2018-10-18

Baker College bookstore holds first book signing



FLINT TWP. — On Oct. 23, at 1 p.m., Baker College of Flint Barnes & Noble Bookstore will host its first book signing for a Baker College employee. Darla Nagel, a five-year professional writing tutor at the college, will read from and sign copies of her memoir, “Lightening the Shadow: Diagnosing and Living with an Invisible Chronic Illness.” The event […]

Firebirds fall to 0-9




FLINT – Playing back-to-back games at the Dort Federal Event Center this past weekend didn’t help the Flint Firebirds earn their first win of the season, losing 6-3 to the Kitchener Rangers. Saturday’s game actually started off on the right foot, as CJ Clarke gave Flint a 1-0 lead just 1:05 into the game. Connor Roberts then doubled the advantage […]

In brief



911 launches new app GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County 911 is offering a new smart phone app called SMART 911 which is designed to call users back in a disaster. If interested in receiving this alert, sign up and download the app at www.smart911.com. — G.G. Absentee ballot available at township hall FLINT TWP. — Absentee ballots are available at […]

Rocktober pie served up for sports fans

Fat Guy Corner

The sports world is rocking October with baseball playoffs, NHL hockey, college football, NFL action, and now the NBA season fires up this week! Man, for people like me, this is a slice of pumpkin pie and a tub of whipped cream! What shall we dive into first? The pie was first, so let’s get into the world of sports. […]

Ascension Genesys Women in Agriculture Farm host Harvest Gathering



GRAND BLANC TWP. — Join us for a day down on the farm! The Women in Agriculture Farm Development Center is hosting their first Harvest Gathering on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m.-4pm. Learn about their work, stewardship, composting with worms and celebrate diverse communities to build a vibrant and resilient food system. Tours and demonstrations on the Women’s Farm will […]

2018-10-18 E-Edition

The fuss over straight-party ballots



We’ve heard a lot lately about the elimination of the straightparty ballot in the upcoming Nov. 6 election. A straight-party ballot is where a voter goes into the polls and checks one box to vote for all of the candidates in one party. The move has caused an uproar among many people. Some say the elimination of straight-party voting is […]

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 […]