2018-08-02

Hamady Complete Food Center opens store in Flint



Hamady Complete Food Center opened its doors last Wednesday, July 25, at its new location, 2629 W. Pierson Road in Flint, the previous location of Kroger. The owner of the 74,000-square-foot facility, Jim McColgan Sr., says he hopes to make Hamady Complete Food Center much more than just a grocery store, with a large mezzanine to host community events. The […]

Donor awareness



July 25 was organ donor awareness night at the Flushing Summer Concert in the Park. The band Rodeo Drive played couple of country music sets and representatives from Genesee Health Plan, the Gift of Life and the Gleason Community Fund were also on hand. View Newspapers Editor Gary Gould spoke about his experience with a liver transplant last year, while […]

Back to the Bricks continues to grow



FLINT — As soon as Back to the Bricks wrapped up its 2017 run, the founder of the event, Al Hatch, was already hard at work planning this year’s event – and so it goes, each and every year. Having founded the seminal annual experience 15 years ago, Hatch has said he had no idea that it would one day […]

In brief



Movies under the stars FLINT — Movies Under the Stars from Communities First, Inc. continues with The Secret Life of Pets, Aug. 10 at the Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley (parking off Robert T. Longway Blvd.). The series features a pre-party starting at 7:30 p.m. including lawn games, dancing and music. Each experience is different and may include bounce houses, […]

Twp. board seeks to become a Certified Redevelopment Ready Community




FLINT TWP. — The township board has passed a Resolution of Intent to seek certification as a Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC) — a designation that would entitle the township to many state-supported grants and resources. RRC is a voluntary, no-cost certification program designed to promote effective redevelopment strategies through a set of six best practices – community plans and public […]

Flushing Masonic Lodge celebrates 150 years




FLUSHING — Flushing Lodge #223, Free and Accepted Masons celebrated 150 years of Masonry and service to the Flushing area at a rededication ceremony on July 20. Michigan Grand Lodge Officers from all around the state gathered to rededicate and honor the Flushing Masonic Lodge on 349 S. Seymour Road, which was built and dedicated in 1970. The evening began […]

C-A school board candidates filed




FLINT TWP. — No new faces are expected to join the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education after the November 6 election. The filing deadline for school board candidates to file their affidavit of identity was last week- July 24. Four current members of the C-A board met that deadline, according to the Genesee County Clerk’s elections division. They are Gloria Nealy […]

FJGA names Braun Cup winners




DAVISON – The final week of the Flint Junior Golf Association’s summer league took place Monday at Davison Country Club, as golfers in the Jack Nicklaus group looked to fine-tune their game ahead of the big end-of-the-season tournament next week. Goodrich’s Trent Barth and Lapeer’s Brooke Gibbons earned medalist honors on the day with rounds of 73 and 80, respectively. […]

Back to the Bricks Tune-up party week returns to Flushing, Swartz Creek




FLUSHING — For the second straight year, Flushing will welcome in classic car drivers and enthusiasts for a Back to the Bricks Tune-up Party at the Flushing A on 200 S. Cherry St. The action will rev up on Aug. 10, starting around 5 p.m. and continuing until 8 p.m. On the same day, the Tune-up Party will kick off […]

Firebirds’ trio thrives at Canada U17 camp




CALGARY – Three of the Flint Firebirds have performed exceptionally at the Canadian national under-17 development camp, which took place July 21-27 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Flint was represented by Michael Bianconi, Owen Power and Evan Vierling. In all, 111 skaters took part in the camp and Bianconi and Vierling ended the […]


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