Mad Science

Mad Science

Keegan Eubanks, Mark Kluska, Kylie Dunfield and Anna Katakowski watch to see whether metal or wood melts ice faster. Photo by Jessica Steeley Students at Clarkston Elementary learned about friction and its impact on temperature during Mad Science, an after-school program. Students took turns using friction to heat up objects, such as thermometers and sand […]

Two points more

Two points more

Junior CJ Robinson scores as the Wolves defeated Bloomfield Hills last Friday, 82-42. Photo by Larry Wright

Legacy of leadership

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Mikayla Ferer’s memory will live on through her family and friends, and for future students at her alma mater, the Mikayla Ferer Memorial Scholarship. The Clarkston High School LEAD Program created the scholarship program in honor of Ferer, a leader and sports standout who graduated from the high school […]

Poets make voices heard

Poets make voices heard

Senior Emily Greatorex makes a point in her poem. Photos by Jessica Steeley BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Student poets received snaps and cheers as they performed serious and resounding messages during the Third Annual Voices for Change Poetry Slam on Friday, Feb. 24. Topics ranged from coping with mental illness to romance […]

10 years of Angels’ Place Race

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Angels’ Place Race is celebrating 10 years of running to help people in need. “We’re expecting more runners and more prizes,” said organizer Paul Maxwell at a benefit fund raiser for the race, Feb. 23, at Mr. B’s Roadhouse. “It’s the 10th anniversary of the 10 kilometer run,” Maxwell […]

New play pieces planned for park

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The days of the woodframed playground equipment at Depot Park may be numbered, based on recommendations of the Friends of Depot Park. The committee has been reviewing the playground for the past year, said Friends member Ken Ermer to Clarkston City Council, Feb. 27. “It’s time to make a […]

Safety path extension off Clintonwood

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Walkers and runners in the southeast township neighborhoods will soon be able to go farther in safety. The Independence Township Board accepted a proposal from Nowak & Fraus, an engineering firm, for a Clintonville Road Safety Path Project for up to $88,606. The new 4,500 feet of pathway […]

News in Brief

Impact weekend Planning is underway for Clarkston Davisburg Community Impact Weekend, April 29-30 and Nov. 4-5. Sponsors Clarkston Community Church, Great Lakes Ace Hardware, My Habitat Clarkston, Neiman’s Family Market, Waypoint Church, Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, and Independence Township Parks and Recreation are searching for projects for qualified low-income families and seniors, local veterans and […]

Five arrested in Paint Creek vandalism

Five Independence Township teenagers admitted to spraypainting Paint Creek Trail after they were caught red handed. A witness watched the teens enter Paint Creek Trail near E. Clarkston and Kern roads and walk toward the creek with spray paint cans in their hands, and called police, 3:42 p.m., Feb. 22, according to Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

Sweet treats

Sweet treats

Debbie Stradling, bakery manager at Neiman’s Family Market, fries up a batch of paczkis, Monday morning. The bakers will make thousands of the decadent pastries as Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, approaches next week. Varieties include custard, cream, strawberry, cherry, raspberry, prune, lemon, and apple. Photo by Phil Custodio 

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