Letter to the Editor: Grateful for the birthday wishes

Dear Editor, I would like to express my profound gratitude for all the birthday greetings for my 90th birthday that I received. I was overwhelmed by the response from the community to an announcement in the paper and on Facebook from so many people who made the time and effort to express “Happy Birthday” to […]

Letter to the Editor: Remembering a Clarkston gem

Dear Editor, Last week, you reported the death of a dear friend – Mel Vaara – with a wonderful article and letter. I was unable to attend the funeral but sure miss him. He leaves a significant legacy to this community. I want to acknowledge another gift by him to the community – a new […]

What ‘Matt’ers: Kids being kids

It’s crazy to think – and say out loud – that we have two kids in high school and one in middle school. Kids growing up and becoming more and more self-sufficient is bittersweet. We’re so proud of all three of our kids, but geez, where has the time gone? The phrase “time flies when […]

Car show winners

Car show winners

The following Independence Township residents were category winners in the 3rd Annual City of the Village of Clarkston Concours Classic Car Show, held September 11, at Depot Park: Best 1960s, Harry and Karen Manvel (blue 1963 Plymouth Sport Fury convertible), Best 1980s & newer, Dave Bernard (red 1993 Chevrolet Corvette), Best Coupe, Fred and Carol […]

Trustee opening

Due to a vacancy, the Springfield Township Board will accept applications for an appointment to the office of township trustee with a term ending November 20, 2022. Candidates interested in completing the full term must run for election in the 2022 election cycle. To be considered, interested candidates need to submit a letter of interest […]

Springfield Township roadwork

Canadian National Railroad has pushed back the dates it will close Davisburg (Broadway) Road, from Dilley Road to Eaton Road, and Dilley Road, just south of Davisburg Road, in Springfield Township for railroad crossing repair work until later this month. The work was expected to start on September 3, but CN delayed the repairs. Davisburg […]

Passport fair

The Clarkston Post Office will hold a passport fair this Saturday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment needed. The post office is located at 5799 S. Main Street.

Opinion: Reader says U.S. being run by preoccupied politicians, generals

Dear Editor, Recently, President Biden defensively bristled at reporter questions about his handling of Afghanistan, saying that there will be plenty of time later for finger-pointing and blame. It was a shameful display. Americans are not interested in finger-pointing and blame, but they have a right to demand straight answers and accountability from government officials […]

Superintendent seeking a culture of respect at CCS

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Now in the third week of school, Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan sent out a communication last Friday stating he is “proud to say the 2021-22 school year is off to a great start.” He added the district faculty give 110 percent every day and the vast […]

Notice to Creditors: Cynthia Anne Greene

state of michigan FILE NO: probate court 2021-402, 193-DE county of oakland notice to creditors Decedent’s Estate Estate of Cynthia Anne Greene. Date of birth: 08/30/1957 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Cynthia Anne Greene, died 08/18/2021 Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred […]