Red Hats poolside

Red Hats poolside

Steven Percival, Clarkston mayor, invited his mom Janet Percival and her group, the Cranberry Delight Red Hat Society of White Lake, to his home for lunch and swimming in his pool, July 26. The rubber duckie helped keep everyone safe in the water. Photo by Phil Custodio

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The seven S’s of spiritual living

Many years ago now I was called to serve with a church that seemed to be a wonderful new opportunity to establish our vision for spiritual community. It began divinely. Everyone seemed to be excited by the possibilities. We engaged in visioning together, we set goals to work toward that vision of being all that […]

Composer creates sci-fi musical of the imagination

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Local composer Jim Territo’s newest creation “The Daedalus 2 Mission: A Space Opera” premieres at The Crofoot in Pontiac on Aug. 10. “It came together just out of some conversations with my nephew, Joe Territo,” shared Jim, a 1997 Clarkston High School graduate. “We are both science […]

JESSICA’S JOURNAL: Importance of travel

It’s been awhile since I’ve been in Clarkston. My articles continued to show up in the paper, so everything’s probably seemed normal for you subscribers out there, but I’ve actually been on vacation. I traveled down south of the border to the beautiful country of Peru and hiked the 26-mile-long Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. […]

Young athletes need for fuel for performance

Young athletes need for fuel for performance

By Adrian Schirr Nuview Nutrition There’s nothing better than watching my son hit the ball that earned the winning run, sac the quarterback, or sink that game-winning basket. It’s exhilarating. It’s every kind of thrill you can imagine, but when he’s losing, when he’s exhausted and struggling, being the mother of an athlete can be […]

Garden Walk

At Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s 12th annual Garden Walk on July 19, an abundance of natives will be only one of the highlights, said Debi Moore, event chair. Altogether, six lovely gardens with blooms galore are featured on this year’s walk. A list of plantings will be available at all the gardens the day […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Independence inspiration

Independence Fest in Clintonwood Park was an incredible feat of organization and volunteer enthusiasm, but I knew something would be missing this year. This was the first Fourth of July festival missed by Bart Clark, who passed away suddenly last September. I offered to have a plaque made to present to Bart’s wife, Diane, in […]

Military memories

The Fourth of July Veterans Celebration included a Military Museum in the Independence Township Senior Community Center, where veterans and groups discussed and displayed information, equipment, and artifacts for folks to check out.

JACK’s JOURNEY: Social media: a life well performed

Jack Kuczmanski, a freshman at the University of Michigan and 2016 graduate of Clarkston High School, is interning at The Clarkston News this summer I’ll be honest, there are only three reasons why I have ever “liked” somebody else’s Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook post. It was because: It was kinda funny; A family member or […]

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