Spirit of the Wolves

Spirit of the Wolves

The Jungle had their makeshift drums and voices ready to cheer on the Clarkston Varsity Football team at Stoney Creek High School for the Wolves’ 24-0 victory. See you on Friday for Homecoming, Jungle! Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Survey says city has parking problem

Survey says city has parking problem

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor An official study of parking in Clarkston shows the city will exceed capacity once two new restaurants open. The city is projected to be short 26 parking spaces when the Union Joints’ Honchos restaurant and the eatery in the former Clarkston State Bank open for business, said Dave Allen […]

‘No’ to busting tax break

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor How the district library affects city budgeting continues to cause confusion as City Council considered eliminating a tax break for residents. “It has caused the council to reduce our budget at the point we had to get the tax bills out,” said Mayor Pro-tem Eric Haven at the Sept. […]

Blessings for students in need every week

Blessings for students in need every week

Volunteers gather at Waypoint Church for National Blessings in a Backpack Day to kick off a new year of helping students. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A Dixie Highway building formerly used to service cars now serves hundreds of local students in need. Clarkston Blessings in a Backpack will fill […]

Park work

Work is wrapping up on the Depot Park path to the south bridge. Clarkston DPW and contractors raised utility manholes and filled in space between the path and M-15. They used filled dirt donated to the city by Independence Township, from their safety path stockpiles. Workers also took down the split-rail fence.

News in Brief

Volunteers needed Clarkston Community Schools is seeking two volunteers to serve on the Video Center board to oversee Independence Television located within Clarkston High School. The nine-member board will meet quarterly to discuss budget as well as make recommendations for programing, staffing, and overall development. Each appointed citizen will hold a three-year term. The board […]

A life fully led

Bartlett Lee Clark of Clarkston will be remembered for his local leadership and service to the nation and his hometown. “Bart struck me as one of the most genuinely good guys I have ever known,” said David Boersma, president of Clarkston Rotary Club. “Bart was the president of the club when I became a member […]

New senior services set for Sashabaw

New senior  services set for Sashabaw

Pat Kittle talks about the plans for the rehab center. Photo by Trevor Keiser BY TREVOR KEISER Clarkston News Staff Writer Around $20 million of new development is coming to Independence Township, according to Township Supervisor Pat Kittle. In the next couple weeks residents should start seeing the land behind Rite Aid at the corner […]

Bench dedicated in memory of Beck

Bench dedicated in memory of Beck

Mike, Jennifer, Cate, and Courtney Cotter read the dedication plaque for Beck Myers in Depot Park. Photos by Phil Custodio Family and friends gathered in Depot Park on a rainy Saturday afternoon to dedicate a playground bench in memory of Beck James Myers. The idea for A Bench for Beck came from a Humans of […]

Letters to the Editor

Misattributed quote Dear Editor, There was a quote attributed to me in the article “More work for Depot bridge” on page 1 of Sept. 7 edition. This was a mistake on the News’ part as I never made this statement nor did I make any statement at the special meeting concerning the work on the […]

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