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Ginopolis responds to bond questions

Guest column by LOCS Interim Superintendent Marion Ginopolis

A recent letter to the editor appeared in The Lake Orion Review with questions addressed to the Lake Orion School District specific to financial responsibility and inquiries related to the upcoming February 22 bond election....more >>

Ginopolis responds to bond questions

Guest column by LOCS Interim Superintendent Marion Ginopolis

A recent letter to the editor appeared in The Lake Orion Review with questions addressed to the Lake Orion School District specific to financial responsibility and inquiries related to the upcoming February 22 bond election....more >>

Letter to the editor

Ginopolis responds to bond questions

A recent letter to the editor appeared in The Lake Orion Review with questions addressed to the Lake Orion School District specific to financial responsibility and inquiries related to the upcoming February 22 bond election....more >>

Letter to the editor

Ginopolis responds to bond questions

A recent letter to the editor appeared in The Lake Orion Review with questions addressed to the Lake Orion School District specific to financial responsibility and inquiries related to the upcoming February 22 bond election....more >>

Letter to the editor

Outstanding, Orion

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Letter to the editor

Bond issue 'out of the question'

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Goodfellows grateful

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Opinions

Hypocrisy in Goodrich or privileged few?

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Opinions

Thank you for Special Olympics donations

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Opinions

Goodrich, why did you move here?

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Letter to the editor

District lacks leadership; vote 'no' on bond

Dear editor, Well said Denise Mitchell. I too believe that this district has not demonstrated fiscal responsibility in the past couple of years. Additionally, I think they have also failed in looking at the district as a whole when making their financial decisions....more >>

Letter to the editor

Outstanding, Orion

Dear editor, As we head into the new year, I would like to take this opportunity to say how proud I am to live in the wonderful community and be surrounded with so many outstanding individuals and businesses....more >>

My Way

My Way

Why all the secrecy?

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Don't Rush Me

'My Teacher's Name is Grief'

Local author uses past to help others' future

" . . . But grief is even more. It's a teacher if we let it be, and a good one. We can actually learn a lot from the sadness that we feel sometimes, not when we're in the middle of grief, but later with time when we feel a little less sad....more >>

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Brain's dry; Have to rely;

On stories past; Everlast

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Opinions

School board recognition month

Dear Editor: The month of January marks the annual observance of School Board Recognition Month—a time to salute the work of school board members and celebrate public education. The theme, "School Boards Lead Strong," reflects our combined commitment to leadership and accountability assuring that ALL children succeed....more >>

Opinions

Thank you Goodrich: Old Newsboys

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Old Newsboys, thank you to everyone who stopped and donated to this great cause again this year. We realize that everyone is in a hurry right before Christmas, but by taking the time to stop, Goodrich alone raised just over $3,500....more >>

Opinions

Goodrich Schools bond proposal

Dear Editor, The Feb. 22 school bond proposal has brought to light a couple misconceptions. The first is that it will raise taxes. It will "not." It will also "not" lower taxes. The proposal is for an extension of the current bond which remains in effect until 2034; the proposal will extend this out until 2041....more >>

Raymond James: A column by James Kruzan

Team up for financial future

Many investors rely upon financial advisors to help them manage their investment portfolio. Ideally, the financial advisor and investor should work together, as a team, to find the right investments and make informed decisions to help meet investment objectives....more >>

Spiritual matters

Make change happen for nonviolence

When major events happen we tend to look for someone to blame. Once we've found someone to blame, we think our work is done and then we can get back to normal. We see this at work around the recent shootings in Tucson....more >>

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Past beckons

I was getting nostaglic for the past leading up to the Clarkston Strolling Retro Cocktail party held on Saturday. As the mind wandered from hats to dresses to shoes leading to sounds of typewriters pounding out letters fiercely as rolled by, I became swept away, finding myself in one of the comic strips from when I was a kid Brenda Starr....more >>

Viewpoint

Line long for Obamacare waiver

By U.S. REP. MIKE ROGERS Here is one of the secrets that Washington hopes that you don't notice about the new $2.6 trillion health care law. If you don't like the law's slew of new mandates and taxes on families, doctors and employers, you can get an exemption....more >>

Letter to the editor

PTA appreciation for school board

Dear Editor, January marks the annual observance of School Board Recognition Month, a time to salute the work of school board members and celebrate public education. On behalf of the 2,700 PTA members in Clarkston, we wish to convey our appreciation to the Clarkston Community School Board of Education for its leadership and stewardship of our school district....more >>
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in history
1950: In Korea, 200,000 Communist troops launch attack on UN forces. To the Yalu and back
1961: Ernie Davis becomes the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy.
1963: Cape Canaveral is renamed Cape Kennedy. Mercury Orbits the Earth.
1971: The Anglican Church ordains the first two women as priests.
1984: Republican Robert Dole is elected Senate majority leader.