Letters to the Editor

Reader kudos for city leadership on parking Dear Editor, In my opinion, the dereliction of prior councils has directly resulted in the parking problem downtown. I applaud the leadership of those current Clarkston City Council members who made the difficult, but correct decision to finally move forward with paid parking as at least part of […]

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Thanks for community support for Rush for Food Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Clarkston community for their support in the 20th Annual Rush for Food on Saturday, Aug. 19. Every year at this time, our Clarkston football players enjoy the opportunity to give back to the community that faithfully supports them. The […]

Reader talks FOIA, restaurant issues

Dear Editor, Busy restaurants, lots of people, walking, biking, all enjoying the Village of Clarkston. In my 37 years of living in the Village, I can’t recall a time when it was more alive and vibrant than it is now. What appears to be a very successful downtown does have some problems however. Parking is […]

Reader sees economics, not race, dividing U.S.

Dear Editor, The racial violence at Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend was tragic, and it was sad many political leaders would not denounce it as such, but Americans make an equally tragic mistake in believing condemnations of white supremacists by the nation’s top political leadership will, alone, make the underlying problem go away. Indeed, focusing too […]

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CNews help with enhancing business appreciated Dear Editor, Thank you for helping us carryout our mission of promoting and enhancing businesses in the Clarkston area for our members. From printing our press releases to sharing photos from our events, you have given us a great opportunity to share content with the public about our organization […]

Letters to the editor

Rough comments reflect president, reader says Dear Editor, In his recent letter to the editor (“Reader calls out presidentially insulting comments,” July 19), reader Richard Meyer recommends The Clarkston News refrain in future from reiterating/reporting comments like “disgusting pig,” posed by “the intellectually bereft” when referring to the American president. It is difficult to argue […]

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Community conversation about Depot Park Dear Editor, Friends of Depot Park (FDP) invite the community once again for a conversation about Depot Park. Last November several gathered for the first time at the Clarkston Independence District Library (CIDL) to share their thoughts and hopes for the park. Since that time, the FDP, a committee of […]

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Thanks to News for focus on youth projects Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Clarkston News staff for frequently printing stories regarding community involvement within the younger generations. Each week, the Clarkston News has contributions from Gens Y and Z which promote helping each other, the community and the world at large. I […]

Letters to the Editor

Family history link through the News Dear Editor, Hope things are going well for you. Just thought I would share that after the article was in The Clarkston News on my family ancestors a woman contacted me here at the library (“Century of family history,” May 10) She said she thought we might be related. […]

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 […]

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