Parking survey

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Who’s parking where and when downtown? The city want to know. “We hope to find out the parking profile of business owners and employees,” said Rich Little, interim city manager. “There are a lot of different business needs. Profiles will provide real data about what’s really happening.” The city […]

Judge rules for Sutherland House to be restaurant

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Owners of 59 S. Main Street, known as the Sutherland House, have prevailed in their lawsuit against the city. The Hon. James M. Alexander, Oakland County Circuit Court judge, ordered the city to approve Larry Barnett and CBC Joint Venture’s request to rezone the property for use as a […]

Expanded car clinic at Bowman’s

Registration is open for Bowman Chevrolet Education Night on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 6:30 p.m. at the dealership, 6750 Dixie Highway. The Car Care 101 free, educational class goes over the basics of car care – checking fluids, changing a tire, getting under the hood – very hands on and taught by three master technicians. […]

News in Brief

SMART contract Independence Townshp Board approved a contract for the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART), at its Jan. 3 regular meeting. The contract provides $30,168 to SMART for transportation of persons who are handicapped or are 65+ years and live in Independence Township, the City of the Village of Clarkston, and Springfield Township. […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for help with holiday service Dear Editor, Wint Funeral Home would like to thank the many people who helped with our Annual Holiday Memorial Candle Lighting Service. The heartwarming service took place on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Special thanks to Clarkston Community Church for their beautiful church and many gracious members who assisted […]

WORDS FROM THE SUP’T: Campaign for wellbeing

It is my hope every member of our community had a blessed, restful holiday season filled with extensive time spent with loved ones. Each New Year, many of us as individuals set resolutions. Likely among these are exercise, healthy eating, and more time spent on the activities we most enjoy. Recently, I heard an interview […]

Preserving history for kids

Third in a series on the families who helped build Clarkston and the descendants who still live here, carrying on their legacy. BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Six generations of Sally Hadden’s family has lived in the Clarkston area. “The foundation of my family has been laid here and is still here. We are […]

Eagle garden

Eagle garden

Clarkston Eagle Scout Max Wyckoff was awarded for his Eagle project, building a rain garden at the south Depot Park pedestrian bridge. Mayor Steve Percival presented the Eagle Scout with his award at the Dec. 12 City Council meeting. Work on the garden will continue in the spring at the bridge, which was donated and […]

Marion Louise OLSEN

OLSEN, Marion Louise “Toni” of Adrian, formerly of Clarkston; January 8, 2017; age 82; Loving wife of Raymond of 61 years; beloved mother of Cindy (John) Slade, Suzanne (late Greg) Olsen-Kunze and Elsa (Don) Garnier; preceded in death by her daughter Kathie Olsen and granddaughter Angela Short; proud grandmother of Mandie (Paul) Amesse, Jimmy Queen, […]

Paul E. BALL

BALL, Paul E.; of Pontiac; January 5, 2017; age 94; preceded in death by his wife Helen, daughters Paulette Knight & Nita Tibbals and granddaughter Lynn LeMarbe; father of Jerry (Kathy) Ball and Judy (Ralph) Beals; grandpa “Honey” of Dan, Mikey, Christina, Rhonda, Ryan, Deanna, Debbie, Troy, Brian & Brett; also survived by 23 great […]