Tapology announces entry programs

FLINT — Tapology has been an arts program serving the youth of the city and Mid Michigan for 13 years. This year, there are openings for students, both young and older, who want to learn, or just want to use dance as a form of fun exercise to maintain fitness. Tapology uses artists trained in performance to teach students, bringing […]

In brief

Catholic Charities ready for St. Patrick’s Day! FLINT — Catholic Charities will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with their St. Patrick’s Day Box Lunch Sale, March 17. This annual fundraiser is a Flint tradition, offering a delicious boxed lunch that includes a sandwich, stacked high with corned beef and Swiss on rye, chips, coleslaw, pickle and a treat — all for […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature It Lies Within with special guests Conquer Divide, Meridians, After the Minor, Final Confession and Our Vices, March 7. Tickets are $10, $12 the day of the show. Givensix and Ana will perform with special guests Mercy Beach on March 14. Tickets […]

Lady Cavs crush Creek in district opener

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth buried Swartz Creek in the first quarter and cruised to a 71-41 victory in the opening game of the Class A district girls’ basketball tournament Monday night at Kearsley. The Cavaliers shot out to a 24-4 lead in the opening eight minutes and extended it to 42-15 by halftime. It was 54-25 going into the fourth quarter. […]

Prosecutor aims to padlock nuisance hotel, Hometown Inn

FLINT TWP. — A hearing Monday morning, March 9, in 67th District Court will determine the fate for the next year of the Hometown Inn, 3277 Miller Road. At a press conference on February 26, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced that his office aims to padlock the motel for at least a year, under a Complaint for the Abatement […]

Flint’s OHL team still awaits identity

FLINT — When the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League relocate to Flint’s Perani Arena following the current season, the team will be re-branded with a new identity. What that will be is yet to be announced, but it appears that the name, logo, color scheme and uniform design have already been chosen. The deadline to submit that criteria […]

Township hires two new police officers

FLINT TWP. — Township officials have hired experienced police officers to fill two of seven budgeted openings on the township police force. The board on Monday approved the hiring of Philip McBride and Lacy Lopez. Both were top finishers on the Civil Service Exam. A third candidate was withdrawn pending completion of his background check. McBride is a graduate of […]

Cavs send boys’ team and two qualifiers to state meet

LANSING – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ bowling team qualified for the state meet after placing second at the Div. 1 regional at Royal Scot Lanes in Lansing last Friday. The top three teams advance out of the regional and on to the state meet. Saginaw Heritage claimed the title with 4,325 pins and Carman- Ainsworth was second with 4,120. Jackson was […]

Police nab Craigslist robbers

FLINT TWP. — Police have arrested two suspects in a string of recent robberies involving items being sold online on Craigslist. In the most recent scam, on February 22 Flint Township officers were called to River Forest Apartments off Beecher Road for a larceny report. The victim said he had attempted to purchase a Buick Rendezvous from an ad he […]

Cavs finish ninth at league meet

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Carman-Ainsworth finished ninth in the team standings with 68 points at the Saginaw Valley League meet last weekend. Midland Dow was first with 575 points. Heritage was second with 381. Bay City Western was third with 251. Bay City Central was fourth with 249. Powers was fifth with 199. Davison was sixth with 162. Midland was seventh […]