SPIRITUAL MATTERS: God wins in the end

Since the beginning of the Church Age in Acts chapter two, Christianity has been under attack by the forces of evil. American Christians can be thankful that we have been blessed to have freedom to worship and evangelize non-Christians for several centuries. However one of the greatest threats to Christianity has come when so-called believers […]

Work crew

Work crew

Haley Campbell, Gigi Montgomery, Andy Murphy, Natalie Frederiksen and their classmates on the student council hosted an Independence Elementary Night at Culver’s on Sashabaw Road, March 7, to help out their school. The students greeted patrons at the door and helped out behind the counter, serving butter burgers and frozen custards. Photo provided

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Back to the theater

The Clarkston Village Players’ winter production of “House on the Cliff” continues this weekend, with evening shows Friday and Saturday and a matinee on Sunday. I caught the show on members’ night last Wednesday. Excellent work by the cast on this comic murder mystery. Elizabeth Rager does excellent work as Nurse Pepper, whose interest in […]

Career info from pros

Clarkston High School PTSA hosted almost two dozen local professionals at their third annual Career Seminars for 11th grade students, Feb. 24. “This program is timed perfectly for our 11th graders as they are starting to look at colleges, trade schools, or job opportunities available after high school,” said Kim Hardtke, CHS PTSA Career Seminar […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: Well-being for every student

On Feb. 22, Clarkston tipped off its Community Well-Being Campaign with 30 partners, including doctors, mental health professionals, civic groups, local counselors, not-for profits, pastors, school board members, teachers, parents, school administrators, the Clarkston Coalition for Youth, Clarkston Youth Assistance, Springfield Township Library, Oakland County government, Independence Township Parks and Recreation, Clarkston Independence District Library, […]

Auto fans

Auto fans

Martin Willim displays his 2007 Ford Mustang GT, which he races at the Independence Township track. Proud owners and restorers showed off hundreds of hot rods and custom cars at the 65th Annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama, Feb. 24-26 at the Cobo in Detroit.   Clarkston roadsters included Denise Myers, with her Pink Panther 1971 Dodge […]

PHARMACIST’S CORNER: Healthy Alternative for Adult ADHD

So, you want to increase your cognitive function, focus and memory at work. Or, your young adult child wants to study and do well for an upcoming college entrance exam. Unfortunately, the American Psychiatric Association, for over 30 years, has labeled deficits in focus, memory and executive function as adult ADHD. The Centers for Disease […]

Singer finds healing in music

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Rap singer Ryan Scott’s latest song “Seattle Sunset” has seen success over the past few months. “Since its release in January, it has over a million views and has been shared over a thousand times,” said Scott, who recently moved back home to Clarkston after a couple years in […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Do you see candidates for Kingdom?

Once, as I was researching youth behavior, I came across a term called “cognitive dissonance.” When the human mind has conflicting thoughts, or information, we have a human tendency to resolve our conflict by eliminating one or the other so we can formulate an opinion. Cognitive dissonance is when we are not able to do […]

Empathy for others

Empathy for others

Ryan Drobot and Mason King focus on their task. Photo by Jessica Steeley Sashabaw Middle School students spent their February Wolf-Time working on a school-wide academic service learning project for Clarkston students in the special education department. “We have teamed up with our special education department, particularly our students with autism. Our students are creating […]

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