Talking to young children about anatomy and sex


Children will learn about private parts and eventually sex, and much earlier than you’d expect. It’s better that they learn the correct information from their parents instead of their friends,

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Jaden Smith on Bringing Clean Water to Communities and His ‘Emotional’ New Movie With Cara Delevingne (EXCLUSIVE


Jaden Smith unveils the fourth Water Box, a portable water filtration system developed by Smith'snonprofit 501CThree on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at Latinx Technology and Community Center on Flint's east side. Smith, accompanied by 501C

Three partner and co-founder Drew Fitzgerald, visited the Latinx Center first-hand to speak and meet with residents.

Recipe: Greek Cheese Burgers

 Burgers on the grill take on a whole new meaning when they’re made with cottage cheese and topped with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and Garlic Mint sauce.

Sharing Security With Mom On Mother’s Day

 By Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist

Spring is upon us, and it marks two very popular annual events: Mother’s Day and the release of Social Security’s baby name list! There’s no better time to share some security with the people you love.

Gov. Snyder Creates Campus Fire Safety Month

 Off-campus housing — a greater fire risk 

LANSING- MI — College students living away from home should take a few minutes to ensure that they are living in a fire safe environment as they start their academic year at Michigan colleges and universities, as Gov. Rick Snyder recently proclaimed September as Campus Fire Safety Month. Living off-campus poses particularly high fire risks that are preventable when young adults know and practice life-saving fire safety measures. 


Michigan Apples Taste Better Geographic factors contribute to superior taste from Michigan-grown apples

  LANSING, MI —With the majority of Michigan’s apple growing region located along the coast of Lake Michigan, it is clear that proximity to the Great Lakes makes a difference in producing high-quality, flavorful apples.


Making Your Holidays without Breaking the Bank

By CADL Marketing Staff
If you’re like many other Michiganders this holiday season, your festive spirit may be dampened by economic woes. Never fear, that’s why your library is here. 

Do you have an opinion? 11-22

Dear TNCP,
As a military veteran (Army, infantry, Viet Nam) I invite everyone to take a few moments each Veteran’s Day and think about the interconnectedness of life. 

News Spotlight: Armed Robbery of Quality Dairy

  Early Tuesday morning on October 9th 2012, officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of W Holmes (Quality Dairy) for an armed robbery.


Mother of Murder Victim Visits Lifers in Prison

Trying to Find Closure – Vivian Bodiford looking over her Michigan Department of Corrections Non-Institutional Personnel Daily Pass as a guest speaker for the National Lifers of America.  She was representing The New Citizens Press Community Action Network (TNCP CAN), which is dedicated to stopping violence. TNCP Photo