Sippert retires, new chief of police sworn in

FLINT TWP. — Longtime Flint Township police chief, George Sippert, gave his last report to the Board of Trustees on Monday night to a full house. After 32 years of service to the township, Sippert, who has served as the chief of police since 2004, will officially retire on May 25. Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller read and presented a […]

Ground-breaking ceremony held for Hyatt Place hotel in Mundy Township

MUNDY TWP. — Local dignitaries, community members and company representatives from Lodgco Hospitality celebrated the ground-breaking of Genesee County’s newest hotel, May 17. The ceremony, which was held on Hill Road, along US-23 in Mundy Township, marked the location where a future Hyatt Place hotel will stand. “We believe that the Hyatt Place is the right product for this market,” […]

Former treasurer remembered as upbeat, community-minded

FLINT TWP. — Marsha Binelli will be remembered by many for her jovial nature and her love of the Flint Township community. Binelli, former assistant to the township supervisor who later served as treasurer, died May 17 at Covenant-Saginaw of unknown cardiac issues. She was 58. Genesee County Commissioner Kim Courts, who served on the Flint Township Board of Trustees […]

Media Reload holds ribbon cutting at third location

Media Reload celebrated their grand opening at their third location, at 4365 Miller Rd. in Flint, last week. Manager Eric Tinnin, Owner Mark Campbell and Owner Kristen Campbell (with scissors) were joined by friends, family and the Flint & Genesee Chamber for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. According to Mark and Kristen, the new location is part of Media Reload’s strategic growth […]

Genesee Valley Rotary names Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth seniors Ja’Kavien Lewis and Morgan Sherrer have been named students of the month by the Genesee Valley Rotary. Lewis is the son of Latoya Jenkins, stepfather, James Jenkins and father, Preston Moore. He hold a GPA of 3.6 with numerous Accelerated and AP Classes. He plans to attend Northwood University on a full ride basketball scholarship. […]

M.A.D.D. to host drunken/drugged driving Awareness Event, May 26

FLINT — The spotlight will be on drunk/drugged driving as a continuing issue, May 26, at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St. in downtown Flint. Genesee County M.A.D.D. invites families that have lost loved ones in impaired-driving crashes to visit between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that day. They can hang a card with the names on the M.A.D.D. remembrance […]

Genesee County Parks celebrates 50 years

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Parks celebrates 50 years of the best in nature this year and has programs listed in its Family Fun Guide. “We’re kicking it off Sunday with a fireworks show at Bluebell Beach, which starts at 10 p.m. or when it gets dark, if the weather allows” said Danielle Fulcher, communications, events and brand manager for […]

Robo-Con T-shirt design winner announced

LAPEER — The Robo-Con planning committee is pleased to announce that seventh grade student Lauren Skovran, who attends North Branch Middle School, is the winner of this first-ever Robo-Con souvenir T-shirt design contest. The souvenir T-shirt, sponsored by Kettering University, will be available for sale at Robo-Con a free, family-friendly robotics festival set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July […]

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 […]