2016-09-29

Halo Burger donates to Food Bank



President of the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) Bill Kerr, (left), accepts a check from Daniel Stern, one of the owners of Halo Burger, a Michigan-owned fast food chain based in Genesee County. FBEM hosted a press conference on Monday, Sept. 26 at Charity United Methodist Church to thank participants and to help spread awareness about FBEM’s joint effort […]

Renovated Baker College residence hall designed to enhance student experience



FLINT TWP. — Baker Hall East, a 35-suite residence hall on Baker College’s Flint campus, underwent an extensive facelift over the summer and was ready in time to welcome students for fall quarter, which began Monday, Sept. 26. “Our goal is to update and refresh our on-campus residence halls to create a modern environment conducive to learning,” said Wen Hemingway, […]

In brief



Sales, Use Tax Recovery Seminar for manufacturers FLINT — The Michigan Small Business Development Center regional office located in Flint will be hosting a Sales & Use Tax Recovery Information Seminar on October 6th, 1:00-4:00pm at Kettering University in the Campus Center, Room A. Presented in partnership with National Auditing Services, this seminar is designed for businesses (primarily manufacturers) to […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents Skindred, with special guests Hed PE, Soil and Media Solution, Sept. 29. Tickets are $20 in advance. Dope, with special guests Flaw and Moongrater, will perform Oct. 1. Tickets are $18 in advance. Doors open for all shows at 7 p.m. Tickets are […]

Board seeks funding for senior center improvements




FLINT TWP. — Tentative plans have been drawn up to enlarge the Senior Citizens Center and to fix a drainage issue but first the township board has to figure out how to cover the estimated $600,000 cost. John Gazall, an architect, and Mike Pifer, an engineer, presented drawings to the board for the work. They were consulted in July to […]

Survivor shares story of strength and inspiration




Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Pretty in Pink Media Sponsor of the Pink Night Palooza event. The following is the last of three articles that will provide information about Pink Night Palooza and how the event can make a big difference in the lives of women with breast cancer. FLINT –— When you listen to […]

Police report motorcycle crash, home invasions



FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department is investigating four recent reports of home invasions at occupied residences. The four incidents occurred between September 15 and September 25 and all were between the hours of 3 a.m. and 4:30 am., according to a police report. Two incidents occurred near Van Slyke Rd and Bristol Rd, one near W. Maple […]

In brief



Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringers sought FLINT — The Salvation Army of Genesee County will host two job fairs in October to recruit bell ringers for the upcoming 2016 Red Kettle Campaign. The job fairs will be held on Oct. 5, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. at the Beecher Corps located at 1475 W. Coldwater Rd. and Oct. 13, from […]

Photo



Crews were out in a Flint Township neighborhood recently to stencil a bright blue message on storm drains. These serve as a reminder to residents that only rain should go down the drain. Contrary to popular belief, storm drainage does not go through a treatment plant but flows directly into nearby streams, lakes, creeks and rivers. So whether it is […]

Cavaliers last at County Meet



ORTONVILLE — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ swim team struggled in the Genesee County Invitational meet, swimming with only seven girls this season, and failing to make it past any of their preliminary heats. The team finished the meet scoring 24 points and placed last out of 11 schools. The Grand Blanc girls’ swim and dive team succeeded in earning its 10th […]