Five Cars Toasted

Five Cars Toasted

Johnny-on-the-spot, Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu was at work Monday afternoon and what did he see out in the parking lot of Mclaren hospital’s Clarkston campus? A five car fire. The Independence Township snapped these two pictures with his phone and sent them to us. Thanks, Doc! As of now, The Clarkston News has no details about this […]

Ormond Road Closure

This just in from the Road Commission and too late for our print edtion:   The Road Commission for Oakland (RCOC) expects to close Ormond Road just north of Big Lake Road in Springfield Township for a culvert replacement project on Saturday, May 13.  The project is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled to May 14. […]

Breaking News! Road Closures in Springfield Township

This just in from Oakland County’s road commission: Canadian National (CN) will close the following locations to through traffic today (Apr. 25) at 10:30 a.m. for emergency railroad crossing repairs: The first closure is Rattalee Lake Road between Terrace Road and in Eaton Road in Rose Township.  The detour for the closure is Terrace Road […]

I guess all you chicks were right. I, Neanderthal.

I guess all you chicks were right. I, Neanderthal.

If you are to enter the arena of ideas, it is best to go in as a gladiator. Having ideas these days is not for the faint of heart, or thin of skin. Especially if you go against all the feel-good mumbo-jumbo frequently espoused these days. Having a well-thought-out, logical opinion and then sharing it, […]

Road work starts for winter shredded roads

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer With winter out of the way, the chewed-up Maybee Road between Clintonville and Marvin Road is due for some repaving next week, starting Monday, April 24. “This is pretty straight forward work,” said Craig Bryson, Road Commission for Oakland County senior manager of communications. “It will require we close one lane of traffic at a time. […]

The wonderfulness that is bacon grease

The wonderfulness that is bacon grease

The other day I was boasting on a recent meal I completed which included pretty much everything good in a kitchen from 1898: potato, onion, garlic, cheese, jalapeno and — the coup de grace — bacon.   (In a #6 cast iron skillet, layer the bacon so it hangs out the sides of the skillet. […]

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