Ind Twp Ordinances, 6-5-18

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That a regular meeting held on May 15, 2018, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved the Introduction and First Reading of an amendment to the Township’s Code of Ordinances and scheduled a Second Reading of the amendment at a regular meeting to be held on June 5, 2018 […]

Veterans’ sacrifice honored

Veterans’  sacrifice  honored

Clarkston Boy Scouts prepare for the Honor Guard’s rifle salute as Mayor Steve Percival and Past-Commander Don Davis present the Memorial Wreath at American Legion Post 63’s Memorial Day Service in Lakeview Cemetery, Monday. Photos by Phil Custodio Campbell-Richmond American Legion Post 63 Honor Guard led a procession of friends and family of fallen veterans […]

Prom in the park

Prom in the park

From left, Kassidy Mooney, Madison Guerrieri, Hannah Jolley, Alina Schneider, Kyla McNeill, Hannah Leonard and Loc Nguyen use the balloon-decorated bridge in Depot Park as the perfect backdrop for their prom pics. Photo by Serena Stauffer High schoolers in colorfully dazzling dresses and stylish suits filled Depot Park for pictures before prom, May 23. The […]

Help for sink fund

The families at Creative Co-Op Preschool are raising money to put a sink in their new classroom at Calvary Lutheran Church in Clarkston. “The church is going through a renovation, and they are generously providing a new space for our program,” said Amy Holmes, Creative Co-Op president. “We are so excited for the children and […]

SAGA OF SERENA: Ready to launch

By Serena Stauffer The past two years, I’ve watched my older brother and many friends get internships and work at them during the summer months and now it’s finally my turn. I’ve been lucky enough to get an internship with The Clarkston News and I plan to soak in all that I can while working […]

Fresh food, crafts, live music at summer Farmers’ Market

Dozens of vendors will fill the Clarkston Area Farmers Market when it returns for the summer next Saturday. “We have booked so far for this year about 40 vendors but will end up with about 50 vendors throughout the market season,” said Sylvia Ritchie, market manager. Vendors signed up so far include nine produce growers; […]

Heads up on vaping

Clarkston Community Schools hosts Vaping 101: What’s Important to Know, on Tuesday, June 5, 7-8 p.m. at the CCS Board Office, 6389 Clarkston Road. “Students as young as sixth grade have been found in possession of vape pens or e-cigarettes at school,” said Staci Puzio, administrator of student growth and well-being, in a letter to […]


Downtown, outdoors make town tops By Jackson Miller I love Clarkston because of all the things that you can do here! Starting with downtown it brings you four of the best restaurants you could ever ask for! I love the Union mac ‘n cheese because it’s so creamy and it melts in your mouth! Now […]

STUDENT VIEWPOINT: More communication to stop cyberbullying

By Bella Foster In a recent news article, “Two Florida teens were busted for cyberbullying. The two 12-year-olds in Florida were arrested for cyberbullying in connection with the death of a middle-school student, who police say hanged herself two weeks ago” (Daily News, Jan. 23, 2018). Unfortunately, teens and young adults around the U.S are […]

Gospel concert

Bill Gaither will perform in concert with the Gaither Vocal Band at Mt Zion Church at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14. The band will play gospel classics, as well as new songs from their new recording, We Have This Moment. The quintet features Gaither, Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb, Todd Suttles and Reggie Smith. Joining […]