Says me, ‘In 2017, don’t be stupid (be nice).’

Says me, ‘In 2017, don’t be stupid (be nice).’

Yep, it’s official we’ve watched another ball drop, and I am not talking about the disappointing receiving efforts of your Detroit football Lions. I’m talking about that symbolic gizmo that mechanically, ever-so-slowly moves its way down a pole in New York every Dec. 31. Why folks say that “ball drops” is beyond me. It ain’t […]

Looking for a miracle this Christmas?

Looking for a miracle this Christmas?

Across these great, fruited plains of America (including the frozen tundra of our Mitten State) folks are thinking about miracles — it is that time of year. Folks either believe in one miraculous birth or they don’t; they either believe in miracles or are hoping for one to intervene in their lives. What is a […]

Armed robbery in Clarkston

Armed robbery in Clarkston

By Phil Custodio Sheriff’s Detectives from the Independence Township Substation and Detectives from the Sheriff’s Special Investigation Unit investigate the crash scene at the gate to Lakeview Cemetery, 6:45 p.m., Saturday, where two jewelry store robbery suspects were rammed by one of their victims. According to police, two men entered the Clarkston Jewelry Outlet in […]

When the stars align just right, miracles can happen

When the stars align just right, miracles can happen

By Kate Konczal, Independence Township Building Department Merriam-Webster defines Predestination as “the belief that everything that will happen has already been decided by fate and cannot be changed.” There have been very few times in my life  where I have been rendered speechless. Totally, utterly and shockingly speechless.  Thursday, November 10  was one of those […]

Remembering Christmases past to smile today

Remembering Christmases past to smile today

All right. Okay. I get it. The year of our Lord 2016 has seen many highs and many lows. It has been one of those years where our patience for our fellow humans has been tested and pushed to the limits. Many folks, many of my own “peeps” (whatever that means) are angry for various […]

Goodfellow newspaper sales this weekend! Please give!

This weekend be on the lookout for folks standing in intersections! They will be selling newspapers to help fund local charities.

Goodfellow newspaper sales this weekend! Please give!

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Don’t hit the folks standing in the roads selling newspapers!” * * * I know it’s that holiday time of year because over the past six weeks I have put together area Goodfellow editions for area groups (boy, have I been putting together Goodfellow newspapers — but, I know, […]