Reading program

The Springfield Township Library hosts the Library Olympics on July 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Shiawassee Pavilion next door to the library, and Flying Aces Pro Frisbee Team on July 19. The library’s theme this year is fun with sports, and as well as encouraging kids to read this summer. Participants in the Summer […]

Louise M. MAUTI

MAUTI, Louise M.; longtime resident of Clarkston and wintered in Bradenton, FL; formerly of Rogers City; suddenly July 5, 2016; age 87; wife of Dominic; mother of Margaret (the late John) Naylor, Tom (Debbie) Mauti and Steve (Nancy) Mauti; grandma of Thomas (Paula) Mauti Jr., Daisy (Gabriel) Borreson, Joseph, Reid & Cole Mauti; survived by […]

Amy Madeline EIDEN

EIDEN, Amy Madeline of Davisburg; July 5, 2016; age 47.  Preceded in death by her parents Jack and Betty.  Sister of Joan Kendall-Rozman, Janet (late Patrick) Willard, Lori Taylor, Mark (Lisa) Eiden and Lisa (Jeff) Jennings; honorary auntie to many nieces and nephews.  Amy will be sadly missed by the close friends that have traveled […]

David T. HOCKING

HOCKING, David T.; born in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan; of Holly, Michigan; formerly of Atwater, California; Suddenly July 2, 2016 in Clarkston, Michigan; age 78; father of Christopher and David; son of Beth (the late Thoburn) Hocking; grandfather of Chandler, Chloe, Jonathan, Mark, Benjamin, Brittany (Sami), Donovan, Bethany & Isabella; preceded in death by his […]

WANDA A. SKARRITT

SKARRITT, WANDA A.; of Clarkston, July 3, 2016 at 99 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late F. Hawley Skarritt.  Dear mother of Linda (Dale) Schramski.  Grandmother of Brian (Jonc’lyn) Kath and Lori (Rob) Couzens.  Great Grandmother of Starrlin, Tyler and Gwendolyn.  Funeral service Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1 PM at COATS FUNERAL […]

Hal L. HAVERSTICK

HAVERSTICK, Hal L.; of Atlanta, MI formerly of Clarkston; July 3, 2016; age 63; husband of Kim (Barnett); father of David (Liz) and Steve (Stacy); grandpa of Emma, Ava, Owen, Mackenzie & Evan; brother of George; brother in law of Lisa (Brian) Cain; son in law of Shirley & Ken Barnett; preceded in death by […]

Garden Walk

The Clarkston Garden Club hosts the Clarkston Garden Walk from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. The walk will feature six local gardens, along with musicians, working artists, refreshments, Artisans Market at the Clarkston Independence District Library, and area restaurant specials. All funds benefit library gardens, town planters and school programs. Tickets are $15 in […]

County fair

Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg, July 8-17. A free concert by TJ Craven and Grant Reiff will be on July 8 at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at dusk. Fair activities include a chess tournament in the historic Ellis Barn; animal exhibits; horse shows; family contests […]

Honors for local veterans

Honors  for local veterans

  Piper MacConaghy, daughter of Afghanistan veteran Brian MacConaghy, takes the stage to sing the National Anthem. Visitors filled Independence Township senior center’s Bartsch Hall to meet local veterans and look at memorabilia from their time in service during the sixth annual Veterans Celebration. The military museum and ceremony honoring local vets was during the […]

Charles L. JAMES

JAMES, Charles L. of Clarkston; June 30, 2016; age 92; preceded in death by wife Imogene; father of Susan (David) Phillips; grandfather of Erick (Jennifer) Phillips and Melissa (Mike) Pankey; great grandfather of Jake, Libby, Charlee & Lucy; brother of Paul (Mary) and David (Betty). Charles was a member of F & AM Masonic Cedar […]