Sometimes we have to think to give thanks

There are times in life when we feel there is nothing for which to give thanks. Deaths and tragedies cancel good thoughts. Then you see a baby look at you and smile. And you melt. A cold or illness saps your strength, then you see a beautiful sunset. There are times in life when happier […]

Independence Township

The Planning Commission of Independence Township, Oakland County Michigan, will hold a Public Hearing on: December 11th, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. At the Independence Township Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48346, to consider the following: FILE #PC 2003-032 Robert C. Schlatterbeck, Petitioner Section 5.15 REQUEST SPECIAL LAND USE APPROVAL Home Occupation R-1R (Rural Residential […]

Independence Township

SYNOPSIS Supervisor Stuart called the November 18, 2003 meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. at the Independence Township Library. Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call: Present: Kelly, McCrary, Rosso, Stuart, Travis, Wenger Absent: Wagner There is a quorum. 1. Approval of the agenda as amended. 2. Approved the Consent Agenda as amended. – Approval of Minutes […]

Garden eliminated; township foots bill

What started out being described as a win-win situation turned into a lose-lose situation for the Independence Township Board. At the end of their Nov. 18 meeting the township did not have a community garden and instead had a $10,000 bill. By tying up some loose ends at the meeting, the board officially closed the […]

Independence Township

TOWNSHIP BOARD AGENDA 7:30 p.m. TOWNSHIP LIBRARY DATE: December 2, 2003 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call 4. Opening Statements and Correspondence 5. Approval of Agenda 6. Public Forum -Individuals in the audience have the opportunity to address the Township Board on an issue that is not on the agenda […]

Goodrich cagers fall short in district final

The third quarter proved to be the beginning of the end for the Goodrich girls basketball team in their regional final Nov. 21 against host Mt. Clemens. Mt. Clemens outscored the Martians 20-10 in that period, undoing a 28-26 Goodrich halftime lead and sending them on their way to a 57-50 defeat of the Martians. […]

Springfield Township to expand fire department

Two new full-time firefighters and a leased ambulance are expected to provide better emergency service for Springfield Township residents in 2004. The township board on Thursday, Nov. 13 approved a request from Fire Chief Charlie Oaks to seek the additional staff, and officials are in negotiations with American Medical Response for an ambulance to be […]

Gargaro’s World

The mother of all holidays is upon us. Thanksgiving is centered around food and football, which ironically enough, is what I center my entire life around. This Thanksgiving Day, much like all others, will be spent at the parents’ place. Even though it is before the fact I know exactly how the day will go. […]

Jackson, Brandon icers start hockey season on good note

The past three years, Port Huron has had the Brandon hockey team’s number, winning all three times. The Blackhawks gained a measure of revenge Wednesday, Nov. 19, starting their season on the right foot with a 4-2 win against visiting Port Huron at the Polar Palace in Lapeer. ‘We were pretty pleased with our play,? […]

Letter to the Editor

Monday, November 17 made for a truly emotional and overwhelming morning. The responses I have heard from people who visited different area restaurants during “Eat out Clarkston” exemplified the support of our community. In Renee’s words, wanting “goodness to rub off on a lot of people” is definitely fulfilling her wishes. I am glad to […]

1 3 4 5 6 7 6,941