Letter to the Editor: An enormous ‘thank you’ from CAYA

Dear Editor, Clarkston Area Youth Assistance (CAYA) would like to thank the Knights of Columbus St. Daniel council members for a generous donation. CAYA offers many services to local families and children and is in need of funds to help support these services. It is only through donations we are able to continue our mission “to strengthen youth and families […]

SCAMP awards doled out to committed area volunteers

SCAMP awards doled out to committed area volunteers

SCAMP gave out its annual VIP awards for donors and volunteers who make a difference in the program earlier this month. “We are so grateful to the individuals and groups that give so much to our SCAMPers and know we couldn’t do what we do without their help,” said Aimee Baker, executive director of SCAMP. […]

Everest experiences

Everest experiences

The early part of October brought about fun events for students at Everest Collegiate High School and Academy. One of them was October 2 – the feast of the guardian angels. Each year on this day, students in preschool through second grade celebrate God’s special protectors, while fifth grade students prepare special activities for younger […]

Eating up Everest education

Each month, Everest’s junior kindergarten class learns about an author. October’s author of the month is Eric Carle, author of many popular children’s books. The students read the book ”Pancakes! Pancakes!” on Oct. 6. In the story, Carle teaches students all about how to make pancakes from scratch – and that is just what the junior […]

Gravestone cleaning day happening October 17

Many of the gravestones at Lakeview Cemetery have sat on the hill across from Deer Lake for almost 150 years. Lichen, air pollution, dirt, salts, sap, and bird droppings have been left on the stones over the years. Preservation Clarkston and Independence Township will sponsor a gravestone cleaning day this Saturday, October 17, from 12-2 […]

Rain gardens can help boost city environment

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As a member of Friends of Depot Park, Emily Duthinh helps maintain the existing rain garden at the park, ensuring it is protected and expanded. “This rain garden will be expanded this fall now that the City Hall construction has been completed,” said Duthinh, also president of the North Oakland […]

COVID-19 Update – October 14, 2020

As of October 14, 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: 235 cases (36 new), 10 deaths 48348: 279 cases (53 new), 4 deaths 48350: 63 cases (11 new), 2 deaths As compared to October 7 statistics: 48346: […]

Ronald Monroe, 86

Ronald C. Monroe, of Clarkston, passed away October 10, 2020 at the age of 86. Loving husband of Vicki for over 50 years. Special father of Andrew (Heather) Monroe and Douglas, loving grandpa of Jarred, Chase and Kole and great-grandpa of Lincoln. Brother of Carl (late Joy) Monroe and Ben Monroe. Ron was proud to […]