Community Read aims to foster dialogue on lives of African-American youth, community response
Oct21

Community Read aims to foster dialogue on lives of African-American youth, community response

By Jan Worth-Nelson A “Community Read” series focused on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ bestselling book Between the World and Me is underway in Flint, with the second of nine discussions scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. Coates’ book, written as a letter to his 15-year-old son, confronts from its first page the sorrow and dangers faced by young black men in an America Coates...

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Get rid of hazardous waste this Saturday, Oct. 22
Oct19

Get rid of hazardous waste this Saturday, Oct. 22

By Jan Worth-Nelson More than 80 dangerous household chemical and electronic items from acids to batteries to bleach to fluorescent lightbulbs to insecticides to paint thinners to tires to weed killers can be disposed of from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 22 at two area locations.  They are: — Flint East Water Service Center at 3310 E. Court St., Flint and — Trinity Assembly of God at 4363 W. Mt. Morris Rd., Mt....

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East Village Magazine – October 2016
Oct04

East Village Magazine – October 2016

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download...

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Flint Local 432’s “Mixdown” bringing culinary talent for Friday celebration
Oct03

Flint Local 432’s “Mixdown” bringing culinary talent for Friday celebration

By Jan Worth-Nelson “Mixdown,” a culinary event celebrating the nonprofit Flint Local 432, a longtime downtown music and arts venue, is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Oct. 7 at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St. The event will feature walk-around tasting, chef demonstrations, a 432 history display, and beer, wine, and cocktail bars. According to publicist Erin Archuleta, the food fest started last year as a 30th...

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Concerned Pastors deliver blistering salvo at Councilman Scott Kincaid, City Council
Oct03

Concerned Pastors deliver blistering salvo at Councilman Scott Kincaid, City Council

By Jan Worth-Nelson A powerful consortium of Flint clergy,  the Concerned Pastors for Social Action,  a group which has consistently weighed in in support of Mayor Karen Weaver, today stood in the lobby of Flint City Hall and delivered a blistering salvo at the Flint City Council. In particular, they directed their ire at Councilman Scott Kincaid, who Pastor Reginald Flynn of Foss Avenue Baptist Church said was engaging in...

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