Frederick Koehler, 66

Frederick John “Fred” Koehler, of Clarkston, passed away on November 28, 2022 at the age of 66. Loving husband of Pam Kratkoczki. Proud father of Dagny and Thaddeus “Tad” Koehler. Beloved brother of Julie (David) Yoder and Alice (Michael) Blakesley. Dearest brother-in-law of Vicki Koehler, Steve “Patrick” (Josie Jetton) Kratkoczki, Kathy Kratkoczki, Jodi (Steve) Kvachkoff, […]

Holiday Walk returns to Flint Cultural Center

Holiday Walk returns to Flint Cultural Center

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 37th Annual Holiday Walk returns to the Flint Cultural Center campus on Dec. 6 from 5:15-8 p.m. This Flint holiday tradition takes place on the 33-acre campus of the Flint Cultural Center and is free to the public. The campus will be transformed into a […]

Words from the Sup’t: Thankful for our community

Dear CCS Families, It’s the time of year when we take stock of what we are thankful for. As the superintendent of Clarkston Community Schools, my list is long! At the top of my list is something I will never take for granted. I have the honor and privilege to be part of an amazing […]

Thanksgiving traditions

Just before Thanksgiving, we asked on the Clarkston News Facebook page what your Thanksgiving traditions are. Here is how readers responded: “Make pumpkin pies in the morning. Put up the tree while watching the parade. Then off to my sister’s to watch the Lions lose and then eat.”— Terri Bielenda Nallamothu “When we lived in […]

Teen task force

In order to engage youth across Oakland County, Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) is recruiting teens to join a youth-led task force on mental health and substance use prevention. This group will meet monthly to discuss mental health and substance use concerns among youth, strategies to communicate with other youth, and connection to mental health […]

New CHS Drama show

The Clarkston High School Drama Club, in cooperation with Clarkston Village Players, presents “Red vs. the Wolf” this Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4 at CVP Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. The performances on Saturday are 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. For Sunday, 11:30 a.m and 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 […]

Scouts’ numbers rebounding well

Scouts’ numbers rebounding well

By Brandon Kathman Special to the Clarkston News Scouting programs in northern Oakland County’s Pontiac-Manito District have experienced an ongoing revival in the aftermath of COVID-19, with district-wide membership increasing by 8.5 percent over their year-end 2021 totals. According to Sr. District Executive Kevin Lauro, Oakland County’s North Star, Ottawa and Pontiac-Manito Districts collectively registered […]

Family seeking justice for familiar face

Family seeking justice for familiar face

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Christian Chambers has been a fixture in Clarkston his entire life. A 1993 graduate of Clarkston High School, Chambers can be seen on the sidelines for Clarkston varsity football games as an honorary “coach,” something cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped him from enjoying the past 35 years. Now, living in […]

Judy Lorenz, 80

Judy Ellen Lorenz, of Clarkston, passed away on November 24, 2022 at the age of 80. Judy was born in Pontiac on August 23, 1942, to the late Robert and Beatrice (Mobey) Burt. Beloved wife of the late Jeffrey Wayne Lorenz of 54 years. Cherished mother of Greg (Kimberly) Lorenz and Kimberly S. (Barry) Hunt, […]

Martha Moore, 67

Martha Ann “Marty” Moore, of Clarkston, passed away at home on November 23, 2022 at the age of 67. Wife of Donald for 45 years. Mother of Jason (Heather) Moore and Jenae (Mike Gotch) Moore. Preceded in death by her son Justin. Grandma of James, Haydn, Landon, Joey, and Lillie, daughter of Patricia (the late […]

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