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Sadly, another newspaper closes up shop

The news hit me like a ton of bricks. The CLARE SENTINEL announced their last edition would be April 10, 2012. I was dumbfounded. This weekly newspaper that had been…

Another week, another meth bust

Here we go again.  As I predicted after the Herron meth bust, more would come. Harrison, and even Clare, to some degree, are infested with the homemade drug, and the…

The comments are in, readers say keep anonymous letters

I asked the question last week, “Should we, or should we not, allow anonymous letters on our Viewpoint Page.” I was not prepared for the response we received by mail,…

Do unsigned letters belong in newspaper?

Last Friday I received an email from Cops and Doughnuts essentially demanding that The CLARE COUNTY REVIEW change one of its longstanding editorial policies or they would pull all their…

Facebook exposes bad spelling, grammar

As many of you know, I am on Facebook several hours a day. We post breaking stories there. We provide information on many events. It’s a great venue in which…

Recreational opportunities abound in County

Gee, might it be the long trip in to work today, dodging this car and that truck as they slid off of icy US127, or was it just a desperate…

Time to act on ambulance service

Let’s face it. It’s time to get our heads out of the sand and deal with the ambulance crisis in the north end of the County. I applaud the formation…

Robbing one’s memory- Alzheimer’s is the worst

I can’t imagine living my last years with Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately that’s what my mother is experiencing. I would guess she has had it for 7 years. The onset occurred while…

Grieving mother wants all to know there is another side to Herron

 Eric Herron isn’t a bad guy. Just ask his mother, Donna Herron. Herron, as most of us know, was arrested for maintaining a meth lab in Harrison three weeks ago.…

Traffic light a major source of aggravation

“It’s a huge source of frustration,” lamented Clare’s Sue Kelly. “As one who drives it every day it’s really horrible.” Mrs. Kelly is talking about the left hand turn coming…