Celebrate the 2020 grads!

Clarkston Community Schools invites you to celebrate the Clarkston Class of 2020 as seniors and their families “cruise” through town on Saturday, June 13. The graduates will decorate their cars, dress in caps and gowns, and participate in a Commencement Car Parade procession through the streets of Clarkston, honking and waving. From front porches, the […]

Local businesses open, back serving

Local businesses open, back serving

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As Michigan slowly starts to reopen its economy, several area businesses want the public to know their plans going forward. Lil’ Peoples’ Place preschool and childcare facility (pictured) opened to essential worker families on May 18. As long as no other extensions are made by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the […]

Are you open for business? Let us know!

Are you open for business? Let us know!

What businesses are open in Clarkston? It has been a tough two months for small businesses since the state was shut down after the COVID-19 ‘stay home, stay safe’ executive orders. Slowly, the Michigan governor is allowing some businesses to open. Just opening, however, isn’t enough. You have to let people know you are up […]

Reed-Leek

Reed-Leek

Thomas Reed and Becka Leek were married Dec. 27, 2019, at Central United Methodist Church in Waterford with the reception at The Vault in Holly. Their honeymoon was in Aspen, Colo. Parents of the bride are Randy and Jill Leek of Clarkston, and parents of the groom are Butch and Kathy Reed of Clarkston. Best […]

Canceled events

This year’s American Legion Memorial Day service at Lakeview Cemetery on May 25 and Independence Fest on July 4 have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the Concerts in the Park series for June has also been canceled, but the July schedule – July 10, July 17, July 24 – is still […]

Flower sale

The Clarkston Community Women’s Club is having its annual flower sale May 27-28 at Wojo’s Greenhouse in Ortonville. At check out, mention “Clarkston Community Women’s Club” and this fundraiser will help with the club’s scholarship program.  Contact Jackie at 248-425-4095 for more information.

Clarkston students helping out local hospital units

Clarkston students helping out local hospital units

Jonah Robbins and Joshua Robbins show off their 3-D printer that they have used to print ventilator parts. “They hope they can do more,” said their mother, Jennifer Futrell Evans. BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor While online schooling is the norm these days during the COVID-19 crisis, many students are using home printers for […]

COVID-19 update: May 19, 2020

According to Oakland County’s COVID by zip website, there have been 11 combined deaths in the 48346 (94 cases, 8 deaths), 48348 (84 cases, 2 deaths), and 48350 (14 cases, 1 death) zip codes as of May 19, 2020.

Area women honored with 100th birthday celebrations

Area women honored with 100th birthday celebrations

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Even during this COVID-19 pandemic, two Clarkston women were able to celebrate their 100th birthdays recently, albeit in a modified setting. Esther Armstrong and Madelyn Stobbe hit the century mark over the past month, and each were honored with drive-by parties. What is the secret to living 100 years […]

Next birders meeting

The next Backyard Birders meeting will be held Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. For more information, contact Bob Haar at haarbob@gmail.com.

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