2011-06-23

Get the best price when selling your home



The housing market has not yet rebounded to pre-recession prices, when buyers seemed to be stepping over one another to bid up the price of homes. Today’s sellers may be lucky to get asking price, with the reality being a certain percentage below. However, that doesn’t mean sellers should accept bottom-of-thebarrel offers. There are still ways to get the best […]

Local veterans spend a day visiting World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.



WASHINGTON D.C. — If a group of World War II veterans from Genesee County didn’t already know how much their service to this country meant to younger generations of Americans, they do now. Thirty-seven veterans from this area left on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., June 18 to visit the World War II Memorial. The group gathered early Sunday […]

In the company of heroes

The VIEW from here

There are many great Americans who have served and continue to serve this country in many ways. People from all walks of life, all different colors, creed and age have done great things for this country and deserve recognition for their contributions. But there is one segment of our society who made possibly the most significant contribution in the past […]

Greek Festival returns

Festival brings culture to life with authentic cuisine, dancing

GRAND BLANC — A taste of Greek culture is returning to Grand Blanc this weekend as Assumption Greek Orthodox Church hopes for a bigger and better run for its 2011 Greek Festival. The Greek festival was revived last year for the first time in 15 years and organizers said they were pleasantly surprised with the amount of community support they […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Red with special guests Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Taddy Porter, June 24. Tickets are $17 in advance. The Mushroomhead Old School Show will come to the Machine Shop July 8 with special guests J Mann and Roxy. Tickets are $20 in […]

SA Soccer Camps are coming



GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular Soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School. The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from 9 a.m.- noon and Linden […]

Summer happenings at Sloan-Longway



Pirate Party for 1st – 3rd Grade at Sloan Museum Date: June 23 Time: 9- 10: 30 a. m. Age: 1st– 3rd Grade Fee: $6 per child, $5 per APHC member child “Ahoy There, Matey’s! Shiver Me Timbers — there be pirates hiding everywhere, so keep yer wits about ye!” Visit swashbuckling stations and search for treasure in Sloan Museum’s […]

Hipple shows the way at Lions Youth Camp



GRAND BLANC — Eric Hipple seemed to be having as much fun as the kids Tuesday in the Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp at Grand Blanc High. The former Lions quarterback laughed with them, cheered them, ran alongside them, played catch and generally fired up the spirit of the occasion. “Well, first of all, football’s fun,” said Hipple, Detroit’s top […]

WELCOME ABOARD



Sports Shorts



Hockey Association registering players ONLINE — The Lapeer County Hockey Association is registering youth hockey players ages four and up for the 2011-12 season. Registration forms can be found at the Polar Palace Arena Complex or online at www.polarpalace.com — L.P. Carman-Ainsworth girls’ hoops skill training FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball program has kicked off its training workouts […]