Neighborhood library

Neighborhood library

On May 11, Rick and Kathy Goodrich, who live on Golf View Drive, celebrated the opening of their Little Free Library with several neighborhood families where the children enjoyed snacks and were the first individuals to choose a book. Kathy maintains a corner garden that now houses the new library. Rick is artistic and made […]

Milestone for plastics company

Milestone for plastics company

This month, Chase Plastics commemorates 30 years of success, partnerships and outrageous customer service – all factors that helped the Clarkston-based company redefine resin distribution over the past three decades. Formed on May 4, 1992, by Kevin and Carole Chase (pictured), Chase Plastics began with little more than a $2,500 investment, one supplier, and a […]

Donation to benefit local community

Donation to benefit local community

Buddy’s Pizza opened its newest restaurant at 5530 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston, April 18 and as part of the franchise’s showing of support to the local community, the restaurant donated all its opening-day sales ($11,174) to Lighthouse, a nonprofit aiming to solve poverty and homelessness in Oakland County by building affordable housing in local communities […]

A Look Back for May 25, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Clarkston honors its best: A full house packed Clarkston Creek celebrated the annual Community Awards Breakfast, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Awards given out included Bud and Glenita Olafsson for beautification; Dr. Thomas Stone, community preservation; Sally Hadden, adult youth volunteer; Stephen Hyer, Jr., […]

Readying for summertime library fun

Readying for summertime library fun

What’s better than enjoying a nice sunny day with the comfort of a good book? Getting it from the library! It’s one reason why summer is one of the busiest times of the year for libraries. Every year, libraries across the country plan an assortment of programs such as arts and crafts, animal visits, educational […]

Donation to Rotary Club

The David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation is providing a grant of $3,000 to ShelterBox, a charity affiliated with Rotary International. Clarkston Rotary suggested using ShelterBox to route funds for refugee and disaster relief in countries including Ukraine, Romania, and Yemen. Several years ago, a member of Clarkston Rotary was instrumental in establishing Rotary clubs in […]

A Look Back for May 18, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Spanning the globe: Eleven-year-old Sarah Maesch’s drawing was selected as the top design in the Detroit area for WorldPlane, a plane decorated with children’s art from 18 Northwest markets in the U.S. and Asia. Her creation was painted on the side of a Northwest Airlines […]

Choir shares the life of Matthew Shepard through music

Choir shares the life of Matthew Shepard through music

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer A few students from Clarkston High School Choir paused for a moment as they listened to the sounds coming from their classroom last Thursday morning for their upcoming final performance. It was the first time all the pieces for their final concert were brought together, which includes […]

Celebrating the big 5-0

Celebrating the big 5-0

On May 12, 1972 at Our Lady of the Lakes, Waterford (formerly Drayton Plains) Michele Seeterlin and Theodore Ginn began their married life. Fast forward 50 years and you’ll find them not far from where it all began, having raised their five children Amy, Brian, Jeff, Laura, and Tim in Clarkston. Both Ted and Mickey […]

Grand old flag

Grand old flag

The Clarkston Optimist Club is once again selling flags to celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, 9/11, and Veterans Day. Further info can be obtained at ClarkstonOptimists.org or by calling co-chairs Tami Lowrie (248-210-4808) or Ann Degen (248-625-7031). Pictured, from left, are Optimist members Karen Joliat, Ann Evans, Tamera Lowrie, and Robin Brose. Photo: Provided by Tom […]

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