Children’s fest for Miracle Network

Rite Aid at 5789 S. Main Street hosts its annual Children’ Carnival, Craft and Car Show on April 29 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to raise money for the Beaumont Hospital Children’s Miracle Network. The event includes magician and escape artist Robert Zarins from Magic and Escapes. Detroit Area Modern Mopar is bringing about 50 vendor […]

Students honored for citizenship, hard work

Students honored for citizenship, hard work

From left are the Optimist Club’s Outstanding Student Citizens Erica Walker, Taylor Henwood, Sean Alanarie and Maggie Walkowiak. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston Area Optimists Club honored four Outstanding Student Citizens at its March 29 breakfast meeting, Maggie Walkowiak of Andersonville Elementary; Taylor Henwood of Clarkston Elementary; Sean Alanarie […]

News in Brief

Easter egg hunt Clarkston United Methodist Church is hosting their community egg hunt this Saturday at 2 p.m. Hunt for more than 3,000 eggs, enjoy refreshments and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Due to construction at the church, the egg hunt will be on the field at Renaissance High School, 6558 Waldon […]

PHARMACIST’S CORNER: Lose weight for the summer

So, you tried the latest weight loss fads to help remove those excess pounds. &buying special food packages, restricting calories and even taking a magical pill. Unfortunately, there is no magic pill when a person makes the decision to embark on a pathway toward weight loss as well as mental health & wellness. However, there […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A call to keep folks dog-bite free

Dear Editor, A dog might be a man’s best friend, but is it a letter carrier’s? Warmer temperatures mean children playing, letter carriers delivering, and dogs barking. Most dogs are safely behind a fence or on a leash. However, there are some situations when a dog can be potentially dangerous. Several of our letter carriers […]

Tootsie Roll drive

Tootsie Roll drive

Gary Zirwes collects donations on Main Street during the Clarkston Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit those with intellectual disabilities, April 7. The knights were collecting donations at intersections and stores throughout the area during their annual fundraiser, the weekend before Easter. Photo by Phil Custodio

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Friends, family, and representatives of Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce join owners Sarah Lewis and Julian Thomas in celebrating the opening of their New Heights Assisted Living center, 9402 Michigamme Road, with a ribbon cutting ceremony, April 6. Photo by Phil Custodio

Skaters train for world event

Isabel Holloway of Clarkston is training hard with the Harmony Theatre Company to compete in the 2017 Nations’ Cup Interclub Theatre On Ice Event featuring top teams from six countries at Ann Arbor’s Yost Arena, April 20-23. Holloway, 15, and her team trains at the Ice House Skating Academy in Hartland, Mich., in Theatre On […]

Earl Lawson

Earl Lawson, age 91, of Marcellus, formerly of Holly; left the loving arms of his family on April 9, 2017 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He has entered into rest awaiting the second coming of Christ. Earl was born December 28, 1925, in Pontiac, Michigan, the son of Matt and Eva Belle (Ball) […]