The East Village Magazine – May 2021
May07

The East Village Magazine – May 2021

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All four Flint ballot measures pass with 6 percent voter turnout:  police and fire, MTA, and mental health
May05

All four Flint ballot measures pass with 6 percent voter turnout: police and fire, MTA, and mental health

By Paul Rozycki May elections in Michigan are typically low profile affairs, with few voters taking the time to cast a ballot. Flint’s election was no different. In Tuesday’s election, with little visibility, few items on the ballot, and little controversy, only 6.3 percent of the potential voters turned out in Flint, as they gave approval to two millage renewals, a 911 surcharge renewal, and one proposed new millage for the Genesee...

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Book Review:  “Standpipe–Delivering Water to Flint” an ode to one man’s witness of troubled times
Apr28

Book Review: “Standpipe–Delivering Water to Flint” an ode to one man’s witness of troubled times

By Jan Worth-Nelson I was prepared to dislike and resent David Hardin’s new book, Standpipe: Delivering Water in Flint.  I expected to rail against it and pronounce my irritation with the tedious audacity of yet another out-of-towner carpetbagging into town and making something of the Flint Water Crisis for their own aggrandizement. Hardin, David Standpipe: Delivering Water in Flint. Cleveland: Belt Publishing, 2021. But something...

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Book Review: In  “Running for Home” descendants of the Sit Down Strike find their race tough to win, no matter how fast they run
Apr22

Book Review: In “Running for Home” descendants of the Sit Down Strike find their race tough to win, no matter how fast they run

By Jan Worth-Nelson Hard on the heels of his well-received nonfiction book Midnight in Vehicle City: General Motors, Flint, and the Strike that Created the Middle Class, Edward “Ted” McClelland has now released his first novel, Running for Home. [McClelland, Edward. Running for Home. Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press: 2021] [McClelland, Edward. Midnight in Vehicle City: General Motors, Flint, and the Strike that Created the Middle Class....

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The East Village Magazine – April 2021
Apr01

The East Village Magazine – April 2021

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