The end of an era: Brothers retire from Coney biz

FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, March 21, Atlas Coney Island, 3833 Corunna Road, honored long time owners David and Jimmy Todorovsky as they hung up their aprons, after 64 years of working together, according to a press release. Born in Greece, David in 1933 and Jimmy in 1934, the brothers spent their childhood in Europe. They fled to Macedonia due […]

Library hosts 8th Annual Community Basic Needs Fair

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Flint Public Library are hosting the Eighth Annual Basic Needs Fair in conjunction with Molina Healthcare and Deluxe Dental. The free to the public event will be held on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library, 1026 E. Kearsley Street, […]

Sorority presents Debutante Cotillion

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., will host its first “Pearls of Perfection: Poised, Polished and Prepared” Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, April 22, at 5:00pm at the Riverfront Banquet Center; 1 Riverfront Plaza in Flint. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling (810) 287-2302 or via PayPal online at,www.flintdeltas.com. Deadline to […]

Faris appointed to NCSL Human Services Committee

LANSING — State Rep. Pam Faris (D-Clio) was appointed this week to the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Health and Human Services Committee. The committee is made up of legislators and legislative staff who are appointed by the legislative leadership in their states. The committee is charged with protecting states’ interests in federal decisions regarding various programs including Medicaid, aging […]

A musical good time

Carman Ainsworth Middle School Theater staged a colorful production last week of the musical “The Trials of Alice in Wonderland.” The plot involved poor Alice reliving the wellknown events of the famed adventure to try to defend herself against charges of growing and changing. Directed by CAMS teacher Alan Lichtenberg, the student cast of characters was as follows: Queen of […]

Financial Plus to award students with scholarship

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union will award two students with a $1,000 scholarship and the application period is now under way. High school students graduating in 2017 with a 3.0 GPA or a current full-time college or university student with a 3.0 GPA can apply until May 2. The candidate must complete the application with a short essay (500 […]

Senior center drainage repairs put out for bid

FLINT TWP. — The township board is seeking bids to fix drainage issues at the Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Plans also call for relocating the trash dumpster to alleviate damage to the parking lot caused by the heavy garbage trucks. Problems at the center, which shares the building with the Genesee District Library, first came to the […]

C-A Education Foundation hosting fundraisers

FLINT TWP. — A busy time is ahead for the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation which is planning three fundraisers over the next few months. The first is the 3rd Annual CAEF Silent Auction and Raffle, to be held 5:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, April 28 at the Flushing Valley Country Club, 1124 E. Main Street in Flushing For tickets, which are $25, RSVP […]

No injuries in trailer park fire

FLINT TWP. — At about 1 a.m. Sunday March 19 Flint Township firefighters responded to a call from 911 about a trailer fire at the Estates of Genesee Valley on Elms Road, according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. On arrival, they found fires in three vacant trailers, owned by the park. The center trailer was heavily involved and was […]

Baker College teams take first and third places at state cyber defense championship

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Cyber defense teams from Baker College’s Flint campus won first and third places at the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The first-place team advanced to the Mid-West Regional contest in Chicago, March 17-18, placing fourth in a field of 10. Members of the Michigan championship team are: • Jeffrey Matter, of Clyde, Ohio, team captain. • Noah […]