Kid fun at Clintonwood

Kid fun at Clintonwood

An overcast sky and on-and-off rain drops didn’t keep the large crowd from a day of fun at Clintonwood Park last Saturday. Parent along with their little ones enjoyed the Ryan Kennedy Kids Day at the Park put on by Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors. It included the popular Kid’s Only Garage Sale, variety […]

Emerald achievement for Independence El

Emerald achievement for Independence El

Independence Elementary students Payton McCracken, Christopher Bidinger, and Josiah Lipke, and parent volunteer Camila Duarte, helped the school achieve Emerald Status this year. Photo by Phil Custodio Independence Elementary earned Evergreen Status for students’ green initiatives this year. The award is the highest in Oakland Schools’ Michigan Green Schools Program. “I’m very proud of them, […]

Students honored for citizenship

Clarkston Area Optimists Club honored Outstanding Student Citizens from Bailey Lake and North Sashabaw elementary schools, April 27, at Clarkston United Methodist Church. “This is something I’m really excited to be a part of, something I look forward to every year,” said Bailey Lake Principal Glenn Gualtieri, who honored fifth grader Aaron Ludwig with the award […]

Hello Bunny

Hello Bunny

Alex Williams greets a rabbit at  4-H Discovery Day in Springfield Oaks County Park, May 7. Kids also had the chance to plant sunflowers and tomato plants, check out a corn snake, turtle, and other critters from Kensington Metro Park, and make Lego creations and crafts. Photo provided

Walk and Roll

Walk and Roll

Colorfully clad kids and adults filled Depot Park for Clarkston SCAMP’s Walk and Roll, May 1. The annual walk through downtown is the main fundraiser of the year for SCAMP, a summer camp for kids with special needs in Clarkston. For more information, please visit www.clarkstonscamp.com/walk-and-roll.

Runners, walkers race for kids

Runners, walkers race for kids

The Keegan family and friends gather to honor the late Chuck Keegan at Race for the Kids. Photo by Phil Custodio Runners and walkers enjoyed beautiful weather at the eighth annual Chuck Keegan Race for the Kids, May 7. Proceeds from the 5K and 3K walk and run event provide scholarships to Clarkston students, in […]

Singing in spring season

Singing in spring season

Third grader Keith Garrison, accompanied by his dad, sings “Rainbow Connection.” Photo provided The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary dazzled family and friends as they danced, sang and more during their annual talent show, April 29.

Celebration of the arts

It’s that time of year again – Clarkston High School’s annual art show is back and full of unique artwork and amazing talent. This event has been around in many communities for many years, and now it’s Clarkston’s turn. This past year, Clarkston High School started its first Art Club in order to push students […]

Hamlet II with CVP

Hamlet II with CVP

Cyrano Jones’ Hamlet discusses a new view on life with the ghost, played by James Hoxsey. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Village Players’ Hamlet II by Sam Bobrick, a loose retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy as a comedy, continues May 13-15 and 19- 21. The shows are at Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. Call […]

KEISER’S ROLE: Happy Mother’s Day Mama

In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday the People Poll question this week is “What’s the best advice your mother ever gave you?” While asking this question it got me thinking about my own mother and just what a special lady she is to not only me but to our family. I have to be […]