COVID-19 Update – December 8, 2021

As of December 8, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for Clarkston ZIP codes: December 8: 48346: 3,450 cases (544 new), 51 deaths 48348: 3,791 cases (660 new), 27 deaths 48350: 1,169 cases (249 new), 11 deaths As compared to December 1: 48346: 3,335 […]

Safety measures in place at CCS, says superintendent

The strong partnership we have with our families and staff is the glue that holds this district together, and your trust is something I don’t take for granted. Direct, transparent, and frequent communication has always been our priority and I will continue to keep you informed as we make every effort to keep our schools […]

The Clauses visit Clarkston!

The Clauses visit Clarkston!

Mrs. Claus and Santa Claus visited the Clarkston Family Farm this past Saturday, December 4, as part of a holiday event at the farm. See more photos inside this week’s print edition on Page 22. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Township, city leaders offer support to Oxford neighbors

Township, city leaders offer support to Oxford neighbors

After the tragedy last Tuesday at Oxford High School, top officials from Independence Township and the City of the Village of Clarkston offered words of encouragement to those affected by the school shooting. Independence Township Supervisor Gerald Fisher: The families affected by the Oxford School shooting clearly need and deserve our support. The Independence Township […]

Clarkston Area Youth Assistance celebrating 60 years of service

Clarkston Area Youth Assistance celebrating 60 years of service

BY JUDY PARNES Special to the Clarkston News During 2021, Clarkston Area Youth Assistance (CAYA) has been celebrating 60 years of providing services and programs focused exclusively on the children, youth, and families in the Clarkston community. CAYA is a community nonprofit organization that is dedicated to strengthening youth and families through community involvement and […]

Letter to the Editor: Snow, leaves blocking driveway

Letter to the Editor: Snow, leaves blocking driveway

Dear Editor, My wife and I have lived on Tiohero Boulevard in the Thendara Park subdivision since 1979. The issue is this: There is a problem with road snow removal. When the snowplow comes and clears the road, the snow gets deposited in my driveway as high as three feet. This has been going on […]

Letter to the Editor: Residents want planner to stay

Dear Editor, We are writing to support Sam Moraco and keep him on the Independence Township Planning Commission. We purchased property, built a house, and moved here over 30 years ago because we wanted to avoid the “development at any cost” mentality of some on the surrounding communities. Sam has been one of the few […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Mike Foguth, owner of Foguth Financial Group, helps cut the ribbon during a ceremony held Nov. 30 at the business’ location at 8031 Ortonville Road.

Letter to the Editor: Unresponsive township supervisor a major issue

Dear Editor, It’s been over a month since Gerald Fisher was appointed Independence Township supervisor by the township board and as 37-year residents and taxpayers of this township, we’re already very disappointed in his inability to communicate with the residents of this township. His total lack of response to our early and mid-November emails and […]

New supervisor responds to planning commission member

New supervisor responds to planning commission member

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Back in the November 24, 2021 edition of The Clarkston News, longtime Independence Township resident and planning commission member Sam Moraco said in a letter to the editor (“Push back, now get pushed out?”) that he was being removed from the planning commission by new Township Supervisor Gerald Fisher […]

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