Board of Review

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE The Charter Township of Independence 2019 March Board of Review will meet for its organizational session, MCL 211.29(1), at the Township Hall’s Office of the Assessor on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 9:00 am. The Board of Review will meet at the Township Hall Board Room located at 6483 Waldon […]

News loses longtime leader

News loses longtime leader

James A. Sherman Sr., publisher of the Clarkston News from 1966-93, enjoys a good laugh during the roast that the Rotary Club of Oxford held in his honor in April 2014. File photo by C.J. Carnacchio. By C.J. Carnacchio Special to The Clarkston News Former Clarkston News publisher James Allen Sherman Sr. of Oxford wore […]

Students honored for leadership

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston Area Optimist Club honored Outstanding Student Citizens from Andersonville and Independence elementary schools, Feb. 13. Andersonville selected fifth grader Keira Walker for her school’s award. “It’s very awesome. I was surprised a little bit when I heard I got the award,” Walker said. “My parents taught me to […]

School bond work

Clarkston Board of Education voted unanimously, Feb. 11, to ratify $22,069,957.30 for Series II of the school building and site bond work. This is part of the $76 million bond approved by voters in August 2016. The board authorized the sale of the bonds and delegated authority to the superintendent to accept the offer of […]

Fitness programs

Angels’ Place Race recently partnered with Deer Lake Athletic Club to offer three free fitness and training programs for race participants. The 5K/10K event in Clarkston is adding a 5K-to-10K program to its “couch to 5K” training club, both meeting Thursday evenings at Depot Park starting March 14. Additionally, Angels’ Place Race has teamed with […]

Park presentation

The Friends of Depot Park Committee hosts a presentation of its vision and the grant-writing process for the park,with public input session, at the Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21.

Sashabaw Plains honors Good Citizens

BY JOETTE KUNSE Special to the Clarkston News Sashabaw Plains Chapter of Daughters of American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored five high school seniors with their Good Citizen award. Clarkston High School’s Good Citizen was Amy Coomer. Coomer dedicates much of her free time to the Clarkston High School Optimist Club and has served as the Michigan […]

Many options to give to park

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A $100,000 fundraising drive for Depot Park is just the beginning, said Clarkston Mayor Eric Haven. “It’s the beginning of a long haul for the park,” said Haven, also member of the Friends of Depot Park Committee, at the Feb. 11 City Council meeting. “It’s not just a village […]

Community coat drive participation appreciated

Dear Editor, I wanted to thank you so much for your help placing Hidden Lakes Apartments’ coat drive in the paper (“Coat, blanket drive,” Jan. 16). With an outpouring amount of help from Dart Properties’ employees, and Hidden Lakes and Clarkston residents, we collected 108 coats, 41 blankets, 12 pairs of boots, 70 hats, 49 […]

Reader supports President Trump and his work

Dear Editor, Where are all of the conservative, Christian, Trump supporters? I ask this because I have read so many letters to the editor that are anti-Trump. So I called the newspaper and asked why this was. I was told they print what they get and apparently there are no Trump supporters writing in. I […]

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