Planners look to Waldon, Main for development

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Considering future development of Clarkston, the empty lot at Main Street and Waldon Road sticks out to the Clarkston Planning Commission. Commission members agreed the 99,000-square-foot property, which was wooded before being made into a grass lot, should remain listed as residential in the new Master Plan Future Land […]

Ready to wrestle

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers are ready to hit the mat after working hard during pre-season conditioning and since the winter season began. “We are going to be pretty tough this year,” said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Joe Wood. The Wolves begin the season ranked fourth in the state as […]

Runners give thanks

Dozens of Clarkston Wolfpack runners, Cubs, and friends got an early stary to Thanksgiving with a run downtown, Nov. 22. The annual Clarkston Totally Grassroots Turkey Trot 5K raised funds for the Smile Like Jen Phyle Memorial Scholarship, established at Clarkston High School in coordination with the Clarkston Foundation to honor her passion for life […]

Breen Coach of the Year

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Girls Cross Country team wasn’t the only ones to receive accolades for the fall season. Coach Kevin Breen was named Division 1 Girls Cross Country Coach of the Year and Larry Adams for the boys team was named Coach of the Year Finalist. “To be […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Give Jesus your best for Chrismas

I wonder what Jesus wants for Christmas this year? I have been pondering this question while preparing for Advent and Christmas sermons at Calvary Lutheran. It’s an interesting question because in most cases the one having the birthday is the one who receives gifts. However at Christmas it seems the focus is on what gifts […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Drew Moscovic cuts the ribbon with family, friends, and members of the community, welcoming them to the newly renovated and opened Drew’s Home of Clarkston, Dec. 2. Dick and Toni Moscovic launched the non-profit group to provide homes for adults with disabilities, working with Father Chris Maus and Knights of Columbus at St. Daniel Parish […]

Evelyn Hubbard Hooper

Evelyn Hubbard Hooper, age 92, formerly of Davisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. She was born in Richmond, Mich., on July 15, 1926, to Maurice and Maria (Steffen) Day. She was a former employee of Clarkston Schools and was a past president of the Waterford American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by 11 children, James, […]

Trustee vacancy

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE OF TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEE VACANCY The Charter Township of Independence is seeking applicants for the vacant Trustee position on the Board of Trustees resulting from the resignation of Trustee Andrea Schroeder who was elected State Representative-43rd District effective on January 1, 2019. The responsibilities of a Trustee include but are not […]

City Council, 10-8-18

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 10 08 2018 Minutes Call to Order at 6:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Kneisc, Luginski, Reynolds, Wylie, Catallo, Detkowski, All Present. Approval of Agenda: Motion by Luginski, Supported by Reynolds to approve the agenda with changes to add Sheriff Report […]


ELLSWORTH-JONES, Ruth L.; of Manchester, TN formerly of Clarkston & Ortonville, MI; passed away Nov. 24, 2018 at 95; wife of William Jones; mother of Lynn Kacy & William Ellsworth; preceded in death by first husband Malen Ellsworth, parents Margaret & Will Belitz, siblings: Elizabeth Kent & Russell Belitz; survived by many nieces, nephews & […]