Angel’s Place Race attendance up

Lots of exercise for a good cause- that is what participants were doing during the seventh annual Angel’s Place Race, May 17. Race Director Paul Maxwell said attendance for the event was up since last year. Days before the race, over 250 people were already signed up for the competition. A 10K run kicked off […]

Help for Angels

John Schmidt, Neiman’s Family Market store director, presents a check for $600 to Paul Maxwell of Angel’s Place Race, April 18. Neiman’s is sponsoring the May 17 event, which will feature a 10k run, 5k Bruce Clifton Run/Walk, and a 1 mile Family Fun Walk at St. Daniel Church in Clarkston. Photo by Andrea Beaudoin

Angels Place Race seeks sponsors

Angels Place, a non-profit organization, will hold its 7th annual race through Clarkston on Saturday, May 17. The race will kick off at St. Daniels Church in Clarkston at 9:15 a.m. and proceed along a set course. Race coordinators work very closely with Oakland County Sheriff, Independence Township Fire Department and Clarkston DPW to ensure […]

Fundraiser set to help family in wake of Nicole Burton’s death

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor Hope is a big component in most cancer-related fund-raisers. Hope for a cure. Hope for a longer life. Hope for the future. Sadly, in this case, Nicole ‘Colie? Burton’s hope is gone as the Oxford resident passed away at home on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. She was 9 years […]

Santas find Christmas spirit all year long

Santa noticed the nice meter in Clarkston is unusually high, so he had to come and see why the area is so special. A special trip was made to The Clarkston News to ask if we had any idea why the nice meter is so full. Santa, and his magical twin Santa, share the many […]

Synchronized Surging

Lake Orion’s Fifth Annual Dragon on the Lake festival was a rousing success by any standard. Thousands of people strolled through downtown or enjoyed the dragon boat races, artists? works, the ?80s party, road race and the myriad of other events all weekend. Orion art Center Director Lauren Dinnewith said the event went very well, […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, We wanted to take the opportunity to thank the Clarkston community for their support of the Sixth Annual Angels? Place Race. We are so blessed to be a part of such a great community. The whole community helped make this year’s race the most successful race yet. We had over 400 runners/walkers/volunteers and […]

Racers raise $23,000 for Angels Place

It was a beautiful day for the Angels? Place Race on Saturday, May 18. The event kicked off around 9 a.m. from St. Daniel Catholic Community Church, and featured a 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and a 1 Mile Fun Walk. Angels Place is a non-profit organization providing people-centered services, including homes and professional support for […]

A race for Angels’ Place

Runners and walkers hit the roads of Clarkston for Angel’s Place Race, 9 a.m., Saturday, May 18. “We had 330 walkers and runners last year, and we hope for 350 this year,” said organizer Paul Maxwell of Clarkston. Raising $23,000 at last year’s fund-raiser race, this year’s goal is $24,000, Maxwell said. “We appreciate all […]