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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 […]

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 […]

Nursing home achieves five-star rating

FLINT TWP. — Booking a room a five-star hotel brings expectations of superior service and first-class amenities. Similarly, a nursing home facility with a five-star rating is a sign of top-notch medical care. So the celebration going on is understandable at Kith Haven nursing home, G-1069 Ballenger Hwy. which recently received its first overall five-star rating. The rating is by […]

Special primary election coming on March 12

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters will go to the polls on March 12 for a special primary election to fill a state senate seat vacated by John Gleason, Democrat, who resigned after being elected Genesee County Clerk in November. Seven candidates have filed to fill the partial term that ends Jan. 1, 2015. Five are Democrats and two are Republicans, including […]

Snowstorm didn’t derail special dance

FLINT TWP. — One of the first special occasions in a young girl’s life is when she gets all dressed up for a special date with her dad. So it should come as no surprise that last Friday’s hefty dumping of snow closed schools earlier in the day but could not keep away hundreds of Carman-Ainsworth students who attended the […]

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Business meeting features Citizens Bank officer FLINT TWP. — Steve Schiestel, chief investment officer for Citizens Bank, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the meeting room at Teppanyaki Grill & Buffet (formerly Old Country Buffet) on Miller Road. Schiestel will discuss the recent merger with […]

Boards says no again to advisory board pay

FLINT TWP. — For the second time in recent months, the township board has voted against pay for its Road Advisory Committee. In a 5-2 vote, the board turned down a request to pay a per diem to the road advisory committee secretary. Supervisor Karyn Miller, who voted in favor of the pay, said it was not requested by the […]

Hazardous material clean-up drill

FLINT TWP. — A mock emergency training exercise that could shut down Bristol Road for a short time is being planned for May 16. Township Fire Chief John Ringwelski reported to the township board on Feb. 4 that a Genesee County Emergency Management disaster training drill will take place at the CN rail yard, 3250 W Bristol Rd. Details are […]

Board approves 4-year road upgrade plan

FLINT TWP. — With four years left before the expiration of a 10-year road millage approved by voters in August 2006, the township now has a plan in place to address road conditions. The 4-Year Improvement Plan approved by the township board last week is a comprehensive document covering primary roads, subdivision streets, local roads, ditching and much more information […]