Christmas fun on the farm

The hoophouse at Clarkston Family Farm was full of adults and children enjoying lots of activities on Saturday during Christmas at the Farm including shopping, doing crafts and visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Outside of the hoophouse, many were visiting with animals, sitting by the bonfires, eating s’mores, drinking hot chocolate and taking tractor […]

Magic on stage at Depot Theatre

The Clarkston High School Drama Club brought to life “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Karen Boettcher-Tate. The tale about Lockhart Cobblestone, a shoemaker, with little money to pay rent but a giant heart with the message of the nature of kindness delighted theater goers. Then, audiences were treated to performances from the CHS Mime […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Mike Foguth, owner of Foguth Financial Group, helps cut the ribbon during a ceremony held Nov. 30 at the business’ location at 8031 Ortonville Road.

Local family wants best for pets

Local family wants best for pets

When Areej and Joe Alnaraie started to look for solutions to their dog’s health challenges, they found they weren’t alone. Other families were having the same challenges, and many of them were finding relief for their pets by switching to Pet Wants food. “We adopted Max two and a half years ago and he always […]

Chase to give

Clarkston-based Chase Plastics has announced its annual holiday “giving card” campaign. In its sixth year, the effort provides the opportunity to nominate a charitable organization to receive a $1,000 donation. Entrants can visit chaseplastics.com/giving to nominate their favorite charity now through December 14. The selected charity(ies) will be announced on chaseplastics.com and their social media […]

What ‘Matt’ers: Hello, December!

Well, it really is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, isn’t it? The Thanksgiving holiday came and went, but as it left, we were greeted with more than a dusting of snow in the local area. And with that comes several observations. First, we see how quickly people forget to drive on snowy and […]

Rosenbaum-Meola engagement

Rosenbaum-Meola engagement

Renee and Steven Turner, of Clarkston, have announced the engagement of their daughter Mickayla Meola to Timothy Rosenbaum. The happy couple will say “I do” on July 8, 2022 at the historic Tudor Arms Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Family and friends have eagerly anticipated their union since the couple met while attending Notre Dame College […]

Pets in costume rewarded

Pets in costume rewarded

First place: Jesse Sparrow The Clarkston Area Youth Assistance held a pet costume contest last month and last week, announced the four winners of the popular contest. Photos provided by CAYA

A Look Back for December 1, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “More space, equity in Monday’s election” The district was optimist the hope was portable classrooms would be a thing of the past following Monday’s special school board election for a $52.5 million bond. “Calcote Country to close Dec. 30” Leta Calcote announced retirement from her […]

Clarkston News Reader’s Choice Awards 2021

Clarkston News Reader’s Choice Awards 2021

East & Drinks Appetizer: 15th Street Tavern Asian: East Ocean Chinese Baked Goods: Clarkston Village Bake Shop Bar & Grill: Clarkston Tap Bar & Entertainment: 15th Street Tavern BBQ: Union Woodshop Bread sticks: Gregg’s Gourmet Cafe Breakfast: Royal Diner Catering: Gregg’s Gourmet Cafe Chicken: Chicken Shack Coney: Pete’s Coney Dinner: The Fed Family Friendly: Old […]

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