Letters to the Editor

Support of Friendly Forest appreciated Dear Clarkston News, On behalf of Independence Township Parks, Recreation, and Seniors and our event partner the Clarkston Area Optimist Club, I would like to thank you for your support of the 2017 Friendly Forest. The event was a huge success, with over 1,070 kids walking through the trail! After […]

Reader warns against tax breaks for rich

Dear Editor, We have a bully in the pulpit who has no soul. He has a false opinion of himself, that he is the smartest and worthy of esteem. His lack of wisdom and humanity is appalling. The Founding Fathers knew of the oppression of the English serf system where dukes, earls, and lords had […]

Letters to the Editor

Reader decries disrespect Dear Editor: I am delighted to lend my voice to the celebration of 25 years of our city. I have resided here for 44 years. I strongly supported the creation of the city and will fight vigorously for it’s future. I was encouraged by the language and purpose of our City Charter […]

Letters to the Editor

Clarification from city council candidate Dear Editor, My grandfather was a minister and he taught me the lessons about false teachings and telling the whole story – not just the portion that serves your needs. In a recent City Council meeting, current member David Marsh stated he could not support me because “I want to […]

Your thoughts?

Your thoughts?

Assistant Publisher Don Rush just read an article in the New Yorker, sent my Clarkston resident Tom Stone. Your thoughts? “Creating indispensible journalism—whether at the local or national level—is not without cost. It does not want to be free. If people aren’t willing to pay for it, like they pay for the Internet or cell-phone […]

Letters to the Editor

Questions for council Dear Editor, The Clarkston News asked several relevant questions of the candidates for Village of Clarkston City Council as published in last week’s edition. I am appalled the answers from the incumbent council members are so uninformative and in some cases outright wrong. Even worse is candidate Marsh who refused to answer […]

City voters call for scrutiny of candidates

Dear Editor, At the Sept. 11 City Council meeting, City Attorney Tom Ryan indicated the following with regard to the matter of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the City of the Village of Clarkston and Susan Bisio now in the Michigan Court of Appeals (“No info for you,” Sept. 20): In fact, […]

City sued over lawyer’s actions, readers say

Dear Editor, The City of the Village of Clarkston has been the defendant in a Freedom of information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for the past 18 months. At the Sept. 11 City Council meeting, at the request of City Council person Sue Wylie, City Attorney Tom Ryan updated the council on the status of the case. […]

Letters to the Editor

Help wanted for school business programs Dear Editor, When tested on general financial knowledge, nearly 50 percent of high school seniors fail. We’re working to change that. H&R Block is committed to helping teens learn how to manage finances – so the kids of today become the financially responsible adults of tomorrow. We have a […]

Letters to the Editor

Reader kudos for city leadership on parking Dear Editor, In my opinion, the dereliction of prior councils has directly resulted in the parking problem downtown. I applaud the leadership of those current Clarkston City Council members who made the difficult, but correct decision to finally move forward with paid parking as at least part of […]

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