Former C-A coach charged with criminal sexual misconduct

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Prosecutor Office has charged a former Carman-Ainsworth employee with six counts of criminal sexual conduct -third degree – involving a student. Jacob Thomas Weissend, 21, of Grand Blanc, a C-A graduate, was arraigned on May 25, according to documents filed in Genesee County 67th District Court. Original charges were made February 1, 2016. C-A […]

Sloan Museum announces 2016 Summer Event Schedule

FLINT —Sloan Museum, Flint’s premier destination for local history and hands-on science exhibits, announces a new special events schedule for summer 2016. Kicking off with a craft fair in partnership with Flint Handmade, the summer line-up includes kid-friendly activities, a lunchtime lecture about The Beatles’ “Paul is dead” conspiracy, Flint Handmade craft classes for adults, and more. Sloan Museum’s summer […]

2016-06-09 E-Edition

Pitch in

A side effect of the City of Flint water contamination crisis is an upsurge in bottled water sales. A substantially higher amount of discarded plastic bottles poses a long-term threat to the environment. Measures are being taken to recycle the bottles such as via this large collection bin recently placed in the parking lot at Sam’s Club on Corunna Road.

Jackie Buchanan named in 100 Most Influential Women

AUBURN HILLS — Crain’s Detroit Business has named Genisys Credit Union President and CEO, Jackie Buchanan one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan. “I am honored to have received this recognition,” said Buchanan. “I share it with the entire Genisys team as a sign of the value we are providing to our members and communities.” In 1986 […]

Attorney requests legal standing of twp. employee running for office

FLINT TWP. — Robert Swartwood, a Clio attorney, who said he represented a group of concerned citizens, asked the township board for a written response to a legal question raised recently about a township employee who is a candidate for political office. The question was first raised last month by a resident during public comment. Swartwood referenced township personnel policy […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present a Motley Crue tribute, Wreking Crue, June 10. There will also be an Ozzy Osbourne tribute called Crazy Babies, with special guests Cybil & the Beast and Little Miss Dangerous. Tickets are $10 in advance. Matt Austin will perform June 11. Tickets […]

Pedestrian, 58, killed on freeway

FLINT TWP. — A Flint man, 58, was fatally injured on Sunday night, while walking on the I-69 freeway, according to a police report. At approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, Flint Township Police responded to a personal injury accident on eastbound I-69, east of I-75. Police have identified the victim as Richard Sposito. An initial investigation found that […]

Baseball season comes to a close

FLUSHING – The Swartz Creek varsity baseball team began the Div. 1 tournament on May 31 by eliminating Carman-Ainsworth 10-0 in six innings before getting edged out in the semifinals on Saturday by Kearsley 9-8. In the other semifinal, Saginaw Heritage downed the host Raiders 10-0 in five innings and in the finals Heritage routed Kearsley 13-1 in five innings. […]

Senior Center gets renewed 5-year lease

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township/Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center has a new lease on life. Well, actually a renewed one. The township board approved a fiveyear lease for the center for which rent is $1 per year paid through December 31,2020 when the lease expires. Terms of the lease have not changed from the previous lease. it covers the usual tenant/landlord […]