2018-10-18

Last week for election letters to the editor



The View Newspapers welcome election-related letters to the editor. We believe it’s important to hear from our readers on what issues you believe are important and which candidate(s) you favor and why. As with anything, we have some ground rules for election-related letters. Deadlines The deadline for submitting letters to the editor regarding the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 22 […]

Ready for College? Attend MCC’s Regional College Fair Oct. 25



FLINT — College shopping is made easy at the Mott Community College (MCC) 34th Annual Regional College Fair Oct. 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. on the main campus at 1401 E. Court St. Representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities from Michigan, as well as out-of-state, will be on hand to discuss admission requirements, programs of study, financial options and […]

The Ally Challenge announces 2019 tournament dates



GRAND BLANC — Tournament Officials today announced the dates for the second annual The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club will once again play host to an elite field of 78 PGA TOUR Champions professionals Sept. 9-15 for the 2019 tournament. “The first Ally Challenge was by all measures a great success and we can’t […]

In brief



Martin Funeral Home hosts “Fly & Remember” event MT. MORRIS — Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services will host it’s annual “Fly & Remember” support program for all families that have lost children or who’ve had a loss during pregnancy. Taking place on Oct. 25, at 6 p.m., at the Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services, 1194 E. Mt. Morris […]

Girls on the Run gets recognized



FLUSHING — Girls on the Run, a physical activity based development program for girls in third to fifth grades, received recognition from the Flushing School Board at its Oct. 2 meeting. The non-profit program, which is organized by several Central Elementary School teachers, imparts life skills and encourages positive interaction through running games and a variety of fun activities around […]

Blueberry Ambassador Kickoff Party inspires great character in students




GENESEE COUNTY — The Blueberry Ambassador 2018 Kickoff Party began with students tossing a giant blueberry colored ball around the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center as they laughed and screamed in glee, and the momentum only continued to grow from there. “There are more than 1,000 of you here today and more who couldn’t make it,” said Marjory Raymer, the […]

In brief



2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is: Jarret Haynes will present on the restoration of the Capital Theatre on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. Haynes, Executive Director of the Whiting, will share what went into the […]

Fifth District U.S. Congress race on




BURTON — Dan Kildee has served three terms as U.S. Congressman (MI-05). Two individuals will be running against Kildee Nov. 6. Kathy Goodwin, 56, is a social worker. She grew up in district five. In high school, she saw a film about the victory of the Flint Sit Down Strike in 1937 and said it caused her to understand that […]

Sergeant earns promotion to fire captain




FLINT TWP. — After 23 years as a full-time firefighter, Dan Kelly has been promoted to the rank of captain. Kelly, formerly a sergeant with the Flint Township Fire Department, was sworn in as captain at the Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting, Oct. 15. A Flushing High School graduate, who attended Northern Michigan University and Lake Superior State University, […]

Soccer team advances into district semifinal




FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team eked past Davison 2-1 in Monday’s district opener held at Carman-Ainsworth. Etienne Moral scored an unassisted goal to put the Cavaliers on the board with 16 minutes remaining in the first half. Tommy Taylor added the second goal just eight minutes later, assisted by Moral. The Cavaliers held a 2-0 lead at halftime […]