2014-07-31

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 […]

Remember to vote



Voting machines were at the township hall this week being prepared for the roll out to precincts for Tuesday’s primary election. Voters will choose in races that include governor, U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representative, 5th District; the State Senate, 14th 27th, and 32nd districts; State House Representatives, 34th, 48th, 49th, 50th, and 51st districts; and Genesee County Commissioners […]

Sports Shorts



Physicals for Caman- Ainsworth players FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth High School will hold physicals for the upcoming fall sports season Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for girls and from 7:30-9 p.m. for boys at the high school. — K.W. Fastpitch softball tryouts GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Gladiators, a 14U fastpitch softball team, will hold tryouts on Thursday, Aug. […]

ZBA hearings to consider bigger business signs




FLINT TWP. — Three businesses wanting larger signs than allowed by the township’s sign ordinance are scheduled for public hearings before the Zoning Board of Appeals at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6 . The board meets at the township hall on Dye Road. Vehicle City Harley Davidson on Austins Parkway has spent the past year redeveloping a former car dealership […]

Elections website down, results may be delayed



GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Clerks Elections webpage is currently experiencing technical issues due to a recent update to the host program that manages changes to the entire Genesee County website. The elections results link is non- functional at this time. “Please know that we are working diligently to find a solution or an alternative method of communicating tonight’s Primary […]