Flint families can get nutritious food at mobile pantry in January

LANSING – Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for January at locations throughout Flint. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are announcing the upcoming schedule for mobile food pantry stops to distribute foods rich in […]



By revealing a few photos of their 2019 Jeep Cherokee late last month, Fiat Chrysler provided an enticement to fans and loyalists of the popular SUV to attend the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit this month to see the real deal. The NAIAS at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit begins with Press Preview days Jan. 14-16, then […]

Ferris Wheel Eco-System offering free student membership passes

FLINT – The Ferris Wheel in Downtown Flint is offering free student membership passes until Friday, January 5, A valid student ID will give students an opportunity to utilize the unique benefits of working inside a vibrant co-working space. Ferris Wheel’s business hospitality services land coworkers in the middle of some of the brightest doers in the USA, with access […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls lose, boys win against Heritage

Friday, January 5, 2018 11:45 p.m. – FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team lost to Saginaw Heritage at home tonight, 60-44. The boys team beat Heritage 64-52. For full high school sports coverage in your area check the Flint Twp. View — in mail boxes every Thursday and online 24/7 at mihomepaper.com

In brief

SCORE Business Counseling GRAND BLANC – The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library will hold SCORE Business Counseling on Jan. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m., by appointment only. SCORE is a national organization that offers free business counseling to current and prospective business owners. Keith Kremer, GDL’s SCORE mentor, is available for one-hour sessions between 3 and 6 p.m. the second […]

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Blessings come in all shapes, sizes

Last year around this time, I started a blessings jar. Every time something positive, no matter how small, happened, I wrote it down, folded the paper and put it in a bean pot. As I am writing this, it is the morning of New Year’s Eve and it seems like an appropriate time to unfold the blessings. The first one […]

News stories to watch for in 2018

The new year provides an opportunity to look ahead at some of the topics expected to make headlines in the coming months. Here is an overview of some of the projects that are in the works and on the minds of local movers and shakers. SWARTZ CREEK In Swartz Creek, city officials have a lot of irons in the fire, […]

Senior Winter Games celebrates its 40 years

BURTON — The games are back! Registration is now open for the 2018 Senior Winter Games, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for area seniors, according to Jean Johnson, director of the Burton Senior Activity Center. “The Senior Winter Games happen during a really shut in time of year when there aren’t a lot of activities […]

Designers needed for state-wide contest

LANSING – Michigan high school, junior high, and elementary school students are encouraged to submit designs for the cover of the 2018 Michigan State of the State program contest, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today. Snyder will deliver his eighth and final State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature in the state House Chambers on […]