Halo Burger joins team for for 10th Pink Night Palooza



GENESEE COUNTY — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which brings with it countless fundraisers, activities and events across Genesee County. And although tonight marks the 10th Annual Pink Night Palooza, when it comes to raising funds for breast cancer, Halo Burger is just getting warmed up. This month, all eight Halo Burger locations will host their annual Burgers for […]

Dort Federal opens 8th branch in Owosso



GRAND BLANC — Dort Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest branch, located in Owosso, serving the residents of Shiawassee County. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Sept. 26. The event was held from 12-6 p.m. at the Owosso location, at 1006 E. Main St., it’s first branch in Shiawassee County. On hand for the event were […]

Food Bank to hold all-male pageant



FLINT — The 4th Annual “Queen of Kings” all male Comedy Beauty Pageant at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan 2300 Lapeer Rd., Flint in the new building off Howard Street, Oct. 13, starts at 7 p.m. doors open at 6:30 p.m. The finest male contestants will compete in a comedy beauty pageant in four different categories with crowing of […]

In brief



Energy assistance available to low-income Michiganders LANSING — As colder weather arrives, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding low-income residents they can apply for emergency energy assistance either online or using paper applications. “MDHHS is making sure that residents who may need assistance to keep their homes heated and the lights on have access to […]

City eyes 2020 for start up of trail extension project




SWARTZ CREEK — With two state agencies showing a lot of interest, the City of Swartz Creek could break ground on a non-motorized trail early in 2020. The trail will connect the Genesee Valley Trail from its terminus at Norko Drive in Flint Township to Elms Park. The project is the first phase of a larger plan to ultimately extend […]

Another election season is upon us



The View Newspapers welcome election-related letters to the editor. We believe it’s important to hear from our readers on what issues you believe are important and which candidate( s) you favor and why. As with anything, we have some ground rules for election-related letters. Deadlines The deadline for submitting letters to the editor regarding the Nov. 6 election is Oct. […]

A single guy’s thoughts on parenting



Parenting terms. They seem to be all the buzz in the news and on social media today. You’ve probably read articles or blog posts detailing the latest trends: Why x parenting style is superior to y parenting style, nature vs. nurture etc. Few topics generate more passion and controversy than parenting—or more specifically—arguments about the ideal way to raise children. […]

Burtucky Days



Burtucky Days at the Captain’s Quarters, 6011 E. Atherton Rd., held recently benefits the Old News Boys, North End Soup Kitchen and Flint City Pits. The Old Newsboys of Flint extended their thanks to everyone who came out to Burtucky Days and enjoyed the fun filled four-day event. The proceeds from the $3 arm band charge raised more than $5,000 […]

Elder law attorney Thomas to host free workshops October 9 and 11



FLINT — Michael E. Thomas, a Flint attorney specializing in elder law, says he has seen both joys and tragedies in his 40 years of practice. But nothing is more tragic, he says, than seeing a family lose their life savings because of a stroke, onset of dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another significant medical event. Statistics reveal that there is […]

McLaren Flint Auxiliary celebrates installation of officers



The annual installation of McLaren Flint’s Auxiliary volunteer leadership took place on Sept. 18, in Ballenger Auditorium at the hospital. McLaren Flint would like to thank all of its volunteers for giving of their time and talents to support the patients and their families who entrust McLaren Flint for their care. A special thank you to those who commit to […]