Village reopening

Last week, regular business operations resumed in the Clarkston city office. For purposes of social distancing, however, residents and visitors are asked to continue to use the city’s 24-hour drop box adjacent to the front door whenever possible. Visitors entering the building are asked to wear a mask at all times. Visitors who currently or […]

SCAMP cash

The David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation board approved a grant last Friday in the amount of $2000 for the upcoming SCAMP parade and ice cream social on July 28, in addition to other summertime SCAMP events.

Clarkston puck star earns Big Ten honors, set for senior year

Clarkston puck star earns Big Ten honors, set for senior year

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Mitchell Lewandowski left Clarkston before his senior season to play junior hockey in the United States Hockey League back in 2015. That exposure in the USHL led to Lewandowski coming back to his home state in 2017 to play NCAA Division I hockey for Michigan State University. “Growing up, […]

Collegiate academic achievements

The University of Alabama awarded some 6,326 degrees this spring. Among the graduates was Erin McNeil of Clarkston, who received a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts. *** Jaydon Septer of Clarkston was one of 523 students named to the Dean’s List at Heidelberg University for the Spring 2020 semester. Heidelberg University is […]

Longtime Clarkston staffer Pambid calling it a career

Longtime Clarkston staffer Pambid calling it a career

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Billie Pambid spent 30 years with Clarkston Community Schools in a variety of roles during her professional career. This was also after she grew up in town and graduated from Clarkston High School in 1977. With the end of the 2019-20 school year also came Pambid’s retirement, something she […]

Letter to the Editor: Trustee candidate goes above, beyond

Dear Editor, First of all, thank you for publishing the article, “Quarantine strands resident in Peru,” in the April 1, 2020 edition. Luckily, I was able to return to the United States on a U.S. Embassy Government evacuation flight to Washington Dulles on April 9, 2020. After experiencing a few weeks of living under martial […]

What ‘MATT’ers: Eddie & Teddy

What ‘MATT’ers: Eddie & Teddy

It’s never easy dealing with death. Truth be told, I think it’s harder when it’s the death of a pet. Try doing that twice in four months. Not fun. Back in February, we made the heartbreaking decision to take our beloved Eddie to the vet for his “last appointment.” He was the best dog and […]

Howard Johnson, 88

Howard Johnson passed away June 12 at the age of 88. He was born in Fargo, ND on May 15, 1932. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, June (Jernigan), two sons, Wesley (Kathy) and Mark (Kathy), five granddaughters, Allison, Lauren, Lindsay, Bridget and Monica, and four great-grandchildren, Aidan, Maura, Lilia and […]

Marjorie Toombs, 95

Marjorie C. Toombs, of Mancelona, formerly of Clarkston, passed away on June 17, 2020 at the age of 95. Preceded in death by her husband Myron “Mike,” mother of Barbara (late Clarence “Bud”) Groner, Jeffrey (Carolyn) Toombs, David Toombs and Kevin Toombs. Also survived by eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, and sister of the late […]

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