Winning

Winning

Annabelle St Aubin, Jasmine Scott and Molly Labate go around the track at Bailey Lake Elementary last Friday either walking, running or dancing during their Fun Run. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Volunteers step forward to help city

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor As of Oct. 1, the city has no manager, but two residents stepped forward to help out. Rich Little and Steve Percival, who volunteered his services at the Sept. 26 City Council meeting, are doing what they can to keep city hall running. “We love being here, and anything […]

Sunny Sunday for Taste

Sunny Sunday for Taste

The sun broke through after a week of rain for a pleasant fall day for Taste of Clarkston, Oct 2. Crowds packed downtown Clarkston for the annual food fest, enjoying entrees and desserts prepared by more than 30 local restaurants and store bakeries. Photo by Phil Custodio

News in Brief

Coin show American Legion Post 63 hosts the Clarkston Coin Show, where collectors can buy, sell, and trade, Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the post home, 8047 Ortonville Road. Proceeds support the American Legion and veteran related programs. The event is organized in partnership with SDCS L3P.LLC, Highland. For information, call Chuck […]

Letters to the Editor

Council candidate wants to do his part Dear Editor, My name is Rick Detkowski and I am running for City Council. I was raised in Clarkston and graduated from Clarkston High School in 1992, always enjoying the easy-going sense of community that I grew up in. The thought of that changing never crossed my mind. […]

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Royalty

Matt Sanker playfully parts ways with Aalayna Green during the Wolves’ Homecoming Game last Friday. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Manager resigns

Council caught off guard by abrupt departure BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor C-town is in need of a new city manager after Carol Eberhardt posted her resignation this week. “She contacted me about a week ago and said she wanted to resign, and no longer be manager,” said Mayor Joe Luginski at Monday’s City […]

Family bands together to fight cancer threat

Family bands together to fight cancer threat

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Beverly Thompson of Clarkston was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and received treatment, but that was just the start for the Thompson family. The BRCA (BReast CAncer) gene mutation responsible put her daughters Brittany and Tori Thompson at risk as well for breast and ovarian cancers. “I got […]

Bucks for Buses

Bucks for Buses

Colleen Burke, Donna Hook, Kelly Loush, and Len Wasilk at their table, decorated with cars for the event’s “Made in Michigan” theme. Photo by Phil Custodio Supporters filled Overtyme Grill and Taproom for pizza, drinks, and dancing at Bucks for Buses, Sept. 21. The annual fund-raiser supports the Independence Township Senior Community Center’s transportation program […]

Self defense for women

Self defense for women

Oakland County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jen Miles demonstrates a self-defense technique. Photo by Phil Custodio Sgt. Jen Miles of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office showed the Clarkston Community Women’s Club a thing or two about self defense. “You have to prepare for things – what if someone jumps in my car? What is someone rear-ends me […]

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