PHIL IN THE BLANK:Fall on stage

Just like every year, once the Fourth of July has gone by, summer is pretty much over. Still lots of hot days to endure, but stores have been filled with back-to-school inventories for weeks, with Halloween already making an appearance. Kids will be back in school when the Clarkston Village Players’ next show, “Lend Me […]

Letters to the Editor

City officials off to the wrong foot Dear Editor, No remorse. No contriteness. No embarrassment. No apology. Clarkston City officials have not publicly acknowledged why almost $60,000 was previously spent without formal city council review and approval. Nor have city officials publicly committed to follow the City Charter, Ordinance regulations and Michigan public law in […]

News in Brief

Road work Seymour Lake Road between Sashabaw and Dartmouth roads will be closed for culvert replacement, Aug. 15-16. Detour will be Sashabaw Road to Ramsey Road, back to Seymour Lake Road and vice versa. The Road Commission for Oakland County project is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled. Furniture bids Independence Township is seeking bids for […]

Incumbents, bonds approved in Springfield

Springfield Township Board looks to stay the same after residents voted for the incumbents on the ballot. “My thanks to the voters and all of Springfield’s residents for giving me the honor and opportunity to continue to serve as township supervisor,” said Collin W. Walls, who received 1,006 votes, 51.54 percent, on the Aug. 2 […]

Ronald D. White

Ronald D. White 73, of Clarkston MI passed away Saturday August 6th, 2016 at his home. There will be a celebration of life service at 11:15 a.m. on Saturday August 20th, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church (165 East Square Lake Rd. Bloomfield Hills). The Dr. Reverend Frederick Sampson will be officiating. Visitation will […]

Bradley W. FAIRSE

FAIRSE, Bradley W.; of Clarkston; August 6, 2016; age 57; husband of Carla (nee Norman) for almost 27 years; father of Brandon (Alyssa) and Drew (Kathryn Buckbee); brother of Ann (Dave) Zimmerman; preceded in death by his parents Dolly & Commodore “Bill” Fairse and his sister Nancy Moran; son in law of Charline (Bob) Norman; […]

Yvonne A. Sampson

Yvonne A. Sampson, 69, of Englewood, Florida passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016, at Tidewell Hospice from on-going medical conditions. Born on January 5, 1947 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Chester and Ellen Beaureguard; Yvonne has been a resident of Charlotte County for twenty-five years coming from Clarkston, Michigan in 1991. A loving […]

Tyler Blaine ALLISON

ALLISON, Tyler Blaine; of Metamora; went to be with the Lord August 3, 2016; age 18.  Loving son of Joe (Jennifer) Allison, Jennifer Fuller and Arron Fuller.  Brother of Julia Allison, Jordan Fuller and Sarah Allison; grandson of Joe David Allison Sr. and Darla Allison, the late Robert Lee Goodner, Edith “Jenny” Goodner, Michael and […]

Kenneth FRENCH

FRENCH, Kenneth of Clarkston; went to his eternal home on August 2, 2016; age 90.  Loving husband of Virgie “Dee” for 42 years.  Preceded in death by his children Jay French, Terry French and Michael Gilmore.  Beloved father of Ann Marie French, Kenny French, Ruth Ann (Don) Miller, Valerie O’Neill, Kevin (DeAnn) French, Patty McDowell […]

Helmer R. OLSON

OLSON, Helmer R.; of Clarkston; formerly of Pontiac; born in Thief River Falls, MN; husband of Juanita; father of Robert (Sherry) Hubble, Terry Sturdy, Jim Olson; preceded in death by his children: Rick Hubble, Jack Hubble, Sue Ellsworth; father in law of Debbie Hubble, Kim Hubble, Duane Ellsworth; also survived by many grandchildren & great […]