2016-09-08

Renovation of shuttered school will serve families affected by water crisis



FLINT — The transformation of a shuttered elementary school into a hub of early childhood education services is underway in Flint, thanks to $1 million in funding from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and $500,000 from the Pritzker Children’s Initiative, a program of the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, according to a press release. The grants to the Foundation […]

BRING ON THE NIGHT

2017 Ram Night boasts straight-from-the-factory customized look

For 2017, Ram will introduce a new special-edition Night package for the 1500 model that gives truck enthusiasts straight-from-the-factory customized looks. Based on the Sport model, Night adds blacked-out features, including wheels, grille and badging, to pump up the already bold visual presence of the Ram’s monochromatic performance package. “Much like our incredibly successful Ram Rebel, the Ram 1500 Night […]

In brief



Bikes on the Bricks this weekend FLINT TWP. — The 10th annual Bikes on the Bricks police-escorted motorcycle ride will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson dealership on Miller Road next to I-75. It will follow a 30-mile course north, east and south to West Court Street in downtown Flint where other activities will take place including […]

2016-09-08 E-Edition

I-69 Thumb Region Agri-Tourism Directory makes buying local easy



GENESEE COUNTY — Labor Day weekend marked the unofficial end of summer and the start of the harvest season. As temperatures begin to cool and the air turns crisp, outdoor fun and food tends to take on a different flavor, too. For a taste of all fall has to offer check out the online I-69 Thumb Region’s Agri-Tourism Directory at […]

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 […]