Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Love it when science (or at least people smarter than me) comes to my aide to shore-up one of my long-held beliefs (even if said belief had no substantial reason to be held). That belief: Kids and dirt is a good thing. When I was a youngster, like before I was five years old, I […]

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Hey, it’s the week after July 4 and all I can say to all you who were on vacation, “Why did you come back so early?” While you were gone, enjoying yourselves on the lakes and woods, and cottages and cabins and hotel suites, the world of non-vacation takers took advantage of your absence. The […]

Genisys Credit Union Receives Economic Bright Spot Award

Genisys Credit Union has received the Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Award from Corp! Magazine. This award recognizes Michigan companies that continue to grow, expand and hire Michigan’s brightest talent. “We are honored to once again receive this award from Corp!” said Jackie Buchanan, Genisys President and CEO, “Genisys is committed to providing outstanding financial products […]

Buy a 5th on the 3rd for the 4th, an American tale.

Buy a 5th on the 3rd for the 4th, an American tale.

Much to my chagrin, for the past — oh what, two weeks? — people have celebrated American independence with fireworks and much merriment. While I dig the feeling of celebrating American independence every day of the year, I can do without an entire summer of explosions. (Insert “Signed with with love, Cranky Old White Dude” […]

Slings & arrows of the week

Slings & arrows of the week

What’s going on, you ask? Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks for your hero (and in case you forgot, that’s me). First to mind has been the attempts at herding cats, which as everyone knows, is no easy endeavor. Yup, it’s been over 10 days since we “lost” our server at work. Now, […]

Looking back on Father’s Day

Looking back on Father’s Day

As one of that despots of the “older” generation who has ruined Facebook for Millennials and younger folks, this past weekend I posted a couple of pictures of my very own father, Pops Rush. And, why not, it was after all a Father’s Day weekend. I got to thinking, next month — July —will mark […]

Diploma time for Clarkston’s class of ‘champions’

Diploma time for Clarkston’s class of ‘champions’

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was a gorgeous night for a graduation, as families and friends of 606 soon-to-be alumni filled DTE Energy Music Theatre with excitement and remembrances. “I am very proud of all of you and acknowledge your efforts, your triumphs, and the struggles you had to overcome to make […]

To the Class of 2018, welcome to being an adult

To the Class of 2018, welcome to being an adult

This weekend went to son Sean’s high school graduation ceremonies. Our youngest is now taking his first steps of young adulthood like many in the ever-lovin’ Class of 2018. With pomp and circumstance they walked down aisles with robes and caps. Tassels have been tussled from right to left. Graduated. Woo-hoo and congratulations. Now your […]

History, time travel in one-acts

History, time travel in one-acts

  The Clarkston Village Players present two one-act plays written and directed by Joseph M. Mishler, June 1 at 8 p.m.; and June 2 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Odyssey,” featuring Casey Gross and Sean Mueller, is set in autumn, 1968. Two veterans about to be discharged from the service have seen war and […]

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