CHS grad dies in Texas during Army training

CHS grad dies in Texas during Army training

Sgt. Bradley Moore, a 2002 Clarkston High School graduate and a Texas Army National Guard soldier, died during training at Fort Hood, Tex., last month, according to Army National Guard officials. Moore, who was living in Mansfield, Tex., died August 13 during land navigation training at the central Texas installation, said the state’s military department. […]

Local businessman killed in tree accident

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Clarkston resident Ronald Ohlinger was tragically killed Monday, August 31, when a massive tree fell on his minivan on Williams Lake Road near Vanden Drive in White Lake Township near the Waterford border. His 18-year-old stepdaughter, Autumn, suffered a broken collarbone after it took 45 minutes to remove her […]

Bank leader retires

Waterford Bank announced last week that Robert Grant, the bank’s executive vice president, retired at the end of June, with Guy Rau hired as the new executive vice president for the bank. The retirement and transition had been planned for the past year. Rau joins the bank with more than 30 years of lending experience […]

Climate change group

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, an organization with more than 400 local chapters across the country working to build support for a solution to climate change, has launched a new chapter locally. The chapter is drawing volunteers from several North Oakland County communities, and as Clarkston is centrally located, that is most likely where face-to-face chapter meetings […]

Academic achievement

Academic achievement

Kendal Michelle Albrecht, of Clarkston, has graduated with honors from from Michigan State University. Kendal, a 2017 graduate of Clarkston High School, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Anthropology. While attending MSU, Kendal was a student advisor to the Dean of the College of Social Science and was selected to participate in National Science […]

Everest students pitch in on playground

While the school year was delayed, the Everest Collegiate High School and Academy student attitude of service never stops. As students prepared to return to campus this week, the EC student government organized a service opportunity for high school students this week. The students came together to prepare the playground area for younger students. Well […]

MSU student working with city on speeding issues

MSU student working with city on speeding issues

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor For CJ Sivak, working for the City of the Village of Clarkston as a Michigan State University undergrad may yield results pertaining to Main Street speeding. With an eye on becoming a transportation planner with a focus on public transportation and multi-modal transportation, Sivak began working in late July […]

Boy Scouts give back to local causes

Boy Scouts give back to local causes

In the spirit of giving back, a group of local Boy Scouts found a generous way to donate more than $2,700 to local causes last month. Back on August 17, the scouts of Clarkston Boy Scout Troop 189 presented donation checks to the Independence Township Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program, Clarkston Blessings In A […]

Condos evacuated

Condos evacuated

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor According to an email received by The Clarkston News, residents of the Hills of Pine Knob condo community were evacuated in the early hours of August 17 after a gas line was struck by a contractor digging a foundation for a new building. An electrical line was also compromised, […]

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