A Look Back for February 7, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Independence Elementary School it is!: Over 165 names for Clarkston’s new elementary school were submitted to the school board by community members. During their regular meeting, the Clarkston Board of Education chose Independence Elementary School because it was suggested the most and honored the township name.City […]

Clarkston grad top of innovation with Golden State Warriors

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports WriterSAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — Alison Wright was honored with the NBA’s 2024 Pete Winemiller Guest Services Innovation Award last month.Wright, a Clarkston native and 2007 graduate of Clarkston High School, currently senior director of guest experiences for the Golden State Warriors, had hoped she would receive the award one […]

Wings for the win

Wings for the win

Owner Roger Hanna and his children cut the ribbon as part of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting event last Wednesday for the new Wing Snob location at 9683 Dixie Highway in Independence Township. Photo: John Ransom/Winship Studio

McLaren Oakland earns Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission

PONTIAC — McLaren Oakland, part of McLaren Health Care and its statewide McLaren Stroke Network, has earned designation from The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center, affirming the hospital’s level of specialized critical care to achieve favorable long-term outcomes for stroke patients.A quality designation in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Primary […]

WinterFest wonder

WinterFest wonder

Charlie Longo enjoys her hot chocolate and flashes a smile during the second annual Clarkston Optimist WinterFest last Saturday at Depot Park. See more photos from the event on page 3 of this week’s print edition. Photo: Matt Mackinder

A Look Back for January 31, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Ryder truck facility driven out: Residents opposing the 450,000-square-foot facility proposed for 30 acres at the end of Bow Pointe Road had their prayers answered when Independence Township Planning Commissioners turned it down, 6-0. It was nearly three hours of discussion in which the commissioners heard […]

Clarkston grad dances to Michigan Football history

Clarkston grad dances to Michigan Football history

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports WriterANN ARBOR — Carigan Price has seen a lot being on the University of Michigan Dance team – including victories for the football team and their success in claiming three consecutive Big Ten titles, winning the Rose Bowl and winning the College Football Playoff national championship over Washington this […]

OCHN offers mental health tips during extreme weather

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN), which is contracted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, has released tips for families and individuals to manage stress or anxiety during extreme weather and cold temperatures that we typically get this time of year in Michigan.Severe weather can disrupt lives in significant […]

A Look Back for January 24, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Prevention is the key to safety for new fire inspector: New Independence Township Fire Department Inspector Bill Thompson called himself “the arm of the public.” Out in the field, he periodically inspected existing and newly constructed commercial buildings in the township and City of Clarkston.Beating the […]