Christmas theater

The Children’s Theatre/Mime tour, in cooperation with Clarkston Village Players, presents “Rough Night at the North Pole” by Craig Alpaugh, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Depot Theatre, 4861 White Lake Road. In the show for all ages, a naughty little boy named Noodle and his reluctant companion Missy go to […]

Community Sing

The Clarkston Cultural Arts Council is sponsoring Community Sing events on Dec. 14, 7 p.m., at the Honcho restaurant, Christmas carols led by radio host Matt Watroba; Jan. 11, 7 p.m. at The Gateway, hosted by Mary Kay Hill and Craig Carrick; and Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Conservatory, hosted by Ann Arbor folk […]

Little library renovation planned

The Little Free Library at the corner of Main and Washington streets in downtown Clarkston is gone, but big plans are in place to replace it. “We’re looking at a larger library we’d like to build, the size of a phone booth,” said Jen Herrmann to Clarkston City Council, Nov. 28. The Main Street library […]

Goodfellows in community

Goodfellows in community

John Priebe collects a donation from a driver in downtown Clarkston. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Rotary Club members and friends raised more than $13,000 in this year’s Goodfellow newspaper drive last weekend. Volunteers sold the newspapers, which were produced by The Clarkston News, on streets throughout Clarkston, as well as Neiman’s Family Market. Clarkston […]

Cub Scouts help out heroes

Cub Scouts help out heroes

Cub Scout Pack 499 sent care packages to the troops as part of hero month activities in October. Photos provided October was about heroes for Cub Scout Pack 499 of Clarkston, so the pack invited some special guests to its pack meeting at Independence Township fire station on Citation Drive. “We had Sargent Buchman from […]

Bond work in progress

Bond work in progress

Workers are putting bond money to use, placing a new roof on Clarkston High School. The cost is an estimated $2.5 million for roof replacement districtwide. The money comes out of the $75 million bond voters approved for Clarkston Community Schools, Aug. 2. Photo provided 

City unparks parking issue

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Parking is returning to the front burner now that the new Clarkston City Council has settled in after the election. Church Street residents have been telling council about parking congestion on the side streets where they live. “Our street has become an employee parking lot for workers at the […]

Elliott foundation helps out sheriff’s benefit

The David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation of Clarkston recently made several holiday donations, including $2,000 to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Benefit for the Disabled. The benefit is providing $50 gift cards to disabled children to shop for their families with the help of volunteers on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Kmart in Waterford, as well […]

Students keep success in mind

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Connecting with kids through mindfulness is a new form of instruction explored in classrooms throughout North Sashabaw Elementary. “It always starts with building a relationship with kids, getting to know who they are, listening to their stories,” Kindergarten teacher Audrey St. Aubin said. St. Aubin incorporates many tools […]

Stuff bus for Lighthouse

Stuff bus for Lighthouse

Clarkston Community School transportation employees are volunteering to collect donations for this Saturday’s Stuff a Bus. Photo by Jessica Steeley BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer The annual Stuff-a-Bus event is this Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event, which has been going on for over a decade, is run […]