2019-12-26 E-Edition

Oh, Christmas tea!

From left, Diane McNee of Flint, Jean McNee of Flint, Cheryl Gregory of Otisville, Patti Skogen of Clio and Anna Cannon of Flushing enjoy sharing photos and stories during the Victorian Christmas Tea Saturday at the Whaley House Museum, 624 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. The Whaley House was decorated for the holidays, and three rooms were dedicated to the […]

Reports: Genesee Valley Center sold

FLINT TWP. — According to reports, the Genesee Valley Center has been sold. Media reports say the mall has been sold to Namdar Realty Group, which owns several malls in Michigan, including Fashion Square Mall in Saginaw Township. The View could not reach Flint Township or Genesee Valley Center officials for comment at press time. Genesee Valley Center opened in […]

Township hopes for better response to 2020 Census



FLINT TWP. — Flint Township had a loss of 1,762 people from the 2000 census that counted 33,691 people to the 2010 census that counted 31,929 people. That can be deceiving, as Emily Varney of the U.S. Census Bureau said at a recent Flint Township Board of Supervisors meeting that based on results of the 2000 and 2010 censuses, 23.6 […]

Concluding Christmas

GENESEE COUNTY — Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic is coming to an end for the season at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad. Today, Dec. 26, is the last day to visit the village and see night-time display of breathtaking Christmas light displays, holiday train rides and a variety of holiday activities highlighted by the village’s historic charm. Details: Visit geneseeparks.org.

Flushing Masonic Lodge gathers gifts for special needs students



FLUSHING TWP. — Christmas came early for two area families this year, thanks to the generosity of members of the Flushing Masonic Lodge. Last week, Flushing Masons from Chapter #223 distributed presents to a pair of special needs students who attend the Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center in Flint. Gifts for the kids and their families included clothing, household items […]

In brief

GDL announces honorees for 19th annual Black History Month brunch FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has announced the honorees for the 19th Annual Black History Month Brunch to be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Each year the GDL honors people who are making a […]

Local financier offers last minute tax tips

GRAND BLANC — It’s hard to believe we are in the last quarter of the year! With 2019 coming to an end, now is a great time to make some easy and smart tax moves to help lower your tax bill and increase your tax refund when you file. Barnett Financial offers these Year- End Tax Tips: Make charitable donations […]

Know that you are worth positive changes you can make


In the newspaper business, the time between Christmas and New Year’s is the worst. There’s next to nothing to report. Schools are out on winter break, many boards and commissions take that time off, and all of the special events are done so people can concentrate on family festivities. So, in anticipation of this scarcity of news, the View staff […]

St. Luke’s Hospital and McLaren Health Care officials sign letter of intent

MAUMEE, OHIO and GRAND BLANC — Following months of planning and consideration, St. Luke’s Hospital and McLaren Health Care, Grand Blanc, have officially signed a letter of intent to define ways that the two organizations will work together to best meet the needs of the communities they serve. McLaren Health Care is a fully integrated health network with 14 hospitals, […]


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