2016-03-03

Inductees into Hall of Fame



Dick Skaff and Hank Graff were honored as the first inductees into the American Advertising Federation Greater Flint Hall of Fame at the 39th Annual American Advertising Awards ceremonies at Northbank Center Feb. 19.

In brief



Craft and vendor extravaganza coming GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc City School presents: Craft and Vendor Extravaganza, March 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ezra W. Perry Center, 11920 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Admission is $2 for adults 18 and up, children under 18 are free. In addition to crafters and vendors, there will be door prizes, 50/50 drawings […]

Senior Center event featuring ‘Sinatra’



FLINT TWP. — “You Make Me Feel So Young.” “Come Fly with Me.” “My Way.” One for My Baby (and One More for the Road).” “All of Me.” What’s your favorite Frank Sinatra tune? You can take your pick at the upcoming “Frank Sinatra Tribute,’’ hosted by the Flint Township Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road., from 5-7 p.m., […]

Welcome the Easter Bunny



FLINT TWP. — Easter Sunday is less than a month away which means that the Easter Bunny is coming to town for its annual visit. Hop on over to Genesee Valley Center shopping mall at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 where the Easter icon will take up residence at the whimsical Bunny House located in Center Court through March […]

2015 activity report issued for fire department




FLINT TWP. — In 2014, township firefighters responded to 745 incidents – an average of 62 per month, 14 per week and two per day – according to the recently released 2015 Annual Fire Department Report. It is the first time in many years that the department has published an annual report of its activities, said Assistant Fire Chief Mike […]

In brief



United Way sponsoring free income tax service GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition kicked off its 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program on February 6, offering free income tax preparation for low to moderate income families. United Way of Genesee County oversees the program. Sites include the Brennan Senior Center 1301 Pingree Avenue, […]

Whaley Children’s Center offers hope




Editor’s note: View Newspaper Group is proud to partner with Whaley Children’s Center in their annual fundraising drive by placing their donation envelope in our papers today. The following article provides information about the organization and how even small donations can make a big difference. Please consider donating to this deserving cause. FLINT — The walls of the Whaley Children’s […]

Cavs fall in conference title game




DAVISON –The Carman- Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team was fresh off of winning the Saginaw Valley League-South when it faced Saginaw in the SVL title game last Friday at Davison. Despite the adversity of facing one of the top teams in the boys’ basketball arena, the Cavs came in hitting on all cylinders after recent victories over Midland and Flint […]

Ready to vote



Elections are one-day events for voters but the township clerk spends many weeks getting ready. These voting machines for use by blind and disabled voters were among those being tested in recent weeks to ensure proper function on election day. The Help America Vote Act (HAVA), signed into law in 2002 requires that at least one accessible voting machine be […]

Lady Cavaliers face district host St. Johns




ST. JOHNS – Carman-Ainsworth had a tough opening assignment in the Class A district girls’ basketball tournament Wednesday night, taking on host St. Johns in a semifinal game. The Lady Cavs went into the game with their best regular-season record (15-5) in at least a decade but were facing a St. Johns team that was 18-3 after blowing out winless […]