2014-07-31

In brief



Caring Community Credit Unions fight hunger GENESEE COUNTY — The 5th Annual Caring Community Credit Unions Campaign ran from June 16 – July 3 at several credit unions in the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan’s (FBEM) service area. Recognizing that “Hunger Does Not Take a Vacation,” credit unions across the state teamed up to help fight hunger in the community. […]

Cruise on in




FLINT TWP. — One lucky classic car owner will take home the “People’s Choice” Trophy – a snazzy neon-lit replica of the iconic Route 66 highway sign. That and more is on offer at the annual West Flint Community Car Cruise and Family Fun Festival, 4 -8 p.m. Saturday August 2 in the parking lot of West Flint Church of […]

In brief



The People’s Jazz Band performing free concert GRAND BLANC — The People’s Jazz Band, a 15-piece big band, from Flint, is playing a free concert at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, G-9020 S. Saginaw Rd., Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is supported by a grant from the Michigan Council for the Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Greater Flint […]

Creek, Davison golfers win Braun Cup




GRAND BLANC – Two Flint Junior Golf Association players won the inaugural Steve Braun Cup season points race in vastly different ways Monday. Jack Weller climbed over four other players to win the boys’ title, while Andrea Richards didn’t even have to play to claim the girls’ crown on the final day of the FJGA regular season at the Captain’s […]

VIEW Newspapers needs All-Saginaw Valley South baseball listing



GENESEE COUNTY– The VIEW has yet to receive the 2014 All- Saginaw Valley South baseball listing from the spring season. If anyone out there has the complete list, we’d be more than happy to run it for the readers. Send to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper.com or FAX 810-667-6309.

Area’s best to compete in Mickey Mantle World Series




MCKINNEY, Texas – A hand-picked team of 16-year-old high school players that comprise the inaugural team of Strike Zone Team Foutch have qualified for the AABC (American Amateur Baseball Congress) World Series that began yesterday in McKinney, Texas. The team is coached by Mt. Morris coach Ben Almasy and owned by longtime Flint area coach and Greater Flint Hall of […]

Hockey Association Fun Night



LAPEER — The Lapeer County Hockey Association in conjunction with the Polar Palace will be hosting a free Youth Hockey Fun Night Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 6-8 p.m. At the Polar Palace, 3301 Davison Road, Lapeer. All youth ages are welcome. All necessary equipment will be available for those who do not have their own (skates, sticks and pucks), and […]

Outdoor calendar



Aug. 2-3 Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival at Bay City State Recreation Area. Activities run 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Recreation Passport required for entry to park. Includes hunting and outdoor recreation expo, duck and goose calling competitions, wildlife arts and crafts show and wildlife carving show, plus much more. Details: 989-667-0717. Aug. 2 Cowboy Long Range Shoot […]

Still recalling




FLINT TWP. — True to her word, township resident LaVonna Harris is not giving up on her effort to recall Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. For the fourth times since mid-May, Harris has filed a recall petition that first must have its wording approved as “clear and factual’ by the Genesee County Elections Board. The board has thrice rejected Harris’ prior […]

Tigers limping home

Fat Guy Corner

The Tigers return home from a seven-game West coast trip with a 3-4 record. They took two of three from the lowly snakes (Arizona Diamondbacks). They then traveled to the Big A and lost three of four from the Los Angeles Angels. The Tigers’ bats were stone silent against the Angels. Heck, the Angels only scored eight runs in the […]


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