New voting places ready for twp residents

FLINT TWP. — All township residents will vote at a new polling place in the August primary, November general election and beyond. In a 6-1 vote Monday night, the township board approved a resolution for new polling locations that consolidated six former sites into only four. The changes are designed to better meet the needs of residents and to save […]

Look Ma! No scaffolding

Water storage tank is getting a makeover

FLINT TWP. — In all the years that Sue Devic has lived near the big blue elevated water storage tank at Beecher and Elms roads, she’s seen it painted twice. But this time around, Devic is curious about what she says is a different method being used to paint it. The work crews are not using scaffolding. “They have been […]

C-A Top finishers in Class of 2012

FLINT TWP. — Yeonjung Park graduated at the top of her class with a 4.0 g.p.a. She is the daughter of Sam and Kwang Park. Yeonjung was class president for the past three years and vice president of the Student Council executive board in her senior year; president and treasurer of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA); president and […]

GDL announces reading program

GENESEE COUNTY — This summer, kids and their families are invited to take a magical journey and fun-filled adventure with a famous mouse. This journey won’t take them to the sunshine state but rather to their local Genesee District Library (GDL) for Book Mouse’s Big Time Summer Adventure, which begins June 8 (libraries that are closed on Fridays will begin […]

Aerotropolis, casino among initiatives that could rejuvenate twp

FLINT TWP. — A Popeyes fast-food chicken restaurant and maybe a local Whole Foods Market are among prospects on the economic development radar for the township. Both businesses were among those discussed by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at its annual meeting last week. Whole Foods coming in is just a rumor that’s been circulating, said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement […]

Security Credit Union hosts annual meeting

2012 board announced

FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) has re-elected five members to its board of directors following the credit union’s recent annual meeting, held April 17 at SCU’s headquarters on W. Boulevard Dr. in Flint. The elected members include Jerry DeMaria of Columbiaville, Dick Hazel of Clio, Joe Niedzwiecki of Swartz Creek, Phillip Thick of Lapeer and John Truchan of Swartz […]

In brief

Yeo & Yeo promotes Ziola FLINT — Yeo & Yeo, CPAs announces Ashley Ziola has been promoted to the position of Staff Accountant. Ziola provides audit services in the firm’s Flint office. She is completing a bachelor of business administration from The University of Michigan-Flint, majoring in accounting and finance. She is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified […]

The VIEW from here

People say the darndest things

When people talk I try to listen. It’s my job to listen, really, but even when I’m not on the clock I make an effort to tune in and hear what they are saying. Sure, I have my moments when I’m zoned out, or maybe I don’t hear something right and I’m not able to interpret it properly when I […]

Rock-a-Thon to raise money for police dog

SWARTZ CREEK — The GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club is sponsoring Rock-A-Thon, a local event to raise money for the support of the police dog, Ike, who belongs to the Swartz Creek Police Department. The event will feature the Women’s Club members rocking continuously in rocking chairs in downtown Swartz Creek on July 21. The event starts at 10 a.m. […]