Pride and honor flight seeking WW II veterans

In 2010 I was contacted by Rudy Bolf, a member of the Knights of Columbus in Davison, who told me of a project he and his organization were working on. It was called a Pride and Honor Flight and he not only wanted my help in getting out the word about this event — he wanted me to take part […]

Banking changes on Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — The face of banking along Miller Road is changing. Ohio-based FirstMerit Bank has announced plans to close three branches in Genesee County including one at 3023 Miller Road and Ballenger Highway, which has been there as long as many people can remember. FirstMerit acquired the long-time Citizens Bank chain last April, Township tax records date the Miller […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber hosts annual meeting

FLINT – On April 2 the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre. The luncheon event will begin at 12 p.m. The Annual Meeting will feature Chamber accomplishments in 2013, business success stories and focus areas for 2014. In addition, the Art Hurand Award, which recognizes an individual or […]

In brief

Ask the Lawyer seminar to address license restoration FLINT – Need free legal advice? Come learn about Drivers License Restoration issues at the Genesee County Bar Association’s ‘Ask The Lawyer’ free community seminar on April 17, at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., from 6-7:30 p.m. RSVP by calling the Genesee County Bar Association at 810-232-6000 or register […]

Former Cavalier hits mound at Mott

FLINT — Some of the area’s finest baseball players have found their way to Flint to play for Mott Community College, with Carman- Ainsworth graduate Colin Heaton earning some playing time for the Bears at pitcher. Mott (4-5) most recently suffered an 11-1 loss to St. Cloud Technical & Community College during its annual trip to Orlando on March 12. […]

Voice of the Cavs

Klee calls games with knowledge, respect – and flair

FLINT TWP. – Tom Klee always did enjoy talking into a microphone, starting with his first career in the advertising business doing voiceovers for commercials. Once he moved into teaching, he found a new outlet for his talents. Klee is the unmistakable voice of Carman-Ainsworth High School sports, the energetic and enthusiastic announcer you hear at all Cavalier football and […]

Sports Shorts

Jr. Gens take pair FLINT — Mark McGee’s goal in the second period proved to be the difference in the Flint Jr. Generals 3-2 win over Cleveland last Friday. The win gave the Generals a 2-0 sweep in their series with the Lumberjacks. The Jr. Generals won the opener 5-1 last Wednesday. Nick Gnagni had a pair of goals for […]


Area businesses and Flint Township View salute winter sports achievers

Blake meets the Easter Bunny

This 7 1/2-month-old Flint Township infant was among children brought by parents to Genesee Valley Center mall on Saturday to welcome the Easter Bunny. This traditional photo op, complete with blooming spring plants, jumbo dyed eggs and butterflies, takes place in the mall’s center court and will continue through April 20. Photo times are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday […]


U.S. News & World Report says GM’s family of cars did well for families. General Motors’ brands took home six awards in the 2014 Best Cars for Families report from the magazine. The winners were: Chevrolet Impala: Best Large Car for Families; Chevrolet Tahoe: Best Large SUV for Families; Buick Enclave: Best 3-Row SUV for Families; Buick Verano: Best Upscale […]