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 […]

News in Brief

Railroad work Canadian National (CN) railroad will close a section of Andersonville Road between Edgar and Farley roads in Springfield Township through Thursday, September 15, for railroad crossing repair work. The detour for truck traffic during the closure is Dixie Hwy (US-24) to Davisburg Road back to Andersonville Road and vice versa. All other traffic […]

Grads return home to teach

BY TREVOR KEISER Clarkston News Staff Writer For Clarkston High School graduates John Chesley, Katie Harris, Kristy Robinson and Kendra Smith becoming teachers and returning to their hometown is a something they each consider to be special. John Chesley, who is a fifth grade teacher at Bailey Lake Elementary, graduated from CHS in 2001 and […]

Breaking News: Andersonville Road to be closed starting Monday

Canadian National (CN) railroad will close a section of Andersonville Road between Edgar and Farley roads in Springfield Township from Monday, September 12, to Thursday, September 15, for railroad crossing repair work.    The detour for truck traffic during the closure is Dixie Hwy (US-24) to Davisburg Road back to Andersonville Road and vice versa.    All […]

Rotarians learn about Power of Persuasion from author

Rotary District Governor Michael Angelo Caruso was the keynote speaker at the Clarkston Rotary Club’s Aug. 29 meeting. Caruso talked about The Power of Persuasion and how to engage someone in 15 seconds. Caruso, who is a motivational speaker and author, says 15 seconds is all that is needed for a person to make a […]

Sunny parade

Sunny parade

Charley Gipe drives his 1920 Ford Model T Depot Hack, built by his uncle and completed in the 1980s, down Main Street during Monday’s Labor Day Parade. Photo by Phil Custodio It was fine, sunny weather for a Labor Day Parade Monday morning. Headed by the Clarkston Rotary Club, the parade featured community groups, businesses, […]

News in Brief

Taste of Clarkston Over 30 restaurants will line both sides of Main Street selling samples of their favorite menu items at Taste of Clarkston, Sunday, Oct. 2. M-15/Main Street will be closed from Waldon Road to Clarkston Road from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Free parking will be available at Clarkston Elementary, Clarkston Junior High School, Renaissance […]

More work for Depot bridge

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting, Sept. 1, to approve a storm drain project at the south bridge in Depot Park. The project was awarded to Tillier Plumbing Company of Holly for $5,545, paid from the city sewer fund. Work will include closing off the walkway from the edge of M-15 to […]

Armed credit fraudsters busted

Red flags went up for store employees when they noticed shoppers buying up gift cards with a credit card at a U-scan station. “Due to the number of separate transactions being made, the loss prevention officer suspected a fraudulent or stolen credit card was being used to make the purchase,” according to an Oakland County […]

Loss of a local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

Loss of a  local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

It is with heavy hearts we report Bartlett Lee Clark of Clarkston; born on December 9, 1944, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2016.  He was 71 years old. He was the husband of Diane for 34 wonderful years; loving father of Benjamin (Kristie); grandfather of Samantha, Cassidy and Bartlett Lee Clark II. Preceded in […]

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