Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes is the former managing editor of Flintside. He has worked in journalism and communications for more than 15 years and has previously written for ESPN.com, Lifehacker, Sierra Magazine, Next City, MLive, the Detroit Free Press, and other publications. He also teaches at Mott Community College. Follow him on TwitterInstagram, or his website. He's raising his two children on Flint’s eastside.

In The News Matthew Walker, CEO of the PixelStix platform, pulls up a mural play in Carriage Town.
In The News Hundreds of people visited Flint to protest a countywide mask mandate in public schools this week.
In The News Brush Alley Skateshop organizes a monthly girls Meet Up & Skate event downtown Flint.

Plans for new skate park in Flint continue to progress


In The News Attendant Care Autism Services has open positions for people of several experience levels.
In The News The GISD offers a vareity of free early childhood programs for Genesee County families.

In early childhood programs, parental involvement is key