Memo from the editor

The past month has been one filled with change. Thankfully, however, those changes and challenges are becoming positives for the Clarkston News. On April 1 of this year (no April Fool’s here), the View Newspaper Group purchased the News and its sister papers of Sherman Publications from the Sherman family. Change is daunting, to be […]

Gold standard for 2022 summer at Pine Knob

Gold standard for 2022 summer at Pine Knob

David Cassidy opened Pine Knob Music Theatre with a concert on June 25, 1972. Now, nearly 50 years later, the popular outdoor amphitheater on Sashabaw Road in Clarkston will open the doors this Friday to AJR as the venue kicks off its 50th anniversary summer season. Last Friday, 313 Presents hosted a media event at […]

Memorial Day ceremony

While there will be no Memorial Day parade this year in Clarkston, American Legion Post #63 of Clarkston will hold a brief ceremony. Members of the Honor Guard will perform “Rifle Volley,” “Flag Raising,” and Taps. The service begins at 10 a.m., Monday, May 30 at Lakeview Cemetery. Anyone with questions can call 248-625-9912.

Scholarly Wolves

Scholarly Wolves

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor As the 2021-22 school year winds down, it’s the season of recognition for Clarkston students that have worked hard in the classroom all year long. Back on May 12 at the Fountains Golf and Banquet Center, the top 25 senior scholars from Clarkston High School were honored at the […]

Neighborhood library

Neighborhood library

On May 11, Rick and Kathy Goodrich, who live on Golf View Drive, celebrated the opening of their Little Free Library with several neighborhood families where the children enjoyed snacks and were the first individuals to choose a book. Kathy maintains a corner garden that now houses the new library. Rick is artistic and made […]

Letter to the Editor: DEI is needed in our schools

Dear Editor, As a college student, one of my favorite parts of coming home to Clarkston is reading the Clarkston News. However, when I came home last week, I was astonished to read that a school board candidate proudly said, “We can mostly agree there is no place for…DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) in our schools” […]

Optimists recognize elementary achievement

Optimists recognize elementary achievement

In an annual event put on by the Clarkston Area Optimist Club, one student from each of Clarkston’s seven elementary schools has been awarded the honor of Outstanding Student Citizen. The purpose of this program is to select and recognize fifth-grade students who demonstrate the exceptional traits, qualities and values attributed to being a responsible, […]

COVID-19 Update – May 25, 2002

As of May 25, via oakgov.com/covid, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the three Clarkston ZIP codes: May 25: 48346: 5,608 cases (222 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,118 cases (219 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,880 cases (63 new), 13 deaths As compared to […]

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