Tokens keep Civil War memories alive

By George L. Miller In 1957, I found a Civil War token in a roll of pennies from the Clarkston State Bank. Back then I had a Detroit Free Press paper route and on Saturdays I would get $10 worth of pennies from the bank and go through them looking for dates with mintmarks that […]

Kids learn nature, agriculture at Clarkston Family Farm

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Kids searched through the plants on Clarkston Family Farm looking for the perfect materials to build a shelter last Thursday. Each day at Camp Wild they learned about a different theme and Thursday was about forests. “They are learning about shelter building, survival skills, tracking, what animals […]

New, classic Disney at dance camp

New, classic Disney at dance camp

Girls learned dances to songs from some classic Disney movies including “Pocahontas” and “The Lion King” at Disney Dancing Camp last week. The camp is through Clarkston Community Education and directed by Cynthia Bass of Starz Performing Arts. “I did Disney, which was great and I could just bring in all kinds of really different […]

GUEST VIEWPOINT: High school fun, but move on when time

Opening a door is harder when the house is new, and I feel that myself, along with other new college students, are going to have a somewhat difficult time parting from the only community we know. I write this from the new house my mom has just bought with my little brother and kittens rolling […]

Clarkston Wolf sighted in land down under

Clarkston High School grad Maxwell Palese began an exciting study abroad program in Perth, Western Australia, in early August. Maxwell graduated Clarkston High School in 2015 with an International Baccalaureate diploma and began his college career at Kalamazoo College studying biology and economics. Following two successful years at Kalamazoo, Maxwell applied for a very selective […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Embrace God’s inconvenient truth

Recently, I spent a few weeks talking about the wisdom of God with our local church. I am convinced that God wants to have a manifest expression of His wisdom, like in the days of Solomon. When Solomon’s time came to claim the throne, the Lord appeared to him and said, “Ask! What shall I […]

Grad takes summer hike on Appalachian Trail

Grad  takes summer hike on Appalachian Trail

Jordan Robak of Clarkston bought a backpack and hit the trail for 2,200 miles this summer. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When Jordan Robak of Clarkston decided he needed to get away for a while this summer, he decided to go for a walk. It turned into quite the hike […]

Sports leads to long life for family

Sports leads to long life for family

Connie Egler of Clarkston was a dedicated athlete all her life, playing college sports and coaching kids, and still remains active in her 80s. Photos provided BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Good health was always a priority for Connie Egler of Clarkston. Connie, 84, who lives near downtown with her husband, Don Egler, has […]

Buddhist building opens in Davisburg

Buddhist building opens in Davisburg

Nancy Yu in the new International Buddha Dharma Society for Cosmic Law. All are welcome at the new International Buddha Dharma Society for Cosmic Law, at 7500 Village Court in Davisburg. The 1,000-square-foot Meditation Room is always open to members and to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, for children from 10-10:40 a.m., and for […]

Sounds of Gemini

Sounds of Gemini

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Children danced to Irish jigs, nursery rhymes and folk songs in Depot Park during Harmony in the Park last Wednesday, July 26. Park-goers listened to the sounds of Ann Arbor band Gemini, founded by twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits and now including San’s daughter Emily as well. […]

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