A Look Back for September 27, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Thousands turn out for crafts festival” Fall officially kicked off during the weekend with the 28th Annual Crafts and Cider Festival. An estimated 5,000-10,000 people attended the event held by the Clarkston Community Historical Society. “Raisin’ funds and havin’ fun” Bailey Lake Elementary held their […]

Outgoing performances at camp

Kids took over the stage last week at Clarkston High School during Musical Theatre Camp. The campers, going into third through seventh grade, performed numbers from popular musicals as they learned choreography, singing techniques and a few pointers for “I Hope I Get It” from “A Chorus Line,” “Topsy Turvy” from Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre […]

Athletes of the Week: League champs

Local sluggers broke a tiebreaker to win their championship. The Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors team Michigan Center for Orthopedic Surgery, sponsored by Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu, won the North Oakland Baseball League Championship on July 29. The game was decided in a tiebreaker format after seven innings of regulation play. To win the Boys […]

Ready to play for mom

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Junior Jake Billette slipped his helmet on Monday morning, already looking forward to the gridiron heroes’ third game in the season when they host Bloomfield Hills for Football for a Cure, Sept. 8. During the game he will wear a jersey and play for his mother, Linda […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Tips for moving

I am unfortunately in the heavy-lifting process of moving this week. Luckily, it’s only a two-minute drive away from where I currently live, but you never really realize how much you own until you have to pack up all your belongings for transport. The new house I’m moving to is bigger with way more storage […]

Sounds of Gemini

Sounds of Gemini

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Children danced to Irish jigs, nursery rhymes and folk songs in Depot Park during Harmony in the Park last Wednesday, July 26. Park-goers listened to the sounds of Ann Arbor band Gemini, founded by twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits and now including San’s daughter Emily as well. […]

News in Brief

Four running for City Council Incumbents Eric Haven, Jason M. Kneisc, and David Marsh, and challenger Scott Reynolds filed nominating petitions to run for three open seats on Clarkston City Council. Deadline to file for the two-year terms on the council was July 25. The election will be on Nov. 7. No loading zone for Washington […]

Cultural learning at Bible school

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Children were immersed in Peruvian culture last week during Vacation Bible School at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church. “The last couple of years we have been doing cross-cultural events and we’ve had a lot of fun visiting different countries by them coming to us,” Children’s Ministry Director Terri Miller […]

Teams race to the RUSH Cup on the lake

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Students are finishing the final touches on their cardboard and duct tape boats as they prepare to race in the 10th Annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach this Saturday. For students in eight teams with Team RUSH 27 Robotics team it’s an opportunity to get to […]

Summer fun with robots

seconds counted down. They watched robots they built go through actions they programmed them to do, like spin a fidget spinner, shoot a ball into a goal, or rotate a gate, June 29. Kids ages 8 to 14-years-old had a four day taste of what they could do during the FIRST LEGO League as they […]

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