2014-06-05

C-A’s Class of 2014 Top 10 graduates




FLINT TWP. — Leaders of tomorrow who have major brainpower are graduating from Carman-Ainsworth High School today. Half of the Top 10 seniors in the Class of 2014 finished in a five-way tie for first with perfect 4.0 grade point averages (g.p.a.). The next two top students finished in a two-way tie with 3.996 g.p.a.s and the tenth finisher posted […]

SVSU Camps Coming



UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University will hosts several summer camps coming this August. The university will host a special overnight experience in June that does not interfere with the numerous travel leagues. It’s a great way to see if SVSU could be for you. Details: http:// softball.svsusportscamps.com. — K.W.

In brief



Hazardous waste collection this weekend GENESEE COUNTY — Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at two collection sites – Swartz Creek High School, and the Flint East – Water Sewer Center, 3310 East Court Street. Coordinated by the Household Hazardous Waste Consortium, collections are held periodically each […]

Softball camp coming soon



HARTLAND — Hartland High School varsity softball coach Carl Gabrielson, his varsity players and the Eagles Fastpitch coaches will conduct a camp July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hartland High School softball complex. Players will learn successful techniques in all areas of the game. The camp is designed for players of all skill levels. Players will […]

A different pace for folks Up North



As I write this I sit on the porch of our rented log cabin-style lodge overlooking Perch Lake in Clare County. Yes, I’m on vacation but I thought I’d take some time and write this while my memories of vacation are still fresh. We came up here to get away for a week and enjoy a little slower pace of […]

WFBA 2014 Scholarships awarded




FLINT TWP. — Ongoing fundraising efforts by the West Flint Business Association culminated last week with the presentation of $7,500 in scholarships to three area students. Shytance Wren, who attends the University of Michigan-Flint, received the $2,500 Adult Learner Scholarship, which recognizes individuals in the work force trying to better themselves through further education. Haley Prout, a student at Linden […]

“I’m Still Here” — C.A. Barbershop owner relocates




GRAND BLANC — With her razor-sharp wit still intact, local barber Christine Ackerman wants everyone in the county to know she is alive and trimming. The owner of C.A. Barbershop formerly cut hair in a 3000 sq. ft. Burton space on Bristol Rd. with one chair in it, “that was big enough to house my personality, ”she said. Now she […]

In brief



Crim earns donations, matching grant from Dick’s FLINT — Thanks to the generous donations of Genesee County residents, the Crim Fitness Foundation received $20,000 through Sports Matter, an online fundraising campaign hosted by Dick’s Sporting Goods. The Crim Fitness Foundation raised $10,000 through community donations, resulting in a $10,000 matching grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods. The funds will be used […]

RMI RELAY Recess targets cancer in children




FLINT TWP. — Bad headaches were waking tenyear old Pietro Pellerito from his sleep when his mother Miriam, a radiologist at Regional Medical Imaging (RMI), decided to take him to work for MRI testing. His brain tumor diagnosis began an arduous fight for survival for the Washington Township family. “I was shocked by the discovery that I had cancer … […]

C-A annual honors program recognizes best and brightest graduates




FLINT TWP — Carman-Ainsworth High School’s annual Senior Honor’s Ceremony recognized graduating seniors for outstanding accomplishments including academics, athletics, extracurricular and community service. Principal Rory Mattar announced that members of the Class of 2014 collectively earned an “awesome” $3,302,277 million in scholarships to various institutions this year. “Seniors my advice to you moving forward is do not underestimate the importance […]