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Fall Cooking with Kids classes FLINT — Classes will take place at the Flint Children’s Museum. Pre-registration is required for this free, hands-on program which teaches families to make healthy food choices while learning to cook fresh, affordable recipes from diverse cultural traditions. Upcoming sessions all classes 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays Oct. 15th to Nov. 5th, Nov. 12th to […]

Don’t Skip the 2020 Census— Being Counted Matters

The 2020 Census is coming soon and based on a statistical analysis of the last census—only 80 percent of Genesee County residents are expected to respond. Considering that the census shapes many different aspects of our country and local communities, that puts Flint and Genesee County at a major disadvantage. For one, it could potentially impact the strength of our […]

Flint Repertory Theatre presents ‘The Chairs’

FLINT — Flint Repertory Theatre presents “THE CHAIRS”, the absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco, translated by Donald M. Allen starring Kay Kelly and Michael Kelly. Performances are Nov. 1-10. Tickets are now on sale. In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. With brilliant eccentricity, Ionesco’s tragic farce combines […]

Community comes together for breast cancer awareness

MUNDY TWP. — “Nobody has the right to do nothing,” said Emcee Chris Swanson, at the emotional highlight of the annual Pink Palooza event which brings breast cancer survivors together with community donors to raise money for the Hurley Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Program. He detailed the story of how not only had Weinstein Electric given last minute notice they […]

Coats for Kids celebrates 33 years

GENESEE COUNTY — The Salvation Army, ABC12, WJRT, WIOG 102.5 FM Radio, Suski Chevrolet Buick and Skaff Carpet are celebrating 33 years of Coats for Kids. The goal of the program is to collect new and gently used coats to help keep Genesee County children warm and to protect them from Michigan’s harsh winter weather. Last year Genesee County schools […]

Cavaliers draw even with Kearsley

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth soccer team closed out the regular season with a 0-0 tie against Kearsley. Kearsley had no shots on goal, while Carman-Ainsworth had 15. Last Wednesday, Carman-Ainsworth was slated to face Midland in the Saginaw Valley League Crossover, but the game was canceled due to field conditions. Carman-Ainsworth finished the regular season at 6-11-1 and […]

Lady Cavs inconsistent at Byron quad

BYRON – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team went 1-2 at the Byron quad on Monday. The Lady Cavs lost the first match to Byron 14-25, 19-25. Emily Carroll stuffed the stat sheet with five blocks, four aces, three assists, two digs and one kill. Hannah Arnold posted three kills and a block, while Sydney Johnson added three blocks and two kills. […]

Cavaliers can’t hang on to first half lead

TRAVERSE CITY – A slow second half doomed Carman-Ainsworth last Friday, as the Cavaliers lost to Traverse City West 36-12. After a blocked punt on Carman- Ainsworth’s first possession, Traverse City West took the lead with a 19-yard touchdown pass from Andy Soma to Seth Gallagher. The Cavs’ offense came alive in the second quarter. Dustin Fletcher ran for a […]

Cavs 17th at Greater Flint Championships

MT. MORRIS – The Carman- Ainsworth cross country teams both placed 17th at Saturday’s Greater Flint Championships at the Cummings Center in Mt. Morris. The boys posted 456 points and the girls finished with 543. Kielin Thompson led the boys in 16th in 17:08.24, Jack Roy placed 31st in 17:45.46 and Dalero McNeal finished in 19:22.33 for 61st. Micah Shalmy […]

NFL news is on my mind

Fat Guy Corner

The NFL’s first ziggy arrived Monday morning when coach Jay Gruden of the Washington Redskins became a member of the unemployment line. The loss by the Redskins to New England and Jay’s 35-41-1 record in five-plus years was enough, as the hot seat became a ball of flames. I was shocked that the Redskins brought him back this year, to […]