Jerome E. CARTER

CARTER, Jerome E. “Jerry”; of Clarkston; suddenly August 14, 2019; age 75; husband of Jeannetta for 49 yrs; father of Jerome II (Laschele) Carter, Natalie (Jeffrey) Martin & Robert Carter; survived by 8 grandchildren; brother of the late Jean (late David) Margolis, Daniel (Dora) Carter, David (Jacqueline) Carter & the late Donald (Colleen) Carter; dedicated […]

Paw-some poetry read

Paw-some poetry  read

Paws, the Detroit Tigers mascot, celebrates a successful performance of “Casey at Bat,” read aloud by World War II veteran Frank Quinlan with Paws acting it out. It was part of a party celebrating a successful Summer Reading Program at Springfield Township Library, Aug. 9. Photo by Phil Custodio

Ind Twp Board, 8-6-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE August 6, 2019 A Regular / Closed Session Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:02 p.m. at Independence Township Hall The Pledge of Allegiance was given. ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Aliaga, Brown, Nallamothu Absent: Ritchie […]

ZBA 9-4-19

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES ROLL CALL: REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require a majority vote of […]

Lonely Bouquets found around Clarkston

Clarkston Farm and Garden Club members brought flowers from their gardens and local markets to create more than 20 bouquets at their meeting in honor of the Lonely Bouquet celebration. Lonely Bouquet was started over five years ago in England to create joy and caring by leaving bouquets around the community. The loosely organized event […]

Paid parking

In the month of July, 2,691 vehicles paid for parking for a total of $6,388, a five percent decrease from June. A total of 63 citations were issued in July, a 60 percent decrease from June.

City Council election

City Council members Jason Kneisc, David Marsh, and Scott Reynolds are running for re-election unopposed in the Nov. 5 election. All three are two-year seats. Joe Luginski, a former Clarkston mayor, is running unopposed for a one-year seat. Former Mayor Sharron Catallo was appointed last year for a one-year term after Council member Rick Detkowski […]

City hall work

Clarkston city hall renovation work completed this week include framing for the DPW garage and workshop bump-out, and the new front porch, said City Manager Jonathan Smoth. The new roof has been installed, including four new skylights in the workshop, and painting of the exterior trim work is complete. Installation of the base for the […]

Road projects

Clarkston city administration is working with the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) to piggyback on one of their summer road projects, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. Preliminary costs from RCOC are $62,000 to “crush and shape” Miller Road from Glenburnie to M-15; and $6,000 to mill and fill Waldon Road at M-15, Smith said. […]

Violent games don’t cause violence, reader says

Dear Editor, Some people are blaming violent behavior on mental illness and/or video games. These statements are totally false, scientifically and logically. I am a retired counselor who has been monitoring the issue of the relationship between video games and violence for over 50 years, and the results of scientific data has changed very little. […]

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