Work to restore church

Work to restore church

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The original Sashabaw Presbyterian Church, a pre-Civil War registered historic building, will soon be undergoing restoration through a partnership between the church and Clarkston school’s new construction technology program. “We’ve been approached by the new construction technology class and they want to use it as their project to […]

Clarkston collaboration in ArtPrize

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer If you check out ArtPrize in Grand Rapids this fall, you’ll see the work of 16 student artists from Clarkston. “This is the first year student ArtPrize is available, it’s always been 18 and over and this year they opened it to K-12 schools,” Clarkston Community Schools Fine […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Autumn Arrives

Despite the good weather we’ve been having of late, summer has definitely turned the heat down, showing we are indeed on our way to the brisk season of autumn. Michigan is one of the best places to be during this season; the state abounds with ever-changing tree colors, bountiful cider and donuts, and several infamous […]

Marines land at Everest

Marines land at Everest

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The United States Marine Corps visited Everest Collegiate High School and Academy last week for Detroit Marine Week. “Once a year the Marine Corps holds a Marine Week, which is a week where we try to bridge the gap between our communities and the Corps,” said Major Alfred […]

Hit the links to help Blessings

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Help a good cause this month by attending the Blessings in a Backpack 6th Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Pine Knob Golf Course. “It’s our largest fundraiser of the year. We always hope for it to bring in about 50 percent of the money we […]

Township budgets

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Budgets for Independence Television (ITV), Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Safety Path CIP, Safety Path, Police, Fire CIP and Fire are all up for next year. ITV revenues are projected to increase $2,734 or 1 percent, labor costs are projected to increase $2,023 or […]

New map for hunting in the township

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The backwoods of Independence Township are more populated than they were 35 years ago, but for resident Ron Frank, hunting still has a place in them. “There’s a lot of deer in the area and I’m just worried if this ordinance goes through it limits gun hunting in […]

Bailey house demo on hold

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Despite public outcry to save the historic Bailey house, bad timing is still its greatest adversary. “We had the meeting on Tuesday (Aug. 29) between the schools, the township and the county, where the school expressed their interest,” said builder Sam Moraco. “What came out of the meeting […]

Heritage Fest

Heritage Fest

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Experience some aspects of 19th century life this autumn by attending the Eighth Annual Davisburg Heritage Festival, Saturday, Sept. 23. Springfield Township and their Parks and Recreation Department organized the free festival to celebrate the town and its history. “We typically have antique tractors and a tour through […]

New school website online

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer After months of research, design, and development, area residents can view Clarkston Community Schools new website, www.clarkston.k12.mi.us. The district worked with the web design and software firm Finalsite to update the website, which was launched Sept. 5. The firm specifically serves schools and educational organizations, said Marketing Director […]

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