More work for Depot Park path

More work for Depot Park path

Part of the path from M-15 to the south Depot Park bridge is looking to be repaved, after a review by city engineers. “The path by M-15 is slightly out of specifications for ADA,” said Gary Tressel, consulting engineer with Hubbell, Roth and Clark (HRC), at the July 25 City Council meeting. “We’re comfortable in […]

Riders at O.A.T.S.

Riders at O.A.T.S.

Justin Stevens, here with Dana Wood, volunteer event coordinator, won the Freedom Ride Motorcycle Poker Run. Photo by Phil Custodio Rain dampened participation in O.A.T.S. Annual Freedom Ride, July 24, but riders of motorcycles and/or horses still had fun. They played Motorcycle Poker, collecting cards at restaurants and bars from Lapeer down M-15 to O.A.T.S., […]

Words from the Sup’t: Bond will make district better

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, eligible residents of the Clarkston Community Schools’ District have the opportunity to cast a vote on the zero-tax-rate increase, $75 million bond proposal. Please make the time to vote. In identifying CCS’s critical needs, or those deemed necessary and required for the district to continue to function at a high state […]

Springfield Township Board candidates

Running for Supervisor Two candidates are running for Springfield Township supervisor. Challenger David F. Smith is running to be the “New Generation of Leadership.” “I am continuing my families tradition of serving the people of Springfield Township since 1837. I will be the fifth-generation to serve the people,” he said. His major issues are protecting […]

Miah Mile

Walk or run a mile for Mental Illness Awareness and Hope, Saturday, Aug. 13. The Miah Mile event will be at Lake Orion High School track, 495 E. Scripps Road, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. “The goal of this event is to educate the public and bring awareness to the community about the various […]

In Springfield Township . . . Asking for fire fund increase

BY JESSE LEMOND Clarkston News Student Writer Springfield Township voters will be asked to double the taxes they pay for fire protection services in the Aug. 2 election. Up for a vote is renewal of the township’s one mill fire millage, as well as a one mill increase. One mill equals $1 for every $1,000 […]

News in Brief

Labor Day parade The Clarkston Rotary Club, sponsor of the Clarkston Labor Day Parade for the past 74 years, is seeking floats, classic cars, community service organizations, musical groups, local businesses, political candidates, families, equestrian riders, and other participants. Political candidates will be asked to make a $50 charitable donation to the Clarkston Rotary Club. […]

Info needed before paid-parking meeting

Clarkston City Council put on hold a proposed joint meeting with the Planning Commission and Parking Committee about charging to park in city-owned lots. “My personal opinion is it’s premature to do that until we get the results of the parking study,” said Council member Michael Sabol at the July 25 meeting. City Manager Carol […]

Dean Arthur MULGREN

MULGREN, Dean Arthur; of Clarkston; July 22, 2016; age 79.  Loving husband of Mary Lou for 51 years.  Preceded in death by his step daughter Cheryl Ann (Steven) Landry, parents Arthur and Kathryn, and Sister Arlene Annala.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Dean retired from General Motors.  He served in the United States […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Release fear with truth

It’s funny, two weeks ago when I last saw my garden most of the weeding had been done, many of the rows were mulched and everything looked orderly. Then I go away for a couple of weeks, come back and the weeds are taller than the plants. My garden has become an incredibly disorderly jungle. […]