Taste of the holidays

Taste of the holidays

Last Wednesday night brought Everest’s sixth annual “Taste of Christmas” at Neiman’s Family Market, 7121 Dixie Highway. The evening of fellowship and food and drink sampling has become a community favorite, with over 200 attendees filling the aisles this year. Tickets and 10% of purchases from the evening support the school, but more importantly the […]

A Look Back for December 13, 2023

25 years ago – 1998Just what is a warehouse?: It looks like Ryder trucks would not be carting GM parts in and out of Independence Township just yet. The decision to say yes or no to construction of a 450,000-square foot warehouse on 31 acres at the end of Bow Pointe off Sashabaw Road was […]

Shipwrecks talk

Shipwrecks talk

Ric Mixter shows where the Cedarville was in the Straits of Mackinac before another ship collided with it in 1965 in the free lecture “Deep Six: Titanics of the Great Lakes” last Wednesday at the Clarkston Independence District Library. For more upcoming events, see future editions of the Clarkston News and cidlibrary.org. Photo: Wendi Reardon […]

Building a bridge, twice

Building a bridge, twice

INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Daniel Szailer enjoyed building a footbridge once that he wound up building it twice.The second time wasn’t planned, mind you.Szailer is part of Scout Troop 185 in Clarkston and completed his Eagle Scout project over the summer, leading the troop in building a footbridge over a muddy section of trail at the […]

Goyette Mechanical earns Top Workplace Award, cites partnerships as key component

DETROIT — Goyette Mechanical has announced they have been awarded the 2023 Detroit Free Press Top Workplace Award.Top Workplace recipients are selected based upon a third-party employee survey that measures company culture and employee satisfaction through a variety of benchmarks.Employees are asked to gauge such criteria as professional development opportunities, work-life balance, compensation and benefits, […]

Scout builds canine agility course for local rescue

Scout builds canine agility course for local rescue

By Brandon KathmanSpecial to the Clarkston News METAMORA —A prospective Eagle Scout has built and installed a new canine agility course on behalf of the Great Lakes Dog Rescue in Lapeer County.Evan Savoie, a junior at Clarkston High School, identified the shelter’s need while deciding where to complete his Eagle Scout Service Project, one of […]

What ‘Matt’ers: Family is everything

Like I asked a couple weeks ago in this space, is it already time to play Christmas music?Now, more than ever, that answer is a resounding “yes.”Cue Andy Williams’ “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”Thanksgiving is now in the rearview mirror, and if your family is like mine, the holidays are a time […]