Mayor Haven seeks to preserve sense of ‘home’

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor New Clarkston Mayor Eric Haven learned a lot, campaigning door to door. “Residents love their Clarkston homes, both inside and outside the historic district,” said Haven, who won the top seat with 272 votes, 52.31 percent of the 520 total in the Nov. 6 election. “Even the many who […]

Nice-city candidates reelected

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Incumbents Sue Wylie and Rick Detkowski ran together for re-election to City Council, and both came out on top in the Nov. 6 election. “In both this election and the Council election two years ago, Rick Detkowski and I were the top two vote-getters, and those results indicate that […]

Lights for fellow Girl Scouts

Lights for fellow Girl Scouts

From left are Stacey Bousho and Clarkston Girl Scouts Eva Bousho, Maddie Schmidt, Charley Bousho, and Heidi McNamara. Photo by Phil Custodio Girl Scouts around the country gathered to remember three scouts and a mom, lost trying to make their community a little cleaner. In Clarkston, Girl Scout mom Kristine McNamara organized a gathering in […]

Parking committee

Clarkston Planning Commission is looking for members of a new Parking Advisory Committee. The committee, which will report to the Planning Commission, will include at least one resident, a downtown merchant, Planning Commission member, and City Council member. For more information, call City Manager Jonathan Smith at 248-625-1559, or email smithj@villageofclarkston.org, or Council member Sue […]

Extraordinary work

Extraordinary work

From right are Don Reid, Michelle Miller, and Pat Kemp of EV Michigan. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Jobs offered at Extraordinary Ventures Michigan such as laundry, cleaning, and indoor gardening may not seem extraordinary, but for employees, that’s exactly what they are. “They look forward to going to their job, getting the work […]

Honor stone for vet

Honor stone for vet

Clarkston Junior High students Josh Powe, at left, and Dylan Walker, at right, present the honor stone to veteran Jason Keiser. Clarkston Junior High School students spent last Thursday honoring veterans for Veterans Day. For Clarkston graduate Jason Keiser, that meant a stone tablet they made for their courtyard. “It’s absolutely amazing – I never […]

Rotary helps keep Lighthouse rolling

Rotary helps keep Lighthouse rolling

From left, Liz McLachlan and Michele Robinson of Lighthouse, Clarkston Rotary President Mary Sloan; Susan Huttenlocher Ebeling of Lighthouse; and Rotarian Jeff Lichty are working to replace the food pantry’s worn out van. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston Rotarians and Bowman Chevrolet are keeping Lighthouse on the road, helping […]

Harmony in the park

Harmony in the park

From left, Clarkston Area Optimists John McDonald, Tom Middleton, Ken Ermer, Tom Lowrie, and, not pictured, Mike Walkowski, helped Clarkston Girl Scout Emily Herrmann install an outdoor musical playground in Depot Park, Nov. 2. Herrmann spent months raising funds and working out the details on the musical project for her Gold Award, the highest and […]

Case closed on 148 N. Main environmental issue

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality closed the case on 148 North Main in Clarkston. The closure report on the former muffler shop, written by MDEQ Project Manager Terri Golla and submitted on May 29, found corrective efforts to be satisfactory, with “no demonstrable long-term threats to human health, safety, or sensitive environmental receptors.” State environmental […]

Renewed Calvary church ready to serve

Renewed Calvary church ready to serve

On the couch from left, Senior Pastor Jonathan Heierman; Keith VanGood, music director; Terri Miller, church ministry director; and Diane Biggs, council treasurer; seated in back, Rebecca Courser, director of youth ministry; Kellee Rainoldi, administrative ministry director; and Kate Zywicki, associate pastor, and the rest of the Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church leadership are proud of […]

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