Catching up with Dustin Swerdan

Editor’s note: Contributing writer, John “JD” Dombrowski, reports regularly for the View Newspapers on the topics of local bands and the local music scene. JD’s voice is familiar to many readers through his connections with the Flint and Genesee community as a local business owner, Burton Chamber of Commerce Chairman, promoter and through his own bands. I had the opportunity […]

2017-10-05 E-Edition

I will be celebrating Sweetest Day without the romance!

I love holidays, and I am looking forward to Sweetest Day! Some people refuse to celebrate Sweetest Day because they think it’s a commercial holiday made up by the greeting card or gift companies in order for them to make more money. But, the holiday has noble beginnings. Sweetest Day originated in Cleveland in 1922, during the Great Depression, and […]

McLaren Flint welcomes physicians

FLINT – McLaren Flint has welcomed several doctors are praciting at various Flint-area medical facilities. • Mohamed El-Haddad, MD, FACC, RPVI, Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. El-Haddad is seeing patients at Cardiology Consultants of East Michigan, 2222 South Linden Road, Suite A, Flint. Dr. El-Haddad completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and general […]

Physician leaders promoted

Binesh Patel, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at McLaren Flint, is pleased to announce the appointments of Parul Sud, M.D., as Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at McLaren Flint, and Kavitha Kesari, M.D., as Associate Program Director, effective October 1, 2017. The Internal Medicine Residency Program is affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Prior […]

Boys and Girls Club to enjoy recent renovations

BURTON — About 60 volunteers from the Burton, Flint and Saginaw Lowe’s home improvement stores worked four days to make renovations possible to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint. “I think it was a blessing and an honor to give back to the young people in this area,” said Terry Johnson, a millwork specialist at the Burton Lowe’s […]

In brief

Nationally recognized speaker Eric Rowles to lead ‘Disruptive Innovation’ workshop GENESEE COUNTY – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce invites area professionals and employers to a high-energy workshop covering disruptive innovation. The session led by Eric Rowles, a nationally recognized speaker, will focus on what it takes to achieve radical transformation in the workplace. Rowles has conducted similar presentations […]

No rain on homecoming parade

FLINT TWP. — It rained Friday morning and again in the early evening but skies were clear and sunny for the annual Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Parade on Vanslyke and Maple Roads. In keeping with the theme ““Under the Big Top” Cavalier Circus,” the freshmen parade float featured Circus Treats; the sophomores recreated the Big Top; a lion roared atop the juniors […]

Pink Night Palooza on Oct. 5

FLINT – Pink Night Palooza is the ultimate night out, and everyone’s invited to participate in one of the most dynamic breast cancer fundraisers around, raising money and celebrating a wonderful cause for the annual event. Just as pink has become a nationwide symbol of empowerment, Pink Night Palooza, hosted tonight at the Holiday Inn & Gateway Centre, gives you […]


HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN CROWNED — Ja’kavien Lewis and Brejae Gates were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime festivities at the Carman- Ainsworth homecoming football game last weekend. They were chosen in voting by their peers. Ja’kavien is the son of Latoya and James Jenkins. He has been on the Varsity basketball team for 4 years, plays for A.A.U […]