A holly, jolly fun time at Clarkston Family Farm

A holly, jolly fun time at Clarkston Family Farm

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Independence Township — S’mores, hot chocolate, free crafts for kids and a visit from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus are just a few of the exciting things to look forward to at Christmas at the Farm at the Clarkston Family Farm this Saturday, 4 – 7 p.m. […]

A Look Back for November 30, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 A chat with the big guy: Five-year-old Hayley Martin had a little small talk with Santa Claus at Bordine’s. Santa offered Hayley a tambourine to try to break the ice before finding out all of her Christmas wishes. Food Town honored by Lighthouse for good […]

Fill a bus for Lighthouse of Oakland County North this Saturday, Sunday

Fill a bus for Lighthouse of Oakland County North this Saturday, Sunday

The Clarkston Community Schools Transportation Department’s annual Stuff-A-Bus is this Saturday and Sunday at Neiman’s Family Market, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. CCS Transportation Department has been helping Lighthouse of Oakland County North for several years now and the bus drivers, aides, and their families enjoy volunteering for this worthy cause. Lighthouse’s wish list includes […]

Thanksgiving traditions

Just before Thanksgiving, we asked on the Clarkston News Facebook page what your Thanksgiving traditions are. Here is how readers responded: “Make pumpkin pies in the morning. Put up the tree while watching the parade. Then off to my sister’s to watch the Lions lose and then eat.”— Terri Bielenda Nallamothu “When we lived in […]

Teen task force

In order to engage youth across Oakland County, Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) is recruiting teens to join a youth-led task force on mental health and substance use prevention. This group will meet monthly to discuss mental health and substance use concerns among youth, strategies to communicate with other youth, and connection to mental health […]

Thank you: A Clarkston News editorial

Thanksgiving is a wonderful American tradition – a time to reflect, give thanks and to spend time with family and friends. Another American tradition we are thankful for is a free press, or more specifically the tradition of community newspapers. Of course, we’re biased but we truly are thankful for community newspapers. We’re grateful for […]

A Look Back for November 23, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Clarkston dancer kicks up her heels with Rockettes: Denise Caston, a junior at Oakland University and lifelong resident of Clarkston, was one of six local women selected to join the Radio City Rockettes for a month-long Christmas Spectacular at the Fox Theatre. The spirit of […]

Superheroes

Superheroes

PEO Chapter AW Clarkston celebrated its President’s Festival on Oct. 1 at the Clarkston United Methodist Church. PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is a philanthropic educational organization whose goal is to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to women. This year’s PEO state president, Barb Timm, a resident of Clarkston and member of Chapter AW, hosted all […]

A Look Back for November 16, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Born to be wild: Sashabaw Middle School seventh grade science students had a visit from Joel Doehring, president of Ann Arbor’s Special Survival Center. Doehring brought vertebrates and invertebrates, which included warm- and cold-blooded species from across the globe. The event was funded by the […]

Taking donations

Taking donations

Members of the Clarkston Rotary Club and other volunteers, including Kris Werner (pictured) were on Main Street in Clarkston Nov. 4-5 selling a Clarkston Rotary-published newspaper for donations. Every penny of the donated collections were used Nov. 12 for the annual Clarkston Rotary “Shoes for Kids” program at Calvary Lutheran Church. Clarkston and area school […]

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