Keeping classmate’s memory alive

Keeping classmate’s memory alive

Will LaFoy and Kasey Jones led a student project to create a Life Quote Wall for their friend, Michael Biven. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Kasey Jones and Will LaFoy will never forget their friend Michael Biven, and they hope the Life Quote Wall they worked on will help others […]

News in Brief

Hoops for Troops Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Clarkston Girls Basketball fourth annual Hoops for Troops, set for Feb. 7. Sponsorships are available include Free Throw, Jump Shot, Three Pointer and Buzzer Beater. The Buzzer Beater includes name on the back of the event T-shirt; name on event program; name event flyer; mentioned at […]

Local leaders set 2017 goals

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The new year ushers in new opportunities for residents and students, say local school and township leaders. “We’ve gotten all the mundane stuff off our plate and we can focus on what’s really exciting, and what really matters, teaching and learning for our kids,” said Board of Education […]

Lighting contest

Lighting contest

Mayor Steve Percival draws the winner in the Clarkston Holiday Lighting Contest. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Mayor Steve Percival drew the winning entry in the Best and the Brightest Holiday Lighting Contest, Dec. 22. The winners, Tom and Sally Lamb of 37 Robertson Court, were nominated by James Schultz. The Lambs are both retired […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Burn to return

The new year has begun, and for me that means 2013 v.2. That’s the year I made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight and managed to do it. I still don’t quite know how. I know how it worked — I ate less and exercised more. What I don’t know is how I managed […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for supporting Shoes for Kids Dear Editor, The success of the “Shoes for Kids” program is predicated on so many factors including the weather, but more importantly the support by the Clarkston community. “Shoes for Kids” has been the Clarkston Rotary’s signature community project for the past 38 years. It takes the collaborative efforts […]

Party for the troops

Party for the troops

Our Lady of the Lakes students Brady Burton, James O’Kane Parisi, Dayanara Martinez, Sophie Johnson, and Brooklyn Robak assemble care packages for troops overseas. Photo by Phil Custodio In lieu of a classroom Christmas party, students at Our Lady of the Lakes collected items and packed 150 boxes for troops overseas, Dec. 22. “This is […]

Comedy farce with Players

Comedy farce with Players

Gene (Ben Hetes) proposes to Marisa (Bailey Fitzpatrick) with a pretzel ring as Bailey’s mother Kay (Beth DeGuise) reacts in horror. Photo provided Clarkston Village Players present “Consider the Oyster,” comedy farce by David MacGregor opens with the Detroit Lions winning the Superbowl. As he is celebrating with his fianceé and roommate, Gene breaks his […]

Holiday art

Holiday art

Caroline Fletcher and Katie Miller work on their paintings. Photo by Jessica Steeley Clarkston girls painted pictures and made Christmas cards for their families during The Artist’s Apprentice workshop, Dec. 20 at Renaissance High School. Pamela Palmer instructed the girls on how to blend landscapes and create snowmen themed Christmas cards. The eight little artists […]