News in Brief

Food donations Especially with Thanksgiving approaching, our thoughts turn to those less fortunate. The Clarkston News will collect food donations for Lighthouse Clarkston, on Sashabaw Road. Drop off donations at the News office at 5 S. Main Street through Nov. 18. 0 Road work Big Lake Road construction work east of Andersonville Road to east […]

Breaking News: Road woes

This is in Waterford, but still close enough to share for our road warriors: Consumers Energy has closed the eastbound outer lane of Walton Blvd. between Clintonville and Silver Lake roads in Waterford Township for concrete repairs that are the result of an earlier gas main break.    An eastbound lane will remain open to traffic in […]

Halloween on Holcomb

Halloween on Holcomb

Oliver and his parents Lisa and Nick Wadenstorer go Disney for trick-or-treating on Holcomb Road, Monday evening. Photo by Phil Custodio

Two lost in lake rescue attempt

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Ian C. Tracey, 38, and Michael Biven, 20, both of Clarkston, will be remembered as heroes after drowning during a rescue attempt of two co-workers in trouble on Hidden Lake in Green Oak Township. “He was trying to save the life of another and lost his life in the […]

Mayor candidate to take on parking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Steven C. Percival is running unopposed for mayor of the City of the Village of Clarkston in Tuesday’s election. “Running for a city political office was never my intent in the past until the current mayor asked me to consider it,” Percival said. “My leadership, supervisory, MBA, military and […]

World class wine tasting

World class wine tasting

From left are Melissa Tillier, Kristen Formaro, and Colleen Dunn enjoy the wine tasting. Photo by Phil Custodio  Wine enthusiasts filled Bordine Nursery, Oct. 27, for Clarkston Rotary Club’s Taste of the Holidays Wine Tasting Party, enjoying samples from South America, Italy, Spain, France, New Zealand, and Australia, as well as California and Michigan. The […]

News in Brief

American Legion hosts Veterans Day lunch Campbell – Richmond Post 63 of the American Legion invites its members, all veterans, and the public to its annual Veterans Day Dinner on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Post hall, 8047 Ortonville Road just north of I-75. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. All veterans will eat […]

Community meeting on park

The Friends of Depot Park hosts a community conversation about Clarkston’s Depot Park, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Clarkston Independence District Library, “Please come and contribute to a discussion probing the question, ‘What qualitative enhancements would we like to see in our park,’” said Eric Haven, chairman. “We invite you to join a […]

Block grants OK’d for senior busing

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously to direct $6,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to the Independence Township senior center transportation program. The money will be used in the center’s transportation program for residents over 55 years of aged, as well as disabled adults, said senior center Director Barbara Rollin. “We take them wherever they […]

Judge rules for city in FOIA case

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Hon. Leo Bowman, Oakland County Circuit Court, ruled in favor of the City of the Village of Clarkston in a Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by city resident Susan Bisio. In the Oct. 19 ruling, the judge said records requested by Bisio were not public. “The contested records are not […]

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