Bridal store moves to new Flint Twp. location

FLINT TWP. — Moving her bridal business during the hectic prom and wedding season between April and June meant long days and late nights for Patti Ruhala, but she pulled it off. Expressions in Silk Bridal & Prom opened Wednesday at Genesee Valley Center in the Outdoor Village wing. Ruhala relocated from 7530 W. Miller Road in Swartz Creek where […]

ALL BIG NINE Baseball/ Softball

BASEBALLMaverick Prine, Davison, pitcherKyle Randick, Flushing, pitcherPete Panos, Davison, catcherMike Dolloff, Davison, infieldJoe Shannon, Davison, infieldJustin Fisher, Flushing, infieldMatt Webster, Flushing, first baseCameron Hogg, Davison, outfield Tyler Baker, Flushing, outfieldMike Ovadek, Powers, outfieldChris Moran, Carman-Ainsworth,coaches selectKyle Hahn, Flushing, coaches selectEthan Wiskur, Powers, coaches selectHonorable mention: Carman-Ainsworth: Jake Weissend, JustinHubbard, Colin Heaton; Davison:Lauren Graham, Tanner Barrett,Cody Wangler; Flushing: SalAusiello, Forrest Lansky, […]

Dentist honored for providing help

FLINT TWP. — The Charter Township of Flint “Spirit of Community Award “ honoring Dr. Brian Wisniewski, a dentist who provided more than $20,000 worth of free dentistry to deserted patients of a dental office that abruptly closed in January, was presented in a resolution approved by the township board at its Monday night meeting. The award honors residents and […]


OUTDOOR CALENDARJUNE 254th 2011 Rimfire Match. Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, IrishRd. Details: gbhuntsmans.com/ events JUNE 30Steak and Clays Shoot. Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, IrishRd. Details: gbhuntsmans.com/ events JULY 95th 2011 Rimfire Match/Pistol Match. Grand Blanc Huntsman’sClub, Irish Rd., Details: gbhuntsmans.com/ events. JULY 9Bowling Pin Shoot. Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213 N.Lake George Rd. Sign up from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.$5 members,$10 […]

Business Briefs

Secrets to government contracting seminars FLINT — The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce presents “Secrets to Successful Government Contracting”, a three-part summer series which kicks off June 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce in the Mott Board Room. It continues on July 22 and concludes […]

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 […]