2018-05-24

In brief



Getting it Right In a recent story, “Local students honored for health essays”, it was reported that Genesee Health Plan will be looking for a millage renewal on the August ballot this year. That information was incorrect. The View apologizes for the error. — P.S. St. Robert’s to hold rummage sale FLUSHING — The St. Robert Council of Catholic Women […]

Cavaliers locked in tough baseball district



SAGINAW – The Flushing baseball team (22-7 overall, 11-3 Flint Metro League) is one of the tougher teams in the area and will be no slouch heading into next week’s districts. The district also includes Carman- Ainsworth (record not available), Swartz Creek (6-6 Metro League), Saginaw Arthur Hill (record not available) and host Saginaw Heritage (17-7). None of the teams […]

The value of community college




Last month, the New York Times ran an article about the rise of middle-class families sending their students to community college. As Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab of Temple University was quoted, “More middle-class parents are saying, ‘I’m not succumbing to the idea that the only acceptable education is an expensive one.’” Being involved in workforce and talent development, I appreciate this […]

Softball districts to be tough for Cavaliers



SAGINAW – The Carman- Ainsworth softball program (0-10) embarks on the postseason next week in a district with a few strong teams. Also there is Flushing (1-11 Flint Metro League), Saginaw Arthur Hill (0-2), Swartz Creek (13-1 Metro) and host Saginaw Heritage (3-16). None of the teams are currently ranked. Carman-Ainsworth will open up on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at […]

Hamady grocery store closer to its comeback in Genesee County




FLINT — Shoppers on the north end of Flint will soon have a new destination for buying groceries, thanks to the return of an old area favorite: Hamady Complete Food Center, formerly known as Hamady Brothers. Jim McColgan, president of Hamady Complete Food Center Inc., held a press conference Tuesday at the store’s Pearson Rd. location to announce that his […]

Lady Cavs soccer heads into postseason




LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team embarks on its postseason journey on Thursday, May 31 at 5 p.m. After receiving a first-round bye, Carman-Ainsworth, 3-13-1, will face the winner of the Davison, 8-4-2, and Swartz Creek, 4-4-2, game, which will be determined on Tuesday at 5 p.m. On the other end of the bracket, Flushing, 6-4-4, and Grand Blanc, 18-1, […]

In brief



Shiawassee Arts Center seeking artists OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Arts Center in Owosso is inviting artists in all media to submit artwork for 2019 exhibit consideration by June 15. One-person or group exhibits are possible. Mail or drop off up to six photographs or a CD of recent work along with a short bio for review to the Arts Center […]

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 […]

I honor Memorial Day more now than I did when I was younger



I ’ll admit, as a youngster, Memorial Day was just a holiday to have a barbecue with family or enjoy the opening of the local swimming pool or beach. But now I appreciate my three uncles who served in the Vietnam War and the soldiers who have shed blood and died in all the nation’s wars. According to pbs.org, the […]

TENNIS



5-17-18 Div. 1 Regional at Saginaw Heritage Midland Dow 32, Saginaw Heritage 21, Grand Blanc 14, Holt 13, Traverse City West 9, Carman- Ainsworth 5, Grand Ledge 5, Lapeer 2, Davison 2, Saginaw 0 Singles No. 1 – Katie Speaks (CA) def. Davison 2-6, 6-1, 3-1 ret.; def. by Saginaw Heritage 6-0, 6-0 No. 2 – Mary Dollinger (CA) def. […]