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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 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
August 22nd
in history
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.

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