2016-09-08

Carman-Park-Baker Academy Open House



FLINT TWP. — An open house for the new location of the Carman Park-Baker Career Academy has been tentatively set for Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 5:30 p.m., according to a press release. Additional information will be provided closer to the event. The Academy will move into a 13,800-square-foot building, located on Baker College’s Flint campus, that is now being renovated. […]

Food Bank’s Senior Program provides elderly with essentials




Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group and Genisys Credit Union are proud to partner with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in their HUNGER ACTION MONTH fundraising drive by placing donation envelopes in today’s papers. The following is the final of three articles that provide information about the Food Bank and how even small donations can make a big difference. Please […]

King Par to close Sept. 15

With sadness and thanks, the retailer reflects on its past


FLUSHING – King Par Golf Superstore, one of the foremost purveyors of golfgear in Genesee County, will close its doors this month after many successful decades in the community. The business started as a driving range before widening its scope considerably in the 1980s following a wave of market interest in the sport of golf. Bill Baird, former owner, moved […]

In brief



Sign up now for free Chamber Job Fair FLINT TWP. — Local employers looking to fill full- and part-time positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Job Fair on Sept. 23 at Baker College of Flint. Individuals planning to attend the Job Fair, which is free and open to the public, are also […]

C-A Open House Schedule



FLINT TWP. — Rankin Elementary School threw its doors open to the public two days ago but here is the schedule for remaining open houses to be held at the rest of the schools: • Thursday, September 8, 2016 Dillon, Dye & Randels Elementaries • 6 – 7:30 p.m. • Thursday, September 15, 2016 Atlantis High School/Under 16 • 4:30 […]

County attains certification with Connected Nation



GENESEE COUNTY — Connect Michigan has recognized the efforts of Genesee County for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Connect Michigan presented Genesee County’s certification and its Technology Action Plan before the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, University of Michigan-Flint representatives, Genesee County Board of Commissioners, and community stakeholders. The release of this plan follows months […]

Live music and more part of View Brew Fest fun next weekend




LAPEER — Join beer lovers from across the state from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Louie’s Sports Tavern for the fourth annual View Brew Fest. And if for some reason the 100+ craft beer sample selection isn’t enough to pique your interest, the live music, cigar tent and overall camaraderie will do the trick. View Brew Fest, […]

In brief



September events at the library FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a Family Coloring Party on September 15 at 4 p.m., offering coloring pages for the whole family to reduce stress or express creativity. Light refreshments will be served. The Headquarters branch of the Genesee District Library, 4195 Pasadena, will hold three computer training classes. Computers […]

Township danger zones



FLINT TWP. — Once again, a special-interest report has found that the intersection of Ballenger Highway and Corunna Road had the most car accidents in the Flintarea last year. This corner held the number one spot in 2014 and the number two spot in 2013 with a steady 25 to 26 wrecks annually, according to the report from Michigan Auto […]

Cavaliers fall at Swartz Creek



SWARTZ CREEK – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ soccer team traveled to Swartz Creek on Tuesday and suffered a 5-1 loss at former Big Nine foe Swartz Creek on Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth trailed 3-0 at the half, registering their only goal in the final frame. The Cavaliers were back in action on Wednesday, following VIEW deadlines, at home against Midland for a […]


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