Fundraising trip to Greektown

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek High School Junior Class Fundraiser, a casino charter bus trip to Greektown, will be held Nov. 17. It is open to anyone 21 years and older. The bus leaves SCHS at 2 p.m. and returns at 10:30 p.m. The cost is $35 and you receive $20 back for the casino. Details: Call 810-635-9193. — […]


Letters to the editor

Another take on the Star Wars sale The one good thing from this possible fiasco … George (Lucas) is donating the entire $4 billion plus to education. He has set up a foundation for the future fans. Bless him for that. I wondered why he didn’t strike a deal with DreamWorks or some other smaller studio, but the deed is […]

In brief

McLaren invites community to get the facts about back and leg pain FLUSHING — Area residents are invited to join McLaren’s spine experts at this free community program Nov. 29. Registration is required as seating is limited. The program is 6-7 p.m. at the Flushing Senior Center, 106 Elm Street. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required by calling […]

The VIEW from here

Cleaning out files from 2012

I know the end of the year is still weeks away, but I decided now was a good time to liquidate my remaining vanity plates for 2012. As I’ve written here before, I collect these throughout the year — either from vanity license plates I see on the road or those other people see and pass along. Every time I […]

Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth hockey looks to reload for upcoming season

FLUSHING — Flushing and Carman-Ainsworth will continue to join forces on the ice this year, where they saw a great deal of success just a season ago. Several of those players have graduated from high school, leaving the Raiders with a few holes in the roster. Although their roster may be a bit shorthanded, new coach Ben Guzak is confident […]