A Look Back for November 29, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998$90,000 possible for library books: Palace Sports & Entertainment Executive Director Hugh Lombardi presented a check for $30,000 targeted to buy new books for the Independence Township Library during the township board of trustees meeting. The township board then voted unanimously to donate another $30,000 to […]

Getting into the spirit

Getting into the spirit

Honey’s Busy Bees, a group of Clarkston residents, recently cut and sewed together 100-plus Christmas stockings that will be donated to a local organization, Miracle Quilts, which stuffs these stockings with personal items and then delivers them to U.S. military troops and veterans. Pictured back row, left to right, are Jennifer Tait, Megan Navarre, Ellana […]

Dog days at Depot Park

Dog days at Depot Park

USA Therapy Dogs brought canine cheer to residents of Drew’s Home of Clarkston at Depot Park last month and as part of the day, Grand Blanc’s Jim Borowiak and his dog Mulligan met with Louis Donagrandi. Other members present were Kimm Blue, of Clarkston, Roger Yanks and Merlin, of Oxford, Beth Harries and Bentley, of […]

Jingling, mingling for SCAMP

Jingling, mingling for SCAMP

The Jingle & Mingle event was held on Nov. 4 at the home of Tyler Sajan and Angel Staugaard, raising almost $82,000 for Clarkston SCAMP.Clarkston SCAMP is a five-week summer day program developed and designed for children and young adults with special needs covering a wide variety of both emotional and physical diagnoses.— Matt Mackinder […]

A Look Back for November 22, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998Holiday tree lighting ceremony Friday: Roasted chestnuts, apple cider, Christmas Carols and a visit from Santa – a perfect way to start the holiday season. It began on Friday night at the fourth annual Tree of Caring in downtown Clarkston to benefit Lighthouse Clarkston.He loves a […]

Christmas at the Farm returns for fun, magic time during holiday season

Christmas at the Farm returns for fun, magic time during holiday season

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Staff WriterINDEPENDENCE TWP. — Chelsea O’Brien doesn’t mind her thoughts have been filled with visions of sugar plums as the Clarkston Family Farm prepares for their annual Christmas at the Farm event on Saturday, December 2, 3-6 p.m.“It’s hands down my favorite event we do,” said O’Brien, founder and executive […]

A Look Back for November 15, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998Residents protest warehouse: A 450,000-square-foot auto parts warehouse, proposed fo the south side of Bow Pointe off Sashabaw Road, drew complaints from a record crowd at the Independence Township Planning Commission. Nearby residents who showed up to protest the issue were mailed notices by an unknown […]

Now open

Now open

Emiley Gale Schuster, owner of the new Visibly Gale wellness center at 7020 Gateway Park Drive in Independence Township, cuts the ribbon last Wednesday signifying the business’ opening. Photo: Matt Mackinder

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