Letters to the Editor

A stand against secret city files Dear Editor, The Clarkston News reported on the city’s victory in Susan Bisio’s Freedom of Information Act case (“Judge rules for city in FOIA case,” Oct. 26). As counsel for Mrs. Bisio, I want to clarify a few things. The News report has some inaccuracies, apparently prompted by inaccuracies […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Tech advances

It was fun trying out Clarkston Chiropractic’s new cryotherapy technology at their recent ribbon cutting celebration. You step into the chamber and it blasts you with super-chilled mist, which gets down to minus 240 or so. Two or three minutes in there is a full treatment. I went for two. It definitely gets the blood […]

Election letters

Dear Editor, I love Clarkston. It is a beautiful, unique place to call home. With great pride I look around and consider what I have always enjoyed about the village council: It isn’t big government. We are neighbors working together to make life in Clarkston the best it can be for all of us. It […]

Community meeting on park

The Friends of Depot Park hosts a community conversation about Clarkston’s Depot Park, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Clarkston Independence District Library, “Please come and contribute to a discussion probing the question, ‘What qualitative enhancements would we like to see in our park,’” said Eric Haven, chairman. “We invite you to join a […]

Ribbon cutting for Clarkston Chiropractic

Ribbon cutting for Clarkston Chiropractic

Chamber members join Dr. Kurt Cooper, with scissors, and Clarkston Chiropractic staff in a cheerful ribbon cutting. Friends, family, and members of Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Clarkston Chiropractic, 5855 Dixie Highway, Oct. 26. Dr. Kurt Cooper explained the center’s chiropractic and massage services, and demonstrated their new […]

Pups hard, fun work for Leader Dog trainers

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Raising puppies for Leader Dogs for the Blind is hard work. “But it’s fun work,” said Ginger Rossow, who with her husband, Glenn, has raised eight Labrador Retriever puppies so far for the Rochester based non-profit group. “We’re kind of hooked, and we love labs.” They have been raising […]

Mystery dinner

Mystery dinner

Gangsters and molls enjoyed dinner and solved a “murder” at Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network’s second annual Murder Mystery Dinner, Oct. 20, at Pine Knob Mansion. Everyone was invited to dress the part of a 1920’s Great Gatsby partygoer, and the Clarkston Village Players were on hand to provide the clues. Photo […]

Block grants OK’d for senior busing

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously to direct $6,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to the Independence Township senior center transportation program. The money will be used in the center’s transportation program for residents over 55 years of aged, as well as disabled adults, said senior center Director Barbara Rollin. “We take them wherever they […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The virtue of being last

The idea of being last seems almost un-American. Who wants to be last? No one! Not in sports competition. Not in election results. Not on the world scene. But Jesus Christ told his disciples, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all” (Mark 9: 35). Jesus said that […]

Adoption awareness walk

Charitable organization Gift of Adoption, a volunteer-driven charity that provides financial assistance to complete adoption, hosts a one-mile walk through Independence Oaks County Park to represent the final mile in a child’s adoption journey, 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6. The group of adoptees, adoptive parents and volunteers will take the walk to help raise awareness […]