Back to the Bricks Car Cruise returns



Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Media Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks event guide which can be found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a full schedule and much, much more. FLINT — More than 14 years ago, Al Hatch began […]

Cemetery records getting organized




FLINT TWP. — In an update to the township board about software purchased last year to organize cemetery records, Clerk Kathy Funk recently reported that work on creating a database is well underway. For Cronk Cemetery on Beecher Road, records for 500 graves have been completed. Work on the 3,221 graves at Bristol Cemetery on Bristol Road is ongoing. The […]

Food collection drive underway for senior citizen center pantry




FLINT TWP. — A food drive to help stock the pantry at the Senior Citizen Center, 2071 Graham Road, emphasizes that feeding the hungry is not just a holiday gesture but year-round. Spearheaded by the AFSCME Local 1918-01, Flint Township Clerical Union. a donation collection box has been placed in the lobby at the township administration building, 1490 S. Dye […]

EDC learns about setting up DDA




FLINT TWP. — The township’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board is doing its homework while considering whether to form a Downtown Development Authority. At its May meeting, the board heard a presentation from Anthony Chubb of McGraw Morris attorney’s office in Troy. He explained the process of setting up a DDA and the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to […]

In brief



You’re invited to Summerfest FLINT TWP. — Summerfest, a community celebration featuring fun for all ages will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 13 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Events include a free cookout, live music, inflatables and water slides. — R.S. Back to the Bricks Tune-up moving to new location FLINT TWP. […]

C-A students to benefit from $3M grant for programs



GENESEE COUNTY — As families around the country face the potential loss of local afterschool programs, children in Flint will have continued access to afterschool and summer learning opportunities over the coming year, thanks to a $3 million grant announced last week by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The grant provides support for YouthQuest, a comprehensive afterschool and summer program […]

Police Blotter



Runaway found FLINT TWP. — On Thursday, August 3, the Flint Township Police Department was notified by the Toledo Police Department, Ohio, that they had located 13-year-old, Aireona Smith. Aireona Smith was reported as a runaway to the Flint Township Police Department on August 1, 2016 and had been missing since. The public was asked for assistance in locating her. […]

Car show returns to fire hall



MUNDY TOWNSHIP – Classic cars will cover the grounds of Mundy Township’s Fire Station 2, 4011 W. Hill Road, for the 8th annual Mundy Township Firefighters Association car show, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13. There is a $5 entry fee for participants. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 75 cars. Trophies will be awarded for […]

McLaren welcomes pediatric specialist



GENESEE COUNTY — Faisal Mawri, MD, a board-certified pediatrician, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Mawri completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine through the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and residency through Hurley Medical Center in Flint. He received his medical degree through Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Youngstown, Ohio. Dr. Mawri […]

McLaren Flint Recognized on National Level



The Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare (AABH) recently recognized the McLaren Flint Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program as a finalist for National Partial Hospital Program of the Year. Mark Sak, Program Manager, and Ken Deighton, Director of Behavioral Health Services, accepted the award July 16th at the AABH Annual Conference in Long Beach, Calif. The Adolescent Partial Hospital Program provides intensive […]


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