Public Notices

INDEPENDENCE TWP. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That a regular meeting held on August 9, 2016, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved a First Reading of miscellaneous amendments to the Township’s Zoning Ordinance and scheduled a Second Reading of the amendments at the next available regular meeting to be held on September 20, […]

Maxium A. MORROW

MORROW, Maxium A. “Mac”; of Clarkston; September 27, 2016; age 85; husband of Lois for 62 years; father of Therese “Teri” (Ronald) Sutton, Victor (Donna) Morrow & Rosann (Pete) Morrow-Clark; he is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; preceded in death by his infant daughter Deborah Ann, parents Elizabeth & Edward; brother […]

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Royalty

Matt Sanker playfully parts ways with Aalayna Green during the Wolves’ Homecoming Game last Friday. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

Manager resigns

Council caught off guard by abrupt departure BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor C-town is in need of a new city manager after Carol Eberhardt posted her resignation this week. “She contacted me about a week ago and said she wanted to resign, and no longer be manager,” said Mayor Joe Luginski at Monday’s City […]

Family bands together to fight cancer threat

Family bands together to fight cancer threat

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Beverly Thompson of Clarkston was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and received treatment, but that was just the start for the Thompson family. The BRCA (BReast CAncer) gene mutation responsible put her daughters Brittany and Tori Thompson at risk as well for breast and ovarian cancers. “I got […]

Corner cleared, work stopped

After a year and a half of growth, property owners again cleared trees and brush from the corner of Waldon Road and Main Street, and were again stopped by the city. Workers were excavating and grading the property to sow grass when the city engineer issued a cease-and-desist order, said Ed Adler, one of the […]

Bucks for Buses

Bucks for Buses

Colleen Burke, Donna Hook, Kelly Loush, and Len Wasilk at their table, decorated with cars for the event’s “Made in Michigan” theme. Photo by Phil Custodio Supporters filled Overtyme Grill and Taproom for pizza, drinks, and dancing at Bucks for Buses, Sept. 21. The annual fund-raiser supports the Independence Township Senior Community Center’s transportation program […]

Self defense for women

Self defense for women

Oakland County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jen Miles demonstrates a self-defense technique. Photo by Phil Custodio Sgt. Jen Miles of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office showed the Clarkston Community Women’s Club a thing or two about self defense. “You have to prepare for things – what if someone jumps in my car? What is someone rear-ends me […]

News in Brief

Millage rates approved It is official. At last week’s Independence Township Board of Trustees meeting, Finance Director Wendy Hillman let everyone know the taxable value of property in the township is over $1.45 billion. At the meeting she recommended, and the board approved the following millage rates to be used for 2017 budgeting. The General […]

Imaging center opens on N. Main

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland opened their Clarkston Imaging Center at 7201 N. Main Street, Suite 211, with a ribbon cutting, Sept. 22. St. Joe’s was joined by representatives from the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and Oakland County government officials. “I would like to thank the Clarkston Area Chamber, local government leaders and […]