Finish strong

Finish strong

Matthew Sanders of Clarkston ends his 5K walk with a smile at Angels’ Place Race, May 11. Mary Williams of Clarkston won the 10K run, with a time of 41:42, 6:43/mile pace. Matthew Landgraf of Clarkston took second with a time of 42:53, 6:54/mile pace. The top two racers won $100 Runnin’ Gear gift cards […]

Race for angels

The 12th Annual Angels’ Place Race will be this Saturday, May 11. The charity race includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and 1-mile family fun walk. All proceeds benefit Southfield-based Angels’ Place, a non-profit organization providing homes and services for adults with developmental disabilities. “Angels’ Place has been doing amazing work in the tri-county area […]

Angels’ Place Race through downtown

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Runners and walkers will race through downtown Clarkston for Angels’ Place, Saturday, May 11. “You can’t beat it. Downtown Clarkston businesses support it, runners and walkers have fun, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies, Independence Township Fire Department, and the city DPW – it’s all hands on deck,” said organizer Paul […]

Fitness programs

Angels’ Place Race recently partnered with Deer Lake Athletic Club to offer three free fitness and training programs for race participants. The 5K/10K event in Clarkston is adding a 5K-to-10K program to its “couch to 5K” training club, both meeting Thursday evenings at Depot Park starting March 14. Additionally, Angels’ Place Race has teamed with […]

Angels’ fundraiser

Angels’ Place Race hosts a fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 5-9 p.m. at Mr. B’s Roadhouse, 6761 S. Dixie Highway. A portion of customers’ total bill will go towards the race, which supports people with developmental disabilities in the community. Angels’ Place Race, which includes a 1-mile Family Fun Run, 5K Bruce Clifton Run, […]

Letters to the Editor

No to negative ads Dear Editor, The other day I received a post card from Andrea Schroeder, this time attacking Jose Aliaga. Jose is one of the few Independence Township trustees who is a good Christian man running for office. Jose did knock on my door and talk about issues such as the very high […]

Angels Place dinner

Mr. B’s Roadhouse, 6761 S. Dixie Highway, hosts a fundraiser for Angels’ Place Race from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22. A portion of the customer’s total bill will go towards the May 12 Angels’ Place Race at St. Daniel Church. This race event includes a 1 Mile Family Fun Walk, 5K Bruce Clifton Run and […]

Taking a look back at the year 2017

As we prepare for 2018 to start, here’s a look back at the people, events, activities, successes, and losses of 2017. January 18 Jewelry Suspect Caught: The search ended for the Dec. 17 jewelry store armed robbery suspect Jimmie Walker Jr., 50, from Detroit. He was arrested in Hamtramck, and charged with 12 felonies and […]

Angels’ Place Race celebrates 10th anniversary

Angels’ Place Race, a 5k/10k run in Clarkston, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with its annual event on Saturday, May 13. The race, which begins and ends at St. Daniel’s Church, includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and 1-mile family fun run. In addition to medals for top finishers in each category, lots of […]

Clarkston City Council 12-12-16

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 12 12 2016 Minutes Call to Order at 7 pm. Max Wyckoff led the audience with the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Kneisc, Marsh, Wylie, Catallo, Detkowski, Haven. Award Presentation to Max Wyckoff, for his Eagle Scout project of the rain garden […]