2013 season, The Learned Ladies, April 5–7 and 12–14 at the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St. Friday and Saturday curtains are at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. This 17th-century French satire lampoons intellectual pretense for the modern […]

Child Welfare Society gifts building to shelter

FLINT — Flint area women who need emergency shelter and housing for themselves and their children will soon have a new home. Shelter of Flint will be moving to the Cedar Street Children’s Center near downtown Flint as the result of a gift from the Child Welfare Society of Flint. The Child Welfare Society will turn over the 21,000 square […]


Cold putting chill on the start of golf season

AREAWIDE — Spring officially started eight days ago. So where is the golf? Mother Nature isn’t being nearly as kind as she was last year, when warm temperatures and dry conditions had golfers flocking to area courses as early as the first week of March. The warmth stuck around, too, as courses around the state experienced record numbers of rounds […]

First-grader brings gun to school

FLINT TWP. — Police are investigating an incident March 25 in which a first-grade student brought a gun to school at Carman-Ainsworth’s Dye Elementary on Graham Road. Police did not respond to a request for details about the investigation but a letter sent out to parents from Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff provided some information about what happened. Shortly after school began […]

Sports Shorts

Lapeer Storm win tourney LAPEER — The 02 Lapeer Storm went 3-0 to earn a tournament championship and gave up only one goal in the process. The Storm defeated Orchard Lake United, 1-0, the Rochester Rattlers, 4-0, and defeated Orchard Lake United in the finals, 5-1. Team members include: Mikey Mozola, Mason Cooper, Ashley Wakefield, Trey Peterson, Luke Cramer, Camden […]

C-A reduces phys ed graduation requirement

FLINT TWP. — A change in graduation requirements means that Carman-Ainsworth eighth-graders heading to high school in the fall will not be required to sweat as much as their predecessors. The new graduation requirement, approved by the board of education last week, reduced the physical education requirement from one full year down to a half-credit along with a half-credit health […]