SCAFD begins EMS services in Swartz Creek, Clayton Twp.

SWARTZ CREEK and CLAYTON TWP. — After months of planning and preparation, the Swartz Creek Area Fire Department officially began providing EMS response service in the City of Swartz Creek and Clayton Township on Thursday, Sept. 2. “This has been a long process, but with the support of our community leaders, the dedication of our firefighting staff and the EMS […]

Community remembers longtime Bishop Airport mechanic

FLINT TWP. — Members of the Flint area aviation community are remembering Fred McClellan for his contributions to Flint Bishop International Airport and his passion for all things aircraft-related. McClellan, owner of McClellan Aircraft Maintenance on the grounds of Bishop Airport, passed away on Aug. 15 at the age of 88. A celebration of his life was held at Community […]

Jeepers Creekers brings family fun to Swartz Creek on Oct. 9

Fun run, cottage market, trunk-or-treat among festivities

SWARTZ CREEK — A full day of family-friendly festivities is coming to Swartz Creek when Jeepers Creekers returns on Saturday, Oct. 9. The day begins with a costumed 5K fun run at 10 a.m. through downtown Swartz Creek. To register to run or to have your logo on the shirt and other merchandise, visit jeeperscreekers.com/. Volunteers are needed to point […]

Save the Date

Patriot Day ceremony SWARTZ CREEK — On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on American soil, the GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club will sponsor the 2nd annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 – Patriot Day – at the Swartz Creek Veterans Memorial on Fortino Drive. — L.R. Euchre tournament CLAYTON TWP. — Swartz Creek […]

Christian rock group to host benefit concert on Sunday

FLUSHING — Local Christian band 1 Fifty will be rocking out Riverview Park this weekend to raise funds for homeless families across the county. 1 Fifty, based out of Flushing United Methodist Church (FUMC), will put on its 7th Annual Family Promise benefit concert on Sunday from the Riverview Park Bandshell in downtown Flushing. The free concert will start at […]

Inaugural group of law enforcement graduates from Crisis Intervention Training (CIT)

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee Health System has announced the first group of officers have graduated from Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) offered by Genesee Health System. CIT training is being offered through a combination of grant funds and will be continued by the Genesee County Mental Health Millage that was passed in May. “The officers completing the CIT training in Genesee […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO Sept. 8, 2011 Former Superintendent Clay Perkins has returned to help school district officials get things off to a smooth start for the 2011-12 school year. Perkins, who retired last year, will fill in part-time for Assistant Superintendent Kevin Brown as interim human resources director. Brown, meanwhile, has returned temporarily to his former post as principal of […]

GFWC Swartz Creek selects Goupil as recipient of 2021 scholarship

SWARTZ CREEK — The GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club has awarded a $500 scholarship to Sydney Goupil. After graduating from Swartz Creek High School in 2018, Goupil attended Mott Community College. She currently is a senior at Eastern Michigan University where she is pursuing a degree in speech therapy, and plans to continue her studies to achieve a master’s degree. […]

Memorial ‘tree of hope’ sheds light on overdose and addiction

SWARTZ CREEK — Lisa Lewis is living a parent’s worst nightmare, but through the tears and heartbreak and sleepless nights, she wants to offer hope to other families who are facing the same struggles her family faced for years. With loved ones by her side on Tuesday, Aug. 31 – International Overdose Awareness Day – Lewis planted a white pine […]

Career exploration helps students become successful adults

The VIEW from here

When I was a child, I didn’t have a clue that I could be doing the work that I am doing today. I couldn’t conceptualize it. So, instead my passions were rooted in what was familiar to me. I wanted to be an artist. So, after high school I went on to pursue a fine arts degree. It wasn’t until […]