Letters to the Editor

Loss of Bart Clark still reverberates Dear Editor, That he came “home” would have been enough; a kind of symmetry for our community to have a tie back to the core root of its history. There was so much more he gave and meant to us individually and to our community. We are better off […]


BRAGAN, Paula K. of Clarkston; November 6, 2016; age 63; wife of Paul for 44 years; mother of Tara (Bill) Osborne, Kellie (Matt) George, Erin (Drew) Walkotten & Kaity Bragan; preceded in death by her infant son Donovan and parents Albert and Ann Linsenman; “Meemaw” of Breanna, Riley, Kyle, Jonny, Hayden, Anna & Allie; sister […]

Cemetery run

Cemetery run

The Clarkston Wolfpack running club gathered for their traditional Halloween Graves Run, Oct. 29, from Depot Park. Photo provided

Michael G. ELLIOTT

ELLIOTT, Michael G. of Clarkston; unexpectedly passed away November 2, 2016; age 57.  Loving husband of Sherry; beloved father of Corei (Daniel) Snyder and Sydney (Ryan) Garris;  brother of Bill (Sue) Elliott; son in law of Jackie and Stan Pifer; brother in law of Brent (Holly) Pifer and Stephanie (Paul) Melcher; proud uncle of Bill […]

Janelle Katherine MAZURE

MAZURE, Janelle Katherine; of Clarkston November 1, 2016; age 44; Beloved wife of Kevin; loving mother of Colby, Carter and Claire; daughter of Linda (Barry) Ziehm and the late Duane Colby; daughter-in-law of Richard and Alicia Mazure; sister of Dan Colby, Mark (Victoria) Colby, Kirk (Amanda) Ziehm and Shelly (Mike) Chamberlin; sister-in-law of Becky (Greg) […]

Halloween on Holcomb

Halloween on Holcomb

Oliver and his parents Lisa and Nick Wadenstorer go Disney for trick-or-treating on Holcomb Road, Monday evening. Photo by Phil Custodio

Two lost in lake rescue attempt

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Ian C. Tracey, 38, and Michael Biven, 20, both of Clarkston, will be remembered as heroes after drowning during a rescue attempt of two co-workers in trouble on Hidden Lake in Green Oak Township. “He was trying to save the life of another and lost his life in the […]

Mayor candidate to take on parking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Steven C. Percival is running unopposed for mayor of the City of the Village of Clarkston in Tuesday’s election. “Running for a city political office was never my intent in the past until the current mayor asked me to consider it,” Percival said. “My leadership, supervisory, MBA, military and […]

World class wine tasting

World class wine tasting

From left are Melissa Tillier, Kristen Formaro, and Colleen Dunn enjoy the wine tasting. Photo by Phil Custodio  Wine enthusiasts filled Bordine Nursery, Oct. 27, for Clarkston Rotary Club’s Taste of the Holidays Wine Tasting Party, enjoying samples from South America, Italy, Spain, France, New Zealand, and Australia, as well as California and Michigan. The […]

News in Brief

American Legion hosts Veterans Day lunch Campbell – Richmond Post 63 of the American Legion invites its members, all veterans, and the public to its annual Veterans Day Dinner on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Post hall, 8047 Ortonville Road just north of I-75. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. All veterans will eat […]