Flint Mayoral Candidates Square off in Political Forum

FLINT (WJRT) – (10/13/15) – Inside St. Michael’s Catholic Church, dozens of Flint residents listened in as incumbent Mayor Dayne Walling and challenger Dr. Karen Weaver squared off. Walling and Weaver answered questions on four different topics: Flint’swater crisis, crime, schools and the city’s infrastructure. “We need police. We also need engaged, active citizens,” Weaver said. “This has been devastating for our community. I have a comprehensive plan to improve our water,” Walling said. At times, both candidates took jabs at each other. Weaver criticized Walling’s policies. “If speaking out…

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A New Beginning In September

A New Beginning In September By: Blake D. Strozier, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer – Flint Board of Education I can remember back as a young man preparing for the beginning of school; the summer was almost over, the beginning of another school year was right around the corner. I used to dread this time of year; I wanted to be out with my friends or on vacation with my family. As I got older, I began to see it from the eyes of an adult; this time of the year becomes exciting.…

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