News in Brief
May 29, 2013
Oak Hill Road reopened
Oak Hill Road between Holly Road and Dixie Highway in Springfield Township has reopened.
The road had been closed since January while the Enbridge company replaced a section of its petroleum pipeline.
Penny Drive success
Independence Elementary students raised $2,061.13 in their Penny Drive for SCAMP, May 6-10. During the week, students donated their spare change.
Mr. Lamb's third grade class was the winning class, collecting $440.01. They celebrated with root beer floats and an extra recess.
Food for Lighthouse
Clarkston mail carriers picked up over 20,000 pounds of food all while delivering mail, May 11. The 21st Annual Stamp Out Hunger drive is carried out by postal workers across the United States.
Michele Robinson, Lighthouse senior special volunteer coordinator, said carriers collected a variety of non-perishable items like canned tuna, vegetables and chips.
John Chamberlain, a supervisor at the Clarkston post office said all carriers in the area participated, collecting food residents placed in paper bags next to mailboxes.
For more information, check www.lighthouseoakland.com. Lighthouse is the largest provider of emergency assistance in Oakland County. A non-profit organization, the Lighthouse has provided crisis assistance to families in southeast Oakland County since 1972.