Goodwill opening new store in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — A more colorful Goodwill resale store slated to open May 14 is believed to be the first on the west side of Genesee County. It will replace the store at 3525 S. Saginaw at Bristol Road in Burton which has reached the end of its lease and will be closed May 12. Angella Thompson, vice president of […]

Shalhoub packs auditorium at MCC for lecture

FLINT — Tony Shalhoub of TV’s Monk fame said he never set out to be on television. “I always felt that I had this mechanism inside me — maybe it was the product of being the second youngest of 10 children — of being on the bottom,” said Shaloub on April 8. “I always liked that feeling of being third […]

Ageless FJGA still popular with kids

BURTON — The Flint Junior Golf Association turns 73 this year, looking as hale and healthy as ever. The nation’s oldest junior golf organization should number right around 1,000 players again, and while that’s well below the 2,200 who played at the program’s peak in the 1990s, it’s still the second-largest community-based junior golf program in the country. On-line registration […]

Carman-Ainsworth board joins opposition to state aid transfer

FLINT TWP. — Add the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education to a growing list of school boards drafting resolutions opposing the transfer of school-aid funds to higher education, as proposed in the state budget. A resolution unanimously approved by the school board at its Tuesday night meeting states in part that “the transfer of funds from the School Aid Fund […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Kid Rock — Private Invitation Only Event, part of the Jim Beam Live Music Series, April 16. No tickets will be sold, this is an invitation only event. On April 22, the Russel Wayne Project will debut the EP release of […]

Bear bait ban proposal may drop chocolate

Local youth shoots record bear

DAVISON — After discussions at its March 7 meeting, the Natural Resource Commission was to take up a proposal to ban chocolate as a product in bear bait across the state. The Commission voted to keep the bait regulations as is, asking the Dept. of Natural Resources to monitor and evaluate the situation. “If we get indications that more bears […]

FYT’s “Irena’s Vow” honors the courage of unsung heroes

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s staged reading of Irena’s Vow will be performed April 17 at 6 p.m. Written by Dan Gordon, Irena’s Vow is the riveting, lifeaffirming story about one of the most courageous and unsung heroines of World War II. This play is the sixth and final staged reading in FYT’s 2010-2011 Off the Press Series and will […]

In Brief

Old Newsboys to partner with Genesee County Fair FLINT— The Old Newsboys of Flint are partnering with the Genesee County Fair to encourage family fun for a good cause. The Genesee County Fair, running Aug. 15–21, have made available their Genesee County Fun Fair Pass which provides admission to the Fair all week and premium seating to all Grand Stand […]

News Briefs

VIEW ad director to speak FLINT TWP. — Deanna Sera, Advertising Director for The View Newspapers, will be the guest speaker at the April 20 meeting of the West Flint Business Association. The group meets at noon on the third Wednesday of each month at the Old Country Buffet on Miller Road. — R.S. Authorship/Book writing program offered FLINT TWP. […]


CARDS AND GAMES EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., Swartz Creek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684. CHURCH TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand […]