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August 20, 2014
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SCAMPers paddle boat during this summer's session. Photo provided (click for larger version)

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New SCAMP head excited for future

Tina Collins is excited about her new position as executive director of SCAMP, a five-week camp each summer for children with a variety of disabilities. Collins has big shoes to fill after former executive director, Donna Clancy announced she would retire on Aug....more >>
August 13, 2014
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Jodi Witherspoon with a new friend she met during Ride for a Cure, Deeanna Arnott of West Bloomfield. Photo provided (click for larger version)

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Cancer survivor rides for life, friendship

Jodi Witherspoon is proud to say she is a survivor and to celebrate it she bicycled 60 miles in Susan G. Komen's Ride for a Cure, Aug. 2 in Lansing. "It was a wonderful journey," she said....more >>
August 06, 2014
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From left are Class of 1954 graduates George Mann, Russell Reger, Cliff McDermott, Mary Miller, Mike Thayer, Shirley McMath, Harold Cameron, Maxine Glynn, Roger Allen, Cheryl Dubats, Ed Dubats, Adolene Eddington, Charlene Phelan, and Jim Shedlowsky. Photo by Phil Custodio (click for larger version)

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Reliving their happy days

The Clarkston High School Class of 1954 were in good spirits at Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club, July 25, celebrating their 60th reunion with lunch and memories. The reminisced about their time at the high school, which is still in use as Renaissance High and community education....more >>
July 30, 2014
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Michael Abraham, left, and Josh Kuruvilla are helping to organize the Enkindle the Remnant prayer event in Depot Park. Photo by Phil Custodio (click for larger version)

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Youth hope to 'Enkindle' faith at park

Organizers hope to fill Depot Park with prayer and worship at the second annual Enkindle the Remnant event, 6-9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 22. "Prayer for the community to come together, for all churches and people," said Josh Kuruvilla, 19, of Independence Township....more >>
July 23, 2014
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Blake Berry, a black belt in Karate, practices a form using the bo staff. Photo by Phil Custodio (click for larger version)

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Karate black belt learns defense, discipline

Blake Berry of Davisburg had a goal earn his black belt in Tang Soo Do Karate before his ninth birthday. He made it with weeks to spare. "We are so very proud of Blake," said his mother, Julie Berry....more >>
July 16, 2014
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Deanna Hart, at right, and Sue Barnes at the finish line for the 2014 Backroads Half Marathon. Photo by Phil Custodio (click for larger version)

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Backroads races return with park route

The Clarkston State Bank Backroads Half Marathon and 10K returns for its second year with a new route. The race was moved from downtown and north on Holcomb Road to Independence Oaks County Park this year due in part to safety concerns, as suggested by Oakland County Sheriff's Office, said organizer Deanna Hart....more >>
July 09, 2014
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Dancer recognized in national competition

BY LAURA DUCHARME Special to the Clarkston News Sophie Harp, an incoming third grade student at Bailey Lake Elementary, was recognized for her dancing with the National PTA Reflections program....more >>
July 02, 2014
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Patsy Carlson's garden is one of six featured in this year's Garden Tour. Photo by Phil Custodio (click for larger version)

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Garden secrets on walking tour

For Patsy and Jim Carlson of Independence Township, their garden has been a refuge and little bit of Up North for the past 30 years. People will have a chance to check it out themselves during this year's Garden Walk....more >>
June 25, 2014
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The Clarkston Varsity Softball donates proceeds from Pink Classic to McLaren. Photo by Wendi Reardon (click for larger version)

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Girls in Pink hit field to fight cancer

The Lady Wolves proudly presented a $1,000 check to McLaren on June 6 after raising the money during the Clarkston Varsity Softball's Third Annual Girls in Pink Classic. "It's a great thing and a great opportunity for us to give back to the community," said Mackenzie King, finishing her final year with the team....more >>
June 18, 2014

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Local hip-hop group ready for big time

Summer's heating up for Clarkston's Matt Floyd Music. The hip-hop, rap group Floyd, Kyle O'Grady, Press Kampe, and Michael Wayne is getting ready to release an EP, with 5-6 original, summer-themed hip-hop rap songs....more >>
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