Candidate would support health care

Dear Editor: Integrity and honesty in government are important. Nicole Breadon is running for state representative in District 43 because she supports funding for public schools, infrastructure and roads, and protecting working families. As a representative, she would also support developing a single payer health care system, working across the aisle to develop what is […]

Calls for financial fitness for electeds

Dear Editor, The Village of Clarkston faces very significant financial challenges. The recent report to City Council details the condition of our roads and the expenses required to maintain them. Past city councils have ignored infrastructure maintenance. We will need to spend double the cost currently budgeted to keep the roads from further deteriorating. And […]

Community’s kindness to family much appreciated

Dear Editor, The Malinowski and Wyniemko family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love, support, prayers, kindness, and for all the food that was sent to the family. Michele Malinowski was a loving wife, mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to many. The help that everyone provided gave us the […]

Friendly Forest returning to Clintonwood

Hosted by Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors in partnership with the Junior Optimists, the 2018 Friendly Forest will be on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2-6 p.m., at Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road. Tickets will be sold in 15-minute intervals, 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., etc., at the parks and rec office, 6483 Waldon Center […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: Proactive approach to student support

Last month, I introduced you to five words that have been on my mind for a few months now. These five words represent Clarkston Community Schools’ collective values and intentions for young people in Clarkston. Every decision we make as a district will be guided by our commitment to create schools where students are: SAFE, […]

Poinsettia, greens sale

Clarkston Community Women’s Club’s annual Poinsettia/Greens sale is on now through Nov. 9, with delivery on Monday, Nov 26, with poinsettias in an assortment of colors and sizes, wreaths, greens hanging basket, grave blankets, grave pillows, porch pots, and centerpiece. To order, call Belinda Seal-Sweet at 248-520-9353 or Gail Ferguson, 248-758-8574. Check clarkstoncommunitywomens.org. Photo provided

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Be a peacemaker, not a wimp

Karl is upset that his wife constantly comes home late after work, but he says nothing. Why? He thinks he is being like Christ by not saying anything; but he does give her a cold shoulder. Pam disagrees with her coworkers at lunch when they slander her boss, but she’s afraid to speak up. “I […]

New fire stations for Springfield Township

New fire stations for Springfield Township

Springfield Township Trustee Dennis Vallad and Fire Department Lt. Ryan Hart, with the oversize scissors, welcome the community to the ribbon cutting commemorating the opening of the new Station 3 on Andersonville Road. Photo by Phil Custodio Springfield Township firefighters and trustees welcomed the community to their two new firestations on Andersonville Road, Sept. 29. […]

Denise Ann Myers

Denise Ann Myers of Clarkston, formerly of Redford Township, passed away Oct. 5, 2018, at age 61. She was the wife of Warren; mother of Lindsay; daughter of Virginia (late Ramie) Phillips; sister of Ramie Jr (Michelle) Phillips; sister in law of Judy (Paul) Bruer. Denise recently retired as an engineer from General Motors after […]

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