2014-12-04

C-A Superintendent sends parents notice about improper APP



FLINT TWP. — An inappropriate social media application (APP) being accessed by students in Genesee County prompted Carman-Ainsworth Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff to post an alert to parents and guardians to check their children’s electronic content. The “highly inappropriate” APP is called afterschoolapp.com, Tunnicliff said. “This free app is advertised as being rated for ages 12 and over, yet is completely […]

Makaila Garrison named honarable mention



All-Saginaw Valley League GOLF MVP: Stephanie Carras Dow First Team:Stepanie Carras – DowAlexis Carras – DowGabby Stephens – DavisonShelbee Cahill – DavisonKarsen Johnson – DavisonKamryn Johnson – DavisonReanna Barth – PowersAlexie Flaminio – Dow Second Team:Maddie Bowen – DowAllie Barron – HeritageAbby Kanasty – LapeerBaylee Thompson – LapeerBrooke Gibbons – LapeerMadison Zlotto – PowersKirstyn Cotton – Midland.Lizzy Marlinga – Powers […]

C-A gets STEM grant



FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation received $5,000 from The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation, to support C-A’s Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs, according to a press release. Jodi L. Ryals, branch manager of W.W. Grainger, Inc.’s Flint location, recommended this donation. Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is the nation’s […]

UM – Flint Hockey



UM-Flint’s Nicholas Manley prepares to fire the puck on net.

In brief



Catholic Charities and Goodwill partner to gather donations for the needy FLINT TWP. — Catholic Charities is asking the community for donations of coats, clothing, household goods, blankets, and non-perishable food items to those in need. A drive will be held on Saturday, December 6, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., at Sam’s Club, 4373 Corunna Rd., Flint, in a […]

Outdoor Calendar



Sept. 15 – Mar. 31 Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015 Pheasant hunting season (male only), Zone 3 (partial) Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015 Second segment archer deer hunting season. Dec. 5-14 Muzzleloading deer hunting season, Zones 1 and 2 Dec. 5-21 Muzzleloading deer hunting season, Zone 3 Dec. 13 Bowling Pin Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. […]

MCC Photography Students host 4th free Portrait Event



GENESEE COUNTY — Providing free, professional-quality photo portraits to the community has become a holiday tradition at Mott Community College (MCC). The Help Portrait Event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Events Center on MCC’s Flint campus at 1401 E. Court Street. Individuals, families, friend groups and pets are all welcome. The […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls beat Swartz Creek



Thursday, December 4, 2014 — SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek girls’ basketball team was defeated by Carman-Ainsworth 51-38 at Creek tonight.

Panera Bread opening soon




FLINT TWP. — Look for the new Panera Bread Bakery & Cafe, 4447 Miller Road, to open up any day now. Panera officials did not respond to a request for an opening date and other information but Flint Township building director Tracey Tucker confirmed that the business passed final inspections last week and is free to open whenever. Signs posted […]

Art Van promotes Van Elslander as new senior VP



WARREN — Art Van Furniture has promoted David Van Elslander to the newly created position of senior vice president, Art Van Furniture and president, Art Van PureSleep. The announcement was made by Art Van Elslander, founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture, and Kim Yost, CEO of Art Van Furniture. In his new position, Van Elslander will be responsible for […]


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