Dale Kildee, Flint’s Congressman for 36 years, dies at age 92
Oct14

Dale Kildee, Flint’s Congressman for 36 years, dies at age 92

By Paul Rozycki Dale Kildee, who served as Flint’s congressman for 36 years, died  Oct. 13 at age 92. He was one of the longest serving members of Congress and was reelected to the U.S. House 18 times, retiring in 2012.   Kildee, who had considered entering the priesthood, earned his B.A. at Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit, earned a teaching certificate at the University of Detroit, and did graduate work in political science and...

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Neighborhoods in Beecher site of this week’s mobile vaccination unit: free lunch, shots offered Thursday and Saturday
Oct13

Neighborhoods in Beecher site of this week’s mobile vaccination unit: free lunch, shots offered Thursday and Saturday

By Tom Travis A new community collaboration is bringing Covid vaccines, water, meals and other resources to Flint neighborhoods again this week, with free lunch and COVID-19 vaccines available in the neighborhoods in Beecher on Thursday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 16 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. both days. Genesee County’s rate of full vaccination stood at 46.7 per cent, as of Oct. 13 an increase of 0.7 per cent since last week,...

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Review: One weekend only of The Rep’s first show, an absurdist comedy, reminds audience of humans’ dark predicaments
Oct12

Review: One weekend only of The Rep’s first show, an absurdist comedy, reminds audience of humans’ dark predicaments

By Patsy Isenberg The Rep made a surprising choice for the first play of the 2021-22 season. It was  the absurdist comedy, “Happy Days,” a two-act play by Samuel Beckett, written in 1961. Theatre of the Absurd “Theater that seeks to represent the absurdity of human existence in a meaningless universe by bizarre or fantastic means,” is how Webster dictionary defines theater of the absurd. It was a surprising choice because some...

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Bill to change “Good Time” policy for incarcerated prisoners focus of Michigan Justice Advocacy event Saturday, Oct. 9
Oct08

Bill to change “Good Time” policy for incarcerated prisoners focus of Michigan Justice Advocacy event Saturday, Oct. 9

By Tom Travis In the last 40 years, Michigan’s prison population has ballooned 71 percent, with State expenditures on prisons and the incarcerated also jumping from $330 million to $2.4 billion — an average of $44,000 per prisoner per year. These are among facts that the The Michigan Justice Advocacy (MJA) organization hopes to highlight in a Saturday, Oct. 9 event  to draw support and awareness to Michigan Senate Bill...

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The East Village Magazine – October 2021
Oct06

The East Village Magazine – October 2021

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download here: View...

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