Athlete of the Week: Playing strong on varsity

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters have a few more weeks until the MHSAA Softball District playoffs on June 3 and freshman Hannah Cady is ready to help her team win the title. “Cady is a pretty impressive athlete,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team, after […]


The world celebrated Earth Day a couple weeks ago on Saturday, April 22 with more than just environmental projects. More than 600 cities across the world marched for science on Earth Day with a goal to support and advocate for science and scientists. What a coincidence the week after a global march celebrating science, Clarkston […]

News in Brief

Open house meeting on Sashabaw Road work Independence Township and Road Commission for Oakland County will host an open-house informational meeting on Sashabaw Road inprovements between I-75 and DTE Music Theater. The meeting, also in partnership with Michigan Department of Transportation, will be from 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 17, at Independence Township Hall, 6483 Waldon […]

Breaking News: Dirt Road Dust Control

This just in from the Road Commission (as a matter of fact, it is their press release word-for-word). Oakland County residents living on gravel roads who would like to participate in the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) dust-control program this summer and fall, can now submit their applications for the service. Applications must be […]

Awards for Team RUSH

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Team RUSH 27 kicked off their season with their first tournament in Duluth, Minnesota. “RUSH students did an outstanding job with what we needed to do -drive team, pit crew, scouting, strategy, judges and more,” said Kyle Hughes, coach of the Clarkston High School robotics team. Team […]

New city manager to build trust, respect

New city manager to build trust, respect

City Manager Jonathan Smith. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor In his fourth week as city manager, Jonathan Smith is busy learning the job. “I’m the new employee,” said Smith, who joined the City of the Village of Clarkston on Jan. 23. “I like the work. It’s very interesting. There’s always […]

Ranked top in the state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers showed reasons why they are currently ranked No. 1 in the state as they remained undefeated as they beat two OAA Red league foes last week. “Wins are always good,” said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. The Wolves finished the week […]

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Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 14. We’ll be celebrating the holiday in the Feb. 8 edition – send your love announcements with wedding, engagement, or couple pictures to by Monday. Homework club Clarkston Area Youth Assistance needs volunteers for its after-school Homework Club program, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and 3:3-4:30 […]

Cagers post 10th consecutive win

The Wolves remained undefeated during their trip to Southfield Arts & Technology last Friday with a 59-50 win. “It was a good game,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Dan Fife. “They made us do a lot of different things, a lot of different looks in the environment. It was a good close game […]

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