Tips for next generation of mechanics

Automotive students from Oakland Schools Technical Center got a view of the technology and work environment of a state-of-the-art service center at Bowman Chevrolet, April 25. The students toured the service center at 6750 Dixie Highway, and learned about the automotive field in a real-world scenario. Jim Roy, service manager, shared insights into the shop, […]

Clarkston’s Gotta Have Art!

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was tough call at The 10th Annual Imagine That! Teen Art Show on Wednesday night, March 22, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. A variety of vibrant, dramatic, and elaborate artwork filled the hallway of the Clarkston Independence District Library, created by teens from across the district. […]

Sunny snowman

The weather may have quickly changed from the high 50s and sunny on Feb. 28 to cold and snow the next day, but Brady and Austin Pruetz didn’t let it dappen their spirits. They kept their sunglasses out as the Bailey Lake Elementary students built a snowman with their dog, Lily, while they kept with […]

Power of poetry at slam!

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was a day for youth to find their voice and inject their creativity into words at Bailey Lake Elementary last Friday. Anne Martinez and Carol Barber’s fifth-grade classes wowed their guests with talent, wit, and reality at their Poetry Slam. This event has been an ongoing tradition […]

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for community food drive support Dear Editor, I just wanted to take a moment to express to the Clarkston community my extreme thankfulness. We had the privilege to take part in the Kroger Food Drive Weekend for our Kids’ Kloset Program, which helps young families living in Oakland County. I was blown away by […]

Athlete of the Week: Champion of the lanes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Drew Sagowitz opened his bowling season as OAA Singles Champion. He bowled games of 166, 212 and 268 to qualify fourth in the tournament with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team. He defeated three opponents in match play rounds to become champion. Sagowitz said going into […]

Volunteers fill church for Shoes

Volunteers fill church for Shoes

Kyle Roland and Rich Hansen joined dozens of other volunteers to help kids get the winter clothes they need. Photos by Phil Custodio The streets and parking lots were covered in snow, but inside Oakland Woods Baptist Church was warm and toasty as dozens of volunteers helped more than 300 kids pick out shoes, boots, […]

Athlete of the Week: Kick for the win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As senior Jermaine Roemer was getting ready to kick his 30-yard field goal in the MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championship, his mom was in the Ford Field stands saying her mantra. “Over the branch and out to the road,” shared Gina, Jermaine’s mother, explaining their side […]