Special thanks for medical assistance

Dear Editor, On Sept. 16, while sitting in the stadium watching the Clarkston Wolves take on Stoney Creek, my husband had a medical emergency. It was the quick thinking of the Clarkston spectators who came to our aid and helped my husband. Everything happened so quickly I was unable to thank or even get the […]

Margery A. POEPPE

POEPPE, Margery A.; of Williamsburg formerly of Waterford & Clarkston; suddenly September 25, 2016; age 92; preceded in death by her husband Ambrose and daughter Gail Menna; mother of Kathy (Dave) Davies, Janet Bertling, Dean (Chris), Gregg, Kevin, Kirk and Patti (Patrick) Adelaine; also survived by 24 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren; sister of Charles […]

Spirit of the Wolves

Spirit of the Wolves

The Jungle had their makeshift drums and voices ready to cheer on the Clarkston Varsity Football team at Stoney Creek High School for the Wolves’ 24-0 victory. See you on Friday for Homecoming, Jungle! Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Survey says city has parking problem

Survey says city has parking problem

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor An official study of parking in Clarkston shows the city will exceed capacity once two new restaurants open. The city is projected to be short 26 parking spaces when the Union Joints’ Honchos restaurant and the eatery in the former Clarkston State Bank open for business, said Dave Allen […]

‘No’ to busting tax break

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor How the district library affects city budgeting continues to cause confusion as City Council considered eliminating a tax break for residents. “It has caused the council to reduce our budget at the point we had to get the tax bills out,” said Mayor Pro-tem Eric Haven at the Sept. […]

Blessings for students in need every week

Blessings for students in need every week

Volunteers gather at Waypoint Church for National Blessings in a Backpack Day to kick off a new year of helping students. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A Dixie Highway building formerly used to service cars now serves hundreds of local students in need. Clarkston Blessings in a Backpack will fill […]

Comedy with southern charm

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Comedian Chonda Pierce brings her Happily Laughter After tour to Mt. Zion Church, 4900 Maybee Road, on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. “As a Christ follower and a church girl, any time you can get together with people of like mind and your heart kind of in the […]

Park work

Work is wrapping up on the Depot Park path to the south bridge. Clarkston DPW and contractors raised utility manholes and filled in space between the path and M-15. They used filled dirt donated to the city by Independence Township, from their safety path stockpiles. Workers also took down the split-rail fence.

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: What is a Christian?

A few years ago I spoke at a campus Bible study at Oakland University on the topic of “What does it mean to be a Christian?” Since the audience consisted of college students from a hodge-podge of denominations, I wanted to help them think clearly about this important question. I began my talk by asking […]

News in Brief

Volunteers needed Clarkston Community Schools is seeking two volunteers to serve on the Video Center board to oversee Independence Television located within Clarkston High School. The nine-member board will meet quarterly to discuss budget as well as make recommendations for programing, staffing, and overall development. Each appointed citizen will hold a three-year term. The board […]