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Don't Rush Me

Sage advice for 2014:

Don says, 'This year don't be stupid.'

Yep, it's official we've watched another ball drop, and I am not talking about the disappointing receiving efforts of your Detroit football Lions. I'm talking about that symbolic gizmo that mechanically, ever-so-slowly moves its way down a pole in New York every Dec....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 >>

Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Hello 2014!

The past year has had it's ups and downs but as we welcome 2014 I am excited for a new year. I did enjoy 2013 - it had a lot of adventures. I spent my vacation in California and visited a lot of my relatives and did the complete tourist experience - Disneyland, Hollywood, Warner Brothers Studio Tour and San Diego....more >>

Letter to the Editor

Thank for providing Christmas to kids

Dear Editor, The Clarkston Area Youth Assistance would like to give the staff and members of the Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union a huge thank you as they continue their tradition of providing Christmas for CAYA children....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Time for a fresh start

You may have seen these billboards while driving around the country. The billboards are a simple black background with white text. They are supposedly messages from Godů Tell the kids I love them....more >>
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Born May 30th
1903: Countee Cullen, American poet.
1908: Hannes Alfvén, Swedish, Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist.
1908: Mel Blanc, American entertainer, vocal artist.
1909: Benny Goodman, musician, big band leader.
1916: Joseph W. Kennedy, scientist, co-discoverer of plutonium.
May 30th
in history
1783: The first American daily newspaper, The Pennsylvania Evening Post, begins publishing in Philadelphia.
1814: The First Treaty of Paris is declared, returning France to its 1792 borders.
1848: William Young patents the ice cream freezer.
1854: The Kansas-Nebraska Act repeals the Missouri Compromise.
1859: The Piedmontese army crosses the Sesia River and defeats the Austrians at Palestro.