Jim Beebe, 80

Jim Beebe of Clarkston and Bradenton, Fla., passed away on May 15, 2020 at the age of 80 of heart complications at Blake Hospital in Bradenton. Jim graduated from Waterford Township High School in 1957. After graduation, Jim drove to California with some friends, enjoying the West Coast for two years. Upon returning home he […]

Clarkston resident named MHCC Executive Director

Mark Moreno of Clarkston was named executive director of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “I am very blessed and excited to lead the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has a tremendous 30-year legacy whose membership reflects the diversity and incredible entrepreneurial spirit of Hispanic-owned businesses across the state,” Moreno said, who is […]

Schroeder: Fix local roads first

Rep. Andrea Schroeder’s plan giving local governments more flexibility to prioritize their road repair schedules was approved last week by the Michigan House. “The roads everyone wants fixed most are the local roads at the end of their driveways,” said Schroeder, of Independence Township. “These are the roads we drive every day on the way […]

Letter to the Editor: Gratitude from a local business owner

Dear Editor, I just wanted to take a minute to thank the Clarkston community.  As we are all navigating through the current health and economic climate, it amazes me how the area has come together to support our local businesses.  Being an independent pizza shop, in its first year of business, we have faced many challenges, […]

Businesses adjust for openings

Businesses adjust for openings

The staff of Nuview Nutrition rings in 2020 earlier this year. Photo provided BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As Michigan’s economy begins to get back on track after the COVID-19 outbreak caused business closures across the state, several local businesses have adjusted their operations and want to let the public know they are open […]

Paving projects

Paving projects

Work began earlier this month as more than 28 miles of roads will be resurfaced in Independence Township. The first road to be resurfaced is Andersonville Road from Old White Lake Road east to the southern township border. Work began May 8. The following roads will also be resurfaced this year: Sashabaw Road, from Maybee […]

Construction grads

The Clarkston Construction Technology Program is graduating its first senior class this spring. There are 28 graduating seniors from the program. Ten students are going to either Ferris State University or Northern Michigan University to pursue a degree in Construction Management, seven students are attending a trade school, six students are entering the construction workforce, […]

Plant sale

The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy will hold its native plant sale in the Neiman’s Family Market parking lot, 7121 Dixie Highway, on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plants will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis with no pre-ordering, and the NOHLC will adapt its layout to meet the most current […]

Academic achievements

Mackenzie Case, Health Science PA major from Clarkston, was named to the Dean’s List at Saint Francis University, earning at 3.5 GPA or more. *** Jessica Laconis of Clarkston was named to the fall 2019 semester President’s List at Saginaw Valley State University, earning a 4.0 grade point average. *** Kenadie Barringer of Clarkston was […]

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