Library budget hearing

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING CLARKSTON INDEPENDENCE DISTRICT LIBRARY The Clarkston Independence District Library Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed library budget for the fiscal year January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 at the Clarkston Independence District Library located at 6495 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI 48346, on Monday, September 11, 2017 at […]

Ind. Twp. code amendment

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That at its Regular / Budget meeting on August 22, 2017, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved a second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend certain provisions of the Independence Charter Township Code. A true copy of this Ordinance is on file and available for inspection […]

Rodger Allen CRAWFORD

CRAWFORD, Rodger Allen; of White Lake Township formerly of Pontiac; August 31, 2017; age 65; loving husband of Mary for 44 years; beloved father of Amber (Don) Faris, Cassandra (Jermey) Good, Christine (Matt) Holifield, Rodger (Laura) Crawford, Scott Crawford and Wendi Crawford; special son of Phyllis and the late Orville Crawford.  Proud grandpa/papa of Breanna, […]

Marion Bailey TERRY

TERRY, Marion Bailey, a longtime resident of Clarkston, passed away peacefully at the age of 76 on August 29, 2017.  Born to Della and James Terry in Decatur, Alabama on March 4, 1941 and moved to Clarkston as a young boy.  Marion served in the U.S. Army in the early 1960s, worked for General Motors […]


JEWELL, Eric J.; of Clarkston; age 23; father of Mark James Jewell; son of Steve and Denice Jewell; brother of Stephanie Jewell; grandson of Rosemarie Sewell and Paul and Linda Jewell; also survived by Mark’s mother Leah Mirowski.  Family and friends will celebrate Eric’s life with a private service.  In lieu of flowers donations may […]

Game on!

Game on!

The energetic Jungle celebrates a successful play made by their favorite team during the Wolves blowout victory against Lapeer at the Battle at the Big House, Saturday, kicking off the season. Photo by Larry Wright

Parking kiosk coming to downtown

Parking kiosk coming to downtown

Clarkston City Council member Eric Haven, at right, makes a point about parking, as council members Sharron Catallo and Jason Kneisc listen. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The city will soon be the owner of a paid-parking kiosk after a contentious, split-decision vote of City Council, Monday. “Is this the […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for community support for Rush for Food Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Clarkston community for their support in the 20th Annual Rush for Food on Saturday, Aug. 19. Every year at this time, our Clarkston football players enjoy the opportunity to give back to the community that faithfully supports them. The […]

Boardwalk, new playground among ideas for park

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Residents had their say on the future of Depot Park at a community conversation meeting at Clarkston Independence District Library, Aug. 15. Hosted by Friends of Depot Park and led by Library Director Julie Meredith, they learned about development possibilities for the park, including bench and lighting improvements, new […]

Festival time

Step back in time to an era of royalty and adventure at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. It’s a long weekend at Holly Grove, 12600 Dixie Highway, for Labor Day –  Saturday through Monday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. This weekend is High Seas Adventure time, with events including a Beard Competition, Race for the Rattle for crawling […]