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Mixed messages. Done Right.

Mixed messages give me a headache. On the one hand, we've got all these folks telling us our nation is just too darn fat and we need to incorporate more physical activity into our daily routines so we don't lose a foot to Type 2 Diabetes....more >>

Opinions

Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins drain

I have been reading for a long time about Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins Drain and its flooding. This was an agricultural drain built 115 years ago and was not intended to handle what it is right now....more >>
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Girls Scouts build recycling bin for FISH

While doing community service at Orion/Oxford FISH, Lake Orion Girl Scout Troop 13018 discussed issues that could be improved at FISH with pantry coordinator Sandy Klersy. One issue discussed was the recycling system and the bins being used....more >>

Camp Invention returning to Clear Lake

Invent Now, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and fostering invention and creativity, is pleased to announce that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention summer program is returning to Oxford for 2013....more >>

Letter to Editor: Reader questions road project's cost, timeline

Re: The $5.6 million project to resurface 3.2 miles of Rochester Rd. in Addison Township this summer. Does anyone check what neighboring counties are doing? Van Dyke is closed from Ebeling to 34 Mile until November, and those traveling from areas north of Lakeville are having a major thoroughfare cut off....more >>

Don't Rush Me

Glamp on, Glamp off. Glamping?

So there I was, minding my own bees wax when one of our salesdudes shot me over an email from the Clarkston office. Some person, a woman Andrew Dubats is working with had won some sort of recognition for her efforts in Glamping....more >>

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

After a weekend away, I came home on Sunday, threw open the closet doors and began pulling down clothes hangers. I was declaring my freedom. I wanted to start spring cleaning when I had more time....more >>

Letter to the Editor

City manager search

Dear Editor, Even though I'm not a Clarkston City of theVillage of resident, I've been watching the shenanigans of the Clarkston City Council regarding their choice of a city manager anyway....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Hospital not needed

Dear Editor, I'm glad to see Henry Woloson's letter re McLaren Hospital. I see no need to have another hospital with so many very good ones a few minutes away. I also feel that our township has no business interfering with the decision by the state that we don't need those beds here....more >>

My Habitat Clarkston continues with projects

My Habitat Clarkston succeeded in placing a family in a Clarkston area home last month, but the group's work continues. The volunteer network of local churches, service clubs, organizations, businesses, schools, and residents will continue to work with Habitat for Humanity on projects throughout the Clarkston area....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Challenging times call for faith

It has certainly been a week of disturbing news and events with the Boston Marathon bombing, the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas, a devastating earthquake in China, and more all in the headlines, as well as in our hearts and prayers....more >>
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Born September 16th
1885: Karen Horney, psychoanalyst who exposed the male bias in the Freudian analysis of women.
1891: Karl Doenitz, German Admiral who succeeded Hitler in governing Germany.
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
September 16th
in history
1920: Thirty people are killed in a terrorist bombing in New York's Wall Street financial district.
1934: Anti-Nazi Lutherans stage protest in Munich.Unprecedented in history, the Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice 12 years later.
1940: Congress passes the Selective Service Act, which calls for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.