WHITLOCK, Roger M.; of North Muskegon formerly of Lake Orion; August 14, 2016; age 102; husband of Marian for 69 years; father of Dwayne (Loretta) Whitlock, Patricia (the late Bill) Williams, Nancy (David) Eastman, Richard (Kimberly) Whitlock, Sherry (Robert) Torz; also survived by 14 grandchildren & 14 great grandchildren; brother of Geneva Campbell; preceded in […]

Clayton DANIELS, JR.

DANIELS, JR. , Clayton “Casey” born on November 6, 1966 in Pontiac, MI passed away on August 6, 2016 at his residence in Mesa, AZ. Visitation 11.a.m. and Funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, August 19th, 2016 at Swartz Funeral Home 1225 West Hill Road, Pastor Will Henson officiating.  Internment at […]

King Football returns

King Football returns

  Brandon Marcks gets tough Monday morning as the Clarkston Varsity Football team opens the 2016 Fall season with their first practice. Photo by Wendi Reardon

Park music

Park  music

Kids look to see what will happen next in Guy Louis’  musical story. Photo by Phil Custodio Guy Louis from Worlds of Music entertained a park filled with kids with stories accompanied by his guitar, ukulele, and other instruments at Harmony in the Park, Aug. 3. More than 150 people went to the “Musical Play […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Be still and know he is God

We are living in unsettling times. We are told our economy is doing well, and many indicators point to a strong economy. Yet, most people recognize that although the economy is doing well, the benefits are not evenly distributed as they had been in the past. Many in the middle class of America are struggling […]

A trip years in the making

It took years of fund raising for Girl Scout Troop 13059 of Clarkston to make their trip to Belize. “A three-year journey ended at about 1 a.m. on Monday morning, July 25,” said Girl Scout Leader Wendy Need. “I said good-bye to my girls and chaperones after an amazing trip that was three years in […]

Health benefits of collagen

Collagen is the most important and plentiful protein in the human body. Muscle, bone, skin and tendon functionality can not occur without optimal levels of collagen in the body. Unfortunately, collagen levels decrease with age and may be a contributing factor in the onset of chronic disease. Collagen promotes skin strength and elasticity, and is […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK:Fall on stage

Just like every year, once the Fourth of July has gone by, summer is pretty much over. Still lots of hot days to endure, but stores have been filled with back-to-school inventories for weeks, with Halloween already making an appearance. Kids will be back in school when the Clarkston Village Players’ next show, “Lend Me […]

Letters to the Editor

City officials off to the wrong foot Dear Editor, No remorse. No contriteness. No embarrassment. No apology. Clarkston City officials have not publicly acknowledged why almost $60,000 was previously spent without formal city council review and approval. Nor have city officials publicly committed to follow the City Charter, Ordinance regulations and Michigan public law in […]

News in Brief

Road work Seymour Lake Road between Sashabaw and Dartmouth roads will be closed for culvert replacement, Aug. 15-16. Detour will be Sashabaw Road to Ramsey Road, back to Seymour Lake Road and vice versa. The Road Commission for Oakland County project is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled. Furniture bids Independence Township is seeking bids for […]