Geraldine ASHBY

ASHBY, Geraldine of Ortonville; April 18, 2018; age 93.  Preceded in death by her husband Survetus and son in law Thomas Poli.  Loving mother of James (Donna) Ashby, Jerry Ashby, Rick (the late Krystal) Ashby, Larry Ashby, Garry Ashby and Betty (John) Wellman.  Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Friends […]

Fred MacRae Lawson

Fred MacRae Lawson passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at West Hickory Haven in Milford, Michigan at the age of 86. “Mac,” as he was known to everyone, graduated from Flint Northern High School and attended Western Michigan University. He was in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and later retired from […]

Coal tar ordinance

CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON NOTICE OF ADOPTION CHAPTER 140 NOTICE IS GIVEN that the City of the Village of Clarkston City Council has adopted Chapter 140, an amendment to the city municipal code to add Title XIII, Coal Tar Sealant Ordinance. This Ordinance includes the addition of a new section to the city […]

City scales back paid parking after disputes erupt

City scales back paid parking after disputes erupt

Downtown business owners and residents fill city hall during a City Council special meeting about paid parking, Monday. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor After two weeks, parking disputes drove City Council to change paid parking in its downtown lot. After about an hour’s discussion at a special meeting, Monday, council […]

Mystery at Lakeview Cemetery

Workers at Lakeview Cemetery called the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office after unearthing human bones near the back, in a spot with no record of burials, 11:11 a.m., April 3. The bones, which form only a partial skeleton, appeared to have been there for quite some time, said Lt. Larry Perry, Independence Substation commander. Deputies called […]

Car raffle

You can win a new car or truck at Bowman Chevrolet’s annual customer appreciation event, Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Raffle tickets are $50 at www.carraffles.com. Detroit Red Wing Justin Abdelkader will help announce the raffle winner at 2 p.m. The winner can choose a 2018 Chevrolet Corvette, Suburban, Tahoe, Silverado, or Camaro, and also […]

Street lights on

Downtown streetlights are back on, after DTE Energy replaced underground lines leading to the city streetlight control panel. “Let’s hope this is for good now,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith at the April 9 City Council meeting. “Thank you to the residents for their patience while this very unusual problem was diagnosed and repaired. Also, […]

Letters to the Editor

Fix roads with current funds, reader says Dear Editor, A new road millage is not the answer to better roads (“Township mulls road millage to fix roads,” April 11). First we should start by lowering the weight limits commercial vehicles are allowed to carry. Overweight trucks crush our roads. Strictly enforce fines for over weight […]

Undefeated season for guard

Undefeated season for guard

From left, bottom row, are Lauren Dombrowski, Sophie Little, Elizabeth Scheil, Grace Murphy, and Chloe Ly; top row, Anne Hubl, Summer Roy, Averyanna Morrison, Liz Walker, Kaleena Slankster, Rayn Erickson, Rebekah and Riley Gerhardt, Angel Cross and Tori Saylor. Not present, Keturah Delcamp and Jenna Baumgras. Photo provided After an undefeated season, Clarkston High School […]

Make an impact next weekend

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Slots are filling up for the spring Community Impact Weekend, April 28-29. “We have 40 projects that need 1,000 people to complete, and projects are still coming in,” said Daniel L. Whiting, executive pastor at Clarkston Community Church. Projects include rake-and-runs for local seniors, outdoor clean ups at Renaissance […]

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