A call for a BD’s Mongolian Grill in Clarkston

By Samantha Lowney In Clarkston, there are many restaurants. From family diners, to old mechanic shops turned into restaurants; there is a lot to choose from. But something seems like it is missing. After awhile all the restaurants seem to be very similar, with similar atmospheres. You sit down, order and eat your food. Sometimes […]

Fan finds good cheer with Insane Clown Posse

Fan finds good cheer with Insane Clown Posse

Cameron Belcher, who was born with the rare chromosome disorder Ring 14, visits with Shaggy 2 Dope, at left, and Violent J. Photo provided BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clowns are supposed to be nice, but Insane Clown Posse? They’re nice, too, something the Belcher family of Clarkston has known for years. “My main […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Drama at the theatre

It’s supposed to be bad luck to wish actors “good luck” on their upcoming performances, so instead you’re supposed to say “break a leg.” Most don’t actually intend harm to come to anyone, certainly not to members of the audience. I’ve been doing the community-theatre acting thing for just a few years, but know enough […]

GUEST VIEWPOINT: Gender stereotypes start early, student study shows

It’s no secret gender stereotypes have always been an issue in our society. Over the past couple of weeks, we decided to research this topic as a project for our Honors English Language Arts class. We spent multiple weeks researching gender inequality and found that “children as young as 3 years old start to display […]

WHAT ‘MATT’ERS: No change needed

Well, here we are – the calendar has changed to a new year, as well as to a new decade. We all hear and see the ads out there to make January each year a time to create a new you, start new habits, do something new, lose weight, make more money, all those groundbreaking […]

Run for new year

Run for new year

New Year’s Eve meant an opportunity for one last run of the year for the Clarkston Wolfpack, who gathered at the Clarkston Tap afterwards for refreshments and annual awards. The group meets at Depot Park on Saturdays at 8 a.m. for runs at various paces and distances. Photo by Phil Custodio

Christmas dinner for families in need

Christmas dinner for families in need

Everest Collegiate student government members pack Christmas meals for local families. Photo provided During the last week of the semester, the Everest Collegiate High School student government traveled to the Ladies of Charity in Bloomfield Hills for an apostolic day of service. While there, the students packed hundreds of food items into boxes. Each box […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Christmas time

I hope everyone is having an excellent Christmas season this year. Mine is good. My house doesn’t look very Christmasy, though. I haven’t been putting up a Christmas tree at my place for the past couple years. The season goes by way too fast. And I have cats. I’ve been busy learning my lines and […]

High school helpers spread the joy

BY SUSAN SAJDAK Special to the Clarkston News Nearly a dozen high school juniors and seniors stepped up and pitched in this month when the call came for a few helping hands and broad shoulders to assure the success of a long-standing community tradition. Clarkston Farm and Garden Club members plan, organize, publicize and create […]

WHAT ‘MATT’ERS: Cherish these times

Let’s face it. Time flies. Kids grow up too fast. And I say that knowing in a week we’ll be in the living room with probably less wrapping paper strewn across the floor than ever. Our kids are 14, 12, and 9. They want less and less toys for Christmas, and that’s fine with my […]

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