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American Cancer Society Relay For Life leadership meeting - open to public

Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Join us for our leadership planning team meeting Event open to the public Passionate about the fight

Your Divorce Workshops

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
These are educational forums to help you navigate through the legal, financial, and emotional aspects

Scrapbooking Event

Date: Saturday, March 07, 2015
We’ve got just the ticket for cabin fever: an all day Scrapbooking Event The event will feature

Training and Treatment Innovations, Inc. Community Garage Sale

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015
TTI is hosting a huge community indoor garage sale, and we are currently accepting vendors. Bring in

North Oakland Concert Band Presents "A Celtic Air"

Date: Sunday, March 01, 2015
The North Oakland Concert Band will present "A Celtic Air" at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at

Recent Letters

Michigan taxes, roads, railways and Prop. 1

Jim Sherman Sr. is correct that cutting expenses is a viable alternative to raising taxes, and I certainly ...more»
Michael Fetzer | Feb 20

I’m innocent, I tell ya

Mr. Carnacchio, Hi my name is Scott, father of the Wolf (little Scott) from the Oxford Middle School ...more»
Scott Spivey | Feb 07

New plan: smaller McLaren hospital

McLaren Small Hospital is Good News for Clarkston I was pleased to read, after repeated denials, that ...more»
Sue Nederlander | Feb 06

Recent Deaths

Ronald R. Smith

2015-02-20
SMITH, RONALD R. - FEBRUARY 20, 2015. AGE 86. of Lake Orion. He was the son of the late Harry Smith and Florence Tody, brother ...more»

Scott Seeley GAMBLE

2015-02-23
GAMBLE, Scott Seeley of Clarkston; February 23, 2015; age 54. Loving husband of Linda for 27 years; beloved father of Dexter ...more»

Camille DROST (BERGEROM)

2015-02-23
DROST (BERGEROM), Camille; of Clarkston; formerly of Warren; February 23, 2015; age 59; mother of Kristine Drost; preceded in ...more»

Fishing on the ice

Cold temperatures and record breaking wind chills did not stop a trio of friends from fishing on the Mill Pond. "We are just enjoying our day off by fishing on the Mill Pond," said Kevin and Jennifer ...more»

Boogie down!

He’s her first love and the standard against which all future suitors will be measured. She’ll always be his little girl no matter how old she is. The Oxford Township Parks and Recreation ...more»

Village residents demand a vote on sewers

Ortonville-Village residents— at least the majority of the ones present at a standing room only village council meeting on Monday— want a vote on sewers. "A decision this large, the only honorable ...more»

Senior housing possibilities expanding in Orion Twp.

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor After postponing the approval process of their Planned Unit Development (PUD) concept plan back in November, Redwood Acquisition approached the Township Planning ...more»
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Born March 2nd
1810: Leo XIII, 256th Roman Catholic Pope.
1829: Carl Schurz, Civil War general, political reformer and anti-imperialist.
1900: Kurt Weill, German-born composer (The Threepenny Opera).
1904: Henry Dreyfuss, industrial designer of everything from telephones to the interior of the Boeing 707.
1904: Theodor Seuss Geisel [Dr. Seuss], author of numerous children's books including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.
March 2nd
in history
1865: President Abraham Lincoln rejects Confederate General Robert E. Lee's plea for peace talks, demanding unconditional surrender.
1867: The first Reconstruction Act is passed by Congress.
1877: Rutherford B. Hayes is declared president by one vote the day before the inauguration.
1889: Congress passes the Indian Appropriations Bill, proclaiming unassigned lands in the public domain; the first step toward the famous Oklahoma Land Rush.
1896: Bone Mizell, the famed cowboy of Florida, is sentenced to two years of hard labor in the state pen for cattle rustling. He would only serve a small portion of the sentence.

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