Student leads fight against hunger

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Jenna Sommerville has a goal and invites the Clarkston community to help her with her quest. Sommerville, a senior at Clarkston High School, is holding a fundraiser for Kids Coalition Against Hunger for her Academic Service Learning project. The program packs bags of food for the homeless […]

Spikers strike down rivals for district championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a traditional back and forth battle between the Lady Wolves and Lake Orion and when the dust settled it was Clarkston who claimed the MHSAA Volleyball District crown last Friday, 3-2. “We couldn’t be happier with the outcome,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston […]

Unstoppable on the courts

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cupcakes awaited the Clarkston Freshman Volleyball players as they finished celebrating a huge feat for any team – they had gone undefeated during their season with 116 wins, Oct. 25. “It’s amazing,” said Daneen Kincaid, head coach. “I have never heard of a volleyball team doing […]

Players run with the pack

  Players took to the field on a misty evening as the Clarkston Boys Soccer program hosted the fourth annual Run with the Pack Special Olympics soccer game, Oct. 16. Twenty-eight players from Rochester Knights, Lake Orion Wildcats and Lake Orion Wild Dragons played in the ultimate battle at Clarkston High School after finishing their […]

Suspect charged in jogger attacks

Charles Gamble II of Independence Township faces assault charges in connection with attacks on two joggers in Genesee County. Gamble, 40, was arraigned in Genesee County District Court on Oct. 21 with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and assault and battery. He is charged with attacking a 33-year-old woman […]

Wolves bests top teams

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers topped their opponents for the second consecutive weekend – this time going undefeated and winning the Beast of the East tournament. “It was a huge day for them, even to go 7-0 against a very tough field,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball. […]

Neighbors appreciate dog rescue

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Chris Kemmer went above and beyond as a neighbor last spring, and her friend and neighbor Renee Rustile wants people to know about it. “Today is a celebration that wouldn’t be happening if she did not do what she did,” said Rustile at a birthday party for one of […]

Corner cleared, work stopped

After a year and a half of growth, property owners again cleared trees and brush from the corner of Waldon Road and Main Street, and were again stopped by the city. Workers were excavating and grading the property to sow grass when the city engineer issued a cease-and-desist order, said Ed Adler, one of the […]

Imaging center opens on N. Main

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland opened their Clarkston Imaging Center at 7201 N. Main Street, Suite 211, with a ribbon cutting, Sept. 22. St. Joe’s was joined by representatives from the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and Oakland County government officials. “I would like to thank the Clarkston Area Chamber, local government leaders and […]

Manhole work in Depot Park

Clarkston DPW workers and contractors started work last week to build up the paved path from M-15 to the south bridge in Depot Park. The project includes raising manhole cones, lids, and frames about five feet and adding dirt to fill in the gap between the road and walkway. It will result in a more […]

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