Buckle up

A Seatbelt Convincer, on loan from the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department, was featured at last week’s National Night Out event, hosted by the Flint Township Police Department in conjunction with Swartz Creek and Mundy Township. The Convincer simulates a 5 to 7 mile-per-hour crash to show people how using a seatbelt prevents injuries or worse, even in a low-speed collision. Right the […]

Township meeting to take another look at name change

FLINT TWP. — Responding to numerous comments from residents and business owners, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller has set a meeting date to discuss the recurring theme of changing the township’s name. The public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 29 at the township hall. Miller said she already has the names of about ten people who have […]

Sign up for MSP Flint Post Citizens’ Academy; session begins Oct. 18

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post is pleased to announce a Citizens’ Academy will start Tuesday, October 18 and end Tuesday, December 6, The eight-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their awareness of law enforcement’s role in the […]


Professional boxing event to raise money for water crisis

FLINT — Everyone knows Flint is a tough city. They’ve never had it easy. They’ve had to work, to fight, to retain their pride and their place in the world. And the water crisis certainly hasn’t changed that. Which is precisely why Fight for Flint, a professional boxing event coming to the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, is so […]

Pink Night Palooza to help women in need

Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Pretty in Pink Media Sponsor of the Pink Night Palooza event. The following provides information about Pink Night Palooza and how the event can make a big difference in the lives of women with breast cancer. FLINT — Marsha Schmit, who has helped hundreds of patients with breast cancer, has […]

In brief

Get your Pig Roast Tickets FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Senior Center’s 5th annual Pig Roast is planned for noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Tickets are $10 per person in advance and includes one raffle ticket for a Chinese auction. Only 100 tickets will be sold and they sell […]

District Library to present The Accidentals in concert

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee District Library will present The Accidentals in concert on September 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc- McFarlen branch. “The Accidentals describe their music as ‘alternative acoustic indie folkish rock with a twist,’” said Eileen Button, Community Relations Assistant for the Genesee District Library. “We just describe them as crazy good fun.” Savannah Buist, Katie […]

Final Adopt-A-Highway cleanup starts Saturday

GENESEE COUNTY — It’s that time again: a chill is in the air, leaves are beginning to turn, and crews are getting ready for the year’s last Adopt-AHighway pickup along state roadways. Participants in the popular Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program will be picking up litter along highway roadsides from Saturday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 2. “We’d like […]

Rocky’s Great Outdoors turns 45

FLUSHING — Rocky’s Great Outdoors is celebrating 45 years in business. What started as a motorcycle accessory business in 1971 has expanded over the years. Today, Rocky’s, owned by Paul “Rocky” Roll, has merchandise selections that motorcyclists enjoy and also offers snowmobile accessories, snow apparel and boots. They also have a large selection of tents, kayaks, canoes, camping and fishing […]

In brief

Communication Workshop for Flint Small Businesses FLINT – “PR to Profit” workshop will be held in Flint September 29, 9:00-11:30am at the Oak Business Center. Sponsored by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, this interactive marketing and communication workshop will focus on basic understanding of and tactics for business public relations, writing news releases that get noticed, how to communicate […]