RV, spring home show partner up




BURTON — The Flint RV and Camper Show will join the Spring Home and Garden Show this year at the Perani Arena March 18-20. Ordinarily two separate events, the economy made the decision to combine the shows easy. “This makes it a little bit easier for us as an association to financially handle a show in Flint,” said RV show […]

Business Briefs



WFBA luncheon, meeting FLINT TWP.— Supervisor Karyn Miller will be the featured speaker at the West Flint Business Association (WFBA) luncheon and meeting March 16 at Old Country Buffet, G-3583 Miller Rd. Miller will talk about the state of Flint Township. There will be a question and answer session following. The lunch begins at noon, followed by the meeting from […]

Nominations taken until March 15 for Kohl’s Cares scholarship program



GENESEE COUNTY — Kohl’s seeks to honor more than 2,100 young volunteers, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities through volunteerism Only five days remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded scholarships and […]

Free colorectal cancer screening kits



GENESEE COUNTY — Although it is not a popular topic of discussion among friends, co-workers or even family; colorectal cancer is something everyone should take seriously. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 148, 610 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed […]

ARC to host training opportunities



FLINT — The American Red Cross Genesee-Lapeer Chapter will offer free CPR and first aid training on March 19, as part of Gabrielle Giffords Honorary Savea Life Saturday. Classes will be held at the Flint Chapter from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Training will last 45 minutes to one hour, and will include instruction in hands-only CPR, controlling external bleeding and managing […]

You’re so vain, you probably think these plates are about you

The VIEW from here

I’ve been on the hunt again for more vanity license plates. They really are everywhere and they get funnier every time I see them. Some make a statement, others are just plain silly, but no matter what I just enjoy seeing some of the humor and wit that go into them. Here’s some of my latest batch: TORMENTD — This […]

Flint Township residents show off their creative spark at 55th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair




FLINT — Students from Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawasse, St. Clair and Tuscola counties congregated at Kettering University March 4-6 for the 55th Annual Flint Regional Science Fair (FRSF), “Science: The Spark of Innovation.” At the event, 297 students competed and out of those, 75 finalists were identified by judges March 4. The finalists were then interviewed by several judges the morning […]

In Brief



Cancer center to hold educational support group FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will be April 6 at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute,302 Kensington Ave. Refreshments will be served starting at 12:30 p.m. The meeting is 1-2:30 p.m. The featured speaker: Dr. Mark Roby, Cancer Survivor. The topic: “The Gift of Hope” — A Journey […]

At the FSO

World renowned pianist to perform at March 19 concert

FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra continues its season, From the Eternal City, at 8 p.m., March 19 at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. The orchestra, led by Maestro Enrique Diemecke, will perform works from composers Debussy, Rachmaninoff, and Strauss. World renowned pianist Alessio Bax will join the FSO for this concert, which will include: Claude Debussy, […]

Comedy of horrors

Film auditions set for Sunday


BURTON — Brad Leo Lyon isn’t sure how many people are going to show up at the casting call at Sharky’s Sports Bar for his upcoming film Little Creeps. Although Lyon holds regular auditions for film projects, the March 13 date will be the only audition for the horror/comedy genre film. A large number of principal and supporting roles will […]


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