2020-12-17 E-Edition

Sheriff’s office, community partners deliver Christmas boxes to families in need

FLINT — Christmas came early for 200 Flint area families when they received a knock on the door from Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies on Dec. 12. The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, in tandem with the Salvation Army and many other local partners, delivered hundreds of Christmas boxes to special citizens in need across Flint and Genesee County. Each Christmas box […]

Health department lays out protocols for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

GENESEE COUNTY — As the first rounds of COVID-19 vaccines begin to arrive in Michigan, the Genesee County Health Department is establishing parameters for vaccine distribution. According to the health department, current COVID-19 vaccines that are scheduled for distribution to the public are only approved for people 18 years of age and older. The immunization department will be following standard […]

Flushing Community Schools newsletter in today’s Genesee County View

Flushing residents located in the Flushing 48433 zip code will receive the Flushing Community Schools Three- R’s inside today’s edition of the Genesee County View.

Shining in the night

Opening night of the holiday light display at Grand Blanc Township’s Bicentennial Park proved to be overwhelmingly successful. “We would like to thank the community for the overwhelming response on Friday,” said Parks and Recreation Director Patrick Linihan. “Thanks to the community, we donated multiple trailer and vehicle loads of toys and nonperishable goods to FISH of Grand Blanc.” There […]

Liimatta looking forward to picking up where he left off in GB Twp.

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Board of Trustees has reinstated the employment contract of ousted Superintendent Dennis Liimatta. “It feels great to be back,” Liimatta said Monday, his first official day back on the job since the previous Board of Trustees abruptly dismissed him without explanation in June. “I’m obviously excited to pick up where we left […]

Pop cans for popcorn

With help from the community, Grand Blanc-area Tiger Cub Killian Newsome worked very hard over the summer collecting returnable bottles and cans. Killian cashed in his collection and was able to donate four full boxes of popcorn to the residents at Abbey Park. “This year has been hard,” Killian said. “I just hope that I can put a smile on […]

Weasel appointed to city council again

GRAND BLANC — Former Grand Blanc City Councilman Jamie Weasel has returned to the council table. Councilmembers appointed Weasel to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Councilwoman Lisa Blondell. Blondell, who moved out of the city, resigned effective Nov. 20. “Lisa has a been a stalwart councilperson for seven years,” said Mayor Susan Soderstrom. “She has been an […]

Former school board member remembered

DAVISON — Patrick McAvinchey, 95, passed away Dec. 4. McAvinchey served on the Davison Board of Education from 1971-76 and was the oldest living former school board member in Davison. He died at his residence. Burial was in the St. John Catholic Cemetery. McAvinchey was born in Oelwein, IA on Oct. 17, 1925, son of the late Frank and Florence […]

Deck the (city) hall

The Davison Downtown Development Authority, with the help of the Department of Public Works, have decorated downtown Davison, including city hall and the library, for the holiday season. Christmas lights are strung around trees and buildings all along Main Street. City Manager Andrea Schroeder praised the DPW and DDA for a good job at the Dec. 14 City Council meeting […]