COVID-19 Update – April 7, 2021

As of April 7, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: April 7: 48346: 1,767 cases (325 new), 27 deaths 48348: 1,851 cases (371 new), 11 deaths 48350: 501 cases (91 new), 7 deaths As compared to March 31: 48346: […]

Local arraigned on weapons charges

Local arraigned on weapons charges

Clarkston resident Maxwell Wyckoff, a known member of the Wolverine Watchmen, was arraigned on two felony weapons charges March 22 at the 52nd District Court, Division 3 in Oakland County. The 22-year-old is charged with one count of converting a semiautomatic weapon to an automatic weapon, a felony punishable by up to four years in prison and/or a […]

After more than five years, Bisio FOIA suit settled for $160K

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Back on March 30, the Clarkston City Council agreed to settle the ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit between resident Susan Bisio and the City of the Village of Clarkston for the amount of $160,000. In 2015, Bisio sued the city for documents pertaining to land developments that were […]

Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

AIM Academy students, from left, Matthew Lacey, Emily Davis, Thomas Tabar, Macy Coke, Cielle Azéma, and Luke Mullins are organizing a blood drive set for Friday, April 16. Photo provided BY JACK MUELLER Clarkston News Intern AIM Academy Homeschool Co-Op teacher Bianca Mullins, along with motivated Advanced Biology classmates, were diving into the “blood” chapter […]

State of emergency extended

In a special meeting of the Clarkston City Council on March 30, the council voted to extend the existing state of emergency until June 30, 2021 for the safety of the city’s residents, staff, and council/board members.  All city council, board, commission and committee meetings will continue to meet virtually through June on Zoom. The […]

Shipping delay

This month’s edition of The Big Deal will not be in this week’s edition of The Ad-Vertiser or The Penny Stretcher. Check out the April 14 editions for the latest version of The Big Deal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Vietnam vet business grants available

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 133 of Oakland County has received a grant from the Oakland County Department of Economic Development and Community Affairs. The chapter wants to share the grant money with eligible Vietnam veteran business owners whose business resides in Oakland County and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, contact Al […]

Tutoring taking on virtual format

Tutoring taking on virtual format

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor A group of Clarkston Community Schools students has started a free virtual tutoring club to help other students in the district. The first meeting date was March 2. The 10 founding members include President Bedford Muzzy (10th grade), VP Kayla Cole (10th grade), VP of Publicity Annie Lemieux (10th […]

No July 4 parade; concerts a go

While this year’s Fourth of July parade is canceled due to ongoing concerns about large gatherings during the pandemic, plans for Concerts in the Park starting June 11 are moving forward. Without a doubt, some changes to the event will be needed, but the Concerts Committee is optimistic crowd spacing and other issues can be […]

Toxic burn pit effects affecting Clarkston veteran’s quality of life

Toxic burn pit effects affecting Clarkston veteran’s quality of life

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Jared Enochs enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2007 to serve his country and to get away from his small hometown in Tennessee. Now 14 years later, the 31-year-old Clarkston resident has a laundry list of health issues and says no assistance is available after he was exposed to […]

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