2015-04-23

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Loeb Charitable Trust Supports Science Fair FLINT — The Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, as part of its mission to support communities, has given $3000 to help support the 59th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair. “The Loeb Trust provides vital support for the Flint Regional Science Fair” said John Wambaugh, Fair Director and Chairman of the Flint Regional Science […]

ESPN reporter displayed lack of class with comments



There are times I can be a grouch, and I have been called everything from ornery to words I can’t repeat in a family publication. It happens, everyone is human and sometimes we all have a bad day. But recently ESPN reporter Britt McHenry had not just a bad day after her car was towed from a “no parking” zone, […]

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Macy’s spring fashion event draws a crowd


FLINT TWP. — The power of mixing and matching separates to get a fresh look was a big theme in the Spring Preview Event fashion show held Sunday at Macy’s in the Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. Macy’s partnered with the Rollic Entertainment Group of Burton to host the benefit show as a fundraiser for programs at the Haskell Youth […]

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles at the Whiting



FLINT —The Whiting presents RAIN: A Tribute To The Beatles as part of the McLaren Bright Lights and Broadway Series at The Whiting on May 12 at 7:30 p.m. RAIN: A Tribute To The Beatles is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Going further […]

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CAHS theater staging a musical comedy FLINT TWP. — Advance tickets are now on sale for the Carman-Ainsworth High School Theater production of “Bring It On,” a musical teen comedy. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Performances are at 7 p.m. May 6-8 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 9. — R.S. Paint Our […]

Goodrich golfers win Lapeer Tuneup




METAMORA – Goodrich had the best player and the best team in the Lapeer Tuneup golf invitational last Friday. Noah Rocheleau shot 77 and won medalist honors in a scorecard playoff, and the Martians totaled 342 to top the 13-team field by five strokes at Metamora Golf and Country Club. Oxford was second with 347, followed by Frankenmuth 351, Flint […]

Township fire chief hanging up his helmet




FLINT TWP. — Several people choked back tears as the Flint Township Board paid an emotional farewell tribute to its fire chief Monday night. After 31 years of service, including the past six as fire chief, John Ringwelski announced his retirement, effective April 23. The board issued a proclamation and held a cake reception in his honor. Assistant Fire Chief […]

Sports Shorts



Holmes to play in Green- White scrimmage EAST LANSING –Former Carman- Ainsworth player and current redshirt sophomore running back Gerald Holmes will be part of Michigan State University’s annual spring game on April 25 at Spartan Stadium at 2:07 p.m. The game will also be broadcast on the Big Ten Network. The Green-White intrasquad game is free to the public […]

League of Women Voters offers voter’s guide for Prop 1




FLINT TWP. — Fresh from a communitywide public forum “What Michigan Voters Need to Know About State Ballot Proposal 15-1” on April 14 at Mott Community College, Linda Hoff, president, League of Women Voters (LWV)- Flint, presented highlights to the West Flint Business Association at its April 15 monthly meeting. Stressing that the LWV is nonpartisan and does not take […]

Carman-Ainsworth tripped by Lapeer




FLINT TWP. — In the race to the top of the Saginaw Valley League-South standings, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team hosted Lapeer for a doubleheader on April 16 and ended up getting swept 1-0 and 9-1. In the opener, the story was the pitching duel between the Cavaliers’ Austin Jerome and the Lightning’s Logan Walker and Kevin Thompson, which included […]