2014-11-13

Chamber honors Business, Hospitality Industry

2014 Art of Achievement Award recipients announced

GENESEE COUNTY — Two Flint Township businesses were among the winners at the 2014 Art of Achievement Awards, on Nov. 6, presented by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, according to press release. Loving Hands, 1325 S Linden Rd, a home health care agency won the Minority-Owned Business Award. Kevin Macklin, of Buffalo Wild Wings, 3192 S. Linden Road, […]

Local businesses support C-A students




FLINT TWP. — The Dye Elementary School Parents Group is sponsoring a “fun raising” event from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Leo’s Coney Island, 4151 Miller Road. Leo’s is among several area businesses with a community giveback program that generously donates a percentage of profits to help students. Those attending the Dye fundraiser will see 15 percent of […]

In brief



Mid-Michigan SAE to meet Nov. 18 MUNDY TWP. — The Mid-Michigan Section of the Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE International, will hold their November dinner and program meeting, Nov. 18, at the Holiday Inn – Gateway Center, US23 at Hill Road, Flint. The speaker for the evening will be Mr. Charlie Hyndman, Vice President Global Aftersales, Supply Chain, Warehousing and […]

Sloan provides trip down memory lane




FLINT — Where can you find the art deco golden statuette light from AutoWorld, the cross that sat atop St. Joseph’s Hospital, the last LeSabre made in Flint with all the signatures of the workers on the line who helped build it, James H. Whiting’s home doorknob from 1890, a 1920 elevator indicator from The Durant Hotel, William Crapo’s personal […]

Catholic Charities shares the warmth



GENESEE COUNTY — Nearly 600 coats have been distributed to those in need at Catholic Charities Community Closet in Flint, since the coat room opened for the season on October 1, according to a press release. With another cold winter predicted, Catholic Charities invites the community to join them in sharing warmth with those in need, by donating gently used […]

Cavs ousted in tough playoff loss at Flushing




FLUSHING – Two key plays turned the momentum in the second half, and Carman- Ainsworth lost a hard-to-swallow, 28-21 decision to Flushing in a Div. 2 district championship football game last Saturday at Raider Field. The Cavaliers led three times and seemed to have the upper hand throughout, but a 75-yard Flushing punt return in the third quarter and a […]

The Kardiac Kats!

Fat Guy Corner

This will be the new nickname of the Detroit Lions for the rest of this season. For three straight weeks the Kardiac Kids have come back in the fourth quarter to win football games. The 20-16 win over the Miami Dolphins was a tremendous home win over a very good Miami football team. Miami came into this contest on a […]

Outdoor Calendar



Sept. 15-Nov. 14Ruffed Grouse hunting season.Wild turkey hunting season (fall segment).Sept. 15 – Mar. 31Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare:Oct. 1-Nov. 14Archery deer hunting season.Oct. 20-Nov. 14Quail hunting season.Oct. 20-Nov. 14Pheasant hunting season (male only), Zone2 and 3Nov. 15-30Regular firearm deer hunting season.Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015 Pheasant hunting season (male only), Zone 3(partial)Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015Second segment archer deer hunting season.Dec. […]

He’s making a list



Naomi Pardo, 5, a kindergartener at Carman- Ainsworth Dye Elementary, was among the first children in line to visit with Santa Claus, who arrived at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall last weekend via a Flint Township fire truck, to begin compiling his list of good little boys and girls. Santa’s hours will 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and noon […]

Nothing is hopeless

Sports view


It’s been really hard for me to engage in the high school sports over the past couple weeks. Football playoffs, volleyball districts and state cross country meets have put the athletes in the spotlight, and deservedly so. Also in the spotlight in our sister paper the Swartz Creek View, our own Dan Nilsen wrote a very personal story about a […]


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