2016-08-25

6 students added to CAHS Academic Hall of Fame




FLINT TWP. —As a final act of high achievement, six members of the Carman- Ainsworth Class of 2016 were inducted into the Academic Hall of Fame last week. Four of the six attended the school board meeting last week to accept the plaques that will be added to a growing gallery of high achievers displayed on a designated wall at […]

“H.M.S. Pinafore”

Kearsley Park Players set sail Aug. 25-28

FLINT — The Kearsley Park Players’ summer season continues with the Gilbert & Sullivan musical romp “H.M.S. Pinafore” to be presented at the historic Kearsley Park Pavilion for one weekend only, Aug. 25-28. When it first opened in London in 1878 “H.M.S. Pinafore” was an immediate triumph and became Gilbert & Sullivan’s first international sensation with numerous productions on both […]

New charter school hosts open houses and orientation




FLINT TWP. — Rita Cheeks, superintendent of the Genesee STEM Academy, 5240 Calkins Road that is scheduled to open September 6, is reaching out to her new community. Established four years ago in Flint, the charter school is moving into the former Congregation Beth Israel Jewish synagogue and will offer K-8 education this school year. Speaking at the township board […]

Food Bank observes Hunger Action Month



Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group and Genisys Credit Union are proud to partner with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in their HUNGER ACTION MONTH fundraising drive by placing donation envelopes in our papers Sept. 8. The following is the first of three articles that will provide information about the Food Bank and how even small donations can make a […]

Bikes on the Bricks route approved




FLINT TWP. — Use of township roads for the 10th annual Bikes on the Bricks motorcycle ride has received the township board’s blessing, with reservations, including from the police chief. A resolution is required from the township for the event organizers’ application to the Genesee County Road Commission for a permit to use the right of way and to close […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint on Aug. 26 will feature Crashdollz, with special guests Cybil & The Beast, Little Miss Dangerous and DRat. Tickets are $10 in advance. The Birthday Beard Fest, featuring Avenue Sky, Absorbed Mirrus, Demise of the Enthroned, the Realm Between and Portals, will be Aug. […]

Signal project promises better traffic flow on Miller



FLINT TWP. — When a Traffic Adaptive Signal Project wraps up in January, motorists can expect to enjoy a smoother traffic flow on busy Miller Road from Ballenger Highway to Linden Road and on Linden Road from Bristol Road to Lennon Road. “A Traffic Adaptive Signal System is a computerized system that uses cameras and Enhanced Software to review traffic […]

Shields returns home with second gold




FLINT – Claressa Shields came from humble beginnings but is now on top of the world, winning her second consecutive Olympic gold medal on Sunday, the only US boxer to ever do so, male or female. Tuesday evening, she returned home to Flint to celebrate with her friends and family and spoke to the media during a press conference at […]

Health dept. investigating new case of Legionnaire’s



FLINT — The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is investigating the fourth reported case of Legionnaires’ disease in Genesee County for 2016. This most recent case is likely healthcare-acquired, and we are investigating to try to determine the source of infection. All the Legionnaires’ disease patients are recovering. We want to remind residents that Legionnaires’ disease is most common during […]

Piot, Geer named 2016 Randy Wise Junior Open Champions



GRAND BLANC — Among a field of local high school golfers, Allyson Geer of Brighton, defended her girls’ Randy Wise Open title after shooting a final round 3-under-par 69 giving her a tournament total of 3-under-par 213. Geer also won the 2015 Randy Wise Junior Open posting a tournament total of 4-under par 212. The tournament took place Aug. 15-18 […]