SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The power of community

A very religious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A neighbor came by in a canoe and said, “The waters will soon be above your house. Hop in and we’ll paddle to safety.” “No thanks,” replied the religious man. “I’ve […]

Project ‘Will-do TY’

Project ‘Will-do TY’

From left, Violet Bergman, Justin DeDarr, London Traver, Zach Juzysta and Derek Whacour were all smiles when working on their tie blanket. Photo by Serena Stauffer BY SERENA STAUFFER Clarkston News Intern Writer Sixth graders at Sashabaw Middle School put their Wolf Day to good use on Wednesday, June 6, tying blankets for children and […]

Students honored for leadership, helpfulness

The Clarkston Area Optimist Club recognized four students who showed leadership, compassion, and helpfulness in their schools, May 16. Owen Lamz, a fifth grader from Pine Knob Elementary, was honored for his positive attitude and friendly greeting each day. Teachers said Lamz is willing to work with all of his peers and help those that […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: Grads always welcome home

Last week, we sent the Clarkston Class of 2018 into the world to begin their next adventure as graduates of Clarkston Community Schools. Graduation alway stirs up bittersweet feelings…one season of life must end for another to begin, and that transition evokes a lot of emotions! We have a tradition in Clarkston of sending each […]

Walters Lake Improvement Board

LEGAL NOTICE Walters Lake Improvement Board Charter Township of Independence, Oakland County, MI HEARING OF PRACTICABILITY AND HEARING OF ASSESSMENT TAKE NOTICE that the Walters Lake Improvement Board will hold a public hearing of practicability on June 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Charter Township of Independence Office located at 6483 Waldon Center Drive, […]

Pine Vista PUD second reading

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That at its Regular meeting on May 15, 2018, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved a second reading of the Pine Vista PUD for a 79 unit single family detached condominium development and adopted an ordinance to amend the Charter Township of Independence Zoning Ordinance for the purpose […]

CCS budget hearing, 6-18-18

CLARKSTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2018-2019 BUDGET PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm, at Clarkston Community Schools, 6389 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, Michigan, the Board of Education of Clarkston Community Schools will hold a public hearing to consider the District’s proposed 2018-2019 budget. The Board […]

City Council, 4-23-18

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 04 23 2018  Minutes Call to Order at 7:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Detkowski, Catallo, Mayor Percival, Haven, Kneisc, Wylie, Present. Reynolds Absent Approval of Agenda: Motion by Wylie, Seconded by Percival to approve the agenda. All Aye, Motion Carried. City Manager […]

Pine Vista PUD

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That at a regular meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees held on May 15, 2018, the Township Board approved a Second Reading of the Pine Vista Planned Unit Development (PUD) rezoning request and adopted an Ordinance to amend the Charter Township of Independence […]

Spring cleaning for local gardens

Volunteers treated local flower beds to some spring cleaning and care last week. Clarkston Beautification Committee members cleared weeds from flower beds at Main and Washington streets downtown. Friends of Depot Park organized a volunteer effort to tend to flower beds along Depot Road. Flowers and labor were all donated, about $1,000 each, by Breckenridge […]