Drive against ‘gerrymandering’ gathers steam

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Volunteers have been hitting the streets lately to collect signatures against “gerrymandering.” “We’re about halfway there – it’s impressive,” said Henry Woloson of Independence Township, who is supporting the Voters Not Politicians grass roots effort. They’re looking to collect about 315,000 signatures to place the issue on the November […]

Doctor treats kids’ stomach issues

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When growing up, Dr. Rima Jibaly was looking to become a math teacher, but a relative in the medical field steered her in another direction. “My eyes were opened,” said Jibaly at her Michigan Pediatrics Gastroenterology Center office in the Clarkston Medical Building on Sashabaw Road. “Now I don’t […]

Trunk or Treat

Clarkston United Methodist Church hosts its annual Trunk-or-Treat on Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. Due to continued construction at the church, the event will be in the Clarkston Elementary School parking lot across the street at 6589 Waldon Road. Dress up in your favorite costume and “Trunk-or-Treat” from car trunk to car trunk. All children […]


McCALLUM / DRUDGE, SHIRLEY A. (nee Lovell), of Pontiac, died October 8, 2017 at 81 years of age. Beloved wife of the late C. Leland McCallum and the late Charles Drudge; loving mother of Brian (Molly) McCallum, Bruce (Lisa) McCallum, Lori (David) DeWitt, Craig (Jill) McCallum, Brett (Amy) McCallum and the late infant sons James and […]

Patricia Ann TRULU

TRULU, Patricia Ann; of Clarkston; October 7, 2017; age 80; beloved wife of John for 60 years; mother of Michael “Kevin” (Rhonda) Trulu, Kimberly (Robert) Wulff & Gregory (Meribeth) Trulu; grandma of Winona (Michael), Cassandra (Calvin), Brianna, Patricia “Gabrielle” (Matt), Makayla (Travis), Daniel, Andrew, Rachel, Elise; great grandma of Mason, Michael, Colby; preceded in death […]

Raymond A. OLSEN

OLSEN, Raymond A.; of Clarkston formerly of Adrian; October 6, 2017; age 85; preceded in death by his wife Marion “ Toni”, daughter Kathie Olsen & granddaughter Angella Short; father of Cindy (John) Slade, Suzanne (late Greg) Olsen-Kunze & Elsa (Don) Garnier; grandpa of Mandie (Paul) Amesse, Jimmy Queen, Lisa Garnier, Nelsen Hibberd & Jasen […]


TRAVER, Kirk T.; of Clarkston; suddenly October 6, 2017; age 56; husband of Deanna; father of Marissa & Ian; son of Ray & Doris Traver; brother of Scott (Amy) Traver & Todd (Melanie) Traver; son in law of Dale & Deborah Stuart; survived by many extended family & friends.  Kirk enjoyed photography, reading & was […]

Kristen Elizabeth BLACK

BLACK, Kristen Elizabeth; of Clarkston; passed away suddenly October 4, 2017; age 48.  Loving wife of John for 23 years.  Beloved mother of Brittany and Vanessa; daughter of Charles and the late Cheryl Neumann; sister of Matthew Neumann; daughter-in-law of Sue and John Black Sr. and Greg and Brenda O’Rourke; sister-in-law of Deanna Black, Brian (Amie) […]


SUTHERLAND, Harold; of Clarkston; October 3, 2017; age 88.  Preceded in death by his wife Margaret.  Loving father of Kevin (Diane) Sutherland and Lori Sutherland.  Proud grandpa of Ari, Ander (Carly), Axel, Ansel and Alexie Gruenberg, Blake and Megan Sutherland.  Brother of Betty Wilson.  Loving companion of Mari Ann Staley.  Harold was a long standing […]