C-AHS Theater to present encore performance of play about water crisis

FLINT TWP. — Anyone who missed the original performances of the play “Appointments: An Account of the Flint Water Crisis,” will get another chance this weekend at an encore performance, 7 p.m. Saturday, February 4 at the Carman-Ainsworth High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. “The play is set almost three years from now in a doctor’s office,” […]

In brief

Kidney cancer support group to meet March 5 FLINT — This is the 10th year of the Kidney Cancer Support group. All programs are open to the public. They meet at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, Robt. T. Longway Blvd. The first meeting is ALZHEIMER’S: Past, Present and Future, with guest speaker Jo Campbell, March 15 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The […]

VOTE FOR MIRACLES CAMPAIGN raises money for Hurley Medical Center

FLINT — Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Credit Unions for Kids announced five winners of the 2016 #VoteForMiracles contest, with Hurley Children’s Hospital walking away with the top prize of $50,000 from CO-OP Financial Services. Over the course of 22 days, almost 300,000 votes were cast for 141 CMN Hospitals. In addition, members representing more than 2,500 credit unions cast […]

CMU President Ross elected to Mott Foundation Board

FLINT — George E. Ross, a Flint native and president of Central Michigan University (CMU), has been elected to the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Ross began his term on Jan. 1. “Being a kid from Flint, it is an extraordinary honor to help lead a foundation that makes a difference locally and around the world,” said Ross. […]

Sign of early spring?

Today’s forecast called for mostly cloudy skies, which means there is a good chance that, according to folklore, the groundhog will not see its shadow and spring will come early. But whether or not the rodent meteorologist sees his shadow today, the recent January thaw brought a sign of early spring in the form of potholes. Since this photo was […]

Senior Citizens dance date changed

FLINT TWP. — The Senior Center, 2071 Graham Road, has changed the date of its Dance Night. The event has been rescheduled from 6- 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24. It will feature music by the Fairlanes and Devilles, an oldies band. Tickets are $5 each. Pop and pizza-by-the-slice will be sold for $1 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. […]

Businessman, more residents still pushing for light fix

FLINT TWP. — About a year has passed since Kevin Stiff first began complaining to the township board about street light outages. Speaking during public comment at several township board meetings, Stiff, who is both a township business owner and a resident, said he feels like “a broken record” because he is not seeing much progress. At the most recent […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents Little Miss Dangerous, Cybil & The Beast, Kixster and Convergence Theory, Feb. 3. There is a $5 charge at the door. No presales. Ventana, with special guests Psychostick, As Summer Dies and Plethora, will perform Feb. 10. Tickets are $10 in advance and […]

C-A middle schoolers racking up robotics victories

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Middle School VEX Robotics teams brought home four of the six trophies from the VEX Robotics Competition Starstruck held on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Cranbrook Kingswood Boys Middle School in Bloomfield Hills. They came out on top again on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Nissan VEX Starstruck Qualifier held at the Nissan Technical Center North […]

Subtle adjustment pushes Cavaliers past Lapeer

LAPEER An adjustment at halftime by Carman-Ainsworth coach Jay Witham proved to be the difference in Carman-Ainsworth’s 51-42 victory over Lapeer Friday night. Heading into halftime the Lightning trailed the Cavaliers just 29-28. Drew Knickerbocker had all but 10 of Lapeer’s 28 points in the first half. Four of Knickerbocker’s field goals in the first half came from beyond the […]