Erin Modrzynski, 41

Erin Elizabeth Modrzynski, 41, of Clarkston, died unexpectedly Monday, September 21, 2020 at Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc. The daughter of P. Stephen and Deborah (Veal) Oglenski, she was born July 22, 1979 in Bad Axe. She graduated from Harbor Beach High School and Alma College and married Kristopher Modrzynski on August 11, 2001 in […]

COVID-19 Update – September 23, 2020

As of September 23, 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: 212 cases (41 new), 10 deaths 48348: 238 cases (52 new), 4 deaths 48350: 53 cases (14 new), 2 deaths Source:

Village dedication

Village dedication

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The new City of the Village of Clarkston City Hall building is so nice, one would be hard-pressed to realize it was truly a community effort. At Monday’s open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony, dozens of residents attended and took in the details of the new building, located at 375 […]

Ryan hopeful students, staff can return soon to district buildings

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor After two weeks of all Clarkston Community Schools students and staff participating in online learning to start the 2020-21 school year, that may soon change as early as next week. Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan has been keeping busy monitoring the COVID-19 situation on a daily basis and will take […]

City inching closer to hosting in-person meetings in near future

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor After months of online meetings for City of the Village of Clarkston business, including city council meetings, the plan is to get back to in-person meetings. As with many situations in the COVID-19 society, there are still restrictions. “Regarding in-person meetings, our goal is to have a hybrid of […]

Bowman garners ‘19 dealer award

Bowman garners ‘19 dealer award

General Motors has named Clarkston’s Bowman Chevrolet as a distinguished 2019 Chevrolet Dealer of the Year. This is the third consecutive year Bowman Chevrolet has received this award, and is one of only 60 Chevy dealers nationwide that were selected based on exceptional performance in sales, service and customer satisfaction. “We are grateful for the […]

Artistic talents featured at next Birder’s Club

The next Birder’s Club meeting is Wednesday, September 30 at The Gateway, 7 p.m. The meeting will feature a special presentation from Dana Cruickshank, featuring her artistic talents including photographs and print work which capture and preserve images of the wildlife. Cruickshank will share a selection of her photos from field trips to Magee Marsh, […]

Need a passport?

The Clarkston Post Office will hold a passport fair on Saturday, October 3, from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. For questions, contact the post office at 248-922-1764.

Tree trimming, stump grinding

In the next couple of weeks, Clarkston DPW staff will be trimming trees in the city easements to remove dead, low hanging or driver view-obscuring branches.  This fall, the city is also planning on grinding down the stumps of previously removed trees. This will include regrinding old stumps that were ground down, but not low enough.  […]

Depot Park rain garden

When a portion of the Depot Park rain garden was removed to accommodate the new City Hall driveway, city officials made a promise they would completely offset the lost plants – and even add to it – in an adjacent area.  The time has come to make good on the promise, including the purchase of […]

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