Spindler finds success at West Point

Spindler finds success at West Point

Newly minted Second Lieutenant Gabriella Spindler graduated from West Point and is ready to get to work with the U.S. Army. Photo by Phil Custodio  Memorial Day 2016 was extra special for the Spindler family of Clarkston – Gabriella Spindler was back in town after graduating from West Point Military Academy in May. May 30 […]

Longtime dentist retires

Longtime dentist retires

Dr. George Krull, with his wife Pam Krull, is ready for retirement. Photo by Phil Custodio Dr. George Krull, DDS, is retiring after more than 30 years of making sure Clarkston kids have clean, healthy teeth. “It has been an absolutely terrific experience,” said Krull, who lives in Independence Township with his wife of 44 […]

Ford, Fitzgerald offer new house for SCAMP Home Tour

Six homes will be featured on this year’s SCAMP Home Tour, one of which is the newly purchased house of Emily Ford and Patrick Fitzgerald, located on E. Washington Street. The home tour is Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5. The tour weekend begins Saturday with the Patrons’ Evening, which includes a tour of […]

Girl Scouts honored for free libraries

The community was treated to two Little Free Libraries in downtown Clarkston last summer from the Girl Scout Troop 13363. The freshmen in the group were awarded for Community Enhancement for the libraries during the 31st Annual Clarkston Community Awards on Tuesday. “It’s very cool because we thought we did something so small, but it […]

‘A taste of Michigan’

Spring was in the air last Thursday as patrons came out to support the Clarkston Rotary Club at the annual Spring Wine Tasting, which feature Michigan wines. Wineries included Bel Lango out of Cedar, Black Star Farms from Sutton Bay, Laurentide, Lake Leelanau, Mari Vinyards, Hawthorne Vinyards and Chateau Chantal from Traverse City. Clarkston Rotary […]

Food truck fun

Food truck fun

The Clarkston Mills parking lot was packed Friday night as crowds made their way downtown to enjoy the Inaugural Food Truck Rally, presented by the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce. Trucks included Andiamo’s, Streetside Sushi, Living Foods to Go, Matt & Mo’s, The Mean Weenie, Kona Ice, Monkey Business Concessions, and Curbside Cuisine.

Scout leader named Citizen of the Year

Clarkston News Staff Writer Jennifer Herrmann was shocked and stunned when she found out she was named Clarkston’s Citizen of the Year. “Being recognized for the things I do is not something I seek out. I just truly enjoy helping others,” she said. “It’s completely unexpected.” She added it’s an honor to be selected for […]

Keiser’s Role: My heart is in Clarkston

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others – Gandhi As I sit down and write this, I have just returned from the 31 Annual Clarkston Community Awards where “do gooders” were recognized for the different ways they have contributed to the community. Recognition categories included Citizen of […]

Learning school history

Learning school history

From left, Paige Cox, Jeremy Frye, Issac Lopez, Alex Aldridge, and Rockiya Johnson with historic documents collected so far. Photo by Phil Custodio Renaissance High School students are busy bringing the history of their school to life for their Academic Service Learning Project. The project to document the history of the building is led by […]

School honors

School honors

Clarkston High School and Renaissance High School Top Scholars for 2016, selected based on academic performance, activities, and service, are Michael Baker, Olivia Baylis, Amanda Casetti, Kaitlyn Cavallo, Trevor Chamberlain, Emma Curd, Madison Czopek, Claire Foley, Clarie Galligan, Nathaniel Gipe, Hannah Grindling, Rachel Horton, Derek Joslin, Sadie Knill, Jack Kuczmanski, Diana Marsala, Erin McNeil, Kailan […]

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