COVID-19 Update – January 13, 2021

As of January 13, 2021, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 1,257 cases (205 new), 26 deaths 48348: 1,274 cases (212 new), 8 deaths 48350: 346 cases (55 new), 5 deaths As compared to the numbers from January […]

Local businesses surviving, thriving

Local businesses surviving, thriving

BY JACK MUELLER Clarkston News Intern Snow is on the ground, it’s now 2021, and cash is still zipping out most of our wallets. Seems like a typical year, but it is far from that as masks hide our smiles and an economic shutdown decays our years of savings. Clarkston, close to heart and home […]

New ice rink

This Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at Depot Park, the Clarkston Area Optimist Club is presenting a $1,850 check to the Clarkston Community Schools Construction Trades Program for the co-purchase, along with the Optimists, of a new ice rink at the park. The new Clarkson Area Optimist Club Ice Rink will be dedicated Thursday, along with […]

‘Your Speed’ signs

City efforts to reduce speeds on Main Street is nearing completion with the installation of the electronic “Your Speed” signs on North Main Street.  The northbound sign is located near the spillway (at approximately 20 N. Main) and the southbound sign is located near the entrance to the city (at approximately 177 N. Main).  “This […]

Restaurant grant

Over the holidays, Clarkston was approved for a grant through Oakland County for products to assist the city’s local restaurants expand their outdoor seating during COVID.  “In the next week, we anticipate receiving and distributing three greenhouses, an igloo, 18 propane heaters, five sanitizing sprayers and more to our restaurants,” said Clarkston City Manager Jonathan […]

Clarkston grads embrace COVID times with drive-thru wedding shower

Clarkston grads embrace COVID times with drive-thru wedding shower

Wes Petrimoulx and Ally Reynolds are getting married in June and had their wedding shower venue cancel recently. Not to be deterred, the 2017 Clarkston High School graduates and Grand Valley State University students, who have been together six years this month, enjoyed their shower on Saturday, January 9, at the Independence Township Senior Center […]

‘Our path forward starts with a single step together’

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Clarkston Community Schools students will be back in buildings for the second semester. At the time of Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan’s last update to the community before Christmas, virus rates in the immediate community were increasing. The Clarkston school district transitioned to a temporary distance learning contingency and this […]

COVID-19 Update – January 6, 2021

As of January 6, 2021, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 1,224 cases (226 new), 25 deaths 48348: 1,227 cases (209 new), 8 deaths 48350: 333 cases (59 new), 5 deaths As compared to the numbers from December […]

Heroic holiday rescue at DTE

Heroic holiday rescue at DTE

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor What could have been a tragic situation turned into a nine-year-old girl’s life being saved last month during the DTE Energy Music Theatre Magic of Lights drive-thru light display. The girl accidentally became stuck in a seatbelt mechanism, causing her to begin to choke. Her parents pulled over, called […]

Dealership undergoes ownership change

Dealership undergoes ownership change

The Feldman Automotive Group announced last month the acquisition of Al Deeby Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Clarkston. The purchase adds a second FCA dealership to the Feldman portfolio and expands the group’s footprint to 14 dealerships in Michigan and Ohio. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “We are committed to growing the Feldman […]

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