Genesys closes two emergency departments in Burton, Flint

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Regional Medical Center recently announced it will close two emergency deparments Nov. 1, and open two new urgent care centers. The two emergency centers to be closed are the he Genesys West Flint Campus, 3921 Beecher Rd. in Flint, and the Genesys East Flint Campus, 1460 Center Rd. in Burton. According to a news release from […]

Annual Paper Shredding Day

FLINT TWP. — Township residents are encouraged to bring their old documents and have them shredded for free 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21 in the Township Offices parking lot, 1490 S. Dye Rd. Details: Call 810-732-1350. — N.B.

FSPA students showcased in concert

FLINT — Through a new initiative with the Concerned Pastors for Social Action, the Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA) seeks to share information about educational opportunities with families from local churches and faith-based organizations. The talents of several FSPA students will be showcased at a Spotlight Concert 5 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Flint Institute of Music’s Anderson Room. […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

End of the road

Baseball is officially over in Motown. The Tigers can’t beat anyone between the chalk lines. The great first half of baseball has been the exact opposite since the mid-summer break. I really thought it would be a three horses race in the American League Central. Boy, was I wrong! It is officially the Twins’ or White Sox’ division to win […]

Teamsters plan picket; strike could follow

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Teamsters Local 332 President Nina Bugbee said a strike could happen in late August or early September following an informational picket on Aug. 18. Workers were notified of the picket, which will run from 3-6:30 p.m. outside of Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc Township, at their Aug. 4 meeting at the Teamsters headquarters in Flint. […]

Reconstruction of Ballenger Hwy from Van Slyke Rd to the Swartz Creek Bridge

FLINT – The Genesee County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation announce the reconstruction of Ballenger Highway from Van Slyke Road to the Swartz Creek Bridge. Work begin Aug. 9. This road will be detoured from Aug. 9-Nov. 12. Individuals need to follow the detour route of Miller Road, I-75, I-69, Hammerberg Road and 12th Street. The road […]

FYT invites students for auditions, interviews for Beyond A Child

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre announces open auditions and technical interviews for Beyond a Child, written by Moses Goldberg. Auditions are open to all students in grades seven and above and will be held 6:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at FYT, 1220 E. Kearsley St. in the Flint Cultural Center. Check-in will begin after 6 p.m. using FYT’s Main Entrance. Beyond […]

Taking aim

VIEW Calendar

ART/THEATRE MONDAY, AUG. 16 Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus summer guest night from 7-10 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center, 19135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details: 810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes.webs.com. TUESDAY, AUG. 17 Flint School of Performing Arts open house from 6-8 p.m. at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Children and adults will have the […]

Flint River Wild Ones tour Seven Ponds Nature Center

FLINT — The Flint River chapter of Wild Ones will tour the nature park Seven Ponds Nature Center, located at 3854 Crawford Road in Dryden, 10 a.m.-noon on Aug. 13. This event is open to the public. To RSVP or for details: Call 810-762-0455. Cost is $3 for adults, $1 per child for nonmembers at the nature park. — G.G.