Letter to the Editor: Knowing where our officials stand is key

Dear Editor, Over the past few years, we have written to federal, state, county and local government officials sharing our viewpoint and asking how these officials planned to vote on issues important to us. We received concise and complete responses from Andrea Schroeder (Michigan House, District 43) and Pat Kittle (Independence Township Supervisor). Their stands […]

College accomplishments

Five students from Clarkston – Delaney Brown, Emily Comos, Raegan Kerr, Ryan Larkin, and Ian Stuart – earned their degrees recently from Miami University during the school’s virtual spring commencement ceremony, May 16-17, 2020 Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. *** Katerina F. Powers, of Clarkston, received a Juris Doctor in […]

Acorn KinderHouse celebrates with special graduation

Clarkston’s Acorn KinderHouse ended the 2019-20 school year with a special ceremony created by and celebrated in Waldorf Schools around the world. This annual event marks the transition of the Pre-K children ending their time at the KinderHouse and moving to Kindergarten. The children and parents gathered outside, socially distanced, with the faculty and staff […]

Letter to the Editor: Sclesky the right fit for Springfield Township

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to endorse Kevin Sclesky for the position of Springfield Township Supervisor.  I had the pleasure of meeting Kevin soon after we moved to the area in 2005. We served together on the Bridge Lake Bluffs Homeowner’s Association Board of Directors for several years.  Kevin was enthusiastic about his responsibilities […]

Letter to the Editor: Moreau is the only choice for supervisor

Dear Editor, The choice for Springfield Township Supervisor was an easy one for me. David Smith, no thanks. His only “qualification” is that his family has lived in Springfield Township since 1837. Kevin Sclesky, no thanks. I have concerns about his ability to represent ALL Springfield Township residents fairly. While president of the home owners […]

Preschool stories

The Clarkston Independence District Library will present “Neighborhoods of Stories” (toddler/preschool stories) on Friday, July 31, from 10-11 a.m. at Depot Park. The event is free.

Senior scholarships

Three 2020 Clarkston High School graduating seniors recently received scholarships from MSU Federal Credit Union for their college educations. Nathan Abolish, Jordan Mountain, and Timothy O’Donnell each received a $500 scholarship. ”We are grateful for this opportunity to assist high school seniors to pursue post-secondary education in our communities,” said Whitney Anderson Harrell, MSUFCU chief […]

School options for ’20-21

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As summer continues on in Michigan, parents can’t help but wonder what school will look like come September with COVID-19 still an issue. Last Friday, Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan sent out an e-blast to school families letting them know two options – face-to-face instruction and online […]

Modifications on Main Street?

Modifications on Main Street?

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor During last week’s Clarkston City Council meeting, local restauranteur Curt Catallo presented a two-part proposal designed to assist restaurants and other businesses in the city struggling due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Clarkston Planning Commission heard the proposal this past Monday night in an emergency virtual meeting and […]

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