Professional Dental doubles in size, staff

Professional Dental of Clarkston has completed their move next door to 5748 Clarkston Road, greatly growing their practice. “We doubled the space to about 4,000 square feet,” said Dr. Brian P. Davidson, DMD LVIF, who has run the practice since 2008 with Dr. Amy A. Davidson, DMD, his wife. “We have nine treatment rooms now. […]

Letters to the Editor

Candidate looks to improve communications Dear Editor, My name is Sue Wylie, and I am running for Clarkston City Council. I vividly remember the snowy day in March of 1987 when I drove down Main Street into the Village of Clarkston for the first time and immediately decided to make this town my home. I […]

Everest honored

Everest Collegiate High School and Academy was awarded 2016 National Blue Ribbon School Honors. The announcement was made on Sept. 28. Everest is the only private school in the state to receive the Recognized as an Exemplary High Performing School award. “This award is a direct reflection of the dedication of our faculty and students […]

Breaking News: 18-year-old killed in crash

An 18-year-old Waterford Township man was killed in a traffic collision, 1:42 a.m., Oct. 11. He was in the front passenger seat of a Dodge Neon when the driver ran a stop sign at Mann Road and Clintonville Road, according to Oakland County Sheriff’s reports. The Neon was struck on the passenger side door by a pickup […]

Sharon M. CAIN

CAIN, Sharon M.; of Clarkston; suddenly October 8, 2016; age 76; mother of Scott (Christina) Cain, Stacy (Brett) Weiler and Kelly (Craig) Lewis; grandma of Taylor, Sydney, Garrett, Parker and Trey; sister of Patricia (the late John) Murray, Timothy (Glory) Sullivan and Suzanne (Jim) Kline. Friends may visit Wednesday 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the […]


BACHMAN, Amy A.; of Clarkston formerly of Alpena; suddenly October 7, 2016; age 43; wife of Jerry; mother of Ethan & Cameron Bethke, Allyson, Evan and Madison Bachman; daughter of Dan (Eleanor) Bouchard; sister of Phil (Brenda) Bouchard, Randy (Nora) Bouchard, Brenda (Daryl) Foote and Lynn Bouchard; preceded in death by her mother Marie Bouchard; […]


There are many hearts in which the sad news of today will be felt with the deepest and most sincere regrets as PRUETTE, Ronald M. “Ron”, 64, has passed away October 5, 2016.  A longtime resident of Oakland County with his wife, Jolanta, two children Nicole (Adam) Bentley and Matthew (Aga) Choluj and two grandchildren Maximilian […]



Annabelle St Aubin, Jasmine Scott and Molly Labate go around the track at Bailey Lake Elementary last Friday either walking, running or dancing during their Fun Run. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Volunteers step forward to help city

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor As of Oct. 1, the city has no manager, but two residents stepped forward to help out. Rich Little and Steve Percival, who volunteered his services at the Sept. 26 City Council meeting, are doing what they can to keep city hall running. “We love being here, and anything […]

Optimists for new year

The Clarkston Area Optimist Club installed the new officers for 2016-2017 at Deer Lake Banquet Center, Sept. 27. The board will be led by Kathy Middleton as president. The Optimists also recently presented a $2,000 donation to the newly formed Clarkston High School Girls Field Hockey team for equipment. The team is in their first […]