Jeannine S. SMITH

SMITH, Jeannine S.; of Waterford; November 12, 2017; age 64; survived by a loving husband, parents, children, grandchildren, siblings & many other family members and friends. Visitation at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston Wednesday Noon-8:00 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Warren. Interment […]

Michael Glenn SHERWOOD

SHERWOOD, Michael Glenn; of Clarkston; November 6, 2017; age 54; husband of Linda; father of Tia, Kayle, Carlie, Annalise & Dillan; brother of Vicki (Keith) Sievers, Jody Wyszynski, Keith (Alice) Sherwood & his twin Michelle (Scott) McCormick; many nieces & nephews; son in law of Charles & Patricia Hayward; preceded in death by his parents […]

Welcome home

Welcome home

Austin and Brooklyn Bublitz hug their father, Darrell Bublitz, after a surprise visit to their school, Clarkston Elementary, the day he returned from a six-month deployment to the Middle East. Please see page 4 for story and more pictures. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Austin and Brooklyn Bublitz broke into […]

Food, fellowship with WWII vet

Food, fellowship with WWII vet

Steve Kennedy, World War II veteran, seated in middle,with Navy veteran Ralph Everitt, 1957-1959; Mario Rotando, Army, 1952-1954; Mike Epling, USAF, 2007-2011; Sanjay Dutta, U.S. Navy; Pete Caruso, Navy, 1961-1964; Brent Cooley, Coast Guard, 1973-1979; Joseph Palazzolo, Army LRRP/Ranger, 1966-1968; Robert Wohlfeil, USMC, 1953-1956; Phil Custodio, U.S. Army, 1987-1991; and Frank Palazzolo, Army, 1971-1977. Photo […]

Reader warns against tax breaks for rich

Dear Editor, We have a bully in the pulpit who has no soul. He has a false opinion of himself, that he is the smartest and worthy of esteem. His lack of wisdom and humanity is appalling. The Founding Fathers knew of the oppression of the English serf system where dukes, earls, and lords had […]

City to consider more no-parking areas

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Clarkston city Parking Committee called on City Council to consider a list of recommendations at next week’s meeting. “Our backs are against the wall, we have to do something,” said Council member Rick Detkowski at the Oct. 23 meeting. “This is a bandaid until spring, when hopefully we’ll […]

Hunt history with coin collecting

Hunt history with coin collecting

Chuck Sharp and fellow coin collectors share info and recent finds at their Clarkston Area Coin Club meetings. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor As a Kindergartener on the way to school in the 1940s, Chuck Sharp stopped by a gas station and asked the manager for some change for the […]

Grand opening at Orthopedic Specialists

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County celebrated the grand opening of their recently renovated Clarkston office and physical therapy facility at 7650 Dixie Highway with a ribbon cutting, Nov. 2. “We have always had a presence in Clarkston but this office allows us to make a long term commitment to the community we serve. We’re thrilled […]

New location for law firm

Cunningham and Fields law firm celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 7250 Dixie Highway, Suite 300, on Oct. 19. “We all really like the extra space – we don’t have to borrow a room anymore,” said attorney Thomas L. Howard. The 2,200-square-foot facility includes two mediation conference rooms and is decorated in […]

Classic fairy tale on stage

Notre Dame Prep presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Nov. 16-19. The 100 cast and crew members in the musical include students from Clarkston, Faith Knill as the Fairy Godmother; Alex Cousins, Prince Topher; Brooke Bandy, Lady Beatrice; and Brendan Weaver, Knight. Additional cast, crew and pit orchestra members include Michael Porter, Eric Connop, Clare Hampel, […]