Jack L. Williams Sr.

Jack L. Williams Sr., formerly of Ortonville/Rochester Hills, Michigan and Vero Beach Florida, age 83, passed away on January 27, 2018 and now rests in the arms of his lord and savior. Jack was born to Wilma Thompson and Kenneth B. Williams on January 24, 1935 in Georgetown, Illinois.  His family moved to Pontiac, Michigan […]

Agnes Josephine SAGE

SAGE, Agnes Josephine (nee Skluzak); age 95, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018.  She was born on April 16, 1922.  Preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Harold F. Sage, parents Frank and Josephine (nee Kratochvil) and siblings Mary, Elizabeth and Frank and her great granddaughter Alissa.  Loving mother of Tom (Nancy) […]

Robert C. DAVIS

DAVIS, Robert C. of Goodrich formerly of Clarkston; age 76; life partner of Sandie Bruce for 16 years; father of Robert H., Daniel (Michele) and the late Jared (Denise); Papaw of Christopher, Daniel, Stevie and Nicole; great grandpa of Christopher and Roman; Preceded in death by his sisters Barbara (Joseph) Carballo and Susan Shouha-Youssef.   Robert […]

New stop sign could slow Holcomb

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Council member Jason Kneisc called for a stop sign and pedestrian-crossing sign on southbound Holcomb Street at Washington Street. The addition would make the intersection, just to the west of downtown, a three-way stop. There are currently stop signs on both sides of Washington, but traffic on Holcomb doesn’t […]

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 […]