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View Newspapers launches two new publications Aug. 5

GENESEE COUNTY — View Newspapers will publish weekly newspapers in Swartz Creek and Flint Township beginning Aug. 5. Publishing on Thursdays, the two newspapers bring the total of View products in Genesee County to five — with a combined weekly circulation reaching more than 70,000 homes. The View Newspaper Group currently consists of 14 publications: Lapeer Area View, Grand Blanc […]

Community banding together to help baby Madison

FLINT TWP. — Sometimes it takes a whole community to find a cure. That is the hope for the family of one-year-old Madison Lasley, who was diagnosed July 1 with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML). Lasley and her parents, Becky and Joe Lasley of Flint Twp., are preparing for a bone marrow transplant by October in hopes of curing the rare […]

GVC Teen Board helps out cancer patients

FLINT TWP. — To help out local cancer patients, members of the Genesee Valley Center Teen Board hosted a Caring for Chemo event July 15 at the mall. During the event, the teen board set up tables where mall patrons could decorate fleece hats, which were donated to Hurley Medical Center. Money also was raised during the event, and donated […]

Kidney cancer support group

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Sept. 20 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., Flint (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-between I-475 & Dort Hwy). The speaker will be Elizabeth Heath, M.D. Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit. The topic is “Treatment of Refractory Renal Cell Carcinoma.” The talk is open to the […]

Mott registration begins

FLINT — Registration for classes offered for the 2010 Fall Semester at Mott Community College is open. The first day of classes for the Fall Semester at MCC is Sept. 7. Students are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible to get the classes they need, at the times they prefer. Mott Community College offers a broad range of […]

Win a laptop computers

GENESEE COUNTY — Make it a smart start to the new school year this fall by supporting your favorite school with a nomination in Charter’s ‘Back to School Laptop Contest’. Fifty laptop computers will be awarded to two winning schools on Sept. 27. Winners will posted on the contest web site at www.charter.com/laptop. Contest nominations are open to anyone 18 […]

Beat the heat at Sloan

FLINT — Sloan Museum has a variety of fun things available for families looking to escape the summer heat. Attendees can ride on a hovercraft chair, watch balls zoom from one place to another and make a hot air balloon float. Other attractions include hands-on exhibits about gravity, friction and the laws of motion. Details: Visit www.sloanmuseum.com. — N.B.


Robertson, Henry to square off in November election

GENESEE COUNTY — Republican Dave B. Roberston and Democrat Ted Henry will face off in the County Commissioner District 8 race in November after winning the Aug. 3 primaries. A former county board chairman, Henry received 61.69 percent of the votes (2,097 votes). He beat Flint Twp. resident Mike Coburn and former Flint Township treasurer, who received 38.04 percent of […]

Latchana, Snodgrass to face off in Nov.

BURTON — Attorney Mark W. Latchana will go against Genesee County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Gerald D. Snodgrass in November for the 67th District Court Judge spot. Latchana was the top-vote getter in Tuesday’s contest, raking in 35.04 percent, or 3,711 votes, while Snodgrass collected 25.89 percent, or 2,742 tallies, on the evening. Latchana could not be reached as of press […]