Arts & Lifestyles

Catholic Charities continues to serve area

GENESEE COUNTY — In this time of great uncertainty Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties is determined to meet this challenge head-on while still serving the most vulnerable among us. Services continue to be offered while putting public health and safety as a top priority. They are following CDC guidelines by allowing all staff that can work from home, […]

First cases of COVID-19 reported in Genesee County

GENESEE COUNTY — John McKellar, Genesee County Health Officer, reported March 20 the county has confirmed the first four cases of the COVID-19 virus here, but was hesitant to give further information as to potential risk to others in the county. By Tuesday, that number had risen to 23 people infected, with nine hospitalized. He said the original four sought […]

YMCA of Greater Flint branches closed until April 6

FLINT — The YMCA of Greater Flint is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone who enters our Downtown and Pierson Road Branches. In an abundance of precaution and following the mandate from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office to encourage social distancing to slow the spread of COVID- 19, we have closed our two branches and suspended all […]

In brief

The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren statement regarding COVID-19 GRAND BLANC — The PGA TOUR made the announcement on March 17 that due to the ongoing health crisis related to COVID-19, all PGA TOUR Champions events through the week of May 10 have been postponed or canceled. Furthermore, the PGA of America has postponed the PGA Championship (May 14-17) for […]

How organ donations touch the lives of many

March and April are significant months for Gift of Life

GENESEE COUNTY — With March being National Kidney Month and April is Donate Life Month, organ donation awareness is in the spotlight right now. But for those who have received an organ donation, are waiting for one or those who are living donors, it is a topic they think about year-round. Lynette Bailey, 63, of Goodrich said she is constantly […]

MCC moves to online course delivery through April 5

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) has closed all college sites to the general public through April 5. The MCC Board of Trustees meetings and the Board Committee meetings will take place and are open to the public for college business continuity purposes. There will be no face-to-face classes from through April 5. There will be no on-campus food service […]

In brief

Whaley Dinner and Raffle FENTON — The Fenton Moose Lodge, 2245 Sonora Drive, hosts the Whaley crew on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. for The Last Draw Reverse Raffle benefitting Whaley Children’s Center. You have a chance to win up to $1,000. Tickets are $30 each and includes dinner, cash bar with drink specials and one reverse raffle card. Details: […]

Getting it right

In an article in last week’s View Newspapers about Goyette Mechanical announcing its 2019 Excellence in Service Award winners, the photos shown were misidentified. Here are the proper identifications:

Depression/bipolar disorder support group

FLINT/GRAND BLANC — Support group meetings held weekly via an independent affiliate of The Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance of Chicago. Second and fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3600 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507 (Dort Mall far right to the back). Details call Chris at 616-745-2672 (between 6-8 p.m.) or visit A faith-based Depression/bipolar […]

Headstone Cleanup

HOLLY — The Great Lakes National Cemetery (GLNC) Advisory Council invites the public to assist them in the Spring headstone cleaning to honor and remember veterans buried at the cemetery. The event takes place at GLNC, 4200 Belford Road at 9:30 a.m. (registration) April 25. Please bring a 5-gallon bucket and a soft scrub brush. Sections will be assigned at […]

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