Stop for pedestrian and runners’ safety

Dear Editor, What will it take for drivers to realize the pedestrian walk between Depot Street and Honcho is a place to legally STOP and WAIT for people to cross within the crossing lines? My running group and I cross Main Street every Saturday morning at least twice and I cannot remember a week where […]

Community support

Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Clarkston community for all of their support on our volunteer projects during our 50 years in the village. Without you, those projects would not have been successes. Thank you so much for Clark! He is a wonderful addition to Depot Park, and being enjoyed by so many. […]

Climate change chaos?

Dear Editor, Waking today to another Michigan gloom, overcast and rain, I pondered, “Are the wildfires in western Canada man made climate change, or are there lots of folks blowing smoke about the weather?” My answer would be, first, no. Nearly three million acres of fire and evacuation of thousand is an all natural event, […]

Sidewalk, council issue

Dear Editor, Having listened to the recording of the May 28, 2019, city council meeting and reading the article in the June 5, 2019, Clarkston News, I offer the following information to assist the council and administration in their legal obligations with regards to municipal budgets and expenditures. After a lengthy discussion during the consent […]

Students stay informed

Dear Editor, I want to once again thank the Clarkston News for their generous donation of weekly papers to my Current Events classes. It’s a little puzzling that kids know so little about their local community. The Clarkston News has been a real asset in helping me teach kids that local matters probably more than […]

Reader calls for action

Dear Editor, I’ve read the Climate Report by the U.S. Global Change Research Program. This is the fourth report mandated by Congress to analyze the effects of global climate change and its impact on the United States. The report is very disturbing and, using the best science, forecasts major impacts on our country. A significant […]

Support appreciated for Angels’ Place Race

Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Clarkston Community for another successful Angels’ Place Race. It was a great day! Over 400 participants, volunteers and supporters attended our 12th Annual Angels’ Place Race. We have enjoyed great support from many supporters including, St. Daniel Church, many local businesses, Village of Clarkston (DPW), Independence Township […]

Spring welcomed with Rotary wine tasting

Dear Editor, The Clarkston Rotary held its annual wine tasting event heralding in another spring in Michigan, May 14. Andiamo Trattoria in Clarkston graciously opened their doors and proved to be the consummate host to over 200 patrons and supporters of Rotary. The weather finally cooperated and the warm sunny weather allowed for the outer […]

Thankful for help

Dear Editor, April’s blue pinwheels have come to mean so much in the Clarkston community! As part of the nationwide campaign, April is Child Abuse Prevention month, blue pinwheels represent that childhood should be filled with hope, happiness, and kindness. As a part of local interests and efforts in the well-being of the community, especially […]

Lamm legacy lives on

Dear Editor, Well, we lost another “oldie but goodie”: Tom Lamm died May 5. He was one of a generation of Clarkston school teachers who helped shape our school system and groom our future leaders; now, former students of those teachers are teaching the great grandchildren of teachers such as Tom. Each of us will […]

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