Science Honors

Science Honors

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston student Alex Czarnecki represented Everest Collegiate High School in the 60th Science & Engineering Fair of Metro Detroit. Czarnecki received second place in his category: Robotics and Intelligent Machines. He began working on his project in September through an independent study with Nghiem Nguyen, an Everest math […]

New foundation for Parkinson’s

New foundation for Parkinson’s

Michael Johnson, who has early onset Parkinson’s, and his wife, Stacy, created a non-profit group to help others with the disease. Photo by Phil Custodio  BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Michael Johnson’s symptoms over the last few years would be familiar to sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease – chronic fatigue, severe soreness, stiffness and shaking […]

Bowman’s honors Women’s History Month

At Bowman Chevrolet in Independence Township, the Women’s History Month of March highlights the contributions of three company leaders. “It absolutely makes sense to have more of us in the industry and at the dealer level,” said Katie Bowman Coleman, owner and president of Bowman Chevrolet. “I think women’s communication and problem-solving skills and attention […]

Food donations for Lighthouse

Nuview Nutrition is collecting non-perishable food and personal hygiene items through April 10 for Lighthouse of Oakland County, Clarkston, at the Nuview office at 7300 Dixie Highway, Suite 500. Nuview has also teamed up with Neiman’s Family Market of Clarkston. Shopping bags filled with healthy food items are ready for purchase for $10, in a […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Power of transformation

I’m not sure that I completely buy into the whole Big Bang Theory idea. I mean, who was there to hear it? Like the saying goes, “If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a noise?” Or my favorite version, “If a man speaks […]

Community puts on parade for champs

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Once the Clarkston Wolves had their state trophy in hand, community leaders sprang into action to organize a parade for the team in less than half a week. Festivities are set to begin at 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 29, at Depot Park with a pep rally. The parade […]

Revival restaurant opening

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Dan Nestorovski , owner of Pizza Dolce in Independence Township, is expanding with a new restaurant off Dixie Highway. His new Revival Eatery restaurant will feature the culinary talents of Chef Chad Barrett and Chef Matt Bray, Clarkston High School class of 2003 graduate. Nestorovski opened Pizza Dolce at […]

Power of optimism

Power of optimism

Clarkston Optimist Club Essay Contest winners, from left, Jack Gibbs, Gold; Grace Nolan, Silver; and Nathan Zimmer, Bronze. Photo by Phil Custodio Three student writers earned honors and cash prizes in the Clarkston Area Optimists Club Essay Contest. Topic for the 700-800 word essays was “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges.” The winners were invited […]

Memories of Mr. Ford and a Model A

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Nearly 90 years ago Henry Ford changed one local family’s lives. The year was 1930. Robert Beattie was working his 640-acre farm with his brother, John, one summer’s day when a Model A pulled up to the fence. “Which one of you is Robert Beattie?” asked the man […]

Writer honored for sci-fi short story

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Aspiring artists and writers from the Midwest were honored at the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, including one of Clarkston’s own students, senior Emma Lohmeier. Lohmeier received a medal and honorable mention for her short story “Waiting for Inevitability” in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category during the awards […]

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