Claudette A. PASCUZZI

PASCUZZI, Claudette A.; of Clarkston formerly of Romeo; October 28, 2016; age 80; preceded in death by her husband Joseph; mother of Joseph (Kristen) Pascuzzi, Esq., Gene’e (Martin) Warmuskerken, Thomas (Shannon) Pascuzzi, M.D. & Maresa (Jeff) Tokarz; mimi of Amanda (Drew) Stewart, Natalie & Mary Claire Warmuskerken, Nicholas, Andrew, Matthew Pascuzzi, Anna & Jeffrey Zittel; […]

Charles B. McGILL

McGILL, Charles B.; of Clarkston; formerly of Lansing; October 27, 2016; age 93; preceded in death by his wife Carolyn; father of Eileen (Mark Rauhut) McGill; grandfather of Kelsey (Blair Bell) Rauhut; brother of the late Ruth Reddick. Chuck served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical […]


MARBUTT, SGT. John K.; 34, entered his heavenly home October 21, 2016 at his home in Fort Meade MD; born in Haleyville, AL on April 5,1982 to Keith and Uni; husband of Kris; father of Riley & Laney; stepfather of Jamie Scarbrough & Kaley Roland; grandpa of Mia; brother of Kit. John was a Holly […]


MOUNTAIN, PATRICK M. “PAT” of Clarkston, passed away October 26, 2016 at 50 years of age. Beloved husband of Loretta (nee Schliter); adored father of his beautiful daughter Jordan; son of William Sr. and Carol Mountain; brother of William (Christie), Jr. and Thomas Mountain; son in law of Lois and Ken Halpin. Also survived by […]

Ava’s first Halloween

Ava’s first Halloween

Ava Elizabeth Morey of Clarkston enjoys her first Halloween season with her parents, Ellie Locher and Nick Morey, and grand parents Chris and Stacy Locher, and Mark and Bev Morey, all of Clarkston. Photo provided

4 for City Council

            BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor City Council will have at least one new face after the Nov. 8 election. Running for three open, two-year seats are two incumbents, council members Sharron Catallo and Michael G. Sabol, and two challengers, Rick Detkowski, Jr. and Sue Wylie. Catallo’s top three […]

Tainted water at schools

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Students at Springfield Plains and Bailey Lake elementary schools are drinking bottled water as work continues to replace and retest fixtures found to be contaminating water with lead. The cost for replacing the fixtures so far is around $15,000, said Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock. “We won’t know the total […]

Suspect charged in jogger attacks

Charles Gamble II of Independence Township faces assault charges in connection with attacks on two joggers in Genesee County. Gamble, 40, was arraigned in Genesee County District Court on Oct. 21 with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and assault and battery. He is charged with attacking a 33-year-old woman […]

Judge rules for city in FOIA case

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Hon. Leo Bowman, Oakland County Circuit Court, ruled in favor of the City of the Village of Clarkston in a Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by city resident Susan Bisio. In the Oct. 19 ruling, the judge said records requested by Bisio were not public. “The contested records […]

City Council hires interim manager

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously, Oct. 24, to hire Rich Little as interim city manager. Compensation is a $100-per-week stipend from Oct. 24 until Dec. 31, 2016, or upon hiring a new city manager. Little had been volunteering at city hall, along with Steve Percival, resident and candidate for mayor, to help with city administration. […]