2013-02-14

HCHN taking part in Children’s Dental Month



(Editor’s Note: The following is an updated version of a story that appeared in last week’s View and Index. It includes correct address locations and phone numbers.) GENESEE COUNTY— Mentioning the dentist to children usually brings up a variety of reactions — some recoil in horror at the mere thought of drills and cleanings, while others are eager for their […]

Cavs clinch league title




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth clinched the Saginaw Valley League-South Division boys’ basketball championship outright Tuesday night with a 69-56 victory over Flint Southwestern. The Cavaliers, 12-3 overall, are 10-1 in SVL-South in their first year in the league. They lead Southwestern and Davison by two games with one game to play. Carman-Ainsworth took a slim, 11-8 lead in the […]

In brief



Schluckbier earns QuickBooks accreditation BURTON — Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting announces that Dan Schluckbier, training specialist, has earned the designation of Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor. Schluckbier has been teaching QuickBooks skills to business users for more than 12 years. As a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Dan has expanded his knowledge and expertise in all features of the QuickBooks software. He will […]

Raiders’ hockey falls to SVL foe Midland




MIDLAND — The Raiders headed up I-75 to ignite a new rivalry within the reformed Saginaw Valley League on Wednesday, traveling to the Midland Civic Arena to take on the Midland Chemics. Flushing got down early and tried to battle back, but it wouldn’t be enough in a 5-2 loss. Midland hopped out to a 2-0 lead after one and […]

The VIEW from here

Kids bring out winter’s one redeeming quality

I am not fond of winter. In fact, I really have come to loathe winter weather as I’ve gotten older. The last time I wrote about hating snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures, I was told by some readers I was missing out on all the things they enjoyed about winter, like snowmobiling, ice hockey, skiing and ice fishing. Some readers […]

Swimmers win third straight




FLINT TWP. — First-place power carried Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing to a 100-85 victory over Powers Catholic in a Saginaw Valley League swimming and diving meet last Tuesday. The Cavaliers won seven of the 12 events to post their third straight victory and improve to 5-3 overall and 4-3 in the conference. Patrick Sharp won the 50-yard freestyle in 23.43 and the 100 […]

Church reaches out for Valentine’s Day




FLINT TWP. — Spending holidays away from home, friends and family can be a pretty forlorn experience, but that feeling should be eased this Valentine’s Day for 24 people with ties to South Baptist Church. The church at G-4091 Van Slyke Rd. has been shipping Valentine’s Day treat boxes for about 35 years to students away in college and people […]

CRUZE TURBO AIMS TO WIN OVER DIESEL FANS



Chevrolet is entering the U.S. and Canadian diesel car markets this summer with a 2.0-liter turbo-diesel version of its hottest-selling sedan, the Cruze. GM spokespeople said it features the cleanest diesel passenger car engine General Motors has ever produced. The 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel delivers a combination of segment-leading features and efficiency. Based on GM testing, the Cruze Clean […]

Hurley Medical to celebrate 56th birthday



FLINT— Hurley Medical Center Auxiliary members will celebrate the organization’s 56th birthday at a luncheon at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 North Ballenger Highway, beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. A check for $75,000 will be given to Melany Gavulic, Hurley President and Chief Executive Officer, representing the Auxiliary’s last payment toward a $500,000 pledge for the Emergency Department […]

MOPAR-BADGED 2013 CUSTOM DART DEBUTS



The Dart marks the fourth special-edition Mopar-badged vehicle created since the Chrysler partnered with Fiat in 2009. Building on the success of the Mopar ’10 Challenger, Mopar ’11 Charger and the Mopar 2012 300, the limited edition Mopar 2013 Dart will be built and customized with Mopar performance parts and accessories. Production for a limited run of 500 units will […]