Parents continuing to rally for face-to-face learning in face of pandemic

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Even as Clarkston Community Schools buildings remain closed with all students adhering to distance and virtual learning until next semester, some parents think the doors should open to their students immediately. A small group of 15-20 parents gathered outside the CCS administration building this past Monday before and during […]

Thanksgiving food drive at Everest

Thanksgiving food drive at Everest

Every year, Everest Collegiate High School & Academy hosts a Thanksgiving food drive to benefit the Lighthouse of Oakland County. Students bring in items for Thanksgiving dinners for those who otherwise wouldn’t be able to celebrate the holiday. The EC student government hosted an in-class competition. Classes who met their goal of items donated had […]

COVID-19 Update – November 25, 2020

As of November 25, 2020, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 777 cases (489 new), 10 deaths 48348: 824 cases (478 new), 6 deaths 48350: 216 cases (137 new), 3 deaths As compared to numbers from Nov. 18, […]

Cheering up the community

Cheering up the community

Representatives of the Real Estate One/Max Broock Clarkston offices and affiliates, as well as those from Together Against Poverty (T.A.P.), gave back to the local community for Thanksgiving by giving away food to over 350 cars over four hours, Nov. 20, in the parking lot at Dixie Highway and White Lake Road in front of […]

Super Spartan

Super Spartan

Clarkston native Mitchell Lewandowski was recently named an assistant captain for the Michigan State hockey team. The senior forward also earned All-Big Ten Preseason Second Team honors. Photo provided

Virtual movie time

Looking for some family-friendly fun over the Thanksgiving holiday? Join the CHS Drama Club’s Theatre Throwback event, a playback performance of the 2018 production of “Mary Poppins” on Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. Virtual ticket available via showtix4u.com/event-details/40659. All sales are final. […]

Developer explains allure of Waldon Village

Developer explains allure of Waldon Village

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Even as many residents are not in favor of the 67-acre Waldon Village proposal that is eyed for the north side of Waldon Road between Sashabaw and Walters roads, the developer wants to air his side of the situation. Buzz Silverman, chairman and CEO of Silverman Companies, said the […]

$5000 reward offered

On November 16 at 6:54 a.m., Officers from the Independence Township Substation were dispatched to the 6600 block of Dixie Highway (Express Weight Loss and Wellness) for a waterflow alarm. Upon arrival, water was observed flowing out of the front door and the smell of smoke was detected. The Independence Township Fire Department was called […]

Theft suspect to trial

On October 24 at approximately 1:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 6500 block of Dixie Highway on an alarm call. Upon arrival, officers discovered a broken window.  A representative from the business responded to the business and informed officers that numerous new pieces of landscaping equipment had been taken. Officers were able to review the […]

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