About July 4 in Clarkston

About July 4 in Clarkston

Seventy-six years ago, a year after World War II ended, Clarkston News Owner/Publisher/Editor William Stamp wrote solemnly on the front page. June 28, 1946: QUIET DAY FOR CLARKSTON Clarkston residents will take the Fourth in stride. No official celebration is planned and most local residents will probably spend a quiet day at home or else […]

So, what about fathers, Part Deux?

So, what about fathers, Part Deux?

Last week I wrote about what dads think about themselves and what society also thinks of men. Walking Paychecks. That’s what most men think of themselves as — providers — and, that is about it. That column led to some chatter out in the social media world, mostly from the AMC (Angry Moms Club), who […]

Graduates, welcome to being an adult.

Graduates, welcome to being an adult.

By now most area students who are The Ever-Lovin’ Class of 2017 have completed their graduation ceremonies. 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 real education starts. To help you on here are some thoughts for […]

The peeps chime in on #SegerToClarkston

The peeps chime in on #SegerToClarkston

It’s funny, I reckon, one of my favorite songs (or more accurately, one of the songs that sticks in my head) was released by RCA Victor in 1965. It was the flip side to Make the World Go Away, recorded by county & western legend Eddy Arnold. I only remember this because it was one […]

Breaking News: Looking for armed robbery suspect

Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for an armed robbery suspect described as a white male, youthful looking, approximately 5’ 8” to 5’ 10” tall, between 140 and 170 pounds, with blue or green eyes, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and white latex gloves. The robber, who had a scarf covering his face, entered the […]

Hey, somebody! Get this to Bob Seger, STAT!

Hey, somebody! Get this to Bob Seger, STAT!

Yeah, without a doubt it seems every few years or so those whacky Clarkstonfolk like to bring up the name (reverently, I might add): Robert Clark Seger. Yes, that Robert Seger, better known as Bob Seger — Rock N Roll Hall of Fame singer/song writer. I would venture to say, if Clarkston were England, they […]