Labor Day parade

Bryan Neiman and John Schmidt of Neiman’s Family Market will lead the Clarkston Labor Day Parade as Grand Marshals, Monday, Sept. 5. The parade will start at Saint Daniel Catholic Church at Holcomb and Miller Road at 10 a.m., go down Miller Road to Main Street, south to Church Street, and ending at Renaissance High. […]

Romance in the air for local author

Romance in the air for local author

Susan Coventry of Clarkston is working on her third romance novel. Photo by Phil Custodio Writing has been a hobby for Susan Coventry of Clarkston for a long time, but she got serious about writing a novel about three years ago. “My husband was the one who pushed me to do something with it,” said […]

Cyclist Rio bound

Cyclist Rio bound

The racer trained for years to earn a spot on Team USA. Photos provided When Team USA takes the field at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio next week, Brian Sheridan of Clarkston will be there. Sheridan, 40, is a champion cyclist who has been training for the past four years, about 30-40 miles a […]

New polling place OK’d

Independence Township voters in Precinct 12 are getting a new polling location in Bay Court Park. Township Clerk Barb Pallotta said all Waterford School District voters from precincts 5, 8 and 9 were consolidated into Precinct 12 in November 2013. Since that time, Precinct 12 was moved from Clarkston Independence District Library to the Clarkston […]

News in Brief

Construction break Drivers will get a break from most county road projects this Labor Day weekend. “That should help to ensure safe and convenient holiday travel for motorists in Oakland County,” said Road Commission for Oakland County Managing Director Dennis Kolar. Projects will be suspended at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, until 6 a.m., Tuesday, […]

Sea Wolves sunk, Titans swim rises

Sea Wolves sunk, Titans swim rises

Athletic Director Jeff Kosin explains explains how the new pool robot works. Social media boiled over among swim parents last week as news splashed that both Clarkston High School Varsity Girls Swim team and Clarkston Sea Wolves club were without a coach. “It’s an outrage! The district has no idea how to run a USA […]

Breaking News: Portion of Hogback Lake Road to close

Canadian National (CN) railroad will close a section of Hogback Lake Road to traffic just north of Andersonville Road in Springfield Township beginning Monday, August 29, for emergency  railroad crossing repairs, according to the Road Commission of Oakland County. Access to residential property will be maintained during the closure.   All other traffic is advised to […]

Fire department plan

Independence Township Fire Chief Mitch Petterson said they’re looking to reduce the number of vehicles in their fleet, as part of the fire department’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) . The 23-year plan calls for $8.3 million in spending, of which over $1.9 million to be spent in 2017. Petterson said they are looking to sell […]

Supervisor receives check donated to help veterans

Independence Township Supervisor Pat Kittle made his way to Summit Place Kia in Clinton Township on Tuesday. Aug. 16, in order to accept a $140,000 check from LaLonde Charities on behalf of the Friends of the North Oakland County Veterans’ Treatment Court. (NOCVTC). That check will be split between NOCVTC and the Friends of the […]

Food rush

Food rush

Freshman Trystan Grote takes a crate of food off the scale as the Clarkston Freshman Football team sorts donations at Lighthouse during the Wolves’ Annual Rush for Food. This year they broke the record with 10,031.7 pounds. See more on page 15. Photo by Wendi Reardon

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