What ‘Matt’ers: Kids being kids

It’s crazy to think – and say out loud – that we have two kids in high school and one in middle school. Kids growing up and becoming more and more self-sufficient is bittersweet. We’re so proud of all three of our kids, but geez, where has the time gone? The phrase “time flies when […]

Car show winners

Car show winners

The following Independence Township residents were category winners in the 3rd Annual City of the Village of Clarkston Concours Classic Car Show, held September 11, at Depot Park: Best 1960s, Harry and Karen Manvel (blue 1963 Plymouth Sport Fury convertible), Best 1980s & newer, Dave Bernard (red 1993 Chevrolet Corvette), Best Coupe, Fred and Carol […]

Business boom

Business boom

Dr. Ann Spadafora, of Spadafora & Zak Neighborhood Eye Care, cuts the ribbon last Friday at 6445 Citation Drive. Photo by Matt Mackinder

Clarkston pastor returns to spread the good word of faith

Clarkston pastor returns to spread the good word of faith

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The Rev. Amy Mayo-Moyle has come home. After previously serving as the associate pastor at the Clarkston United Methodist Church from 2010 to 2015, she was appointed pastor this past July and has excitedly jumped back into the local church community after being in Farmington Hills the past six […]

Cutting the ribbons

Cutting the ribbons

Jesica Spencer does the ribbon-cutting honors for Spencer Real Estate on September 2. The new business is located at 5916 South Main Street. Photos provided by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce

ZBA member elated to have served 39 years

ZBA member elated to have served 39 years

BY ERIC HAVEN Special to the Clarkston News Margaret DaCosta moved here in 1978 and was “enamored” with Clarkston from the beginning. Imagine coming to our little village from New York City. The contrast was a delightful surprise. DaCosta told her New York friends, “Clarkston is so quaint it will make you cry.” She loved […]

Local group helps women soar with upcoming Wings of Courage

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Women’s Life of Clarkston is partnering with Sanctum House giving women their wings to soar during Wings of Courage on Sunday, October 10 from 1-4 p.m. at Oakland County International Airport. “We are excited about it,” said Jill Goss from the Clarkston chapter of Women’s Life. “It […]

A Look Back for September 8, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “The cat made them do it” Springfield Plains Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss and their school’s new mission statement with “Cat in the Hat” at the school. “Honoring the past” Jacob Petty, one of Independence Township’s early settlers and a Revolutionary War veteran, buried in Sashabaw […]

Wendi’s Word: Those first days

It began… Jonathan is now in Kindergarten. His elementary school journey began last Thursday. Naturally it began with the first day of school photos. I let him choose inside or outside, and he wanted to go outside. He chose the location…under a tree. Amazingly, he actually seemed excited to hold the photo board this year. […]

A Look Back for September 1, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Nice message” The Clarkston Chiefs Football and Cheer teams entered an inspirational float in downtown Clarkston’s Labor Day Parade, as well as had an impressive number of marchers. “The lure of the big computer” Clarkston High School was awarded a $25,000 grant to purchase computer […]

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