Despite bad weather, ‘Walk and Roll? raises big funds, support

This year’s SCAMP Walk and Roll, despite cold temperatures and occasional rain showers, raised more than $15,000 for the organization, thanks in part to the large turnout at Depot Park on May 2. ‘There were so many people there, it was heartwarming,? Donna Clancy, director of fund-raising for SCAMP, said. ‘It was freezing and we […]

What makes your mom the best this Mother’s Day?

With Mother’s Day on May 9, Cathy Noble’s second grade class at Bailey Lake Elementary shared their thoughts on what makes their moms the best: I think my mom is the best because she buys me food and lets me skateboard in the front of the yard. ‘Gregory Miller She sometimes she cooks me dinner […]

Village Players finalize upcoming ‘Absence of a Cello? play

The Clarkston Village Players are wrapping up rehearsals for their latest production, ‘Absence of a Cello?, set to debut at the Depot Theatre on May 7. ‘We’re trying to fine tune it, all the way to the end,? Cynthia Haaseth, cast member, said. Haaseth plays the role of Marion Jellicoe in this upcoming production. Written […]

CHS set to remove pop from cafeteria

Students will have to make new choices when it comes to selecting a beverage with lunch at Clarkston High School next year. The school will be removing all carbonated beverages from the cafeteria’s vending machines and soda fountains starting July 1 for the 2004-2005 school year and replacing them with more water, juice and sports […]

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Clarkston High School will no longer have pop available in cafeteria vending machines or in the lunch line starting this summer for the 2004-2005 school year. When I first heard about this, the caffeine addict inside of me cringed and felt bad for the kids. After all, I’ve been slurping down the sugary beverage ever […]

Home school students experience Earth Day 2004 firsthand

Some 27 home school students celebrated Earth Day on April 20 by spending the afternoon with the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy in Davisburg. They learned about how to protect the environment around them. Students hiked to the Davis Overlook and learned about the different variety of plant species are found in the area, especially […]

Savage Photography offers a creative, personalized approach

If you see Dave Savage riding his bicycle down Washington, chances are he’s on his way to work. It’s a short commute for the Clarkston resident who now lives and works on the same road. Savage and wife Grace are putting the finishing touches on one of Clarkston’s newest businesses, Savage Photography, a professional studio […]

SPE students earn high state honors as future problem solvers

Got a problem? Then talk to the Future Problem Solvers at Springfield Plains Elementary School, a team that can handle queries dealing with artificial intelligence to media monopolies. All hypothetical, of course. Four fifth graders, under the guidance of coach Sue Banworth, represented SPE at the annual Michigan Future Problem Solving Program State Bowl on […]

Between the Lines

While spending time with my family this past weekend at my soon-to-be cousin-in-law’s bridal shower, I didn’t think life could get any better. However, that perception changed when my cousins and uncle opened my eyes to a whole new delicacy that changed my life: sushi. I had no idea rolled seaweed and cucumbers could taste […]