July 4 parade

About 10,000 spectators are expected for the Clarkston Fourth of July parade, 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 4. The parade will line up at St. Daniel Catholic Church, march down Miller Road onto Main Street, through downtown, then left on Church Street ending at Clarkston Renaissance High School. Two stops are planned for singing the “Star […]

Memorial Day parade

American Legion Post 63 leads a Memorial Day parade and remembrance ceremony on Monday, May 29. Clarkston High School Marching Band, Post 63 Color and Honor Guard, Squadron 63 Sons of the American Legion, Unit 63 Auxiliary in the parade, and vintage military vehicles provided by Terry and Muriel Shelswell marches from Depot Park to […]

Angels’ Place Race celebrates 10th anniversary

Angels’ Place Race, a 5k/10k run in Clarkston, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with its annual event on Saturday, May 13. The race, which begins and ends at St. Daniel’s Church, includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and 1-mile family fun run. In addition to medals for top finishers in each category, lots of […]

Comedy on stage

Comedy on stage

From right, Steve Sanger as Hal Savage, Susan Steigmeyer as Bernice, and Sara Sanger as Cindy Savage rehearse a scene in Clarkston Village Players’ comedy “Self Help.” Bernice, the maid, needs help using the intercom in the comedy farce, which opens May 5. Call 248-425-5842 for tickets. Photo provided by Emily Dowd

Community impact

Volunteers will make an impact all over the area during the Clarkston/Davisburg Community Impact Weekend. Projects during the event on Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, include saddle and counter cleanup, gardening, building a vegetable stand, painting, and other work at O.A.T.S.; yard cleanup and work on the irrigation system at Ferry Farms; stock and organize […]

Detroit Voice

Clarkston A Cappella group Detroit Voice performs a special concert at 8 p.m. on May 1 at Clarkston Junior High’s auditorium. The group is collaborating with University of Michigan A Cappella group Amazin’ Blue, of which Clarkston schools and Detroit Voice alumna Mason Van Gieson is a member. Concert tickets will be available at the […]

Children’s fest for Miracle Network

Rite Aid at 5789 S. Main Street hosts its annual Children’ Carnival, Craft and Car Show on April 29 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to raise money for the Beaumont Hospital Children’s Miracle Network. The event includes magician and escape artist Robert Zarins from Magic and Escapes. Detroit Area Modern Mopar is bringing about 50 vendor […]

Opening day for Tigers, Bowman Auto Center

It’s opening day at Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers, Friday, April 7, and also the Grand Opening for Bowman Auto Center, 9606 Dixie Highway. The new Bowman Commercial division is combining the two, with free hot dogs, chips, and drinks from 12-4 p.m., and ribbon cutting ceremony with representatives from the Clarkston Area Chamber […]

Parade for victorious Wolves

Parade for victorious Wolves

The Clarkston Wolves won their state championship, and the town is throwing a parade in their honor. It’ll start at Depot Park at about 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, marching up Holcomb, to Washington, to the alley behind The Clarkston News and Rudy’s buildings, and finishing back at the park. The event starts with […]

Everest prepares for gala

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Kicking off their Silver Anniversary, Everest Collegiate High School and Academy is celebrating 25 years of excellence with their 25th Gala Auction. “This is an annual Gala Everest does every year,” Gala Chairperson Lori Skibo said. “It’s our biggest fundraiser, with guest count usually coming in over 300.” […]

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