Career info from pros

Clarkston High School PTSA hosted almost two dozen local professionals at their third annual Career Seminars for 11th grade students, Feb. 24. “This program is timed perfectly for our 11th graders as they are starting to look at colleges, trade schools, or job opportunities available after high school,” said Kim Hardtke, CHS PTSA Career Seminar […]

Independence Township Board of Review, 3-7-17

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE Independence Township 6483 Waldon Center Dr Clarkston, MI 48346 The Charter Township of Independence 2017 March Board of Review will meet for its organizational session, MCL 211.29(1), at the Township Hall’s Office of the Assessor on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:00 am. The Board of Review will be in […]

City Council, 1-23-17

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 01 23 2017 Minutes Call to Order at 7:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance led by Kaylee Percival and Lieutenant Larry Perry our new Sheriff Department Sub Station Supervisor. Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Catallo, Detkowski, Haven, Kneisc, Marsh, Present. Wylie, Absent. Approval of Agenda: Motion […]

City Council Special, 1-12-17

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Special Meeting Minutes 01 12 2017 Minutes Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Catallo, Detkowski, Kneisc, Marsh, Wylie, Haven. All Present. Joe Luginski presented Jonathan Smith for an interview. Jonathan Smith introduced himself and talked about his resume and answered questions. Motion by Haven, Supported by Kneisc to meet […]

City Council, 1-9-17

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 01 09 2017 Minutes Prospective City Manager interview started approximately 6:30 PM of Andrew Muniz. Call to Order at 7:15 PM Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Catallo, Detkowski, Marsh, Wylie, Haven, Kneisc. Approval of agenda: Motion by Detkowski, Supported by Haven to […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: Well-being for every student

On Feb. 22, Clarkston tipped off its Community Well-Being Campaign with 30 partners, including doctors, mental health professionals, civic groups, local counselors, not-for profits, pastors, school board members, teachers, parents, school administrators, the Clarkston Coalition for Youth, Clarkston Youth Assistance, Springfield Township Library, Oakland County government, Independence Township Parks and Recreation, Clarkston Independence District Library, […]

Family history in downtown

Family history in downtown

Les Haight, holding a photo of the log home in Clarkston. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Fourth in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. Five generations of Leslie Lynn Haight’s family have or are currently living in Clarkston. “That I […]

Wetland pollution effects are global

By Clara Zeder You have heard of global warming, emissions, deforestation, and greenhouse gases, and you have been told that these are all very bad, but do you really understand why, or what they are? Do you know the effect that carbon has in the atmosphere? Do you know why this is a concern right […]

Auto fans

Auto fans

Martin Willim displays his 2007 Ford Mustang GT, which he races at the Independence Township track. Proud owners and restorers showed off hundreds of hot rods and custom cars at the 65th Annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama, Feb. 24-26 at the Cobo in Detroit.   Clarkston roadsters included Denise Myers, with her Pink Panther 1971 Dodge […]

PHARMACIST’S CORNER: Healthy Alternative for Adult ADHD

So, you want to increase your cognitive function, focus and memory at work. Or, your young adult child wants to study and do well for an upcoming college entrance exam. Unfortunately, the American Psychiatric Association, for over 30 years, has labeled deficits in focus, memory and executive function as adult ADHD. The Centers for Disease […]