STUDENT VIEWPOINT: Softball for Sashabaw

By Riley Haener In a recent interview, Amanda Scarborough, a sports announcer for ESPN, explained her experience as a young softball player, “While my coaches were impacting ME, I had the ability to make an impact on THEM even though I was much younger.” What many people do not realize about softball is that not […]

Letters to the Editor

White Cane Week support appreciated Dear Editor, The Clarkston Area Lions wish to thank everyone for their support during our recent White Cane Week. Through your generosity, we collected over $8,100. All of the funds collected will be used to support many sight and hearing projects, including Leader Dogs for the Blind, Eversight Michigan, formerly […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for service Dear Editor, Impact Weekend was a community project that benefited many. Twenty-one volunteers worked at the senior center gardens and the entrance to Clintonwood Park. There were young people and adults from the Clarkston Community Church, adults from the senior center, the Senior Center Garden Committee and young people and adults from […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to deny permit for kennel Dear Editor, The golden retriever kennel seeking to legitimize its large-scale breeding operation by requesting an extreme variance permit should be denied. This is not an average hobby breeder or a neighbor you would want next door. This is a high-volume puppy peddling kennel with an average of […]

Letters to the Editor

Funding uncertainty Dear Editor, One of the most devastating consequences of unearned privilege — both for those of us on top and, for very different reasons, those who suffer beneath — is the death of empathy. Through our 43 years of advocacy involvement on behalf of our two adult sons, who are both on the […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Road memories

Dear Editor, Your article about deteriorating subdivision roads evokes memories (“Repairing township roads,” April 26). During the early 1970s, I briefly served as an appointed township trustee, replacing Merle Bennett who had resigned in disgust. A one-time Democrat supervisor, Gary Stonerock, had been elected to replace Duane Hershfall, who voted to rezone Dixie Highway property […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A call to keep folks dog-bite free

Dear Editor, A dog might be a man’s best friend, but is it a letter carrier’s? Warmer temperatures mean children playing, letter carriers delivering, and dogs barking. Most dogs are safely behind a fence or on a leash. However, there are some situations when a dog can be potentially dangerous. Several of our letter carriers […]

Letters to the Editor

Reader calls for caution in parking plan Dear Editor, I have read in the last couple of issues about the proposed solutions to the “parking problem” in the downtown area of the village (“Paid parking plan paused,” March 15). As an owner of an office building on Main Street, I am concerned the City Council […]