– Two stone markers delivered last week to the Senior Citizens Center on Graham Road are to honor the memories of several longtime members who have recently passed on. The markers contribute to enhanced landscaping in front of the center, made possible after much-needed drainage problems around the building were recently corrected. – Photos by Rhonda Sanders

‘Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog’ debuts at Sloan Museum

FLINT — Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., welcomes the reddest exhibit ever as it hosts “Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog” through Dec. 30. A colossal 9-foot Clifford with a tail to slide down welcomes visitors to his home on Birdwell Island, re-created in this immersive new exhibit. Sponsored locally by Hurley Children’s Hospital, the exhibit is filled […]

Name change update

FLINT TWP. — New legislation is being proposed to pave the way for the township’s potential name change. In an effort to resolve legal uncertainties, a bill is being drafted to update language in Act 156 of 1851 which enables county government officials to make changes to townships. State Senator Jim Ananich and State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) have been […]

In brief

Get your Pig Roast tickets FLINT TWP. — Tickets for $10 each are on sale for the 6th annual Senior Citizens Center Pig Roast from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 at the center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Admission includes one raffle ticket for a Chinese Auction. Entertainment will be provided. For ticket information, […]

County shooting for mid-Oct. water pipeline switch

FLINT TWP. — Plans are being made to go live next month with a “hard” switch to the new Karegnondi Water Authority water supply, leaving the Detroit’s Great Lakes Water Authority, said John O’Brien director of Genesee County Division of Water & Waste Services (GWWS). In a status report to the Flint Township Board of Trustees on Monday, O’Brien said […]

Carman-Ainsworth falls to Davison in soccer

FLINT TWP. – The Cavaliers’ boys’ soccer team was shut out 3-0 by Davison on Monday. Davison jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute and added an insurance goal in the 12th minute. Davison then added the final goal with about 10 minutes left of the game. Carman-Ainsworth hosted the CAV Classic on Saturday, beating Birch Run […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

GENESEE COUNTY — Another Genesee County Recycle Day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday October 22 at Bentley High School, 1150 N Belsay Rd. A collection also will be held that day at the Flint East Water Service Center, 3310 East Court Street in Flint. The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Recycle Day is set up several times […]

Cavs rout Powers Catholic

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth football team bounced back in a big way following Week Three’s loss to Davison, toppling league-opponent Flint Powers Catholic last Friday, 41-0. Carman-Ainsworth opened the game with a touchdown pass from Dustin Fletcher to Dwayne Gurley for the first of many Cavalier touchdowns on the night. No other stats were reported, as phone calls for […]

Rep. Phelps recognizes airport staff

LANSING — State Rep. Phil Phelps (D-Flushing) honored the staff of the Bishop International Airport’s Department of Public Safety on September 14, by presenting them with a special tribute on the House floor, according to a press release. Phelps presented the tribute to Chief of Public Safety Christopher Miller and Bishop Airport police officer Lt. Jeff Neville, who was stabbed […]

Firebirds pick up Leafs’ prospect Mattinen from London

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds made a splash right before the beginning of the regular season on Tuesday, acquiring Nicolas Mattinen from the London Knights. Mattinen happens to be a current prospect of the Toronto Maple Leafs. London receives a 2018 third-round pick, a 2019 second round pick and a 2020 second round pick. In the event that Mattinen remains […]