Elder law attorney Thomas to host free workshops April 10 and 12

FLINT — Michael E. Thomas, a Flint attorney specializing in elder law, says he has seen both joys and tragedies in his 40 years of practice. But nothing is more tragic, he says, than seeing a family lose their life savings because of a stroke, onset of dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another significant medical event. Statistics reveal that there is […]

Fishing in Michigan? Better have your new license

LAPEER COUNTY — A new fishing season begins in the state today. Anglers are reminded that on Sunday, April 1 all anglers 17 years of age and older will be required to have a new 2018 Michigan fishing license. Be sure to look at a copy of the 2018 Michigan Fishing Guide for new regulations that go into effect on […]

Partnerships announced for the Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today two non-profit organizations in the greater Flint area to be designated as the primary beneficiaries for the PGA TOUR Champions event coming to Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club September 10-16. The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren will focus on positively impacting the youth in Genesee County and beyond by designating net proceeds […]

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 […]

Flint & Genesee chamber to hold job fair April 13

FLINT — Nearly 30 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job & Resource Fair, to be held April 13, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint. The event – open to adults 18 and older – will also be attended by agencies providing career resources, health information and […]

Ram Unveils Special Edition Truck to Mark the 144th Running of the Kentucky Derby

The Ram Truck brand has unveiled a limited edition of its all-new 2019 Ram 1500 to commemorate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition is fittingly based on the brand’s top Limited trim and will feature distinctive Kentucky Derby “Run for the Roses” fender graphics. The May 5 running of the roses marks […]

In brief

Old Newsboys and Flint Firebirds Raffle golf cart GENESEE COUNTY — The Old Newsboys and the Flint Firebirds have teamed up to raffle off a Flint Firebirds Electronic Golf Cart. Tickets are $5 each and all proceeds will benefit the Old Newsboys and the Flint Firebirds Foundation. The winner of the golf cart will be drawn at 8 p.m. on […]

Firebirds draft first local player in four-year history

Flushing native Jacob Badal selected

Saturday, April 7, 2018: 5:20 p.m. — FLINT — The Flint Firebirds drafted the first local player in the team’s four-year history this afternoon when Jacob Badal, a 16U player for Detroit Honeybaked was selected in the sixth round. Badal attends Flint Powers Catholic High and is a leftwinger. This morning with the second overall pick, Flint drafted forward Evan […]

You hear the darndest things over the scanner

Five feet from my desk is an emergency radio scanner that allows myself and the newsroom at The View Newspapers to hear traffic from Lapeer County Central Dispatch. We rely on the scanner to alert us of structure fires, vehicular accidents, police chases and fights in progress — calls that may result in stories or photos in the next edition […]

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