2018-05-03

Sloan Museum exhibits pre-historic dinosaurs and historic vehicles at Courtland Center



BURTON — Roaring, moving, animatronic dinosaurs are thundering into Courtland Center—part of Sloan Museum’s new 10,000-square-foot exhibition space in the Burton mall. Set to debut June 16, the pre-historic creatures of Dinosaurs Unearthed will be joined by more than 40 vehicles, all with historic ties to Flint and Genesee County. Tickets are on sale now at SloanLongway.org/Dinosaurs. Why open an […]

Atlas County Park Grand Opening



Atlas County Park, consisting of 150 acres of natural landscape, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday, April 29, which marked the official opening of the park. Amy McMillan (center right), Director of Genesee County Parks, celebrated her last day on the job by doing the honors at the ceremony and welcoming the public to the property. Atlas County Park, located […]

In brief



May library events FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township- McCarty Library will hold a Mother’s Day Gift Making program at noon on May 12. Children ages 4-12 are invited to come and make a lovely card, key chain or fancy bookmark for Mom. The Genesee Valley Center Library (Sears Wing) will host Book Club on May 8 at 7 p.m. […]

Flushing celebrates Arbor Day with free tree giveaway




FLUSHING — Another Arbor Day celebration is in the books for the City of Flushing Parks and Recreation Committee. This year, the committee handed out 100 White Pine trees (the Michigan state tree) to families at Riverview Park, April 28. As a community effort, these trees will begin to grace the yards of our neighbors and families as spring continues. […]

CAMS celebrate ‘excellent’ robotics outing




FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Middle School Robotics team MO’ Peeps competed in the VEX World championship from April 25-28 in Louisville Kentucky and brought home the Excellence Award. “The Excellence Award is the highest award presented in the VEX programs,” according to the VEX website. “The recipient of this award is a team that exemplifies overall excellence in […]

Baseball team presses on



FLINT TWP. – The Cavaliers were slated to play at Midland Dow on Monday night, but no scores or details were reported prior to press deadlines. The View is currently attempting to contact Carman- Ainsworth’s stat-keeper. Please contact Joe Oster at joster@mihompaper.com. Carman-Ainsworth hosts Bay City John Glenn in a doubleheader tonight, starting at 4 p.m. – J.O.

Court Street road project approved




FLINT TWP. — West Court Street, between Elms and Linden roads, is the next major township road to get a facelift. The township board recently approved a $236,591.05 contract with Ace-Saginaw Paving Company for the resurfacing project. Estimated costs include engineering fees and will be done in two phases. Phase one – resurfacing being Elms and Dye roads – is […]

Cavs stomp Arthur Hill in softball



SAGINAW – The Carman-Ainsworth softball team got its most dominant wins of the season thus far, 17-1 and 23-6, against Saginaw Arthur Hill last Thursday. Morgan Sherrer, Kloelyn Shann and Mykala Brooks each had two hits and with one apiece were Jada Black, Hannah Thurston, Tiara Jefferies and Sydney Johnson. Makayla McDaniels paced the offense in game two with two […]

C-AHS teacher named Teacher of the Year



FLINT TWP. — Jessyca Mathews, an English teacher and varsity soccer coach at Carman-Ainsworth High School, has been named the Teacher of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English (MCTE), This award is given in spring so that this outstanding teacher can also be honored at the MCTE annual conference in November. Founded in 1924, […]

Mid-Michigan High school hockey alumni tourney a success once again






LAPEER – For the eighth consecutive year, the annual Mid-Michigan High School Alumni Hockey Tournament returned to the ice Friday- Sunday, splitting games between Lapeer’s Polar Palace and Burton’s Crystal Fieldhouse. The event benefited the Old Newsboys of Flint, Flint Inner City Youth Hockey, GFHA Ice Raiders, Eastern Michigan Hockey Association and Lapeer County Hockey Association, and even had a […]


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