Claus in Clarkston

Claus in Clarkston

Santa Claus, AKA Steve Percival of Clarkston, got an early look at downtown, Monday afternoon, stopping in local shops and businesses for pictures and season’s greetings. He’ll be back with many of his friends this weekend for the Holiday Lights Parade down Main Street, in addition to whatever he has planned for Christmas in a […]

Making a float, checking it twice

Making a float, checking it twice

Team RUSH members Audrey Dekonink, Jenna McCleese, Parker Szachta, Elizabeth Williams, Meghan Finnerty, Kyle Kaufman, and Evan Bennett make laminated paper snowflakes for their Holiday Lights Parade float. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Dozens of students on Clarkston High School Team RUSH have been spending hours after school to build […]

Goodfellow papers for Shoes for Kids

Kelly Barker of Clarkston and her daughter Kennedy Tillman, a senior at Clarkston High School, joined more than a 100 volunteers selling Goodfellow newspapers for Shoes for Kids. “I began volunteering because I was a member of the Clarkston Optimists and the Clarkston Rotary was looking for volunteers,” Barker said. “When I told Kennedy about […]

$278,615 more for 3-year police contract

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Independence Township Board voted unanimously, Nov. 27, to renew its contract with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for police services. The new, three-year contract increases costs for police service by $278,615 overall. Annual costs in the 2019 contract year increase by 0.56 percent, $23,935, compared to 2018; by $126,600, […]

Wednesdays for Rotary

Beginning in January, The Clarkston Rotary Club will be meeting on Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Buck Shots, 7048 Gateway Park Drive, instead of Monday. “We’re anticipating the Wednesday time will be more convenient for people wishing to enjoy dinner and fellowship while planning activities and events aimed at making the Clarkston community an even better […]

Community honors for Fife

Current and former players, colleagues, friends, family, and the community will honor recently retired Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife on Friday, Dec. 14, at 6:20 p.m. before the Wolves take on Wayne Memorial High School. “Let’s pack the gym with students, current and former McGrath campers, alumni, colleagues, friends, and family to say thanks […]

Planners look to Waldon, Main for development

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Considering future development of Clarkston, the empty lot at Main Street and Waldon Road sticks out to the Clarkston Planning Commission. Commission members agreed the 99,000-square-foot property, which was wooded before being made into a grass lot, should remain listed as residential in the new Master Plan Future Land […]

Runners give thanks

Dozens of Clarkston Wolfpack runners, Cubs, and friends got an early stary to Thanksgiving with a run downtown, Nov. 22. The annual Clarkston Totally Grassroots Turkey Trot 5K raised funds for the Smile Like Jen Phyle Memorial Scholarship, established at Clarkston High School in coordination with the Clarkston Foundation to honor her passion for life […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Drew Moscovic cuts the ribbon with family, friends, and members of the community, welcoming them to the newly renovated and opened Drew’s Home of Clarkston, Dec. 2. Dick and Toni Moscovic launched the non-profit group to provide homes for adults with disabilities, working with Father Chris Maus and Knights of Columbus at St. Daniel Parish […]

Weekend road closure to unclog gas line

Holcomb Road, between White Lake Road in Independence Township and Washington Street in Clarkston, will be closed for gas main repairs by Consumers Energy this weekend. The problem was first detected at a Holcomb Road residence, having trouble with their heat. Workers found the problem was with the gas supply to the house, and Consumers […]

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