2017-08-24

Baker College receives NSF grant to boost photonics education



FLINT TWP. – Baker College has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of nearly $512,000 to advance photonics and laser education at Baker College and in Michigan through June 2020. The goal, according to Anca Sala, Ph.D., Baker College dean of the College of Engineering, is to educate more students to become qualified photonics, laser and fiber optics […]

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: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Public Online Voting underway for Next MI Great Artist



WATERFORD – Think you have an eye for art? Here’s your chance to get an eye full as online public voting is underway for the 2017 MI Great Artist competition. Artists from Oakland, Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, St. Clair, Shiawassee and Wayne counties – 231 of them – entered the competition in hopes their work catches the eye of the […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



Aug. 25-27 Lapeer Bowmen 25th anniversary Traditional Archery Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Friday Fun Shoot. Saturday: Atlatl Eagle Eye Qualifier and Shoot out, Milk jug shoot, Saco Speed Shoot tomahawk and knife throw, coon shoot, 2- and 3D ranges open. Pig roast/beef roast dinner (dinner tickets required). Sunday: Clout shoot, 2- and 3D ranges open, breakfast and lunch […]

In brief



MSP Flint to host citizen academy FLINT TOWNSHIP — The state police Flint Post will host the second annual Citizens’ Academy from Monday, Oct. 2 through Monday, Nov. 20. The eight-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their awareness of law enforcement’s role […]

RAM TRUCK Reveals the Most Powerful Pickup



Ram takes heavy-duty towing and hauling seriously. With the start of 2018 modelyear production, the Ram 3500 will offer a segment-dominating 930 lb.-ft. of torque and the exclusive ability to tow 30,000 lbs. with a fifth-wheel hitch. “Ram maintains capability leadership by delivering the highestever torque rating for a pickup truck and heaviest fifth-wheel trailer towing capacity,” said Mike Manley, […]

Flint author’s work to support early childhood literacy and United Way of Genesee County



FLINT — The United Way launched the third year of A to Z Learn with Me, an early childhood literacy program at Sumathi Mukkamala Children’s Center – Hurley Children’s Center. Flint native and award-winning children’s author Jon Scieszka, who has sold more than 11 million copies of his books worldwide, is partnering with the United Way of Genesee County to […]

2017-08-24 E-Edition

STUFF A BUS –



Not all children come back to school equipped with necessary school supplies. So, Toys R Us, in partnership with the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD,) is collecting school supplies to support needy families and students. Shoppers can purchase items at the store or drop off supplies in the collection bins located inside the Flint Babies R Us, 3274 South Linden. […]

Michigan Renaissance Festival returns for its 39th year



HOLLY – The Michigan Renaissance Festival is back and celebrating 39 years of family fun. From small beginnings at Columbierre, to one of Michigan’s finest regional attractions. The Michigan Renaissance Festival was first held in 1979 in Clarkston. This inaugural Festival featured renaissance dancing, archery contests, jugglers, mimes and madrigals. The Renaissance Festival attracted 11,000 patrons during its 5-weekend event. […]