Miah Mile

Walk or run a mile for Mental Illness Awareness and Hope, Saturday, Aug. 13. The Miah Mile event will be at Lake Orion High School track, 495 E. Scripps Road, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. “The goal of this event is to educate the public and bring awareness to the community about the various […]

Springfield Township Board candidates

Running for Supervisor Two candidates are running for Springfield Township supervisor. Challenger David F. Smith is running to be the “New Generation of Leadership.” “I am continuing my families tradition of serving the people of Springfield Township since 1837. I will be the fifth-generation to serve the people,” he said. His major issues are protecting […]

In Springfield Township . . . Asking for fire fund increase

BY JESSE LEMOND Clarkston News Student Writer Springfield Township voters will be asked to double the taxes they pay for fire protection services in the Aug. 2 election. Up for a vote is renewal of the township’s one mill fire millage, as well as a one mill increase. One mill equals $1 for every $1,000 […]

News in Brief

Labor Day parade The Clarkston Rotary Club, sponsor of the Clarkston Labor Day Parade for the past 74 years, is seeking floats, classic cars, community service organizations, musical groups, local businesses, political candidates, families, equestrian riders, and other participants. Political candidates will be asked to make a $50 charitable donation to the Clarkston Rotary Club. […]

Info needed before paid-parking meeting

Clarkston City Council put on hold a proposed joint meeting with the Planning Commission and Parking Committee about charging to park in city-owned lots. “My personal opinion is it’s premature to do that until we get the results of the parking study,” said Council member Michael Sabol at the July 25 meeting. City Manager Carol […]

Dean Arthur MULGREN

MULGREN, Dean Arthur; of Clarkston; July 22, 2016; age 79.  Loving husband of Mary Lou for 51 years.  Preceded in death by his step daughter Cheryl Ann (Steven) Landry, parents Arthur and Kathryn, and Sister Arlene Annala.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Dean retired from General Motors.  He served in the United States […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Release fear with truth

It’s funny, two weeks ago when I last saw my garden most of the weeding had been done, many of the rows were mulched and everything looked orderly. Then I go away for a couple of weeks, come back and the weeds are taller than the plants. My garden has become an incredibly disorderly jungle. […]

Musical youths

Musical youths

The Clarkston Village Players Youth Theater cast. Photo provided by EJ Photography Clarkston Village Players Youth Theatre has been working for weeks on their musical production of “The Music Man, Jr.,” and they’re ready to hit the stage at Depot Theatre, 4861 White Lake Road. The show tells the story of a fast-talking salesman whose […]

Letters to the Editor

Bond benefits kids Dear Editor, On Tuesday, Aug. 2, voters will be asked to support an extension of the current 7 mil bond debt to provide necessary improvements to Safety and Security, Facility and Site Improvements, and Educational Technology for the Clarkston Community Schools. This proposal will address all levels of education in our schools. […]

Music magic in the park

Music magic in the park

Melissa Wickson belts out a song. Photos by Phil Custodio Fans of the Woodstock-era, ’60s music filled Depot Park for last Friday’s Concert in the Park featuring Magic Bus. Defying cloudy skies and occasional rain, the band rocked the park, with Mark Harrington on guitar, vocals, and percussion; Dave Mielke, guitar, vocals, harmonica, percussion; Steve […]