Probate hearing, 5-3-17

state of michigan FILE NO: probate court 2017-375, 935-DE county of oakland publication of notice of hearing Estate of John Henry Johnson TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: including: Bobby Johnson, Barbara Johnson, Wilhemenia Johnson, Bud Johnson, Jr., and Linda Johnson whose address(es) is/are unknown and whose interest in the matter may be barred or affected by […]

Clarkston City Council, 2-27-17

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 02 27 2017 Minutes Call to Order at 7:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Percival, Marsh, Kneisc, Haven, Catallo, Present. Wylie, Detkowski, Absent. Approval of Agenda: Motion by Haven, Supported by Marsh to approve the agenda. Motion Carried. Public Comments: Hello from […]

Top teacher in the county

Top teacher  in the county

The assembled student body of Bailey Lake Elementary cheer for teacher Meredith Copland, who was just named Oakland County’s elementary teacher of the year. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Superintendent Dr. Rod Rock had a book to read to the student body assembled in the Bailey Lake Elementary cafeteria during […]

Local man killed in car crash

Gustavo Leon Angel, a 19-year-old Clarkston resident, was killed the morning of Friday, March 24, in a single-vehicle accident. Oakland County Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the fatal crash on southbound Clintonville Road north of Waldon in Independence Township. The crash occurred at about 3:22 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office. Angel was driving a […]

New crosswalk marker in Main Street

City officials say a new crosswalk sign on Main Street at Church Street is a first step to making M-15 safer for pedestrians. “It’s very much a busy crosswalk. We felt something was needed more than markings,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith. “The goal is to protect pedestrians. It’s something at least to try, a […]

Opening day for Tigers, Bowman Auto Center

It’s opening day at Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers, Friday, April 7, and also the Grand Opening for Bowman Auto Center, 9606 Dixie Highway. The new Bowman Commercial division is combining the two, with free hot dogs, chips, and drinks from 12-4 p.m., and ribbon cutting ceremony with representatives from the Clarkston Area Chamber […]

News in Brief

Open house meeting on Sashabaw Road work Independence Township and Road Commission for Oakland County will host an open-house informational meeting on Sashabaw Road inprovements between I-75 and DTE Music Theater. The meeting, also in partnership with Michigan Department of Transportation, will be from 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 17, at Independence Township Hall, 6483 Waldon […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Congrats for job well done

Congratulations to the Wolves, Boys Varsity Basketball state champions for 2017. Impressive work all season. I had faith in the team. Headlining their story “Battle for Breslin Center for Cagers” in the March 22 edition before the last couple games would have been a bit awkward had they fallen short, but I knew they could […]

Pinwheel kickoff

Pinwheel kickoff

Members of the community are set to place blue pinwheels at their businesses and homes to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. Business and community leaders met with Clarkston Area Youth Assistance at the Clarkston Mills, March 31, to kick off CAYA’s Pinwheels for Prevention drive for April, Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. […]

Arraigned for intimidation

Jonathan Geoffrey Lloyd, 31, of Pontiac was arraigned, March 28, on intimidation and computer-use-for-harassment charges. An Independence Township couple called police after noticing the suspect pacing back and forth in their backyard, 4:30 p.m., March 26. When they saw him, the lady of the house asked why he was there, and he shouted back her […]