Seniors party safely all-night at high school

Dear Editor, The senior all-night party at Clarkston High School was one of the highlights of my senior year. It should also be a highlight of your child’s senior year. The all-night party gave the senior class somewhere safe to go after graduation. Compared to schools like Lake Orion and Oxford, who’s tickets cost around […]

Thanks for military, first responders, hunters

Dear Editor, As the season of giving thanks approaches, I would like to mention some of the people and things that make me thankful. I have been truly blessed by my God, my wife, my family and my great friends. I thank the founders of this great nation, all the military persons and citizens who […]

Charter vote

Dear Editor, As a member of the Charter Review Committee, I would like to thank The Clarkston News for its Oct. 16 article reprinting portions of the committee’s report recommending council seek voter approval to amend four City Charter provisions. The committee chair was going to request that the News print just such an article […]

Thanks for support

Dear Editor, The St. Daniel Knights of Columbus Council 15967 and the Board of Directors of Drew’s Home of Clarkston would like to thank you for your generous support of our annual golf outing on Aug. 11 at Pine Knob Golf Course. Drew’s Home of Clarkston, a 501c3 non profit, enables adult individuals with special […]

A call for DTE work

Dear Editor, Early Monday morning as this is written (Oct. 7), again I awake to darkness this week. It seems a tree has fallen in a DTE right of way serving my neighborhood. My neighbors and I have for decades asked, cajoled, and yes, begged DTE to clear the trees in their easement. So, dear […]

Vote ‘no’ on #1

Dear Editor, On Nov. 5, Clarkston voters will be asked to vote on the adoption of four charter amendments. I’m writing to ask you to vote “no” on Clarkston Amendment #1, “resign to run.” The proposal states, “Charter Amendment 1, Restrictions Concerning Officers, Section 4.18, Paragraph 4; This section currently requires incumbent Council persons seeking […]

Looking for city info about upcoming election

There is an election on Nov. 5 in the City of the Village of Clarkston. As of Friday, Oct. 11, there was no public or otherwise obvious notice on the city website about an election or what we will be voting for. In fact, there are NO public notices at all. The election and sample […]

Your right to know needs notices

The Leaders of the Republican Caucus in the Michigan House of Representatives want to pull public notices from newspapers and allow governmental entities (cities, villages, township, counties, etc.) to satisfy notice requirements by putting them on their websites. This is an unprecedented blow to governmental transparency and due process. A version of this legislation has […]

Thank you, Clarkston, for support

Dear Editor, Last Thursday, Neiman’s Family Market hosted its second Ribfest of the year — and it was a wonderful success! We grilled up slabs of ribs and sold ’em hot and ready AND with each rib sale we promised to donate $5 to Clarkston Community Schools. Thank you, Clarkston! Because of you we sold […]