Genesee Valley Rotary names Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth seniors Ja’Kavien Lewis and Morgan Sherrer have been named students of the month by the Genesee Valley Rotary. Lewis is the son of Latoya Jenkins, stepfather, James Jenkins and father, Preston Moore. He hold a GPA of 3.6 with numerous Accelerated and AP Classes. He plans to attend Northwood University on a full ride basketball scholarship. […]

M.A.D.D. to host drunken/drugged driving Awareness Event, May 26

FLINT — The spotlight will be on drunk/drugged driving as a continuing issue, May 26, at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St. in downtown Flint. Genesee County M.A.D.D. invites families that have lost loved ones in impaired-driving crashes to visit between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that day. They can hang a card with the names on the M.A.D.D. remembrance […]

Genesee County Parks celebrates 50 years

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Parks celebrates 50 years of the best in nature this year and has programs listed in its Family Fun Guide. “We’re kicking it off Sunday with a fireworks show at Bluebell Beach, which starts at 10 p.m. or when it gets dark, if the weather allows” said Danielle Fulcher, communications, events and brand manager for […]

Robo-Con T-shirt design winner announced

LAPEER — The Robo-Con planning committee is pleased to announce that seventh grade student Lauren Skovran, who attends North Branch Middle School, is the winner of this first-ever Robo-Con souvenir T-shirt design contest. The souvenir T-shirt, sponsored by Kettering University, will be available for sale at Robo-Con a free, family-friendly robotics festival set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July […]

In brief

Getting it Right In a recent story, “Local students honored for health essays”, it was reported that Genesee Health Plan will be looking for a millage renewal on the August ballot this year. That information was incorrect. The View apologizes for the error. — P.S. St. Robert’s to hold rummage sale FLUSHING — The St. Robert Council of Catholic Women […]

Cavaliers locked in tough baseball district

SAGINAW – The Flushing baseball team (22-7 overall, 11-3 Flint Metro League) is one of the tougher teams in the area and will be no slouch heading into next week’s districts. The district also includes Carman- Ainsworth (record not available), Swartz Creek (6-6 Metro League), Saginaw Arthur Hill (record not available) and host Saginaw Heritage (17-7). None of the teams […]

The value of community college

Last month, the New York Times ran an article about the rise of middle-class families sending their students to community college. As Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab of Temple University was quoted, “More middle-class parents are saying, ‘I’m not succumbing to the idea that the only acceptable education is an expensive one.’” Being involved in workforce and talent development, I appreciate this […]

Softball districts to be tough for Cavaliers

SAGINAW – The Carman- Ainsworth softball program (0-10) embarks on the postseason next week in a district with a few strong teams. Also there is Flushing (1-11 Flint Metro League), Saginaw Arthur Hill (0-2), Swartz Creek (13-1 Metro) and host Saginaw Heritage (3-16). None of the teams are currently ranked. Carman-Ainsworth will open up on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at […]

Hamady grocery store closer to its comeback in Genesee County

FLINT — Shoppers on the north end of Flint will soon have a new destination for buying groceries, thanks to the return of an old area favorite: Hamady Complete Food Center, formerly known as Hamady Brothers. Jim McColgan, president of Hamady Complete Food Center Inc., held a press conference Tuesday at the store’s Pearson Rd. location to announce that his […]

Lady Cavs soccer heads into postseason

LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team embarks on its postseason journey on Thursday, May 31 at 5 p.m. After receiving a first-round bye, Carman-Ainsworth, 3-13-1, will face the winner of the Davison, 8-4-2, and Swartz Creek, 4-4-2, game, which will be determined on Tuesday at 5 p.m. On the other end of the bracket, Flushing, 6-4-4, and Grand Blanc, 18-1, […]