NOHLC celebrates 45 years

Clarkston’s land conservancy, The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, is celebrating 45 years of preserving land and water in Northern Oakland County. To celebrate, they are hosting a “Wild Night Out” fundraiser on Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at the White Lake Oaks Country Club, 991 N. Williams Lake Road. “Although this is our annual […]

Cyber safety seminar

A free Parent Education Seminar on Cyber Safety is Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Clarkston Community Schools Board Room, 6389 Clarkston Road. Sponsored by Clarkston Area Youth Assistance (CAYA) and Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative (CSI), the seminar will include safety tips; how to access the Michigan Sex Offender Registry; and information on […]

Bowman to expand to north, south

Bowman Chevrolet recently purchased two properties adjacent to its main dealership at 6750 Dixie Highway, in Independence Township, adding nearly two acres. Bowman Chevrolet will use the additional property south of the dealership, previously a restaurant, to expand its new vehicle display area. The building to the north on M-15 will be a used car […]

Art contest finalist

Clarkston artist Margret Grace McDermott is among five artists vying for the top spot in the 2017 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. McDermott’s 24-by-18-inch oil on panel and linen piece is titled “Tête-à-Tête: Champagne and Roses.” The MI Great Artist winner will receive a […]

Investor grabs bit of change with Bitcoin

Investor grabs bit of change with Bitcoin

Christian Bodenmiller, with his fiancee Mikela Beelen, made a killing off Bitcoin. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When Christian Bodenmiller of Clarkston invested in Bitcoin in 2011, he spent about $120 on 300 of the cryptocurrency, about $2.50 each. “I thought that was expensive at the time,” said Bodenmiller, 23. […]

Halloween ride for special needs kids

The 2017 Halloween for Special Needs Children is being sponsored by Mamon Ride and Andiamo’s of Clarkston, on Oct. 28 at 11 a.m., rain date, Oct. 29. “At approximately 1 p.m. hear the howling of as many as 100 bikers, many who will wear costumes for the kids, and bring Halloween to them,” said Kaz Mamon, […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Will you let Jesus make you a world changer?

The United States of America is a nation blessed by God. Throughout history, there has never been a people as blessed as we are. Although one could look at other nations and civilizations from the past and see greater accomplishments, the modern times have provided the setting where not only can we be a great […]

Ind. Twp. Board 9-19-17

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE September 19, 2017 A Regular/Budget Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 PM at Independence Township Hall. The Pledge of Allegiance was given ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Loughrin, Ritchie, Schroeder Absent: None There was […]

Cub Scouts enjoy annual campout

Cub Scout Pack 163 in Clarkston held their annual fall campout last weekend at the Holly State Recreation Area. Close to four dozen scouts and their parents arrived Friday evening at the park’s organizational campground, where co-pack leaders, Adam Anderson and David Harpster, had a spaghetti dinner prepared. Scouts experienced the basics of camping—from setting […]

Irma L. NEAL

NEAL Irma L. “Sue”’ of Clarkston; September 25, 2017; age 84; loving wife of Curtis “Skee”; dear mother of Gail Hoffman, Judith Neal & Nancy (Jason) Davis; loving grandmother of Thomas, Jennifer, Daniel, McKinley, Matthew, Jeff & Camron; great grandmother of Morgan & Max; sister of Donna (Clyde) Groat; sister-in-law of Paula. Preceded in death […]