Local 598 poker run to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs

FLINT – Their charitable work has earned them the nickname “the local union with a heart,” and now members of UAW Local 598 are activating their community service super powers to help the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. Local 598 will sponsor a poker run motorcycle ride Saturday, May 19. Registration takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. […]

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 […]

Local students honored for health essays

FLINT TWP. — Two students from Genesee STEM Academy were honored last week for their expressions of how their family health history had impacted them and how it was important in their lives. The awards took place at the Genesee Health Plan (GHP) annual Health Care Hall of Fame dinner held at Genesys Banquet Center in Grand Blanc Township. First […]


TENNIS 5-14-18 SWARTZ CREEK 4, CARMAN-AINSWORTH 4 Singles No. 1 — KATIE SPEAKS, CARMANAINSWORTH, def. Madison Pitcher, SWARTZ CREEK, 6-4, 6-2; No. 2 — MARY DOLLINGER, CARMANAINSWORTH, def. Jasmine Fittante, SWARTZ CREEK, 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 — ANIYA HARMON, CARMANAINSWORTH, def. Aliyah Stanley, SWARTZ CREEK, 6-1, 7-5; No. 4 — RACHEL KUCZERA, CARMANAINSWORTH, def. Shannon Woods, SWARTZ CREEK, 6-1, 6-0; […]

In brief

CTPD to donate Tahoe to SCAFD CLAYTON TWP. – The Clayton Township Board of Trustees has approved the transfer of a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe to the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department from the Clayton Township Police Department. Township Supervisor Chris Gehringer said the vehicle was no longer useful for police purposes. Police department Interim Chief Charlotte Brown suggested donating the […]

Coaches hold draft for high school All-Star football game

DAVISON – Coaches from four area high school football programs gathered at Little Caesars in Davison last Thursday to draft players for the 3rd Annual Flint Area All-Star Footall Game, a high school showcase. Altogether, 79 seniors from over 20 high schools across mid-Michigan were selected to play for Team Rise and Team Grind. Among the most heavily represented programs […]

Back with more personalized license plates

I haven’t done a column about personalized license plates in probably a year or more. I’ve done these columns occasionally for the past 10 years, mainly because I find personal plates to sometimes be hilarious, but also because many readers enjoy them too. So I’ve been keeping track over the last year and I have a few I’d like to […]

Women’s pro basketball moves into Dort Federal Event Center

FLINT – The Dort Federal Event Center in Flint now has a new tenant. Joining the Flint Firebirds at the arena, the Flint Monarchs of the Global Women’s Basketball Association, will begin playing home games at the 1969-built facility this summer. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Dort Federal Event Center last Thursday. “Basketball is the […]

Genisys Credit Union Donates $36K to OLHSA

AUBURN HILLS — Genisys Credit Union presented a check for $36,000 to the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) for their Walk for Warmth campaign. The money was raised by Genisys members and staff through several fundraising activities leading up to the event. The walk, held earlier this year at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, raised money to help people who […]


Chevrolet recently announced the new Suburban RST Performance Package. Featuring a 420-hp, 6.2L V-8 engine, Magnetic Ride Control with performance calibration and a new Hydra-Matic 10L80 10-speed automatic transmission, the Suburban RST Performance Package brings a seamless blend of style and performance to Chevy’s portfolio of full-size SUVs. “The RST Performance Package made its debut on the Tahoe RST last […]