Postal clerk hailed as hero

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer Marianna Weissenborn had less than a minute to get help when she started choking on some grapefruit. Fortunately, co-worker Ebony Turonek was there. “I thought I would die,” Weissenborn said at a recognition event at Clarkston Post Office, April 27. “I was so grateful and thankful, and I […]

Seconds to spare

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer Angie Brennan and fellow employees had seconds to react when they saw a double-tandem gravel hauler bearing down on their Main Street dental office. “We were out front in the reception area and we had this big window – we saw the truck coming and I yelled ‘run,’” […]

Last walk

Clarkston High School seniors emerged from the gym in caps and gowns and made their way to the main hallway and the rest of the school, May 22. It was the last walk as students as they shared hugs and posed for photos going through the school one more time. See more photos in this […]

Tips for next generation of mechanics

Automotive students from Oakland Schools Technical Center got a view of the technology and work environment of a state-of-the-art service center at Bowman Chevrolet, April 25. The students toured the service center at 6750 Dixie Highway, and learned about the automotive field in a real-world scenario. Jim Roy, service manager, shared insights into the shop, […]

Clarkston’s Gotta Have Art!

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was tough call at The 10th Annual Imagine That! Teen Art Show on Wednesday night, March 22, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. A variety of vibrant, dramatic, and elaborate artwork filled the hallway of the Clarkston Independence District Library, created by teens from across the district. […]

Sunny snowman

The weather may have quickly changed from the high 50s and sunny on Feb. 28 to cold and snow the next day, but Brady and Austin Pruetz didn’t let it dappen their spirits. They kept their sunglasses out as the Bailey Lake Elementary students built a snowman with their dog, Lily, while they kept with […]

Power of poetry at slam!

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was a day for youth to find their voice and inject their creativity into words at Bailey Lake Elementary last Friday. Anne Martinez and Carol Barber’s fifth-grade classes wowed their guests with talent, wit, and reality at their Poetry Slam. This event has been an ongoing tradition […]

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