2016-06-23

Had enough of election yet? I have



The media has only been at it for two years now, hyping up this vote as though it’s the end of all humanity, and we’re just a scant five months from Election Day. So who are you voting for? Ha, just kidding. Please don’t tell me. I won’t tell you either … I don’t want you to start berating me […]

It’s ‘pedal to the metal’ in auto programs



FLINT — Hands-on experience guided by experts in the field is what students in Baker College’s transportation technology programs can expect, according to Phil Whitmer, Baker College of Flint dean of transportation technology. “Extensive lab time, required internships and events like our recent Car & Motorcycle Show provide a variety of opportunities for students to learn,” Whitmer said. “Combined, they […]

C-A honor grad blazing new trails in higher ed




FLINT TWP. — Four years ago, Kiran Vekaria was one of the Top Ten students who walked the stage at Perani Arena to receive his high school diploma from Carman- Ainsworth High School. Graduating fourth in his class with a 3.962 g.p.a., he also was one of five 2012 graduates inducted into C-A’s prestigious Academic Hall of Fame, a permanent […]

In brief



Community invited to celebrate milestone FLINT – The community is invited to celebrate a milestone and sing “Happy Birthday” to one of Flint’s treasured landmarks. Applewood Estate, the former Flint family home and gentleman’s farm of automotive pioneer Charles Stewart Mott, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year – and the public is invited to a free community birthday party […]

Six-run 9th wins Bruin Club game




FLINT — Kevin Thompson of Lapeer drove in the tying run and scored the winning run to cap a six-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning and give the Black team a 10-9 victory over the Gold in the Bruin Club All-Star Baseball Game on Monday night at Whaley Park. Thompson’s heroics earned him the Most Valuable Player […]

Fifth-inning rally keys Bruin softball win




FLINT – A three-run rally in the fifth inning gave the Black team the lead for good and keyed a 7-3 victory over the Gold squad in Monday night’s Bruin Club All-Star Softball Game at Whaley Park. The Black went into the fifth trailing 2-1 but strung together four straight hits to take a 4-2 lead. Flushing’s Maddy LaFramboise started […]

Flushing golfers still on top in FJGA opener




FLINT — Joe Montpas and Kerri Parks picked up right where they left off in Flint Junior Golf Association play. The Flushing High golfers, defending champions from the 2015 season, posted the low scores in the first week of the 2016 campaign at Flint Golf Club on Monday. Montpas shot 1-under-par 71 to beat runner-up Noah Troyer of Grand Blanc […]

LeBron shows mettle leading Cavs to title win

Fat Guy Corner

The NBA Finals are over. History was made by the Cleveland Cavaliers when they came back from a 3-1 series deficit to defeat the defending champion Golden State Warriors. The improbable of winning two road games makes the feat even more incredible in my mind. How about the fact the Warriors scored no field goals in the last four minutes […]

Township police chief promotes ‘Summer of Safety’ traffic campaign




FLINT TWP. — Tragically, two teen girls who were not wearing seatbelts have died in traffic accidents so far this year which underscores one of the messages of a summer long traffic initiative, according to Police Chief George Sippert. Summer of Safety is a statewide campaign by law enforcement agencies to encourage increased seatbelt use and reduce impaired driving during […]

Golf Outings



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]


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