Royalty crowned

Royalty crowned

Clarkston High School seniors Riley Karlewski and Jake Myers smile after being crowned the Homecoming Queen and King during last Friday’s football game. Photo: Wendi Reardon Price

Brown named new treasurer

Brown named new treasurer

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor A familiar face is back in a familiar place. Current Trustee Paul Brown was elected treasurer for Independence Township in a narrow 3-2 vote Sept. 27 during a special meeting of the township’s Board of Trustees. Brown, who had previously served in the role from 2012-19, takes over for […]

Five vying for Clarkston school board seats

Five vying for Clarkston school board seats

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Five candidates are running for two spots on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education in a race to be decided on Nov. 8. Incumbents Greg Need and Cheryl McGinnis are joined by Christy Giampetroni, Amanda Love, and Kathy Paul for the positions that come with six-year terms. The […]

A night of therapy music for Drew’s Home

A night of therapy music for Drew’s Home

Back on Sept. 19, Drew’s Home of Clarkston residents were treated to a night of music therapy from Patrick Heber, of FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation. Heber sang classic songs for nearly two hours while Drew’s Home residents played various musical instruments alongside Heber. Drew’s Home is a complex in Clarkston for adults with special […]

Shop for nature

Join the Clarkston-based Blue Heron Headwaters online auction, which started on Sept. 28 and will run until noon on Oct. 8. The organization’s in-person open house is Oct. 7 at the Gateway, 7150 N. Main St. Light refreshments and music will be provided. Auction and open house tickets can be purchased at e.givesmart.com/events/sxC/.

Lacrosse golf outing

The Friends of Clarkston Lacrosse Golf Outing is Oct. 9 at the Fountains Golf Course, 6060 Maybee Road, beginning at 9 a.m. This fundraiser helps support lacrosse activities for all Clarkston lacrosse players, boys and girls, from third grade through high school. Register online at foclax.org/events/12th-annual-friends-of-clarkston-lacrosse-golf-outing/.

Vaping study

Want to be free of vaping? A PhD student is looking for pilot study participants for “Escape the Vape” program, at no charge. Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Road, will host the six-week study. For more info contact Audrey Grier at audiebon6@gmail.com or 248-310-9515.

Letter to the Editor: Vote Need, McGinnis

Experience, integrity and commitment to our local community are three important credentials to be on the Clarkston School Board. Greg Need and Cheryl McGinnis have demonstrated all of those qualities during their years of service on the current school board. I have known Greg Need for many decades since we attended and graduated from Wayne […]

Letter to the Editor: More L-O-V-E at C-C-S

I support Amanda Love for Clarkston School Board because she has the passion and values to do what is right for our kids. When I met Amanda back in January and learned about her experiences as a mother of a child with special needs and three little ones, I was impressed with her strength. I […]

Letter to the Editor: More LOVE, less politics

I’ve known Amanda and Sam Love for a long time and my husband grew up with the Love brothers. Sam is an amazing school social worker and Amanda is a special needs mom. They are a blended family with two biracial kids. When I found out Amanda was running for school board, I supported her […]

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