Let the work commence! Clarkston breaks ground for ‘new’ city hall, parking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor After more than 10 years of planning, setbacks, and replanning, work on expanding and renovating Clarkston’s city hall has begun. “We’re so excited it’s finally happening – I believe it’s the fourth attempt,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith at a May 16 groundbreaking ceremony. Smith said the renovation project […]

To change the city charter or not, voters decide in November

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston voters can change the City Charter in November. City Council voted 6-0, May 13, to approve a resolution placing the questions on the ballot. One proposed amendment would remove a requirement for council members seeking election to mayor, or mayor running for a council seat to resign first. […]

Rotarians uncork at Andiamos in Clarkston

Clarkston Rotary Club welcomed warmer weather with a Spring Michigan Wine Tasting, May 14 at Andiamo Trattoria Clarkston. “Andiamo Trattoria graciously opened their doors and proved to be the consummate host to over 200 patrons and supporters of Rotary,” said Clarkston Rotarian Joel DeLong. “The weather finally cooperated and the warm sunny weather allowed for […]

A Look Back for May 22, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Whoopee Bowl cited as dangerous building” Springfield Township officials scheduled a show cause hearing for the Whoopee Bowl on Dixie Highway to answer for allegedly failing to answer an order from 2003. The building was deemed dangerous. “County to decide if road will close” Area […]

No help, no hope for homeless except for us

When people think of the homeless, it’s usually of that guy at the street corner with a cardboard sign, or that guy sleeping on the park bench who “wastes” the money he gets. If you look a little closer, you’ll find that many homeless people in Michigan are actually children attending school whose families just […]

Wolves finish regular season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves stepped onto the field for the second half of the first round for the MHSAA Boys Lacrosse Regional 5 playoff game with more pep in their step. Clarkston went into halftime with a 10-1 lead and scored nine goals in the third quarter to close […]

Athletes of the Week: Champions on the court

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Tennis team clinched their Catholic League title and the Catholic High School League Division 3/4 Championship title, May 11. “I am so proud of how all the players stayed poised throughout the contest,” said Lee Keating, head coach. “I had a Riverview parent and two coaches commenting on what an […]

Kickers head to districts this Thursday

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The regular season has ended and the Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team is aiming to go deep into the playoffs – beginning with their game at West Bloomfield on Thursday. “We should be firing on all cylinders,” said Damian Huffer, head coach. The Wolves closed last week […]

Wolves host Oakland County Championship Friday

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves qualified for the MHSAA Track and Field State Finals in nine events during the regional meet at Lake Orion, last Friday. “It was a great year,” said Kevin Breen, head coach for the boys and girls teams. “We had a great time.” Brendan Favazza finished […]

Wolves recognized

Accolades for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team are still rolling in after the winter season ended in February. The Wolves received Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan Team Academic All-State Honorable Mention with a team grade point average 3.329. Senior Kristoffer Hoffman received BCAM Team First Award and BCAM Outstanding Student Senior Athlete Award with […]

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