Flint Township honors Autism Awareness Month

GENESEE COUNTY — April is Autism Awareness month, and while national and statewide awareness campaigns work to bring the disorder into the spotlight, we also take time to bring awareness to autism and honor the families who deal with the disorder every day. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or simply autism, is a group of neurological developmental disabilities that can cause […]

3 C-AHS educators set literary example

FLINT TWP. — Three Englsh teachers at Carman-Ainsworth High School have literally taken literature to its ultimate level by becoming published authors. The three teachers — Jessyca Matthews, Susan E. Sage and Carrie Mattern — were featured last Friday at a C-AHS Authors Reading and Signing held in the media center. Mattern was unable to attend at the last minute […]

In brief

Wind Symphony to perform FLINT — The Genesee Wind Symphony, conducted by Bruce Nieuwenhuis, will present its annual “Sundaes on Sunday” concert at Woodside Church, 1509 E. Court St. at 3:30 p.m. on May 5. This concert includes lighter fare including a Spanish/Mexican pasodoble in recognition of the date being Cinco De Mayo. Smaller groups from within the band will […]

Disney’s Beauty & The Beast

The smash hit Broadway musical plays Flint’s The Whiting, May 18-19

FLINT — Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Flint as part of The Whiting Presents series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at The Whiting on May 18-19. Tickets can be purchased online at TheWhiting.com, by phone at 810-237- 7333 or (888) 8-CENTER […]


Lady Cavs softball sweeps Northern

FLINT — Madison Cox pitched a no-hitter in the first game and Dannie Crowder hit a grand slam in the nightcap as Carman-Ainsworth mercied Flint Northern twice, 15-0, 14-0, in a Saginaw Valley League softball doubleheader Tuesday at Northern. In the opener, Jessica Smith had a triple, Jennie Klapko and Elizabeth Roe both hit doubles, and Meghan Borgerding lashed a […]

Carnival coming to town

FLINT TWP. — Elliott’s Amusements, based in Mason, received permission from the township board last week to stage a carnival in the parking lot at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall, May 9-12. For the second time it recent years, the carnival will be set up on the front side of the mall in a parking lot southwest of Macy’s department […]

Cavaliers blank Northern

FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth baseball team threw two no-hit shut outs, 16-0, 16-0, against Flint Northern on Tuesday in a makeup game from April 18 that was rained out. Alphonoso Foster pitched game one, which lasted just three innings, fanning eight and Noah Reed earned the win in the nightcap, also three innings, striking out seven. At the plate, having […]

Fireworks sales are on the way in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — With the weather warming up, so is the fireworks season. Last week, the township board approved the first request for a temporary fireworks stand to James Tueber of B.I.G. Enterprises Inc. to operate in the parking lot at 5197 Miller Road. The tent sale will operate from June 21-July 7 on the grounds of the Tripoint Automall […]

Sports Shorts

Youth football camp FLINT — The Flint Fury Semi-Pro Football Organization will be holding a youth football camp on May 25, at 8 a.m. at Atwood Stadium. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the camp will begin around 8:30 a.m. The camp is offered to kids between the ages of 7-12 and is free to all participants. Registation will […]