VFW sponsoring patriotic contests

FLINT TWP. — The VFW Chevrolet Motor Post 3087, G-4138 Corunna Road, has invited students and teachers at Carman-Ainsworth Schools and statewide to participate in one of three patriotic contests. The VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest is for students in grades 6-8. This year’s theme is “American’s Gift to My Generation.” open to grade students in public, private, parochial and […]

October sports: A harvest

Fat Guy Corner

The days of September have left us and the month of October has arrived. The beautiful thing about October is the fall colors and the world of sports. The long grind of the baseball season is over and playoff baseball is here. The college football season has brought us to the in-state football battle between Michigan and Michigan State for […]

C-A reports “stranger danger” incident

FLINT TWP. — Add Carman- Ainsworth Schools to local districts recently reporting incidents of a stranger approaching children. In a letter dated, Monday October 2, C-A Superintendent Eddie Kindle sent a letter to parents notifying them of an incident reported that morning. A C-A middle school student reported being approached at about 7:05 a.m. by a stranger while standing at […]

Firebirds win OT thriller in home opener

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds’ home opener always draws quite the crowd, and once again they were treated to quite the contest. Saturday’s backand forth battle with the Ottawa 67’s came out if favor of Flint, netting the game-winning goal with just two seconds remaining in the extra period to secure the 5-4 win. Once the pre-game festivities ended, it […]

In brief

Shred Day date coming soon FLINT TWP. – The date for the autumn Township Shredding Day is 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 14 at the township administrative building, 1490 S. Dye Road. Township residents are allowed to bring up to two boxes of documents per vehicle. That applies to paper only. Items that will not be accepted include […]

Chevy Celebrates 100 Years Of Iconic Truck Design

One hundred years ago, Chevrolet introduced the 1918 One-Ton, setting the stage for a century of iconic trucks. To commemorate this milestone, the brand is looking back on 10 of the most iconic designs in Chevy truck history. While Chevrolet truck design has changed radically over the past 100 years, one thing has always been true: Form has followed function […]

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 […]