Recognition for safety services

Deputy Sharon Beltz earned Deputy of the Year honors from the Clarkston Area Optimists Club, June 1. “We’re really honored to be able to recognize firefighters and deputies for the great work they do, protecting us,” said Optimist Club member Dennis Ritter. Beltz has been a deputy since 1994, working assignments including marine division, ORV […]

Free park concerts

Free park  concerts

The Mickeys launched the 2016 Concerts in the Park series, June 10. The Kalamazoo band, fronted by identical twins Amy Sherman and Julie Peebles, with Bascom Peebles on electric and acoustic guitar, and Tom Rogers on bass, performed a blend of Americana, alt-country and folk music. Singer Jayme Orr of Wixom opened the show. The […]

Writers honored

Sashabaw Middle School’s Junior Optimist Club celebrated the writing work of students in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry with certificates and snacks, May 25. The writers submitted 86 entries in the program, which was judged by Clarkston Optimists Judy Parnes, Gerry Schmidt, and Linda Danek.

Diplomas for grads

Diplomas for grads

Anna Bunting is congratulated by Michael Schwab, senior selected faculty guest speaker. Clarkston High School Class of 2016 celebrated their graduation, June 6, with Commencement ceremonies at DTE Music Theater.

Ribbon cutting

Pine Knob Urgent Care, 6310 Sashabaw Road, celebrated their grand opening on May 12, with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony. They were presented with a proclamation from the Oakland County Commissioners office recognizing their efforts in health care in the Clarkston Area.

Letters to the Editor

Message for reader in FOIA responses Dear Editor, If the city manager has to “issue a 10 day FOIA extension” so she can “calculate the charge” for a simple FOIA request, then you would think the Clarkston City Council would be questioning her ability to do the job for which she was hired to do, […]

Drug bust after house fire

A 33-year-old Independence Township man was arrested for delivery and manufacture of marijuana after a house fire in the 4900 block of Cecilia Ann Drive, 1:23 a.m., June 9. Independence Township firefighters were called to extinguish the blaze, which appeared to be accidental and started in the kitchen as a result of a cooking mishap. […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Seek conscious awareness of God

My grandmother was a long time Truth Student. During the Great War, 1914 -1918, she worked in The War Department in Washington D.C. This was also the time of the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918 – 1919 which killed over 20 million people worldwide. At one point my grandmother was very ill with the flu. […]

Tax rebate

City residents are getting a property tax refund after residents pointed out a budgeting mistake. “It’s not our money,” agreed Mayor Pro Tem Eric Haven at the June 13 meeting. “We made a commitment. We need to keep our commitment.” Clarkston City Council voted unanimously to reduce its 2016 operating millage rate from 12.5069 mills […]

Frances Olive TerMARSCH

TerMARSCH, Frances Olive; of Auburn Hills; went home to be with her Lord & Savior and her precious Eddie on June 11, 2016; age 96; loving mother of Karen (Rodger) Bridger and Gail Cromwell; devoted grandmother of Todd (Tammi) Bridger, Terri (Brad) Bonner, Steven (Lisa) Bridger, Darrin (Adrienne) Cromwell, Chad (Tracy) Cromwell; great grandmother of […]