Clarkston native bikes for MS

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Lauren Tait of Clarkston has her summer plans set — she’s going to cycle across the country to help those suffering from Multiple sclerosis. “I chose to do my trip with Bike the US for MS because it is one of the diseases that you have heard of, but […]

New stop sign could slow Holcomb

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Council member Jason Kneisc called for a stop sign and pedestrian-crossing sign on southbound Holcomb Street at Washington Street. The addition would make the intersection, just to the west of downtown, a three-way stop. There are currently stop signs on both sides of Washington, but traffic on Holcomb doesn’t […]

Editorial: Save time, money hire Ryan

Editorial: Save time, money hire Ryan

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for the whole of Clarkston — coming out of the much respected Clarkston Community Schools District. As the investigation by Detroit Law firm Dickinson Wright continues into the particulars of the previous superintendent of Clarkston schools, Shawn Ryan has accepted the duties as Interim Superintendent. Based on Ryan’s […]

Buffalo parking at issue

Now under consideration: making Buffalo Street off Waldon Road a no-parking zone. “In light of what (city engineer) Gary Tressel said about AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) compliance, I’d like to propose removing parking from just South Buffalo coming off Waldon, between Waldon and Church,” said Council member Rick Detkowski at […]

Coats for Lighthouse

Hidden Lakes is collecting coats for Lighthouse North through Jan. 31. Drop off new or gently used coats at the apartment leasing center, 5800 Deep Woods Drive, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Site manager Kassia Bailey and Stephanie Linton, marketing coordinator for Dart Properties, kicked off the coat drive on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Day […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: God completes human puzzle

Well, I finally finished my Christmas puzzle. For many years now my mother-in-law has sent me jigsaw puzzles for Christmas. I enjoy the mental exertion and the concentrated effort they require. This is especially calming in the relatively quiet time between the holidays, after the busy run up to Christmas Eve and before the New […]

‘Inappropriate’ relationship does Rock in

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer The community was rocked this weekend with news that Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock tendered his resignation over an “inappropriate relationship” with a 19-year-old former student. News of the resignation has social media a buzz, has drawn the attention of Detroit broadcast media and has been […]

Friends fight to help fellow grad get around

Friends fight to help fellow grad get around

Dave Muhleck is helping to lead an effort to get former classmate David Watson a new mobility van. Photo provided BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston grads are calling on friends and neighbors to help a former school mate. “We’re from Clarkston,we know people from Clarkston. Why not appeal to the Clarkston community to […]

$11,000 donated for Deputy Overall’s family

Residents and businesses donated $11,000 for the family of Deputy Eric Overall and another $2,000 for blue lights for the community in Mayor Steve Percival’s donation drive last month. Percival presented the donations to Sonja Overall, Eric’s wife, at the Clarkston Union restaurant, Jan. 10. They were joined by Independence Township Supervisor Pat Kittle, Trustee […]

Kiosk contractor OK’d

City Council voted 6-1 to award the bid for a paid-parking kiosk for the Main and Washington street lot to Traffic and Safety Control Systems of Wixom for a total of $10,350. Bids were also received from IPS Group of California for $8,170, and Light and Breuning of Indiana for $11,095. The Wixom company offered […]