John Jeffrey Cox, 55

COX, John Jeffrey “Jeff”, of Clarkston; suddenly April 16, 2016 due to a motorcycle accident; age 55; husband of Jamie; father of Greg (Brittney) Briggs, Rachelle and Kimberly Cox; son of Geneva (late Oliver) Cox; grandpa “Pa Jeff” of Zachary Briggs and Dylan Hartfield; son in law of Judy Briggs and Allen Briggs; brother of […]

Harry John DALZELL, 67

DALZELL, Harry John of Bloomfield Hills; April 12, 2016; age 67; preceded in death by his wife Marcelline, first wife Kathy and his sons Michael and James; loving father of Annette (Mike) Yasoni, Rochelle (David) Williams, Wendy (Jeff) Rand and Charles (Kelli) Dalzell; grandfather of 19; great grandfather of 1.   Harry was proud to be […]

20 years with Team RUSH

20 years with Team RUSH

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in Team RUSH put the final touches on their robot as they got ready for their upcoming Michigan State Competition this week. Each one of them know how special the program is to them and for others as Team RUSH celebrates their 20th anniversary this year. “It […]

Spring break fun at library

Spring  break fun  at library

Local students enjoyed their spring break at the Clarkston Independence District Library this past week. The library hosted Maker Magic, an event where the kids, along with their parents, got to enjoy creating with Perlers beads, making duck calls, buttons, creations from a 3D printer, and getting their picture taken like they were on spring […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Work to save our oceans

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, Meghan Allen discusses cleaning up the oceans. More than 4.8 million metric tons of plastic get dumped into the oceans […]

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago – 2001 “Downtown plans specials, events during construction” Downtown Clarkston businesses and the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce met to brainstorm ideas to encourage people to shop downtown during the road construction on Main Street. “Schools drop driver’s education” Clarkston Community School announced they would not offer driver education beginning the summer […]

Letters to the Editor

Reasons for raises don’t ring true for reader  Dear Editor, The Independence Township Board’s recent decision to give themselves pay raises clearly shows taxpayers where their priorities are, with themselves. The treasurer and the clerk admitted that much when voting for their own salary increases at the April 5 board meeting. Unfortunately no one is […]

Scouts learn design skills at derby

Scouts learn design skills at derby

Racers cheer at the Girl Scout Pine Wood Derby at St. Daniel Church, April 9. Scouts worked on their STEM skills, racing derby cars made from blocks of pine at the Clarkston Area Girl Scouts Pinewood Derby, April 9, at St. Daniel’s Church Cushing Center. Trophies were awarded to the Top 3 in each rank […]