A Look Back for March 20, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Groundbreaking makes it official” After years of discussion, studies and debate, the widening of the Sashabaw Road from two lanes to four lanes officially began with a groundbreaking ceremony. “Handwriting curriculum to return to old methods” Geri Moore, executive director for elementary education, and Jayne […]

Wendi’s Word: Pieces of Vue

It’s a noise not heard too often, but when you hear it you definitely know what it is – the crunch. I heard the crunch last Thursday as I was heading into the gas station to pre-pay for gas. I closed my eyes for a millisecond and turned around. I knew where the crunch came […]

Snow day for schools

A low pressure system across the southern Great Lakes region brought about an inch of snow to the area Sunday night, enough to close Clarkston Community Schools on Monday. Michigan State Police reported an injury accident on northbound I-75 at M-15, 8:23 a.m., Nov. 26, but overall traffic was fine, said Oakland County Sheriff’s Lt. […]

Postal clerk hailed as hero

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer Marianna Weissenborn had less than a minute to get help when she started choking on some grapefruit. Fortunately, co-worker Ebony Turonek was there. “I thought I would die,” Weissenborn said at a recognition event at Clarkston Post Office, April 27. “I was so grateful and thankful, and I […]

Seconds to spare

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer Angie Brennan and fellow employees had seconds to react when they saw a double-tandem gravel hauler bearing down on their Main Street dental office. “We were out front in the reception area and we had this big window – we saw the truck coming and I yelled ‘run,’” […]

Last walk

Clarkston High School seniors emerged from the gym in caps and gowns and made their way to the main hallway and the rest of the school, May 22. It was the last walk as students as they shared hugs and posed for photos going through the school one more time. See more photos in this […]

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. […]