SAVOIE, GERALD J. of Waterford, MI, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at age 89. Beloved husband of the late Joyce of 60 years; loving father of Joanne Savoie, Joseph Savoie, John (the late Paula) Savoie, Julie (Andrew) Woida and Janet Reddy; proud grandfather of Jessica (A.J.), Jason (Audrey), Heather (Jason), Andrea (Rich), Austin, Patrick and […]

Marjorie Joyce SCHEICK

SCHEICK, Marjorie Joyce; of Clarkston; formerly of Hillsdale; October 3, 2017; age 89. Loving mother of Holly Scheick, Cherie Scheick, Laurie Scheick and Kelli (Edward) Gignac; proud grandma of Derek, Drew, Mallory and Kylie; great grandma of Mila and Maddox; preceded in death by her daughter Suzanne Vusovich and parents Charles & Pearl German.  Marjorie […]

Four candidates vie for three seats on City Council

Incumbents Eric Haven, Jason Kneisc, and David Marsh and challenger Scott Reynolds are running for three open seats on Clarkston City Council in the Nov. 7 election. Eric Haven, 69, is employed as Director of Gift and Estate Planning for the Woodside Vision Foundation and has lived in Clarkston 44 years, since 1973. Why are […]

Advanced Disposal takes over for Smith’s

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Advanced Disposal is joining the Clarkston community, taking over Smith’s Disposal and Recycling this past week. “Our people have been putting in long hours during the initial transition,” said Gregg Asciutto, site manager. “We’re pleased to be here, pleased to work with a quality company and quality group of […]

Bus benefit under big top

Bus benefit under big top

Barbara Rolling, Independence Township Senior Division supervisor, at right, was ringleader for an evening of fun at Bucks for Buses, Sept. 27 at Overtyme Grill. The circus themed event raised money for the township Senior Transportation Program, which provided more than 7,169 rides and traveled 77,159 miles in 2016. So far this year, they have […]

City voters call for scrutiny of candidates

Dear Editor, At the Sept. 11 City Council meeting, City Attorney Tom Ryan indicated the following with regard to the matter of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the City of the Village of Clarkston and Susan Bisio now in the Michigan Court of Appeals (“No info for you,” Sept. 20): In fact, […]

Drive against ‘gerrymandering’ gathers steam

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Volunteers have been hitting the streets lately to collect signatures against “gerrymandering.” “We’re about halfway there – it’s impressive,” said Henry Woloson of Independence Township, who is supporting the Voters Not Politicians grass roots effort. They’re looking to collect about 315,000 signatures to place the issue on the November […]

Doctor treats kids’ stomach issues

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When growing up, Dr. Rima Jibaly was looking to become a math teacher, but a relative in the medical field steered her in another direction. “My eyes were opened,” said Jibaly at her Michigan Pediatrics Gastroenterology Center office in the Clarkston Medical Building on Sashabaw Road. “Now I don’t […]

Trunk or Treat

Clarkston United Methodist Church hosts its annual Trunk-or-Treat on Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. Due to continued construction at the church, the event will be in the Clarkston Elementary School parking lot across the street at 6589 Waldon Road. Dress up in your favorite costume and “Trunk-or-Treat” from car trunk to car trunk. All children […]