Clarkston has heart!

Clarkston has heart!

In the spirit of community, Neiman’s Family Market on Dixie Highway at White Lake Road is selling Clarkston Has Heart t-shirts. According to Nate Neiman, the shirts will cost $24. Ten dollars from every sale will go to the local food pantry, Lighthouse North. During the COVID-19 crisis, Neiman’s has changed their hours of operation. […]

April 1st, no-fooling.

April 1st, no-fooling.

Stupid Coronavirus. It’s kinda’ put a damper on having fun. Since the beginning of 2020, I had planned on this column, to be published on April 1. I had a plan to quote the township supervisor on some sort of prank story. Running through my head were stories on Michigan locating a prison in town, […]

Independence Township creates ‘Help’ line

COVID – 19 HELP LINES The on-going COVID – 19 pandemic and recent Stay at Home order by our Governor has everyone stressed out. Here’s a bit of information that hopefully will put you at ease. Of course, if you have a real emergency … dial 911. But if you’re scared and home alone during […]

Clarkston News Editorial: Neighbors helping neighbors, supporting local business

It may seem have we found ourselves — collectively as a community, state and as a nation — in a situation that we’ve never been before. But, individually, as families and yes even our community has faced hardships before. Community newspapers have reported on times of war, great depressions, mass suffering and local tragedies. And, […]

Meanwhile, back in the e-world . . .

Meanwhile, back in the e-world . . .

It’s nice to know during the situation we all find ourselves in, that somethings can still be counted on. One, most folks are good folks. Living in a smaller community is a choice, and usually a good one because of neighbors helping neighbors. Be one of those good neighbors. Two, I am gonna’ get e-mails […]

Township offices closed

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE COVID-19 Precautionary Measures Townhall, Senior Center, DPW Closed to the Public Effective immediately, March 19, Independence Townhall, Senior Center and DPW will be closed to the public until April 6th in order to minimize the public’s and our employees’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Township employees will continue to be on-site […]

The little virus that could . . .

The little virus that could . . .

Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus .COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. Coronavirus. COVID-19. Coronavirus, and Coronavirus. There. Glad I got that out of my system. Holy moly. Never thought I would see the likes of this little virus, or more accurately, I never thought I would […]

Some Irish jokes to lighten things up

Some Irish jokes to lighten things up

I know this country is divided. And, I know there is a small group who like to yell and scream and make others miserable. Heck, it’s an election year. So, to combat coronavirus madness and general negativity, I will try to spread some magical fairy dust this week. Think about it, March is a time […]

Women need not read today. (But, if you want, you can.)

Women need not read today. (But, if you want, you can.)

Que the pipers! Let me hear the heart-stirring rat-a-tat-tat of the drums. Where’s my goshed-darned soapbox? My friends, Americans and countrymen, lend me your ears now, while the womenfolks are off doing whatever womenfolks do. Men, the time of putting up or shuttin’ up is upon us. Yes, it’s time. It’s March and I ask […]

You say poonch-key, I say paczki

You say poonch-key, I say paczki

(While Don is away, scouring the country-side to promote #MustacheMarch and maybe a Million Mustache March on Capitol Hill — here is a gem of a Don’t Rush Me from March 6, 2019. Don reminds us, he is ‘sposed to lay off the sugars, so don’t send him paczki.) * * * Yup, it started […]

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