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Hearts fund raisers

Helping Hearts Helping Hands hosts its First Annual Fall Fundraising Frenzy Week: Donate a Dollar bins around Clarkston, Sept. 4-10; Culver's of Clarkston, 6-8 p.m., on Sept. 5, 10 percent donated to Helping Hands; Big Boy, Sept....more >>

Labor Day

Clarkston Rotary Club hosts the Labor Day Parade, 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 5, on downtown Main Street. Karen Newman, singer for the Detroit Red Wings, sings the National Anthem. Parade route is Church Street to Main Street, north through downtown Clarkston to Miller Road....more >>

Knights' Car Show

Knights of Columbus Council 5436, 5660 Maybee Road, hosts it second annual Car Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, rain or shine. All cool cars are welcome, with trophies for select class winners....more >>
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Born March 6th
1899: Richard Leo Simon, publisher, partner of Max Schuster.
1908: Lou Costello, American comedian, partner of Bud Abbott.
1928: Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, Columbian-born novelist (One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera).
1937: Valentina Nikolayeva-Tereshkova, Russian astronaut, the first woman to orbit the Earth.
1944: Dame Kiri Te Kannawa, operatic soprano.
March 6th
in history
1857: The Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision holds that blacks cannot be citizens.
1860: While campaigning for the presidency, Abraham Lincoln makes a speech defending the right to strike.
1884: Over 100 suffragists, led by Susan B. Anthony, present President Chester A. Arthur with a demand that he voice support for female suffrage.
1888: Louisa May Alcott dies just hours after the burial of her father.
1899: Aspirin is patented following Felix Hoffman's discoveries about the properties of acetylsalicylic acid.