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, […]

COVID-19 Update – September 2, 2020

As of September 2, 2020, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 185 cases (40 new), 10 deaths 48348: 202 cases (52 new), 4 deaths 48350: 42 cases (15 new), 2 deaths Source: oakgov.com/covid

Locals earn national recognition

Locals earn national recognition

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Clarkston residents Mary Sloan and her husband, Jeff Lichty, are ambassadors for ShelterBox USA, a national disaster relief organization, and members of the Clarkston Rotary Club. The couple has been fundraising for ShelterBox USA since 2005 and recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their efforts in 2019 […]

Honcho changes outdoor configuration

Honcho changes outdoor configuration

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor After getting city council approval earlier this summer to close East Church Street and provide outdoor seating, Honcho has placed barriers near Main Street and taken away two handicap parking spots. According to Clarkston City Manager Jonathan Smith in an email obtained by The Clarkston News, the change was […]

Native plant sale

North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy is having its fall native plant sale in the Neiman’s parking lot, 7121 Dixie Highway, on Sept. 12, from 10.a.m.-2 p.m.

Cleaning up Depot Park

This year’s annual clean-up day in Depot Park will be held Saturday, September 19, from 9-11 a.m. As in year’s past, the event will be co-sponsored by the Clinton River Watershed Council. 

City sign project

A proposal to install new signage throughout the Village of the City of Clarkston received final approval last week by the City Council.  The hope is to have the new metal welcoming, directional and wayfinding signs and posts fabricated and installed before winter.  The signage proposal was prepared by the city’s Sign Committee, approved by […]

Ormond Road paving

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) resurfacing project on Ormond Road from north of White Lake Road to Davisburg Road in Springfield and White Lake townships was expected to begin Monday, Aug. 31, and should be completed in early October.  During the work, the road will remain open to traffic with flaggers directing motorists […]

Business transaction

Langdon Capital Management of Clarkston and partner firm Baldwin Capital Management of Northville have joined LPL Financial, one of the nation’s leading retail investment advisory firms. Advisors Bill Langdon of Langdon Capital Management and Scott Baldwin of Baldwin Capital Management have been business partners for nearly 30 years. Their team includes Todd Sander, president of Baldwin […]

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