Bowman fundraiser for local charities

Bowman Chevrolet is celebrating 33 years in Clarkston. To mark the occasion, the dealership will donate 33 percent of total dinner sales at downtown Clarkston restaurants to four local charities on Oct. 25. Patrons who dine at Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen, The Fed, Honcho, and Union Woodshop will have 33 percent of their bill […]

Wenona H. O’HEARN

O’HEARN, Wenona H. of Ira, formerly of Waterford; October 18, 2017; age 93.  Preceded in death by her husband Eugene “Gene” and siblings Doris, Blanche and Bill.  Loving mother of Mickey (Veda) O’Hearn, Beth (Steve) Nicholls, Casey (Rhonda Rysztak) and Denise O’Hearn.  Proud grandmother of Rodney (Jackie) Lange, Shauna (Kirk) Jamison, Jeremy (Lori) Lange, Grant […]

Robert W. TUSON

TUSON, Robert W. “Bob” of Clarkston; October 18, 2017; age 77.  Loving husband of Judith for 60 years.  Beloved father of Bob (Deborah) Tuson Jr., Susan (Chris) Cusack and the late Becki (Archie) Neil.  Proud grandpa of Jenni Marsdan, Christopher Neil, Katie (Kevin) Demorest, Chip Tuson, Jason Cusack and Adam Cusack.  Great grandpa of CeCi, […]

Seth M. Davis

Seth M. Davis

Seth M. Davis, age 20, of Oxford, died unexpectedly on Friday October 13, 2017 at his family’s lake home in Millersburg, Michigan.  The son of Ronald and Michelle (Bass) Davis, Seth was born in Rochester on September 30, 1997.  A 2015 graduate of Oxford High School, Seth played football for the Wildcats as well as […]


PELHAM, Toni V. of Clarkston; unexpectedly October 17, 2017; age 62.  Preceded in death by her husband Ral and siblings, Shari, Robert, Lynne (Tom) and Richard.  Loving mother of Samantha (Sam) Bieszk and Sian (Andrew) Harmon.  Proud grandma of Johnny, Jacob, Joshua “Tree”, Sean, Chad, Jordan and Nicholas.  Great grandma of Scarlett Rose.  Dear sister […]

Hail the queen

Hail the queen

Katie Bayley shares her vibrant smile as she is named Homecoming Queen. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price

CNEWS EDITORIAL: It’s time Clarkston grew up

This past weekend The City of the Village of Clarkston celebrated 25 years of controlling their own destiny, of becoming a city to thwart off any encroachments from surrounding governments. Twenty-five years ago, Clarkston became a city and it is high-time city council grows up – or will it be more of the same: juvenile, […]

City to seek closed session in FOIA case

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The next time City Council meets with attorneys about pending litigation, it will probably be in closed session. “I would really like to have Mr. (James) Tamm present and we can go into closed session to ask him some of these direct questions” about the Susan Bisio vs. the […]

Council votes to limit mayor

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston City Council approved first reading of a revised ordinance to appoint members of the Historic District Commission. According to the revision, members “shall be nominated by any council member and confirmed by a majority vote of the legislative body serving. A member may be removed from the Historic […]

Tree plantings sans city OK

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor City Council voted unanimously to approve a $3,325 budget amendment for tree planting, Oct. 9. However, some trees have already been purchased and planted, a violation of city ordinances, said Mayor Steven Percival. According to ordinance 30.15, “the council must approve all purchases and sales,” except for purchases by […]