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Taking Control of Your Retirement

Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Americans are living longer and how will this increased life expectancy affect your retirement. Kevin

Lost and Found: Legendary Lake Michigan Shipwrecks

Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Valerie Van Heest will bring a multi-media presentation of "chilly" tales of the deep. She is an award

Stroke Awareness

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Some very simple and extremely lifesaving information will be presented during this 45 minute program

Ideal Lavender for Your Garden

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Using illustrated books and handouts, Iris explains lavender growing requirements, nomenclature and

Salsa Dance

Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Join us in learning salsa dance and a brief history of it's origins. Presented by Jose Aliaga

Recent Letters

The Clarkston Independence District Library Board would like to thank the City and Township residents ...more»
Marilyn Pomeroy, Board President, Clarkston Independence District Library | Aug 15

Letter to the Editor

On this one, Fetzer is right! My sign is my speech, if you don't like it, don't look. If you agree, ...more»
Rob Namowicz | Jul 30

Eight candidates vying for state representative seat

Dear Editor, Rarely do we have the opportunity to truly know the values, beliefs and character behind ...more»
Elizabeth Egan | Jul 27

Recent Deaths

James F. Hafner III

2014-08-16
Hafner, James F. III; of Lake Orion; age 24; passed away August 16, 2014. James is the beloved husband of Janelle nee: Neumeyer; ...more»

Martha Fisher

2014-08-16
Martha Nell Fisher, of Lake Orion, passed peacefully on August 16, 2014. She was 81. Born on August 14, 1933, in Golconda, Illinois, ...more»

Merolynn Burnham-Hathaway

2014-08-10
Merolynn Burnham-Hathaway, of Oxford, peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in the presence of family ...more»

For you

Joe Popp greets friends, family and fans at Football for a Cure last Saturday....more»

We’ll smile when we win

onday was picture day for Oxford High School’s fall sports teams. First up, bright and early at 8 a.m., was the varsity football team, which begins its season 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at home against ...more»

Goodrich,Brandon set for ‘Battle of M-15’

Six miles. About a 15-minute bus ride via M-15. That’s what separates Goodrich and Brandon high schools; however, on Aug. 28 the neighboring districts may not be too neighborly when a football ...more»

Township seeks fire equipment millage on Nov. ballot

By Meg Peters Review Staff Writer The Orion Township Fire Department still needs a new aerial fire truck, an ambulance, updated turnout gear and other critical equipment as a result of the failed ...more»
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Born August 23rd
1755: Jean Baptiste Lislet-Geoffroy, French geographer.
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
August 23rd
in history
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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