Business owners seeking grants

Business owners seeking grants

BY BRIANNA HAYES Clarkston News Intern Thanks to the flattening of the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in Michigan have been able to open up and pick up where they left off prior to the shutdown in mid-March. Unfortunately, some businesses are still struggling to get back on their feet. Back in May, […]

Local charity grants

The David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation, located in Clarkston, recently provided grants to two local entities – $2,000 to Clarkston SCAMP for summer activities and $5,000 to the First Congressional Church of Clarkston for its food bank. In addition, the foundation will be providing $10,000 to Gleaners Food Bank in Detroit since the food bank […]

Library open, ready to serve local readers

Library open, ready to serve local readers

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Once the Clarkston Independence District Library closed March 16 due to the coronavirus crisis and being deemed a “place of accommodation,” library staff met two days over Zoom to discuss options moving forward with the new restrictions in place. Recently, the library has started to reopen in phases, with […]

Clarkston resident assisting downtown businesses

BY BRIANNA HAYES Clarkston News Intern Driving through Clarkston’s Downtown Historic District, it is easy for the eyes to spot the large businesses of the area. Yet, what most people don’t know and isn’t as apparent by just one glance, is that in the historic district alone, Clarkston is home to over 65 different independent […]

Turner Sanitation Services in demand coming out of COVID-19

As Michigan envisions a day soon when coming out of the COVID-19 crisis means seeking normal in a climate that is anything but, there will be a number of services and businesses in very high demand. But the crisis has thrust to the forefront some companies, like Turner Sanitation, whose role in our communities have […]

Yes, We’re Open: French Finch & Water Depot

The economy looks to be getting back on track in Clarkston, and several businesses have re-opened in recent weeks. The French Finch, located at 5897 Dixie Highway, opened back up to customers with protective masks May 28 with regular business hours of Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon […]

Clarkston resident named MHCC Executive Director

Mark Moreno of Clarkston was named executive director of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “I am very blessed and excited to lead the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has a tremendous 30-year legacy whose membership reflects the diversity and incredible entrepreneurial spirit of Hispanic-owned businesses across the state,” Moreno said, who is […]

Businesses adjust for openings

Businesses adjust for openings

The staff of Nuview Nutrition rings in 2020 earlier this year. Photo provided BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As Michigan’s economy begins to get back on track after the COVID-19 outbreak caused business closures across the state, several local businesses have adjusted their operations and want to let the public know they are open […]

Open For Business: Journey To Health Chakra

We are going to open effective June 1st with our almost normal hours of 10-5 M-Thurs. Only difference is we will not stay late on Wednesdays until 7. Weekend open hours will be delayed too. Website: Private appointments are available, if clients could call first, that would be appreciated. 5770 S. Main St., Suite […]