Spring break fun at library

Spring  break fun  at library

Local students enjoyed their spring break at the Clarkston Independence District Library this past week. The library hosted Maker Magic, an event where the kids, along with their parents, got to enjoy creating with Perlers beads, making duck calls, buttons, creations from a 3D printer, and getting their picture taken like they were on spring […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Work to save our oceans

Eighth grade students in teacher Allie Browe’s English Language Arts classes at Clarkston Junior High School are writing activism articles in their argument writing unit, and we’re publishing some of their top articles. This week, Meghan Allen discusses cleaning up the oceans. More than 4.8 million metric tons of plastic get dumped into the oceans […]

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago – 2001 “Downtown plans specials, events during construction” Downtown Clarkston businesses and the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce met to brainstorm ideas to encourage people to shop downtown during the road construction on Main Street. “Schools drop driver’s education” Clarkston Community School announced they would not offer driver education beginning the summer […]

Letters to the Editor

Reasons for raises don’t ring true for reader  Dear Editor, The Independence Township Board’s recent decision to give themselves pay raises clearly shows taxpayers where their priorities are, with themselves. The treasurer and the clerk admitted that much when voting for their own salary increases at the April 5 board meeting. Unfortunately no one is […]

Scouts learn design skills at derby

Scouts learn design skills at derby

Racers cheer at the Girl Scout Pine Wood Derby at St. Daniel Church, April 9. Scouts worked on their STEM skills, racing derby cars made from blocks of pine at the Clarkston Area Girl Scouts Pinewood Derby, April 9, at St. Daniel’s Church Cushing Center. Trophies were awarded to the Top 3 in each rank […]

Playground for Ryan

Playground for Ryan

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer The Ryan Kennedy Memorial Playground at Clintonwood Park is one step closer to reality. “We are moving forward with a build to occur in the fall of 2016,” said Lisa Christensen, Recreation Supervisor for Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors “Everyone is really excited. The township and FORK […]

Crosshill open house

Crosshill Community Preschool hosts a 40th anniversary open house, Saturday, May 7, from 12-4 p.m in the Davisburg United Methodist Church, 803 Broadway. Crosshill was founded in the 1976 school year a group of pastors from Davisburg United Methodist and Baptist churches, residents, and teachers from Davisburg Elementary School. Davisburg United Methodist Church, under the […]

Library Week

Celebrating National Library Week this week, Clarkston Independence District Library has teamed up with local businesses. “They’re doing a special program where you go in and show your library card,” said Business Librarian Melissa Henry. “They’ll be giving different kinds of discounts, like admission discounts and things like that.” Participating businesses include Fort Clarkston, Picasso’s […]