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 […]

Giving back to local businesses

Giving back to local businesses

Brandon Still (far right), of the Match on Main program, met at Depot Park, Nov. 12, with Clarkston City Manager Jonathan Smith (far left) to present checks via private donations and matches to, from left, Chelsea O’Brien from Clarkston Family Farm, Tammy Darr from Clarkston Travel, and Emma Davis-Donnay from Essence On Main. For more […]

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. […]

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 […]

‘So thankful’

‘So thankful’

Local resident Chuck Griffith takes time for an October photograph with his immediate family, numbering 24 strong, on the bridge in the 5800 block of Clarkston Road. After an accident 30 years ago resulted in the loss of his right hand and forearm, Griffith built the bridge as his first one-handed project. “I often say, […]

College graduates

Grand Valley State University recently announced the names recent graduates who have completed the requirements to receive their degrees this past August. Students who graduated at the conclusion of the Spring/Summer 2020 semester ending in August include Alexandra L. Baranyai, BBA; Haley E. Cascone, BA; Daniel P. DeWitt, BBA; David C. Genslak, BS; Hannah R. […]

Mueller’s Musings: Searching for a story

Mueller’s Musings: Searching for a story

From “Once upon a time,” to “Listen to this, boys,” I’ve always found myself babbling on and craving the attention of some sort of an audience. Call me selfish or call me pompous, I just call myself a writer. At 20 years old, I can’t seem to stay in one place, having lived in six […]