Hamlet II with CVP

Hamlet II with CVP

Cyrano Jones’ Hamlet discusses a new view on life with the ghost, played by James Hoxsey. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Village Players’ Hamlet II by Sam Bobrick, a loose retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy as a comedy, continues May 13-15 and 19- 21. The shows are at Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. Call […]

Lloyd E. CRUTCHFIELD

of Clarkston; age 90 passed away May 8, 2016.  He was born in Flint, Michigan on September 6, 1925 to Ira and Agnes Crutchfield, who preceded in him death.  Also preceded in death by siblings Harold, Clarence and Ruth Crutchfield.  Survived by his wife and best friend Vera, father of Karen and Nina (Paul) Van […]

Newton D. BAREFOOT

BAREFOOT, Newton D.; of Orion; formerly of Fayetteville, NC; surrounded by family when he went home to be with our Lord May 6, 2016; age 95; preceded in death by wife Mary; beloved father of Diane (Michael) Marriott, Dennis and Newton D. Jr. (Dianne); survived by nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Newton served […]

Charlene ‘Char’ Kay ​Carter (Wilson)

​Carter [Wilson], Charlene ‘Char’ Kay; age 74 of Maryville, TN, formerly Clarkston, MI, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 29, 2016. Survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert ‘Bob’ Carter; her daughter Robyn (Martin) Arpoika and her son Robert ‘Dave’ Carter; proud grandma to Heather and Daniel Arpoika; brother Russell ‘Rusty’ (Val) Wilson. […]

Felony charge for combative biker

Felony charge for combative biker

Two state troopers restrain the suspect on Washington Street. Photos by Phil Custodio   A 32-year-old Springfield Township man faces a felony charge of resisting arrest, assault, and obstructing police after a low-speed chase through Clarkston, April 27. The bicyclist was charged after elbowing a Michigan State Police officer in the head during a traffic […]

All welcome at Prism Club

BY MARY MCKILLOP Clarkston News Student Writer The Prism Club at Clarkston High School had their first meeting on April 19, but it has been a long time in the making. The club was started by senior Hannah Wilson, junior Daniel Ephlin, and sophomore Lorraine Walsh. It was created to offer LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Club Create

Club Create

Every third Monday of the month, adults with disabilities from throughout northern Oakland County come to Clarkston to express themselves through art. Picasso’s Grapevine hosts the Club Create Clarkston at its 12 South Main Street studio. Founders of the club include Leanna Haun, owner of Picasso’s Grapevine; Robert and Sue White, Parent Alliance Of Metro […]

Students honored

Students honored

Clarkston Area Optimist Club honored several students in grades 6-12 with Outstanding Student Citizen Awards: Sashabaw Middle School student Savannah Walker; Clarkston Junior High School student Abbey Tolmie; Hannah Diffenderfer, Renaissance High School student; Sarah Stafford, Everest Collegiate High School student; and Clarkston High School senior Mitchel Thompson. “These awards are very special, very close […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Can we stop the silence?

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, Claire Kostecki discusses mental health education. If we would have learned how to cope with mental illnesses such as depression, […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to students Dear Editor, On behalf of my fellow veterans at the Clarkston American Legion Post 63, I would like to thank Clarkston High School Principal Gary Kaul, and commend a few of his students. A few weeks ago, I received an email from Rian Bannick, Clarkston Junior High, and his sister, Kathryn Bannick, […]