Painted train

Painted  train

Denyse Couture and Dana Blust of Clarkton Cultural Arts Council decorate the newly refurbished playground train for Depot Park, May 18. The council is planning their third annual Art in the Atrium at The Gateway on June 2 to raise money for the arts in Clarkston though the Clarkston Cultural Arts Council. Photo by Phil Custodio

City News in Brief

Kiosk earnings In its first month of operation, April 8 through May 6, the city parking kiosk at Main and Washington earned a gross income of $6,258, reported City Manager Jonathan Smith at the May 14 City Council meeting. In its first month of operation, April 8 through May 6, the city parking kiosk at Main […]

Poppies for vets

Poppies for vets

Don Davis, American Legion Post 63 past commander, accepts a donation on Main Street in downtown Clarkston during the post’s annual Poppy Sale fund raiser for veterans in need. The red poppy has been a national symbol of sacrifice since World War I, and honors those who served and died for our country in all […]

Military signers honored for service

Military signers honored for service

From left are CHS grads heading to military service, Edmond Ketzler, USMC; Cody Dellinger, Army National Guard; Sydney Vanbuskirk, Army ROTC; Owen Alexander, USMC NROTC; and Ian Wilson, USAF. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Friends and family gathered, May 8, to honor five graduating seniors heading for military service. Owen […]

High school graduates honored for scholarship

High school graduates honored for scholarship

The CHS Class of 2018 Senior Scholars, Max Anderson, Isabelle Beck, Heather Burrum, Alison Buscher, Kelly Cousino, Kayla Daly-Seiler, Andrew Dimmer, Jillian Haas, Brandon Kirk, Joel LaBruzzy, Hannah Laing, Kristen Marani, Justin Osborn, Sage Paris, Liana Smith, Rebecca Snyder, Ryan Snyder, and Emily Welanko. Not pictured, Serena Chiappelli, Jessica Douglas, Samuel Gipe, Nathan Johnson, Madilyn […]

Work OK’d to fix M-15 sinkhole

Work OK’d to fix M-15 sinkhole

City Manager Jonathan Smith explains the drain problem on M-15 to City Council. Photos by Phil Custodio Investigating a hole off M-15 at 20 N. Main Street, workers found a one-inch water pipe under the state route piercing the east-side storm drain, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. The pipe would have been laid during Michigan […]

City seeks parking study, OK’s no-parking zone

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The city is seeking a third parking study in as many years, voting unanimously Monday night to invite planners Carlisle and Wortman to the next meeting to present a plan for an immediate, city-wide parking analysis not to exceed $8,500. The Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan conducted a free […]

Armed robber sentenced

On May 10, Judge Michael Warren sentenced Thomas Joseph-Lee Jidas, 18, of Independence Township to 45 months to 40 years for the armed robbery of the BP gas station and convenience store on Sashabaw Road at Waldon Road. According to police reports, at 2:59 a.m., May 23, 2017, Jidas, who was 17 years old at […]

Prayers for unity

Believers from churches all over the Clarkston area gathered to pray for unity during the National Day of Prayer breakfast, May 3, at Fountains Golf and Banquet Center. They led prayers for the community, government, churches, schools, youth, families, workplace and those who serve during the 67th annual National Day of Prayer.

Good youth works awarded

Good youth works awarded

More than 100 students were honored with Youth Recognition awards. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Area Youth Assistance recognized dozens of youth who have supported the well-being of self and others, as demonstrated in day-to-day acts of kindness, improvements in their personal growth, and unlocking their potential at the annual Youth Recognition Ceremony and Dessert […]

1 2 3 75