More work for Depot bridge

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting, Sept. 1, to approve a storm drain project at the south bridge in Depot Park. The project was awarded to Tillier Plumbing Company of Holly for $5,545, paid from the city sewer fund. Work will include closing off the walkway from the edge of M-15 to […]

Armed credit fraudsters busted

Red flags went up for store employees when they noticed shoppers buying up gift cards with a credit card at a U-scan station. “Due to the number of separate transactions being made, the loss prevention officer suspected a fraudulent or stolen credit card was being used to make the purchase,” according to an Oakland County […]

Loss of a local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

Loss of a  local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

It is with heavy hearts we report Bartlett Lee Clark of Clarkston; born on December 9, 1944, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2016.  He was 71 years old. He was the husband of Diane for 34 wonderful years; loving father of Benjamin (Kristie); grandfather of Samantha, Cassidy and Bartlett Lee Clark II. Preceded in […]


BELLOWS, JERRY L., of Clarkston, passed away on September 3, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Pamela (the late Kyrk) Lafoy, Kevin (Mariela) Bellows, and Deborah (Robert) Romain. Proud grandfather of Allysa, Reilly, Spencer, Nohely, Judith, Heidy, Claire, Nolan, and Griffin. Dear great grandfather of Kevin Santiago. Dear brother […]


ROHOVSKY, JOSEPH E. JR. of Clarkston, passed away September 3, 2016 at 81 years of age. Loving husband of Patricia; father of Jeffrey Cobeil and Jodee (Marty) Blaszkowski; grandfather of Lauren, Courtney and Brandon; brother of Mike (Karen) Rohovsky and Patricia Donahue. Joe was a veteran of the US Navy Korea. He retired from GM […]

Jeffrey E. GIBBS

GIBBS, Jeffrey E.; of Clarkston formerly of Rochester; passed away at home on September 1, 2016; age 49; husband of Bridget for 16 years; father of Jack; brother of Robert (Elizabeth) Gibbs & Cynthia (William) Woodhull; preceded in death by parents Kaye & John and father in law Martin Burke; stepson of Katherine Gibbs; son […]

Public notices

OAKLAND COUNTY Notice of Confirmation of Special Assessment Roll For Improvements to Dixie Lake TAKE NOTICE that the Dixie Lake Improvement Board has confirmed the Special Assessment Roll for improvements to Dixie Lake. Said Special Assessment Roll in the amount of $183,000 has been prepared for the purpose of assessing the cost of aquatic plant […]

Labor Day parade

Bryan Neiman and John Schmidt of Neiman’s Family Market will lead the Clarkston Labor Day Parade as Grand Marshals, Monday, Sept. 5. The parade will start at Saint Daniel Catholic Church at Holcomb and Miller Road at 10 a.m., go down Miller Road to Main Street, south to Church Street, and ending at Renaissance High. […]

Romance in the air for local author

Romance in the air for local author

Susan Coventry of Clarkston is working on her third romance novel. Photo by Phil Custodio Writing has been a hobby for Susan Coventry of Clarkston for a long time, but she got serious about writing a novel about three years ago. “My husband was the one who pushed me to do something with it,” said […]

Cyclist Rio bound

Cyclist Rio bound

The racer trained for years to earn a spot on Team USA. Photos provided When Team USA takes the field at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio next week, Brian Sheridan of Clarkston will be there. Sheridan, 40, is a champion cyclist who has been training for the past four years, about 30-40 miles a […]