Music on front lawns

Music on front lawns

Mike Baker performs at 49 N. Main during Porchfest on the Millpond, Sunday. Photo provided More than 100 people enjoyed an afternoon of music around the Millpond, Sunday afternoon. “The Clarkston Community Historical Society would like to thank everyone who hosted, performed or attended our first annual Porchfest on the Millpond,” said Toni Smith, director […]

Practical learning

Everest Academy second graders recently took a local field trip to Neiman’s Family Market. The kids explored different areas inside Neiman’s to learn about the inner workings of a grocery store. They made peanut butter in the bulk food section, twice-baked potatoes in the deli and they decorated cookies in the bakery. Students also saw […]

Warnings to don’t burn pressure treated wood

With summer outdoor projects in the works, Mary Serra-White of Clarkston has a warning about the dangers of improper disposal of pressure treated wood. “There are no exceptions to being environmentally conscious regarding disposal of pressure treated wood,” White said. “Also, if you don’t know the type of wood, it is best to err on […]

Maxine J. Connelly

Maxine J. Connelly, 93 years old, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017, of Leukemia. She was a 31 year resident of Lomita, Calif., formerly of Clarkston. Maxine was predeceased by her husband James, sister Doris and brothers Albert and DeWayne. She is survived by her only daughter Cathleen Connelly of Lomita, CA and sisters […]


WILSON, ROSELLA of Clarkston, age 86, died June 12, 2017. She was 86.  She was born January 4, 1931 to the late Wed H. and Katie Morgan.  She leaves behind a much loved son Paul Wilson and equally loved daughter in law Julie Wilson and loved grandchildren Kristin Marie Wilson and Matthew Lee Wilson. She […]

School bond projects

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2016 Bond Projects – District Wide Camera Replacement The Clarkston Community Schools’ Board of Education will receive firm prime contractor bids to provide cabling and a complete camera replacement system at all district buildings within Clarkston Community Schools. The bidding documents consist of plans and specifications prepared by GMB Architecture and Engineering […]

Parking issue stalls in committee

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor It’s back to the drawing board for the Clarkston Parking Committee. “We’re still at step one,” said committee member Rick Detkowski at the June 7 meeting. “I’m worried we’re on the wrong track.” Committee member Jennifer Radcliff said they need professional help. “I think we need to see where […]

Teamwork in the sun

Teamwork in the sun

Summer will soon be here, and schools are winding down with their annual field day celebrations. Joseph Fortier and Cornelius Godfrey stay cool and work together to move the beachball with their water guns during one of 30 fun game stations at Clarkston Elementary’s field day, June 1. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Millpond Porchfest

Clarkston Community Historical Society hosts the Millpond Porchfest, 1-4 p.m., Sunday, June 25. The event features musicians on eight porches around the Millpond on Main Street, W. Washington, Holcomb Road, and Miller Road. Musicians, who are donating their talents, include The Pat Cooper Irish Band, Annamarie Evans Trio, Mike Baker, EW3 Mike Evans, Mountain Echo […]