Sashabaw Plains DAR honors two high school seniors with Good Citizen Awards

Sashabaw Plains DAR honors two high school seniors with Good Citizen Awards

The Sashabaw Plains Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens 2024 Madison Schmidt and Jack Romkema. Photo by Joette Kunse By Joette KunseSpecial to the Clarkston NewsThe Sashabaw Plains Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honored two Independence Township students as Good Citizens […]

Clarkston Area Optimist Club announces essay contest winners

Clarkston Area Optimist Club announces essay contest winners

Optimist Club essay contest winners (left to right) Elly Ryan, 2nd place winner, Freshman at Clarkston Junior High School; Lia Fabrizio, 1st place winner, Freshman at Clarkston Junior High School; and Adah Chwasz, 3rd place winner, 7th grade student at Sashabaw Middle School.Photo provided by Linda Danek, Clarkston Area Optimist Club Member and Essay Contest […]

What ‘Matt’ers: Goodnight, sweetheart, well, it’s time to go

‘The date was Feb. 13, 2019, and our former editor Phil Custodio called to offer me a job as a reporter with the Clarkston News.I happily accepted.Five years later to the day, Feb. 13, 2024, I was offered another job and after accepting, let my bosses know that I had accepted a new position.Yes, it’s […]

Saturday author event at Clarkston library

INDEPENDENCE TWP. — A New York Times bestselling author is coming to the Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, this Saturday from 3:30-5:30 p.m., in partnership with Clarkston’s Inscribe Books.Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of the bestselling novel “The Waters.” A masterpiece of rural noir, the book is a fierce, mesmerizing novel about […]

Locals revving up for Detroit Autorama

Locals revving up for Detroit Autorama

Boogeyman takes its place at Detroit Autorama 2023. Photo: Kim Haislip DETROIT – The 71st Annual Detroit Autorama coming up this weekend at Huntington Place (formerly Cobo Hall) will have a local flavor.Clarkston residents Mike and Kim Haislip will be showing their 2012 Ford Mustang at the event, which runs March 1-3, and fellow Clarkston […]

A Look Back for February 21, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999City council resists senior living project: Representatives from Sunrise Development, the new owners of the property at the corner of Waldon and Main Street, got their first chance to pitch their idea for an elderly assisted-living facility to city council members. But council members, and some […]

Tri County Equipment awarded MI Works! Going Pro Talent Fund grant

Tri County Equipment awarded MI Works! Going Pro Talent Fund grant

Tri County Equipment announced that it has received a grant from MI Works! GST for the 2023 Going PRO Talent Fund.The grant is an opportunity for Tri County Equipment to further invest in its workforce and support their employees in gaining the skills needed for in-demand career paths.Going PRO Talent Fund grants are specifically designed […]

Building Brands: Share your Progress and build your brand

Progress season has officially arrived at View Newspaper Group!For those unfamiliar, Progress is a special edition of The County Press, Oxford Leader, Lake Orion Review, Clarkston News and The Citizen published in late March in which our clients are able to share their story with our readers, along with a traditional marketing message.The result is […]

A Look Back for February 14, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Holiday Inn proposed for M-15: A new hotel was proposed for property on M-15 north of the City of Clarkston. The future of the project hung in limbo due to a proposed rezoning of the site. According to records from the building department, Flint based Eagle […]