2012-08-23

View Newspapers set to Launch Online ‘Deal of the Day’



View Newspaper Group will debut their own Deal of the Day on-line coupon program one week from today at www.referlocal/mihomepaper.com. View Newspapers’ Deal of the Day will feature deals from local businesses offering 30% to 70% off regular prices for goods and services. Upcoming deals will feature restaurants, fitness centers, golf courses, clothing stores, spas and more. Whitney Poppeck has […]

Cavs tennis scores three at Heritage




SAGINAW TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth picked up three points in a tennis quadrangular meet Monday at Saginaw Heritage. The host Hawks won the meet with 22 points, followed by Traverse City West with 17 and Grand Ledge with six. Chris Crowder went 1-2 at No. 2 Singles and Oneed Hekmati was 1-2 at No. 3 singles to lead the Cavaliers. […]

Township employee publishes high fantasy novel




FLINT TWP. —Melissa Collins spends her days as a township code enforcement officer in the building department, but she spends much of her free time in another world. Myatheira is a planet created in Collins’ fertile imagination. It also is the locale for her first novel “The Myatheira Chronicles: The Vor’shai: From the Ashes (Volume 1), self-published August 1 and […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs



‘Silent’ Convoy of Volts Eases Down Woodward So there they were – dozens of Chevrolet Volts, at least 50 in all, turning from the Radisson Hotel parking lot onto Woodward Ave. last week – and not a peep from them at all. Maybe until you’re around them in a group, one forgets just how quiet the Chevrolet Volt – GM’s […]

Kettering receives $15.5 million pledge from Mott Foundation



FLINT — Strengthening Kettering University’s leadership in the field of higher education and expanding its role as a strategic partner in the region’s revitalization are the goals behind a $15.5-million grantmaking initiative announced today by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Mott’s pledge of support, which is conditioned on Kettering successfully meeting certain criteria, is the largest ever received by the […]

CALENDAR of events



Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendar@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the FlintChildren’s Museum, 1602 W. UniversityAve., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: CallKimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437.THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays at the […]

In brief



Kidney cancer support group is back FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will be Sept. 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-Between I- 475 & Dort Hwy.) Featured Speaker: Shahin Ip, program manager of Gilda’s club of Metro Detroit. Topic: “Services Available at […]

Treasurer’s election not settled yet



FLINT TWP.  —  Donald Thompson, who was a candidate for township treasurer in the Aug. 7 primary, has filed a petition for a recount. In final balloting, Thompson trailed Marsha Binelli by only 24 votes. He received 1,285 votes, 39.9 percent, compared to Binelli’s 1,309 votes, 40.7 percent.   Nathaniel Olivo, a third candidate, trailed with 605 votes, 18 percent. […]

Police Officer recognized for life-saving action




FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police Officer Nicholas Sabo is credited with saving the life of a suicidal Flint man threatening to leap off an overpass bridge on to the I-75 freeway during an incident in March. For his actions, Sabo has been awarded the Medal of Meritorious Service, presented by Police Chief George Sippert at the township board meeting […]

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