East Village Magazine – August 2020
Aug06

East Village Magazine – August 2020

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download here: EVM 08.20_web

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Incumbents Swanson, Neeley and Gleason defeat challengers in competitive primary
Aug05

Incumbents Swanson, Neeley and Gleason defeat challengers in competitive primary

By Paul Rozycki THIS STORY WAS UPDATED at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 5 In an election where mail-in votes were dominant, Genesee County voters turned out in larger than expected numbers and set the stage for the November election. With all the votes counted more than 29 percent of voters turned out for the August primary, significantly higher than the typical 20 percent turnout. Though there was a concern that the large number of...

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City of Flint and Crime Stoppers Offer $1,000 for information leading to arrests of illegal dumpers
Aug03

City of Flint and Crime Stoppers Offer $1,000 for information leading to arrests of illegal dumpers

By Tom Travis A reward of up to a $1,000 is being offered to those who provide information that helps lead to the arrest of anyone illegally dumping in the City of Flint,  Mayor Sheldon Neeley announced today, He made the announcement side by side with director of Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County, Julie Lopez in a video press conference. Mayor Neeley said that the program will be funded in part as part of a larger grant to...

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A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis.  Is there any good news?
Aug01

A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence among the stars, the Neowise comet, in the northern sky.  It’s not a large comet, just visible under the Big Dipper.  It has come closest to the earth in the middle of July, and has been observable for the last few weeks. Many ancient peoples often felt that comets were portents of doom and ruin.  The Romans and the Greeks felt they were a sign of major events,...

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