Township investments

Independence Township Treasurer Rachel Loughrin reported township investments are holding steady amidst financial instability due to coronavirus. Public Act 20 in state law heavily restricts the way township funds can be invested, Loughrin said. “The township does not invest in the stock market, so we were not affected by the losses in the market and […]

Krave marks return for longtime pizza maker

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor After a 13-year break, Steve Templin is back in the pizza game with Krave Pizzeria, 7743 Sashabaw Road Suite D. Templin started in the pizza baking business as a high school senior in Lake Orion, working at a local chain. “I had pizza on the brain,” he said. “I […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Owner Brandon Ryan welcomes Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, family, and friends to an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new location of his Ryan Insurance Agency at 7151 N. Main Street, suite 103. Photo by Phil Custodio

15-year anniversary for Guido’s pizza

15-year anniversary for Guido’s pizza

It’s well-documented that Clarkston has its share of pizza parlors, but Guido’s Premium Pizza of Clarkston owner Del Yeoman feels his establishment stands out from the rest. “We make all of our dough fresh daily – never frozen – grate our own cheese, slice all of our meats and veggies fresh daily,” Yeoman said. “Our […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Team Tillier realtors, family, friends, and Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members kick off the grand opening of their new Brookstone Realtors location at 8040 Ortonville Road in Independence Township, Oct. 10, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Photo by Phil Custodio

20-year anniversary

20-year anniversary

Nuview Nutrition, founded by owner Cindy Crandell R.N., C.N., in 1999, celebrated their 20-year anniversary with an evening of light refreshments, door prizes and raffles, Oct. 10. During the celebration, they also collected hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, boots, coats, snow pants, warm socks, and other winter items for donation to people in need. For more […]

Boat on the lake

Boat on the lake

Local inventor, author, and artist Carl Knaus’ boat The Tara Princess, converted from a 25-foot pontoon boat in the style of a Mississippi River paddle boat, is ready for sunset cruises of Lake Van Norman in Independence Township. Call Knaus for information at 248-330-4124. Photo by Phil Custodio

Vintage shopping at Yellow Dog

The Yellow Dog Marketplace is open for business at 9861 Dixie Highway in Springfield Township. “It’s wonderful. We’ve been very welcomed,” said owner Marla Sanford, who opened their first location in 2013 in Goodrich. “The Clarkston community has totally embraced us. We’re thrilled to be here.” The shop, filled with antiques, hand crafted items, and […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members join owners Brandon and Mallory Still at a ribbon cutting, Aug. 8, to celebrate the opening of their business, Main Street MI. The Stills renovated the former antique shop at 21 N. Main Street into a coworking center, offering shared office spaces and amenities to freelancers, small business owners, […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Rebekah Niman celebrates the opening of Rebekah’s Health and Nutrition Source’s fourth location, with Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, local officials, employees, and friends with a ribbon cutting, May 1. The shop at 7093 Dixie Highway Suite B offers high quality health products at a great value, often under retail, Niman said. Call 248-843-2011. Photo […]

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