Letters to the Editor

President support Dear Editor, The past weeks letters written disparaging President Trump has left dismay and disappointment on your pages (“Sick, sinking feeling,” May 16; “Letter appreciated,” June 6). So Americans have elected the first non politician president since George Washington who dedicates his every day to citizens instead of lobbyists. Yet some choose to […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support Dear Don and The Clarkston News, Thank you so much for your support of our annual Kids Day in the Park! This year we struggled with inclement weather but plenty of families were still on hand to enjoy the day! Kids of all ages enjoyed bounce houses, petting zoo, a strolling magician […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support Dear Editor, Thank you to Jalapeno’s Restaurant of Clarkston, Jorge and Laura, for hosting a restaurant fundraising night on May 16. This fabulous fundraiser was held to support our three Clarkston Schools Destination Imagination (DI) teams going to the DI Global Finals in Tennessee later this month. Jalapeno’s graciously donated more than […]

Letters to the Editor

Sick, sinking feeling Dear Editor, Is America really feeling great again? Many Americans do not feel so good about the direction in which the nation seems headed. The fact is many are embarrassed, ashamed and saddened by what is happening to our government, and the message it sends to our children who we want to […]

‘No’ to driver pic

Dear Editor, I would have preferred not to see a picture of that truck driver, who rammed the building, in the paper…anywhere (“Seconds to space,” April 25). I don’t know what caused him to do that, but he could easily have killed a number of people. I think he should’ve been held in custody until […]

Letters to the Editor

Training for Autism Dear Editor, I am writing to inform you of the disconnect between adults with mental illnesses and insurance companies not covering services for them while they are not in crisis. In 2008, the state legislators passed the Mental health and Addiction Equity Act where health insurance carriers were prevented from limiting benefits […]

Letters to the Editor

Tax idea questionable Dear Editor, There is no question many of the roads in Independence Township require repairs and maintenance (“Township mulls road millage to fix roads,” April 11). But I question more tax as a solution to the problem. There are a number of sources of tax revenue for roads such as user fees […]

Letters to the Editor

Fix roads with current funds, reader says Dear Editor, A new road millage is not the answer to better roads (“Township mulls road millage to fix roads,” April 11). First we should start by lowering the weight limits commercial vehicles are allowed to carry. Overweight trucks crush our roads. Strictly enforce fines for over weight […]

Prom Salon at Clarkston High School

Dear Editor, With a week to go, the CHS Junior Optimists are proud to announce we are holding our First Ever, “The Prom Salon” at Clarkston High School! This dress sale will be held on April 14th from 10am-3pm. Cash only please. We will be selling gently worn prom dresses, at deep discounted prices. We could […]

Appreciation for school leadership

Dear Editor, I wish to publicly acknowledge the Clarkston Community Schools’ Administrative Office staff for their hard work, dedication, professionalism, perseverance, and collaboration in coping with the superintendent’s sudden departure three months ago, as well as with the tragedy of the Parkland school shootings. They have performed incredibly under the most challenging of circumstances, so […]

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