Students shine with Sparkle Awards

Students shine with Sparkle Awards

BY TREVOR KEISER Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (CSEPAC) honored the hard work of all those working with students with special needs at the Sparkle Awards ceremony at Clarkston Community Schools Administration Building, March 30. Over 250 people attended the event, which was sponsored by the Clarkston Foundation. Heather […]

Poetry reading for award-winning writer

Poetry reading for award-winning writer

Lindsay Tigue of Clarkston is a poet, writer, and researcher. Photo provided Lindsay Tigue of Clarkston is celebrating the release of her debut poetry collection, “System of Ghosts,” with a reading at the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University on April 20. Tigue grew up in Clarkston with her parents David and Nancy […]

Student artists honored with recognition awards

Student artists honored with recognition awards

Clarkston Foundation for Public Education honored young artists with Student Recognition Awards in Performing Arts and Visual Arts, April 15. “I really admire you for all the imagination and all the time you spend on your craft,” said Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock. “The skills you learn will help you academically and in life.” State Rep. […]

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash

John J. Cox, a 55-year-old Independence Township man, was killed when his 2013 Harley-Davidson XL883N motorcycle, crossed the center line and hit a westbound 2007 GMC Acadia, east on Clarkston Road near Lakeview Drive at 3:45 p.m., April 16. The driver of the GMC, a 30-year-old Flushing woman, was wearing a seatbelt and her 1-year-old […]

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago – 2001 “Planning commission oks Liberty Golf and Banquet” The final site plan approval was given to Liberty Golf and Banquet for a clubhouse facility with pro shop and restaurant on Maybee Road with a 4-0 vote from the Independence Township Planning Commission. “Clarkston seniors get computer savvy” It was a digital […]

Thanks for inspiringly written columns

Dear Don Rush, I, for one, think this is what makes me like you, as a writer and a person. You don’t take yourself, or anything you write, too seriously. Hopefully your honesty, humanity and compassion will rub off on those who need it. Especially those who are so easily offended by something as silly […]

City hall, DPW site plan OK’d

City hall, DPW site plan OK’d

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor An estimated $400,000 DPW and city hall expansion project is out for bids after city council approved its site plan. Council voted 4-3, Mayor Joe Luginski, and council members Michael Sabol, Eric Haven, and Sharron Catallo voting in favor, and Council members David Marsh, Al Avery, and Jason Kneisc […]

Council nixes permit plan

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor City Council rejected a proposal by City Manager Carol Eberhardt to extend special-event permit requirements to private property. “I think it’s too much,” said Mayor Joe Luginski at the April 11 meeting. “I host a Christmas party at my house every year for the historical society. Would I need […]

Independence Township

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 A. CALL TO ORDER B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES C. ROLL CALL: D. REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require […]

Oakland County

state of michigan FILE NO: probate court 2016-368, 882-DE county of oakland notice to creditors Decedent’s Estate Estate of Jeffrey D. Sprague. Date of birth: 11/18/1959 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Jeffrey D. Sprague, died 02/20/2016 Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred […]