Grubs devastate lawns in older neighborhoods

If you’ve noticed several bare spots on your lawn this season, you could have a problem with grubs. An anonymous caller suggested The Clarkston News look further into the epidemic, stating many of the older subdivisions in Clarkston have been hit. ‘People should know the problem they’re having is from grubs. If you have a […]

Poppy sales a huge success!

Members of Oxford’s American Legion Post 108 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 108 raised $6,500 last week through their annual Poppy Sales. Pictured above: Legion member Bill Brown sells another poppy on E. Burdick St. Photo by C.J. Carnacchio.

From The Oxford Leader Archives

10 years ago May 19, 1993 The top candidate for Oxford Village manager, David Hersh of Southfield, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Oxford Post Office will extend office hours June 1 to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday, 9-1 Saturdays. The Rev. Dr. John Leo Phalen says St. Joseph Catholic Church in […]

Letter To The Editor

I would like to thank Kallie and Jim Yuzwalk and their Scout sons Tyler and Troy for a wonderful donation. The Yuzwalks? Metamora Equestrian Center was the site of Pack 44’s most recent meeting. The family performed their ‘Parade of Breeds? presentation with the help of numerous volunteers and did a splendid job. Kallie taught […]

Death tax, estate tax or wealth distribution?

At this writing the arguing continues in Washington on how much to cut our taxes. The President wants to cut $750B, the Senate $350B. One of those taxes is the so-called estate tax, which is also referred to as the inheritance tax and to we cynics as the death tax. This tax is gradually being […]

From The Clarkston News Archives

15 YEARS AGO (1988) ? Improvements to Deer Lake Beach and parking lot have been put on hold until the Independence Township Board and the Clarkston Village Council reach an agreement on the beach lease. In April, the township board approved a renewal of the five-year lease in existence since the mid-1970’s, but the village […]

Memorial Day and red poppies

‘Poppies! Poppies! Poppies!? — Something the Wicked Witch of the West may have uttered in the 1939 movie classic, ‘The Wizard of Oz? I know Memorial Day is at hand. And, it’s not cuz I’m a veteran, genius or anything so noble or extravagant. Nope, not me. Quite simply, I know the day we remember […]

Goodrich softball splits twin bill against Lake Fenton

Goodrich’s softball team rebounded from its first loss in Genesee Area Conference competition to split a twin bill against host Lake Fenton May 8. Lake Fenton scored three runs in the seventh inning of the opener to hand Goodrich its first GAC loss, 5-4. The Martians bounced back to win the nightcap, 14-2, improving their […]

Streak reaches eight against Mt. Morris

Brandon freshman golfer Laura Kwiatkowski has been the rock anchoring the BHS girls golf team this season. For the eighth time in as many dual matches this season, she was the medalist in that match. Against Mt. Morris May 13, Kwiatkowski shot 36 as Brandon won the match 195-222. The Blackhawks are now 4-4 overall […]

Jones shines at Mott Relays

Janee? Jones helped the Goodrich girls track team make a strong stand against a bunch of larger schools at the Mott Relays May 10. The Martians finished in fifth place with 61 points. Goodrich was one of only two schools not in Class A among the 15 teams competing at the invite. Jones took first […]