Club Create

Club Create

Every third Monday of the month, adults with disabilities from throughout northern Oakland County come to Clarkston to express themselves through art. Picasso’s Grapevine hosts the Club Create Clarkston at its 12 South Main Street studio. Founders of the club include Leanna Haun, owner of Picasso’s Grapevine; Robert and Sue White, Parent Alliance Of Metro […]

STUDENT VIEWS: Can we stop the silence?

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, Claire Kostecki discusses mental health education. If we would have learned how to cope with mental illnesses such as depression, […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to students Dear Editor, On behalf of my fellow veterans at the Clarkston American Legion Post 63, I would like to thank Clarkston High School Principal Gary Kaul, and commend a few of his students. A few weeks ago, I received an email from Rian Bannick, Clarkston Junior High, and his sister, Kathryn Bannick, […]

Ribbon cutting

Ahdi Dasuqi, owner of Body by Ahdi Weights and Pilates, celebrates the past year in business and his new location at 8 S. Main Street with a ribbon cutting and open house party, April 27, with friends, family, and Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members. Photo by Phil Custodio

News in Brief

Food drive Clarkston Post Office carriers will collect for the 2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 14. Mail carriers nationwide are participating in the24th anniversary of the event, a partnership of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service, local food pantries, and others.In 2015, 70 million pounds of […]


SPENCER (Hall), MARY J. of Clarkston, passed away May 2, 2016 at 91 years of age. Loving wife of the late Lawrence Spencer for 56 years; dear mother of the late Larry (Liseě) Spencer, Patricia (the late John) Vanderpool, the late Michael (Sherry) Spencer, Linda (David) Agar, the late David (Ann) Spencer, and Chuck (Terri) […]


City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes Summary March 28, 2016 Meeting Called to order at 7 pm Roll Call: Mayor Luginski, Avery, Catallo, Haven, Marsh, Sabol. Absent Kneisc Motion by Sabol, Supported by Marsh to move Municode to Old Business and add Canada Goose egg and nest destruction and round […]


City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Special Meeting Minutes Summary February 16, 2016 Roll Call: Avery, Catallo, Haven, Kneisc, Marsh, Sabol. Mayor Luginski Absent Mayor Luginski emailed his thoughts on the matter as follows:  I fully and absolutely oppose these two bills and support the resolution put forward and passed by the HDC […]

Act of Expatriation and Oath of Allegiance

Whereas, “RICHARD EVERETT VANHAZEL” is a naturalized “citizen of the United States” under the Diversity Clause of the Constitution(s) and is the age of majority and whereas such “citizenship” was never desired nor intended not willingly nor voluntarily entered into, “RICHARD EVERETT VANHAZEL” willingly and purposefully renounces all citizenship or other assumed political status related […]


City of the Village of Clarkston 02 22 2016 Regular meeting minutes Summary Present: Mayor Luginski, Sabol, Marsh, Kneisc, Haven, Catallo. Absent Avery Motion by Sabol, Supported by Marsh to Approve the Agenda with the addition of Streets Committee Appointment after Plant Exchange item. Mary Kay presented a Clarkston Musical Play Date, as an educator […]