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The good news about TEMPTATION

The good news about TEMPTATION

Yielding to temptation can be costly. A moment of weakness may bring years of regret. It is dangerous to take temptation lightly. Moses led his people out of their slavery…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

SCARLET 105K15: Scarlet is a stray that was found on E Long Lake Rd in Harrison.  Scarlet is around 2 months of age and she weighs 2 lbs.  Scarlet is…

Clare Pride

Clare Pride

“You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.” – Buddha I can think of no better way to begin this message than the quote from Buddha. In the…

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

We got a phone message last Friday that was aimed at scaring us into revealing personal information and/or sending money to pay a bogus IRS claim that we owe taxes.…

Pummell’s resignation a total surprise

Pummell’s resignation a total surprise

It came as shocking news when we heard that Doniel Pummell would no longer be employed as Superintendent of Clare Schools. The apparent dissatisfaction of some board members with her…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

DAISEY 315D15: Daisey is an owner surrender that just came into the shelter today 8-5-15.  Daisey is 9 yrs of age and she weighs a healthy 37 lbs.  Daisey is…

Political outsiders have chance to make a difference

Political outsiders have chance to make a difference

Although I would call myself a “political junkie” I have refrained from writing about Donald Trump’s candidacy because all the establishment political pundits consider Trump “a flash in the pan.”…

The party (summer) is almost over – again

The party (summer)  is almost over – again

Summer, according to the Maurer calendar, is almost over for another year. I know I’ve said that before in recent columns, but now there’s just two weeks left until Labor…

Lessons learned from a gentleman

Lessons learned from a gentleman

I met Orlen while in my twenties and serving my first church.  He was the pastor of a thriving congregation.  He had poor eyesight, but his spiritual insight more than…

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

BEAR 291D15: Bear is a stray that was found on Old 27 in Harrison.  Bear is an adult dog that weighs 91 lbs.  When Bear was found he was wearing…