2015-10-01

Township board OKs demolition contract




FLINT TWP. — Residents of Hatherly Avenue and three other streets may soon be seeing the last of several neighborhood eyesores. The township board has approved a construction services contract, funded by the Genesee County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The contract with L. Zellar & Sons Excavating is for demolition of eight houses not to exceed $62,800. Despite […]

Sports Shorts



Flint Hall of Fame to announce inductees GRAND BLANC TWP. – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame will announce its 2015 inductees next Wednesday, Oct. 7, in a press party at the Genesys Athletic Club/Banquet Center. The event starts at 5:30 p.m., and the public is invited. The seven new inductees, along with three teams, will be formally […]

Notes for your 2016 calendars




FLINT TWP. — Looking ahead to 2016, the township board has approved its calendar for township business including meeting schedules and days when offices will be closed. The calendar sets township board meetings for 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month, with exceptions. At the beginning of the year, the board will holds its second monthly […]

Cavaliers bury pesky ’Jacks in second half




FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth let Saginaw Arthur Hill hang around for 2 ½ quarters but finally pulled away to a 34-8 victory last Friday in a Saginaw Valley League-Red Division football game at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. The Cavaliers led just 12-8 at halftime but buried the Lumberjacks with three touchdowns in the last 18 minutes of the game to improve […]

Twp. board says no to fog sealing road




FLINT TWP. — Road crews have pretty much wrapped up resurfacing work on Lennon Road between Linden and Dye, transforming the bumpy road into a smooth ribbon of black asphalt. In the interest of better winterizing the work, township supervisor asked the township board to approve fog sealing the road at an estimated cost of $5.600. Her request was defeated […]

U.S. Post Office Chooses Ram ProMaster



Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it will supply 9,113 new 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans to the United States Postal Service (USPS). The 2016 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo van selected by USPS features the award-winning, gasoline-fueled 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine rated at 280-horsepower output with peak torque of 260 lb.-ft. The engine is paired with a proven, smooth-shifting, six-speed […]

In brief



Church hosting craft bazaar FLINT TWP. — United in Christ Lutheran Church, 6330 Corunna Road, will hold its Annual Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 3. The church is located between Elms and Dye road. — R.S. Clerk sets shred date FLINT TWP. — One last chance to do some fall purging is coming up […]

BOTTLED WATER DRIVE SCHEDULE TO BENEFIT FLINT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

GENESEE VALLEY CENTER, VIEW NEWSPAPER GROUP, TOWNSQUARE MEDIA AND TV5 TEAM UP FOR CLEAN WATER

FLINT, MI (OCTOBER 2, 2015) – In light of the recent request for donations of bottled water by Flint Community Schools Superintendent, Bilal Tawwab, Genesee Valley Center in partnership with Townsquare Media and TV5 will host a community Bottled Water Drive to ensure safe drinking water for students.  Due to the urgency of the matter, the event will take place […]

A trip back in time…sort of



We attended the 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance Festival in the Holly-area this past weekend and found it to be an enjoyable experience as always. OK, I have to admit there was one trip to the Ren Fest I took several years ago that wasn’t so fun. It was the time I took my family there and got lost in the […]

Snap Fitness expands and is hiring




FLINT TWP. — As its three-year anniversary approaches, Snap Fitness Center, 1381 W. Bristol Road, is spreading its wings a bit. On September 21, the gym began offering cardio classes in its new 1,250 square-foot aerobic studio. The studio is set up in an adjacent space formerly occupied by a clothing store, next door to the established 3,750 square-foot gym. […]