60 miles of local roads soon to be paved

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the 2020 asphalt Preservation Overlay Program on Tuesday, April 28, with Ormond Road, from M-59 to the White Lake Township/Springfield Township border in White Lake Township. The nearly $13.5 million commitment will result in slightly more than 60 miles of roads being resurfaced. The Preservation […]

Angels’ Place Race goes virtual for 2020 event

The 2020 edition of the Angels’ Place Race will go on as planned, but with a bit of a tweak considering the challenging times we are experiencing. We hope you and all of your loved ones are doing well, staying healthy and safe! We want to thank everyone at St Daniel for your great support […]

Clarkston Girl Scout volunteers recognized for extraordinary efforts

April is National Volunteer Month and like every year, Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is celebrating by recognizing 100 volunteers across the region for their commitment to the Girl Scout program. Among the dozens of women, men and organizations, are Elise Bunker, Jade Chawasz, Kristine McNamara, Catherine Weaver, and Amy Music, all of Clarkston, […]

Arlene E. Frank, 59

FRANK, Arlene E.; of Mayville formerly of Clarkston; passed away April 11, 2020; age 59; wife of Charles; mother of Michael (Ashley) Livingston, Thomas Livingston, Steven (Amy) Livingston, James (Tracy) Frank & Tim (Elizabeth) Frank; Grandma of Zackary, Logan, Bryce, Letty, Gracie, Jessica, Jacob, Mary Beth, Megan, Tristen & Emily; Great Grandma Frank of Noah, […]

Deputies keep watch

Deputies keep watch

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer With schools and many businesses closed during the COVID-19 emergency, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies in Clarkston and Independence Township stay busy patrolling business and residential areas, grocery stores, and medical facilities. “Criminal, traffic, and crash calls have been slightly lower, as most everyone is at home,” said Lt. […]

Clarkston COVID cases up to 5

Dr. Erica Harding from Clarkston Medical Group said their cases of COVID-19 was up to five. The results were from tests collected on March 16, and add on to two previously reported cases. The three additional cases range in age from 25-49, Harding said on the March 27 Facebook post. “Since this date (March 17), […]

College hockey season ends early for Clarkston native

College hockey season ends early for Clarkston native

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer It wasn’t easy for Clarkston native Paul Washe to digest the situation when the NCAA canceled the rest of its winter and spring sports seasons last month due to coronavirus precautions. Washe, a junior forward on the NCAA Division I hockey team at Western Michigan University, was having […]

College goalie leaving game with no regrets

College goalie leaving game with no regrets

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Ryan Larkin was born two days after the Detroit Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup. Even without that tidbit, Larkin was certainly born to be a hockey player. Finishing up his senior year at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Larkin said this season will be his last […]

WHAT ‘MATT’ERS: What hasn’t been said?

It goes without saying that we are living in, quite frankly, some really crazy times. We all know this. The coronavirus is on our minds, in our news feeds, on our radios, on our TVs, talked about daily – you name it. This issue is encompassing our lives. People are working from home or told […]