2015-02-12

CAHS student fundraiser in memory of teacher’s son




FLINT TWP. — It was a somber case of hat’s on instead of hat’s off this week in a touching fundraiser organized by the Carman- Ainsworth High School Student Council on behalf of Navid Jamil Hamadeh, 3, of Grand Blanc, who passed away February 2, four days after his birthday. Navid was the son of Katherine Hamadeh, a CAHS English […]

CAHS students are winners




FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School students continued their winning ways with two triumphs last week. On February 5, Leah Bailey, a senior, placed third in the Detroit Pistons Dream Big Scholarship Competition held at the Palace of Auburn Hills. On February 6, Mariel Hernandez, a senior, won the Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award at the Priority Children 20th […]

Blaze destroys mobile home




FLINT TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Flint Township woman and her roommate lost everything in a fire that ripped through their mobile home just days after they moved in. Samantha Jagger was eating dinner when the blaze erupted Feb. 4 on the outside of her home in Estates of Genesee Valley on Elms near Miller. Park manager Maurice Poffenbarger, who is […]

Twp. board extinguishes fire millage renewal




FLINT TWP. — The township board has decided not to ask voters to renew a five-year millage for fire equipment. In a four-three decision at its Feb. 2 meeting, the board voted not to place the fire millage renewal request on the May 5 ballot alongside a ten-year road millage renewal request. After delaying action last month on both millage […]

Welcome back firefighters




FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a request to rehire two experienced on-call firefighters. They are Blake Selvig and Jacob Hall. Both are fully trained and have retained certification as firefighters, said Fire Chief John Ringwelski. Selvig, who joined the department in May 2013, left because his new employer required that he work only one job for the first […]