Letters to the Editor

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

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 […]

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 […]