Downtown job fair for restaurant

Union Joints’ Honcho restaurant, under construction on Main Street, hosts a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6; and 2-6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8., at the Union Woodshop, 18 S. Main Street. They are hiring all positions for the Latin street food and coffee restaurant – taco builders, baristas and lead barista, dishwashers, […]

Reading royalty

Reading royalty

Frances Bauer, children’s librarian at the Springfield Township Library, honors Xavier Dove and Naomi Szelong as king and queen of the library Summer Reading program, July 29. About 280 readers registered for the program, with 160 reading 600 or more pages for a total of about 198,000 pages total. The Friends of the Library financed […]

Parking downtown

A joint meeting of Clarkston City Council, Planning Commission, and Streets Committee is on hold pending results of a parking study commissioned with the Traffic Improvement Association, earlier this year. In the meantime, local businesses and property owners on Main Street and Depot Road are posting signs, installing fences, and taking other measures to protect […]

2016 primary election results

[ticker_list id=”1″] Clarkston Community Schools Bond Proposal Yes, 57.95%, 4,677 No, 42.05%, 3,394 8,071 votes total   Independence Township Supervisor Republican nomination Patrick J. Kittle, 99.42%, 3,750 Write in, 0.58%, 22 3,772 votes total Democrat nomination Write in, 100%, 97   Clerk Republican nomination Barbara A. Pallotta, 99.76%, 3,677 Write-In, 0.24%, 9 3,686 votes total […]

Raymond O. DAVIS

DAVIS, Raymond O. Jr. of Waterford; July 28, 2016.  Preceded in death by his wife Patti.  Loving father of Raymond Davis III and LuAnn (Greg) Birchmeier; proud “Pop Pop” of Gabriel, Aloia and Lexi; dear brother of Faye (late David) Carmichael; special uncle of Tawney Covington, Doc Covington and David (Stephanie) Carmichael.  Also survived by […]


LANKTON, Deanna V. passed suddenly July 30, 2016; age 74.  Preceded in death by her husband Dennis.  Loving mother of Julie (late Ronald) Brown, Dennis (Michelle) Lankton and Denise Barrett; grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 3 grandsons; sister of Vicki (late Vic) Suster and Kris (Russ) Howard.  Memorial Service Tuesday 1 pm at the […]


STEPHENS, Holly E.; of Clarkston; July 28, 2016; age 75.  Loving mother of Beth Ann (Russell) Tincher, David Stephens and Paul Stephens; proud grandma of Jeff, Tiffani, Gidget, Danny, Ashley, Nolan and Alexa; like a mother to Gerri Avery; best friend of Ginger Demchak.  Holly retired from Clarkston High School as a science teacher.  She […]


THOMPSON, Susan Mae; of Clarkston; July 27, 2016; age 49.  Daughter of Darlene Beck Thompson and the late Theodore; sister of John.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.  Susan graduated from Clarkston High School.  She was an avid bowler, proud to have had a 299 natural.  Susan was a dog lover.  Private arrangements […]

Power of science

Power of science

Madeline Caldwell and Katherine Rhodes take apart electronics to reuse the pieces for new inventions created in Camp Invention last week. Photo by Wendi Reardon

School bond, township boards, issues up for vote

There are lots of local issues for Clarkston voters on the Aug. 2 primary ballot. A $75,980,000 bond proposal for Clarkston Community Schools will be up for a vote. If approved, the district could have funds as early as November. It would be spent over five years on the first phase of a long-term Master […]