In brief

Young Eagles Day at Dalton Airport FLUSHING — Do you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17? Does he or she love airplanes and helicopters? Bring them to the Dalton Airport for a free airplane or helicopter ride with a certified pilot. Make a lifelong memory at Young Eagles Day, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Please […]


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 […]

Deland Road construction disrupts mail service for residents

FLUSHING — A stretch of Deland Road between Carpenter Road and Coutant Street has been undergoing a water main replacement project in recent weeks. With Deland being closed to traffic, the United States Postal Service has been unable to deliver to over 50 residents living in the construction zone. As a result, affected homeowners—including those living in Scharrer Drive and […]

Hall finally honors ’84 Tigers

Fat Guy Corner

The long overdue enshrinement into baseball’s hall of fame has finally ended for Jack Morris and Alan Trammell. These two former Detroit Tigers will always hold a place in my heart after winning the 1984 World Series. I remember the 35-5 start like it was yesterday. Jack Morris was a workhorse on the mound in the 1980s. He led all […]

Clayton commission postpones decision on sign ordinance

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — The Clayton Township Planning Commission will wait until after the November election to tackle an ordinance regulating temporary signs. All around the township, makeshift signs advertise things like rummage sales, eggs for sale and property for sale. Residents, businesses and even out-of-towners put up temporary placards to show they support the police, oppose abortion or need summer […]

Flushing hosting inaugural Punt, Pass, Kick

FLUSHING – The Flushing Youth Tackle Football Program is hosting its first annual Punt, Pass, Kick on Saturday, August 18 at the Flushing Raider Field. There will be four divisions based on ages, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14, and is open to all of Genesee County. Registration begins at 8 a.m. the day of and costs $10 per person. For […]

Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services to host a free planning event

GRAND BLANC ­— Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services will be hosting a free Lunch Event on Aug. 15, at noon at Little Joe’s in Grand Blanc. The event will explain the critical benefits of advance funeral planning followed by informal questions and answers. This program will provide an overview on the benefits of advanced planning, including inflation protection, personalization, […]


Grand Blanc’s Cameryn Cass tees off at last year’s Lapeer Tune-Up. The Tune-Up will take place on Aug. 17 this year.

McLaren welcomes doctors to medical staff

FLINT – Mohammed Berrou, MD, board certified in pulmonary disease and a critical care medicine specialist, and Charlotte Ng, MD, board certified in cardiology and interventional cardiology, have joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Berrou is seeing patients at Pulmonary Associates, PC, G-3252 Beecher Road in Flint. Ng is seeing patients at Regional Cardiology Associates, PLC, 3399 Pollock Road […]

Fall Calendar

August 6: First football practicesAugust 8: First practices for all other fall sportsAugust 15: First contests for boys’ tennis and girls’ golfAugust 17: Lapeer Tune-Up golf meet at Lapeer Country ClubFirst contests for cross country, boys’ soccer, girls’ swimming, volleyballAugust 23: First contests for footballAugust 31-September 3: Labor Day weekend, football games played on August 30September 18: County Press Invitational […]