Winter storm alert
The National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm in the Clarkston area, Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.
The Winter Storm Watch is for snow, heavy at times, with snowfall accumulations of 6-10 inches through Thursday. Northeast winds approaching 30 mph could lead to extensive blowing and drifting of snow Wednesday night and Thursday. Travel may become hazardous by late Wednesday afternoon through Thursday. Snow removal will more challenging as snow becomes wet and heavy during Wednesday afternoon and evening. Check weather.gov.
City looks into
road repair loans
Clarkston city officials are meeting with South East Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) about possible grants to resurface Miller and Holcomb roads.
The roads are top priority for repair of winter potholes, City Manager Carol Eberhardt told City Council, Feb. 22.
She will find out what the city qualifies for and report back to council, she said.
heads to Lansing
Kelly Pacifico-Loush, communication and marketing manager for the Amyloidosis Foundation of Clarkston, will be in Lansing spreading the word about Rare Disease Day, Thursday, Feb. 25.
Amyloidosis is caused by a bone marrow disorder and usually affects people from ages 50-80. Approximately 4,500 new cases are diagnosed every year, with about two-thirds of the patients male.
For more details:’http://www.amyloidosis.org/facts/
Rare disease patients, caregivers and other health care advocates will share their stories at the observance, 11 a.m. to noon in the State Capitol.
Participating organizations also include Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome, Mowat-Wilson Syndrome, Dystonia, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases (EGID), DYRK1A Awareness, CURED Foundation, SWAN USA and the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation.
The Amyloidosis Foundation is at 7151 N. Main St., Ste. 2. Call 1-877-AMYLOID, www.amyloidosis.org.