Veterans honored

Clarkston Junior High School students celebrated Veterans Day by honoring Takao Kojima of Clarkston, veteran of World War II, and Master Sergeant Lyle B. Black II, Clarkston graduate. “This is amazing – the first time I’ve been here since graduation,” said Black, Clarkston High School Class of 1997, at the Nov. 11 ceremony. “To see […]

District title victory in Davison mudfest

District title victory in Davison mudfest

It’s great to be a Clarkston Wolf: The Clarkston  Varsity Football team celebrates their district win over Davison, Nov. 4. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Muddy but jubilant, Clarkston’s gridiron heroes surrounded head coach Kurt Richardson in celebration as he held up the district trophy on Davison’s […]

Tie in city council vote

With three seats on Clarkston City Council up for a vote, challengers Rick Detkowski, Jr., and Sue Wylie both got the nod in Tuesday’s election. Incumbent council members Sharron Catallo and Michael Sabol tied for the third available seat, however. The votes will be recounted, said interim City Manager Rich Little. If the tie persists, […]

Families leave lasting legacy

Families leave lasting legacy

Jack Bailey and Tom Stone check out information on the Bailey family extending back to the early 1800s. Photo by Phil Custodio First in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Jack and Doreen Bailey have always […]

Leaves will fall

Leaves will fall

The leaves are in full color in Clarkston, but will soon fall to the ground where folks like Brian Thibodeau on Holcomb Road will have to rake them up. Photo by Phil Custodio

News in Brief

Food donations Especially with Thanksgiving approaching, our thoughts turn to those less fortunate. The Clarkston News will collect food donations for Lighthouse Clarkston, on Sashabaw Road. Drop off donations at the News office at 5 S. Main Street through Nov. 18. 0 Road work Big Lake Road construction work east of Andersonville Road to east […]

Breaking News: Road woes

This is in Waterford, but still close enough to share for our road warriors: Consumers Energy has closed the eastbound outer lane of Walton Blvd. between Clintonville and Silver Lake roads in Waterford Township for concrete repairs that are the result of an earlier gas main break.    An eastbound lane will remain open to traffic in […]

Halloween on Holcomb

Halloween on Holcomb

Oliver and his parents Lisa and Nick Wadenstorer go Disney for trick-or-treating on Holcomb Road, Monday evening. Photo by Phil Custodio

Two lost in lake rescue attempt

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Ian C. Tracey, 38, and Michael Biven, 20, both of Clarkston, will be remembered as heroes after drowning during a rescue attempt of two co-workers in trouble on Hidden Lake in Green Oak Township. “He was trying to save the life of another and lost his life in the […]

Mayor candidate to take on parking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Steven C. Percival is running unopposed for mayor of the City of the Village of Clarkston in Tuesday’s election. “Running for a city political office was never my intent in the past until the current mayor asked me to consider it,” Percival said. “My leadership, supervisory, MBA, military and […]