Reader warns against tax breaks for rich

Dear Editor, We have a bully in the pulpit who has no soul. He has a false opinion of himself, that he is the smartest and worthy of esteem. His lack of wisdom and humanity is appalling. The Founding Fathers knew of the oppression of the English serf system where dukes, earls, and lords had […]

City to consider more no-parking areas

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Clarkston city Parking Committee called on City Council to consider a list of recommendations at next week’s meeting. “Our backs are against the wall, we have to do something,” said Council member Rick Detkowski at the Oct. 23 meeting. “This is a bandaid until spring, when hopefully we’ll […]

Hunt history with coin collecting

Hunt history with coin collecting

Chuck Sharp and fellow coin collectors share info and recent finds at their Clarkston Area Coin Club meetings. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor As a Kindergartener on the way to school in the 1940s, Chuck Sharp stopped by a gas station and asked the manager for some change for the […]

Grand opening at Orthopedic Specialists

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County celebrated the grand opening of their recently renovated Clarkston office and physical therapy facility at 7650 Dixie Highway with a ribbon cutting, Nov. 2. “We have always had a presence in Clarkston but this office allows us to make a long term commitment to the community we serve. We’re thrilled […]

New location for law firm

Cunningham and Fields law firm celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 7250 Dixie Highway, Suite 300, on Oct. 19. “We all really like the extra space – we don’t have to borrow a room anymore,” said attorney Thomas L. Howard. The 2,200-square-foot facility includes two mediation conference rooms and is decorated in […]

Classic fairy tale on stage

Notre Dame Prep presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Nov. 16-19. The 100 cast and crew members in the musical include students from Clarkston, Faith Knill as the Fairy Godmother; Alex Cousins, Prince Topher; Brooke Bandy, Lady Beatrice; and Brendan Weaver, Knight. Additional cast, crew and pit orchestra members include Michael Porter, Eric Connop, Clare Hampel, […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’D: Leave the mask behind, just be yourself

As is the case each year, Halloween hoopla took over our school buildings last week. While my personal costume selection is limited to “Superintendent,” “Business Casual Superintendent,” “Wolves Fan,” and “Cyclist,” I enjoyed seeing the many clever and artfully-crafted costumes of our students and staff, who fully embodied their roles as superheroes, professional athletes, fairy […]

Jeanette Arline HICKS

HICKS, Jeanette Arline (Morey) of Whitehall, formerly of Saginaw; November 4, 2017; Age 87. Loving wife of Delbert G. (“Jerry”) Hicks for 66 years; beloved mother of Mark (Suzanne) Hicks, Matthew (Theresa) Hicks and the Honorable Timothy (Dr. Nancy) Hicks; doting grandmother of Amber, Faith, Alyssa, Brendan, Dylan, Sarah, Andrew (Jessica), and Peter. Great grandmother […]

Jeanette W. BLEVINS

BLEVINS, Jeanette W. of Clarkston, formerly of St. Clair Shores; died November 3, 2017; age 85.  Preceded in death by her husband Jerry J.  Loving mother of Jerome (Vivian) Blevins and Linda Blevins.  Proud grandmother of Earlene (Josh) Blevins and Brennen (Raneen) Blevins.  Visitation Monday 3-9 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston.  Funeral […]


ANDREWS, Ford J. of Clarkston, formerly of Waterford; November 2, 2017; age 93.  Beloved husband of Maxine for 71 years.  Loving father of Beth (Dennis) Brown and Kyle (John) Kraft.  Chosen Grandfather of Veronica (Jason) Leung, Hope DeLargy, Jeff (Karen) Brown, Ryan (Beth) Kraft and Lindsey (Noah) Dorfman.  Great grandfather of Chayse, Reece, Miles, Jesiah, CJ, […]