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 […]


A call for more open information at meetings Dear Editor, Mayor Percival had a very nice letter in the Clarkston News about everyone working together for the greater good (“Many work together to make city a success,” Jan. 10). I like the mayor and he is one of the most active and involved mayors the […]

Birders Club to talk bluebird nests

Featured speaker at the Jan. 31 meeting of the Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club will be Mark Jones, a volunteer at the Oakland County Parks who has monitored bluebird nest boxes for over 30 years. “From Mark we’ll learn some surprising things about the importance of bluebirds, and how to attract and protect them through proper […]

Daughter inspires mom to help hearts

Daughter inspires mom to help hearts

The Schuetz family, Christina and Evan and their children Lillian and Rowan. The purple flowers are in Sylvia’s memory.”Sylvia’s color is purple,” Christina said. “Every single person who came to her celebration of life service wore purple. This bouquet of wooden flowers was given to me by my best friend, Kristina, after Sylvia passed. She […]

Oakland Conservation

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF DIRECTORS OAKLAND CONSERVATION DISTRICT To all residents of the Oakland Conservation District, notice is hereby given that on the 28th day of March, 2018, at the Lookout Lodge, in the town of Waterford located at 1702 Scott Lake Rd. Waterford, MI 48328, an Annual Meeting and Directors Election […]

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 […]

Ind Twp zoning amendment

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCECHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCENOTICE OF PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE MAP AMENDMENTNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That at a regular meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees held on January 9, 2018, the Township Board approved a First Reading and authorized a Second Reading of an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance Map for 5850 […]


MEADORS, Teddy E. of Clarkston; January 21, 2018; age 83; preceded in death by his beloved wife of 44 years Linda (LaMarre) Meadors; Teddy loved to cook and was a connoisseur of fine wines and Kentucky bourbon.  He was a voracious reader. After his retirement from Ford, Teddy enjoyed working in Linda’s garden.  Memorial Service Monday 12:30 […]


KACZOROWSKI, Joan B. of Clarkston; Went to be with the Lord January 23, 2018; age 85.  Beloved wife of Edward for 61 years.  Loving mother of Greg (fiancé Kathy Christy) Kay.  Joan retired from General Motors.  Friends may visit Thursday 6-8 pm at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston.  Funeral Mass Friday 11 am at St. Daniel Catholic […]