CCNA is 100:  pizza party to celebrate the century Saturday at MCC
Aug09

CCNA is 100: pizza party to celebrate the century Saturday at MCC

The College Cultural Neighborhood Association will celebrate its 100th birthday with a pizza party from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mott Community College Regional Technology Building Veranda facing Second Street. CCNA Vice-president Sherry Hayden said the event is made possible by Mott Community College, with hosts Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea and the president’s executive cabinet, in conjunction with the MCC Institutional...

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Boil water advisory lifted
Aug09

Boil water advisory lifted

The following press release was just issued by the City of Flint: Precautionary City Wide Boil Water Advisory LIFTED Flint, Mich. – The City of Flint Director of Public Works, Rob Bincsik, reported Friday that crews have completed repairs on a water main break that triggered a Precautionary Boil Filtered Water Advisory Thursday morning for water customers in Flint. “The break has been fixed and we have received satisfactory...

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What’s your story?  Tell it to StoryCorps, at the FIA through Sept. 4
Aug07

What’s your story? Tell it to StoryCorps, at the FIA through Sept. 4

By Tom Travis Let the stories begin:  StoryCorps has arrived in Flint. As part of a year-long nationwide tour with stops in 10 cities and a plan to record more than 1,000 conversations,  the recording studio on wheels is parked at the Flint Institute of Arts until Sept. 4. What is StoryCorps? StoryCorps is a non-profit organization that has been recording people having meaningful conversations since 2003. They are now on their 2019...

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Nestle to continue Ice Mountain water delivery, mayor’s office announces
Aug05

Nestle to continue Ice Mountain water delivery, mayor’s office announces

The following press release was issued today from City Hall:  FLINT, Mich. — Mayor Karen Weaver and the City’s Chief Recovery Officer, Jameca Patrick-Singleton, announced today that Nestlé Waters North America will continue supplying Ice Mountain®Brand 100% Natural Spring Water to Flint residents. “We appreciate that Nestlé Waters has agreed to extend supplying bottled water beyond the August end date,” said Mayor Weaver. “Since the...

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“Beto” praises Flint’s “fierce pride,” touts 100K Ideas, calls for better health care
Jul25

“Beto” praises Flint’s “fierce pride,” touts 100K Ideas, calls for better health care

By Paul Rozycki The 2020 presidential campaign came to Flint Wednesday with a visit from Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who held a town hall meeting and rally for several hours with enthusiastic supporters at the Ferris Wheel in downtown Flint. O’Rourke addressed a full house of more than a hundred people, where he spoke of the new opportunities he said he hoped to see in Flint.  O’Rourke said...

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Flint Festival of Writers to feature “Dreams Like Mine” author LaTashia Perry
Jul24

Flint Festival of Writers to feature “Dreams Like Mine” author LaTashia Perry

  Flint Festival of Writers 2019 featured author LaTashia Perry ( Photo Credit  770 Photography) It has a new name, a new date, a new location, new talent and a fresh line-up of programs. The Flint Festival of Writers – formerly the Flint Literary Festival—will be held Sept. 13-14 in the Ferris Wheel, 615 Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. As a part of the festival’s ongoing mission to create accessible, engaging opportunities for...

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