Hubert H. WARD

WARD, Hubert H., of White Lake; July 26, 2017; age 89. Loving husband of Juanita for 67 years; father of Hugh (Jo Anna), Wendell and Bruce; grandpa of Angela, Dawn, Cory, Bruce Jr., Tiffany, Paulette, Darrin and Brooke; great grandpa of Abigail, Samantha, Byron, Trystin, Kayla, Wesley and Gabriella; brother of Joseph (late Peggy) and […]

Carolyn Anne BAILEY

BAILEY, Carolyn Anne, of Clarkston; July 26, 2017; age 70.  Beloved wife of Roger of 37 years; loving mother of Leslie Anne (Daniel) Incandela and Julian Paul (Arielle) Bailey; daughter of Mary and the late Robert Ballard; sister of Roger (Leslie) Ballard, Robin and Debbie.  Carolyn enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.  Friends […]

Parking proposals could create 194 more spaces

Parking proposals could create 194 more spaces

City Manager Jonathan Smith demonstrates a paid-parking kiosk for City Council. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A six-part plan could create up to 194 new spots to park in the city, including some in front of Washington Street homes. The recommendations, presented at Monday’s City Council meeting, include adding 100 […]

Lapeer man charged in break-in

Aaron Patrick Riley of Lapeer, 24, faces burglary charges after being found, bleeding, early Thursday morning. Deputies responded to a BP gas station break-in alarm 12:35 a.m., July 20, in the 7200 block of Ortonville Road. They found the front window of the business broken out with a piece of concrete, and a trail of […]

News in Brief

Work on Sashabaw The Road Commission for Oakland County’ upcoming concrete slab replacement projects include Sashabaw Road from Maybee to Waldon roads in Independence Township, July 27 through Aug. 30. Sashabaw is one of five projects planned in coming weeks. During construction, all roads will remain open to traffic, but will have intermittent lane closures […]

Letters to the editor

Rough comments reflect president, reader says Dear Editor, In his recent letter to the editor (“Reader calls out presidentially insulting comments,” July 19), reader Richard Meyer recommends The Clarkston News refrain in future from reiterating/reporting comments like “disgusting pig,” posed by “the intellectually bereft” when referring to the American president. It is difficult to argue […]

Work needed on park lamps

Light poles and landscaping at the gazebo in Depot Park need work. “The bridge lights have shifted and are leaning – it’s just a matter of time before one of them falls over,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith to Clarkston City Council. The raised beds are also falling into the water, little by little, due […]

Tons of Trucks in Clintonwood

Kids are invited to admire, sit in, and climb a wide variety of trucks provided by local companies at Tons of Trucks, Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. at Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road. Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors hosts the annual event. Trucks signed up so far include Iscream4icecream, Independence […]

Mary Catherine ENGLISH

ENGLISH, Mary Catherine; of Pontiac; July 24, 2017; age 96; preceded in death by her husband Charles Franklin; mother of Janet (late Michael) Thomas, Charles (Christine) English, Cecelia (Robert) Wiar, Patricia (John) Knorp, Wayne (Christine) English, Mark (Karen) English; also 22 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter; sister of late Helen Lotz & […]

Lee FOLSOM II

FOLSOM II, David Lee; of Waterford; formerly of Westland; July 19, 2017 after a struggle with PTSD; age 54; husband of Belinda (Mirovsky); father of Jennifer & Connor; preceded in death by his infant son Austin; son of Audrey Cien and the late David Folsom; stepson of Michael (Georgiana) Cien; brother of Janelle (Paul) MacLean; […]

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