News Briefs

Defibrillators donated to Flint Township FLINT TWP.— STAT EMS has donated two Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the township for reviving victims of sudden cardiac arrest and will provide training on using them. “They do revive people and bring people’s hearts back,’’ said Joseph Karlichek, chief of operations for STAT EMS who presented the AEDs at the township board meeting […]

Banquet center reopens under new management

FLINT TWP. — Wanna try a Michitini or sample a Faygo bomb? Two entrepreneurs are hoping that fans of Michiganmade products will say yes to Cooper’s Bar, 1519 Bristol Rd., at Van Slyke. Specializing in Michigan products is one of many ideas being tried by boyhood buddies David Carter and Mike Schuchaskie, both of Lansing, who reopened the bar/restaurant/banquet center […]

Business Briefs

Gas prices continue to fall GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have fallen 14.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.54 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 a gallion, according to gasoline price website www.MichiganGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas […]

Having a good time on Father’s Day

The VIEW from here

When I picked up my kids the morning of Father’s Day I was determined to have a good day, no matter what. The way I look at it this is the one day every year (with the exception of my birthday) set aside for me and I’m going to enjoy it. Arriving to pick them up promptly at 10 a.m. […]

Ladies Night at Genesee Valley Center draws crowd

FLINT TWP. — Rainy weather chased the annual “Ladies Night Out” indoors at Genesee Valley Center Thursday night, but eager women lined up in the mall’s center court for a chance to win prizes and other giveaways. The event was scheduled to be staged in the Outdoor Village wing where most of the merchants are located that participate in a […]


In Brief

Genesee County beaches show no E. coli GENESEE COUNTY — All monitoring points in Genesee County are currently in compliance with State guidelines for bacterial concentrations at bathing beaches. Exposure to any recreational water can be a potential health risk. Gastrointestinal and dermatological illnesses have been associated with recreational water exposure. Rain and subsequent runoff can dramatically increase E. coli […]

Mott exhibit features Flint-area Holocaust survivors

FLINT — An intriguing exhibit providing first-hand accounts from survivors of the Holocaust will be featured at the Mott Community College Library starting Monday, June 27. Recounting Memory: Flint-Area Holocaust Survivors & Youth Dialogue with History, located in the lobby of the newly renovated Mott Library, 1401 E. Court St. in Flint, will be open to the public through Aug. […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Mushroomhead Old School Show, July 8, with special guests J Mann and Roxy. Tickets are $20 in advance. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze […]


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 […]