2018-05-24

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 […]

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 […]