Walk and Roll

Walk and Roll

Colorfully clad kids and adults filled Depot Park for Clarkston SCAMP’s Walk and Roll, May 1. The annual walk through downtown is the main fundraiser of the year for SCAMP, a summer camp for kids with special needs in Clarkston. For more information, please visit www.clarkstonscamp.com/walk-and-roll.

STUDENT VIEWS: Failing to feed the hungry

Eighth grade students in teacher Allie Browe’s English Language Arts classes at Clarkston Junior High School are writing activism articles in their argument writing unit, and we’re publishing some of their top articles. This week, Jacqueline Dunahay presents the case for a larger world response to hunger. World hunger is one of the world’s major […]

Runners, walkers race for kids

Runners, walkers race for kids

The Keegan family and friends gather to honor the late Chuck Keegan at Race for the Kids. Photo by Phil Custodio Runners and walkers enjoyed beautiful weather at the eighth annual Chuck Keegan Race for the Kids, May 7. Proceeds from the 5K and 3K walk and run event provide scholarships to Clarkston students, in […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to make views known on city project Dear Editor, I am writing to appeal to the residents of the City of Clarkston to speak out to the Clarkston City Council about the proposed Department of Public Works (DPW) addition to city hall. The planned addition is too large, too expensive, and not needed. […]

Singing in spring season

Singing in spring season

Third grader Keith Garrison, accompanied by his dad, sings “Rainbow Connection.” Photo provided The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary dazzled family and friends as they danced, sang and more during their annual talent show, April 29.

Celebration of the arts

It’s that time of year again – Clarkston High School’s annual art show is back and full of unique artwork and amazing talent. This event has been around in many communities for many years, and now it’s Clarkston’s turn. This past year, Clarkston High School started its first Art Club in order to push students […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Thank your mother

Some kids were asked some questions about motherhood. Here are their creative responses: Why did God make mothers? She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. How did God make Mothers? God made my mom just the same like he made me. He just used bigger parts. Why did God give you […]

News in Brief

Poetry slam Poets will take the stage in the Clarkston High School auditorium for the 10th Annual Poetry Slam, Friday, May 13. The 23 poets represent all grade levels at the high school, including an alumni, Trevor Torres. This year, poets were selected based on video submissions and printed copies of their poems to evaluate […]

FRANK J. GRANETT R.PH.: Study looks at mother’s auto-antibodies for indicators for autism and ADHD

by Frank J. Granett R.ph. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) afflicts approximately 1 in 88 children and is a primary contributor to America’s Epidemic: The Childhood Behavioral Health Crisis as described in the book  Over Medicating Our Youth. Over 12 million children and young adults consume powerful ADHD stimulant and psychiatric medications representing a consumption rate […]


TERPEVICH, Stephen J.; of Northville; May 8, 2016; age 82; preceded in death by his wife Audrey, sons Steve & Kevin; father of Rebecca (James) Laney and Kirk; “papa” of Christopher (Colleen Mott) Laney & Gregory Terpevich; brother of Olga James & Diane (Jim) McNaughton. Graveside service Thursday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, […]