Matthew Zabel, 53

Matthew William “Matt” Zabel, of Clarkston, passed away on Feb. 20, 2024, at the age of 53.Survived by former wife Andrea. Loving father of Gwen, Penny, and Loni. Beloved son of Gary and Barbara Zabel. Dearest brother of Mike (Holly) Zabel and Paul (Lorna) Zabel. Loved nephew of Richard and Skip Zabel. Also survived by […]

Blood drive

A blood drive is scheduled for March 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Springfield Plains Elementary, 8650 Holcomb Road, in honor of Jackson Buchanan, who has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer, typically diagnosed between ages 2-5 years.After experiencing frequent nosebleeds and abnormal bleeding, he was taken for […]

Upcoming author events at Clarkston library

Upcoming author events at Clarkston library

By Matt MackinderClarkston News Editor INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Mark your calendars for two events coming up at the Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road.Clarkston-based author Jim DuFresne will wrap up his long career with a presentation on March 4 at 6:30 p.m. before another Clarkston local, Bryan Chick, will host an author talk March […]

Tri County Equipment awarded MI Works! Going Pro Talent Fund grant

Tri County Equipment awarded MI Works! Going Pro Talent Fund grant

Tri County Equipment announced that it has received a grant from MI Works! GST for the 2023 Going PRO Talent Fund.The grant is an opportunity for Tri County Equipment to further invest in its workforce and support their employees in gaining the skills needed for in-demand career paths.Going PRO Talent Fund grants are specifically designed […]

Give us your thoughts

Give us your thoughts

Clarkston native and 2023 CHS graduate Ryan Lemker gets interviewed by Sara Vasseur during an intermission of the Metro Jets junior hockey game against the Fort Wayne Spacemen on Feb. 7 at Mount Clemens Ice Arena. Photo: Matt Mackinder

Building Brands: Share your Progress and build your brand

Progress season has officially arrived at View Newspaper Group!For those unfamiliar, Progress is a special edition of The County Press, Oxford Leader, Lake Orion Review, Clarkston News and The Citizen published in late March in which our clients are able to share their story with our readers, along with a traditional marketing message.The result is […]

Optimists getting $25K refund from city

By Matt MackinderClarkston News Editor CLARKSTON — Last summer, the Clarkston Area Optimist Club donated $25,000 to the city’s Friends of Depot Park organization for improvements and additions to the downtown space.Last week, the city received a letter from Optimist Club President Deb Berry asking for the money to be returned.At the Feb. 12 council […]

Fair Fiesta charity auction to benefit The Oakland County Fair

Fair Fiesta charity auction to benefit The Oakland County Fair

DAVISBURG — A charity auction is set for Saturday, March 2, in Davisburg with a Fiesta theme to help raise money for this summer’s Oakland County Fair.The Oakland County 4-H Fair Association will host its 18th Annual Fiesta Fundraiser and silent auction beginning at 5 p.m. at the Springfield Oaks Activity Center at 12451 Andersonville […]

Memorial scholarship

The Clarkston Arts Erin Modrzynski Memorial Scholarship is now open for applications.Eligible candidates are Clarkston Community Schools students in grades 6-12 looking to pursue further education in any area of the arts.Three scholarships will be awarded – one $1,000 award to offset college tuition for seniors entering an art-based collegiate program, and two $500 scholarships […]

Next Birders meeting slated for Feb. 28

INDEPENDENCE TWP. — The outlook is bright and cheerful for the Feb. 28 meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club.The meeting will be indoors in comfortable Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks Park, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and concluding by 8 p.m. Meetings of the club are open to the pubic with no charges or […]

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