Local resident flips for work

Sara Holden has been working on her first car flip and shared with The Clarkston News after months of hard work and planning – she completed it. “It was epic,” said Holden, a Clarkston resident, adding it went amazing. “Much better than I anticipated.” She added there was a lot of planning and preparing which […]

A Look Back for June 23, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “$61 million and rising” Clarkston Community Schools’ next bond issue kept getting bigger and bigger the closer it got. The new total from architects from Greiner Inc. for renovations and additions at ten existing buildings was estimated for over $61 million, including a new elementary […]

Everest golfer achieves state championship goal

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Remy Stalcup had a lofty goal when he began his sophomore spring season playing on the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Golf team. He wanted to finish the season as state champion. Stalcup’s goal was achieved when he claimed the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Boys Golf Individual […]

Teddy Bear time

Children enjoyed time with Bonnie the Bear during the Teddy Bear Picnic, held by Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors, June 11. Children enjoyed crafts, playing games and listening to “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” by Michael Rosen before going on a bear hunt with Bonnie. Check out upcoming events, including Tons of Trucks, […]

School’s out!

There were smiles, hugs and goodbyes as Springfield Elementary students left school on Friday, marking the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Wendi’s Word: A school year ends

Students left schools for the last time for this school year on Friday. What a school year! There were ups. There were downs. There were a lot of uncertainties and a lot of emotion. I hope you and your family made it through the school year despite the curvy road it took to get to […]

A Look Back for June 16, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “A little dab’ll do ya? No way!” It’s traditional. It’s messy. But even on a hot spring day, most Clarkston middle schoolers will tell you it’s fun as they celebrate the last day of school with shaving cream battles. And the last day of school […]

Wolves take win over Groves in six innings

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Ella Cady hit the ball over the fence for a homerun in the bottom of the sixth inning in the MHSAA Division 1 Regional 7 Semifinals on Saturday. The hit brought in three runners ending the game against Birmingham Groves, 12-1, and sending the Wolves to the […]

Tennis closes season in the state championship in Lansing

The Wolves finished their trip at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Girls Tennis State Finals with three points, June 4-5. Zoe Paxton and Sam Galley, on Doubles No. 1 Court, won their first round over Novi’s Jenna Patel and Kako Kobayashi, 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2. They lost their second round against Grosse Pointe South’s […]

Barbara Palazzola, 86

Barbara A. Palazzola, of Ortonville formerly of Detroit, passed away at home on June 14, 2021 at age 86. Preceded in death by her husband Anthony. Mother of Joseph (Kathy) Palazzola, Kathy (Matt) Gohlke, Karen (Jerry) Fortuna, Linda (Terry) Carmean, David (Christalyn) Palazzola & Lisa (Vince) Orsini. She had 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. […]