Composer creates sci-fi musical of the imagination

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Local composer Jim Territo’s newest creation “The Daedalus 2 Mission: A Space Opera” premieres at The Crofoot in Pontiac on Aug. 10. “It came together just out of some conversations with my nephew, Joe Territo,” shared Jim, a 1997 Clarkston High School graduate. “We are both science […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Importance of travel

It’s been awhile since I’ve been in Clarkston. My articles continued to show up in the paper, so everything’s probably seemed normal for you subscribers out there, but I’ve actually been on vacation. I traveled down south of the border to the beautiful country of Peru and hiked the 26-mile-long Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. […]

Young athletes need for fuel for performance

Young athletes need for fuel for performance

By Adrian Schirr Nuview Nutrition There’s nothing better than watching my son hit the ball that earned the winning run, sac the quarterback, or sink that game-winning basket. It’s exhilarating. It’s every kind of thrill you can imagine, but when he’s losing, when he’s exhausted and struggling, being the mother of an athlete can be […]

Garden Walk

At Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s 12th annual Garden Walk on July 19, an abundance of natives will be only one of the highlights, said Debi Moore, event chair. Altogether, six lovely gardens with blooms galore are featured on this year’s walk. A list of plantings will be available at all the gardens the day […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Independence inspiration

Independence Fest in Clintonwood Park was an incredible feat of organization and volunteer enthusiasm, but I knew something would be missing this year. This was the first Fourth of July festival missed by Bart Clark, who passed away suddenly last September. I offered to have a plaque made to present to Bart’s wife, Diane, in […]

Military memories

The Fourth of July Veterans Celebration included a Military Museum in the Independence Township Senior Community Center, where veterans and groups discussed and displayed information, equipment, and artifacts for folks to check out.

JACK’s JOURNEY: Social media: a life well performed

Jack Kuczmanski, a freshman at the University of Michigan and 2016 graduate of Clarkston High School, is interning at The Clarkston News this summer I’ll be honest, there are only three reasons why I have ever “liked” somebody else’s Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook post. It was because: It was kinda funny; A family member or […]

Farm fun

Farm fun

Sloane Tilliander and Chelsea O’Brien, founder and executive director of the new non-profit educational farm, Clarkston Family Farm. Photo provided Clarkston Family Farm hosted more than 300 people at 4H Fun Day, June 25. The event offered birdhouse building, Fourth of July planter creation with members of the OTC agri-science team, garden painting, sing-a-longs, greenhouse […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Do you stand for truth?

One day, Jesus was sharing with His disciples the concept of the shepherd, and the sheepfold, as recorded in John 10. He wanted them to understand how important it was to belong to something bigger than themselves. Sociologists will tell us our affiliation need can only be satisfied within the context of belonging to a […]

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