Military signers honored for service

Military signers honored for service

From left are CHS grads heading to military service, Edmond Ketzler, USMC; Cody Dellinger, Army National Guard; Sydney Vanbuskirk, Army ROTC; Owen Alexander, USMC NROTC; and Ian Wilson, USAF. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Friends and family gathered, May 8, to honor five graduating seniors heading for military service. Owen […]

Spring welcomed with wine tasting

Spring welcomed with wine tasting

From left, Denise Meisner, Allie Dennis, Suzy Brecht and Jan Breen of Brys Estate Vine Yard and Winery of Traverse City, and Kathy Novak enjoy the wine tasting. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Rotary Club hosted the Spring Michigan Wine Tasting, May 10 at Fountains Golf & Banquet. The event featured Michigan wineries Blackstar Farms, […]

High school graduates honored for scholarship

High school graduates honored for scholarship

The CHS Class of 2018 Senior Scholars, Max Anderson, Isabelle Beck, Heather Burrum, Alison Buscher, Kelly Cousino, Kayla Daly-Seiler, Andrew Dimmer, Jillian Haas, Brandon Kirk, Joel LaBruzzy, Hannah Laing, Kristen Marani, Justin Osborn, Sage Paris, Liana Smith, Rebecca Snyder, Ryan Snyder, and Emily Welanko. Not pictured, Serena Chiappelli, Jessica Douglas, Samuel Gipe, Nathan Johnson, Madilyn […]

Plant exchange

The Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s Perennial Plant Exchange will be on Saturday, June 2, in the Washington and Main parking lot. Bring divided, potted and labeled perennials for exchange with other gardeners; clarkstongardenclub.org. Carefully dig, divide and thin the number of plants to trade. Pot plants individually with enough soil and moisture to bring […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Seek the truth through God

“You’ve got to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, latch on to the affirmative and don’t mess with mister in between.” (Johnny Mercer) Studies show that people with positive, affirming, attitudes tend to be healthier, live longer and be more financially secure than those who are consumed by negative thinking. Easier said than done, especially […]

Ronald James SHORE

SHORE, Ronald James – age 81, passed away on May 20, 2018 in Grand Blanc, MI. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:30am with one hour of visitation prior to the Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church – 11804 S. Saginaw Street, Grand Blanc, MI with Monsignor Jerry Vincke celebrating. […]

Bill ROGERS

ROGERS, Bill of Clarkston, passed away May 16, 2018 at 59 years of age. Born March 27, 1959 in Royal Oak, MI the son of the late Franklin and Joan Rogers. Beloved husband of Rebecca for 29 years; loving father of Mariah and Matthew; dear brother of Sherrie (Bob) English and James Rogers; son in law […]

Melinda JONES (VANCE)

JONES (VANCE), Melinda of Holly, formerly of Clarkston; went to be with the Lord May 16, 2018; age 55.  Beloved wife of John; daughter of Carol and the late Joseph Vance; sister of Margie (Kevin) Christian, Martha Marshall, Marie (Bill) Pizzuti and Michael (Terrie) Vance. Also survived by many nieces, a nephew, extended family and longtime […]

Gary L. PERINA

PERINA, Gary L., of West Bloomfield, May 15, 2018; age 73.  Preceded in death by his wife Diane, son Mark Perina, and brothers William and Thomas Perina.  Beloved companion of Greta Ortel for 10 years.  Loving father of Gary L. Perina Jr. and Mary (Scott) Buchzeiger; proud grandfather of Danielle (Douglas) Murdock, Ryan, Shane and Cody Buchzeiger; great […]

Work OK’d to fix M-15 sinkhole

Work OK’d to fix M-15 sinkhole

City Manager Jonathan Smith explains the drain problem on M-15 to City Council. Photos by Phil Custodio Investigating a hole off M-15 at 20 N. Main Street, workers found a one-inch water pipe under the state route piercing the east-side storm drain, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. The pipe would have been laid during Michigan […]