2016-03-31

Tempers flare over slow fire department hiring




FLINT TWP. —– Despite ongoing criticism from outspoken residents, the township board is taking its time about hiring enough firefighters for round-the-clock staffing at fire station No.1, G-5331 Reuben Street. Noting that 24-7 staffing at Station One was one of the pledges made for the Public Safety Millage passed by voters in November 2014, angry residents have voiced their displeasure […]

Cavaliers’ Armstrong named All-State in basketball



Area players on the Associated Press All-State basketball teams, as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sports writers and broadcasters. BOYS CLASS AFirst TeamTerry Armstrong, Carman-Ainsworth, Fr. Honorable Mention O’Mari Duncan, Carman-Ainsworth, So.Logan Plude, Flushing, Sr.Zach Leedom, Grand Blanc, Sr.Cameron Cyborowski, Grand Blanc, So. CLASS C Honorable Mention Raheem Riley, BendleDedric Hendricks, Atherton GIRLS CLASS ASecond TeamClare Glowniak, Flushing, […]

Board again turns down offer to buy vacant land




FLINT TWP. — “If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again” is generally good proverbial advice for fortitude but did not work for a purchaser making a second offer to buy vacant parcels on Charter Drive owned by the township. For the second time, the board in a 5-2 vote turned down an offer from Flint Cardiovascular Consultants […]

Area residents to compete in disc golf tourney




EMPORIA, Kan. – Three area residents will be heading to Kansas to participate in the Glass Blown Open disc golf tournament sponsored by Dynamic Discs April 28-30. D.J. Hunt of Lapeer, Cristina Carlstorm of Grand Blanc and Davison’s Tommy Mullin will be part of a 34-person contingent that will compete in the event. Hunt has participated in over 250 events […]

In brief



MDOT to answer questions about Bristol Rd. roundabout FLINT TWP. – Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation will attend the April 18 township board meeting to discuss plans for the roundabout to be built on Bristol Road near the I-75 exchange, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. Now would be the time for anyone with questions to come and get […]

ROUNDUP



BASEBALL The Cavaliers began the season yesterday with a nonconference doubleheader at New Lothrop. – M.S. GOLF Monday’s non-league match at Flushing was postponed by rain. The Cavs will visit Brandon today for another non-league match. – D.N. SOFTBALL The Cavaliers were scheduled to open their season on Wednesday, following VIEW Newspaper deadlines, at New Lothrop. – B.P. TRACK SVSU […]

CAMS recognizes honor students



FLINT TWP. — Seventy-seven students were recognized during the National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, on March 23. Selected 7th and 8th Grade inductees hold a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and also met other high standards of leadership, service, citizenship, scholarship, and character, according to Milissa Kenworthy, an advisor for the National Junior Honor […]

Flint Old-Timers slate annual gathering

SPORTS SHORTS

FLINT TWP. – The Greater Flint Area Sports Association, a.k.a. the Flint Sports Old-Timers, will host their annual Greater Flint Area Sports Night on Tuesday, May 10 at The Strike Zone, corner of Linden and Corunna roads, next to Foutch’s Pub. It’s an evening of seeing old friends from the past and making new friends from the rich tradition of […]

Affairs to Remember grand opening held



FLINT TWP. — Affairs to Remember, a Michigan-based specialty event rental company, celebrated its expansion into the Metro Flint and Tri-City areas with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, March 30. Alongside the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce, the event welcomed the public to check out the Flint showroom, located at 4297 Miller Road, across the […]

Fat Guy lays an egg in bracket picks

Fat Guy Corner

The month of March is treating me like it’s football season! Yes, I was a stellar and pitiful 0-4 in my Final Four NCAA basketball predictions. My left nostril has received better picking than that. In the West Region I selected the Texas A&M team, then the Oklahoma Sooners smoked them like fish in a smoker. The boys of Oklahoma […]


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