GUEST VIEWPOINT: High school fun, but move on when time

Opening a door is harder when the house is new, and I feel that myself, along with other new college students, are going to have a somewhat difficult time parting from the only community we know. I write this from the new house my mom has just bought with my little brother and kittens rolling […]

Clarkston Wolf sighted in land down under

Clarkston High School grad Maxwell Palese began an exciting study abroad program in Perth, Western Australia, in early August. Maxwell graduated Clarkston High School in 2015 with an International Baccalaureate diploma and began his college career at Kalamazoo College studying biology and economics. Following two successful years at Kalamazoo, Maxwell applied for a very selective […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Embrace God’s inconvenient truth

Recently, I spent a few weeks talking about the wisdom of God with our local church. I am convinced that God wants to have a manifest expression of His wisdom, like in the days of Solomon. When Solomon’s time came to claim the throne, the Lord appeared to him and said, “Ask! What shall I […]

Grad takes summer hike on Appalachian Trail

Grad  takes summer hike on Appalachian Trail

Jordan Robak of Clarkston bought a backpack and hit the trail for 2,200 miles this summer. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When Jordan Robak of Clarkston decided he needed to get away for a while this summer, he decided to go for a walk. It turned into quite the hike […]

Sports leads to long life for family

Sports leads to long life for family

Connie Egler of Clarkston was a dedicated athlete all her life, playing college sports and coaching kids, and still remains active in her 80s. Photos provided BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Good health was always a priority for Connie Egler of Clarkston. Connie, 84, who lives near downtown with her husband, Don Egler, has […]

Buddhist building opens in Davisburg

Buddhist building opens in Davisburg

Nancy Yu in the new International Buddha Dharma Society for Cosmic Law. All are welcome at the new International Buddha Dharma Society for Cosmic Law, at 7500 Village Court in Davisburg. The 1,000-square-foot Meditation Room is always open to members and to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, for children from 10-10:40 a.m., and for […]

Sounds of Gemini

Sounds of Gemini

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Children danced to Irish jigs, nursery rhymes and folk songs in Depot Park during Harmony in the Park last Wednesday, July 26. Park-goers listened to the sounds of Ann Arbor band Gemini, founded by twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits and now including San’s daughter Emily as well. […]

Red Hats poolside

Red Hats poolside

Steven Percival, Clarkston mayor, invited his mom Janet Percival and her group, the Cranberry Delight Red Hat Society of White Lake, to his home for lunch and swimming in his pool, July 26. The rubber duckie helped keep everyone safe in the water. Photo by Phil Custodio

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The seven S’s of spiritual living

Many years ago now I was called to serve with a church that seemed to be a wonderful new opportunity to establish our vision for spiritual community. It began divinely. Everyone seemed to be excited by the possibilities. We engaged in visioning together, we set goals to work toward that vision of being all that […]