2014-07-31

5 C-A school board members seeking re-election




FLINT TWP. — Five of the seven members of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education are uncontested in their bids for re-election but it appears that one seat may be left open by the retirement of long-time board member Peggy Anderson, who is not seeking re-election (see separate article). Joy Crane, Laura Garrison, Patrice Hatcher, James Johnson and Gloria Nealy all […]

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Paperback Blowout FLINT TWP. — The Friends of the McCarty Library will host a used paperback book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and from 9 a.m- 12 p.m. Saturday, August 9 at the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 Graham Rd. They will be selling eight books for $1. — R.S. Smoke, carbon monoxide detectors available […]

Barber salon moves to bigger shop




FLINT TWP. — After five and a half years being located at Dye and Lennon roads, barbershop/salon owner Dawn Cataldo felt ready to spread her wings with a new name and a bigger space. DC Hair Works opened last month at G- 5391 Corunna Road, west of Dye Road. Formerly called Dawn’s Family Hair Care, the barbershop and hair salon […]

Longtime C-A board member moving on




FLINT TWP. — After 22 years of service on the Carman- Ainsworth School Board, Peggy Anderson has decided to step down. She is currently serving a n 18-month extension of her last elected term, which ended June 30, 2013. The extension resulted from a change in Michigan Election Law in 2012 that switched school elections from every May to the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]