LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A call for more open information at meetings Dear Editor, Mayor Percival had a very nice letter in the Clarkston News about everyone working together for the greater good (“Many work together to make city a success,” Jan. 10). I like the mayor and he is one of the most active and involved mayors the […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for community help for Mitten Trees Dear Editor, To all of the people who have, so far, generously donated to our Mitten Trees, the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club thanks you all so much for your generosity in donating mittens and hats to our Village Planter trees lining Main Street in downtown Clarkston. To […]

Health care concerns for Congressman Bishop

Dear Editor, Our Representative Mike Bishop voted for a tax bill which eliminates the mandate to buy health insurance under ACA. This Republican tax bill will increase health insurance premiums for all of us, making healthcare less affordable and increasing the number of uninsured people. All of us will pay for healthcare for the uninsured, […]

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Rotary Shoes for Kids benefits from newspaper sales Dear Editor, The Clarkston Rotary Club would like to sincerely thank all of those who so generously donated during the recent newspaper sales on local streets and holiday activities. The spirit of the donors was encouragement for those volunteers collecting, not only for their contributions but also […]

Kudos to Coach Richardson, staff, atheletes

Dear Editor, Congratulations to head football coach Kurt Richardson, staff, and student athletes for winning the third State Division 1 Football Title in five years. Some 30 years ago the head football coach resigned, leaving an opening for a head coach position. On my desk was a letter from Gus Birtsas, principal at Sashabaw Junior […]

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Thanks for art support Dear Editor, On behalf of the PTA of Springfield Plains Elementary, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to the generous businesses and volunteers that made our second annual Art Inspiration event a huge success. Ms. Ryanne Shiner, SPE’s art teacher; April of McCourt’s Musical Instruments; Joanne of Joanne […]

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A call for open meetings with congressman Dear Editor, When did we adopt a part-time Congress? Unlike most other people in Congress, our Representative Mike (Where’s Waldo) Bishop is nowhere to be seen. Why has he not held any meetings open to the public in his district? Is he worried that someone will ask why […]

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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 […]

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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 […]