Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash

John J. Cox, a 55-year-old Independence Township man, was killed when his 2013 Harley-Davidson XL883N motorcycle, crossed the center line and hit a westbound 2007 GMC Acadia, east on Clarkston Road near Lakeview Drive at 3:45 p.m., April 16. The driver of the GMC, a 30-year-old Flushing woman, was wearing a seatbelt and her 1-year-old […]

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago – 2001 “Planning commission oks Liberty Golf and Banquet” The final site plan approval was given to Liberty Golf and Banquet for a clubhouse facility with pro shop and restaurant on Maybee Road with a 4-0 vote from the Independence Township Planning Commission. “Clarkston seniors get computer savvy” It was a digital […]

Thanks for inspiringly written columns

Dear Don Rush, I, for one, think this is what makes me like you, as a writer and a person. You don’t take yourself, or anything you write, too seriously. Hopefully your honesty, humanity and compassion will rub off on those who need it. Especially those who are so easily offended by something as silly […]

City hall, DPW site plan OK’d

City hall, DPW site plan OK’d

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor An estimated $400,000 DPW and city hall expansion project is out for bids after city council approved its site plan. Council voted 4-3, Mayor Joe Luginski, and council members Michael Sabol, Eric Haven, and Sharron Catallo voting in favor, and Council members David Marsh, Al Avery, and Jason Kneisc […]

Council nixes permit plan

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor City Council rejected a proposal by City Manager Carol Eberhardt to extend special-event permit requirements to private property. “I think it’s too much,” said Mayor Joe Luginski at the April 11 meeting. “I host a Christmas party at my house every year for the historical society. Would I need […]

Oakland County

state of michigan FILE NO: probate court 2016-368, 882-DE county of oakland notice to creditors Decedent’s Estate Estate of Jeffrey D. Sprague. Date of birth: 11/18/1959 TO ALL CREDITORS: NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Jeffrey D. Sprague, died 02/20/2016 Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred […]

Independence Township

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 A. CALL TO ORDER B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES C. ROLL CALL: D. REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require […]

Waterford Mont.

Waterford Montessori Academy 4860 Midland Avenue Waterford, Michigan 48329 Public Notice Waterford Montessori Academy is seeking bids for the purchase of the following equipment: 13 Daikin Applied American Air Filter Classroom Unit Ventilators 14 Lennox Air Cooled Condensing Units Sealed bids will be accepted by mail to 4860 Midland Ave, Waterford, MI, 48329. Bids shall […]

John Jeffrey Cox, 55

COX, John Jeffrey “Jeff”, of Clarkston; suddenly April 16, 2016 due to a motorcycle accident; age 55; husband of Jamie; father of Greg (Brittney) Briggs, Rachelle and Kimberly Cox; son of Geneva (late Oliver) Cox; grandpa “Pa Jeff” of Zachary Briggs and Dylan Hartfield; son in law of Judy Briggs and Allen Briggs; brother of […]

Harry John DALZELL, 67

DALZELL, Harry John of Bloomfield Hills; April 12, 2016; age 67; preceded in death by his wife Marcelline, first wife Kathy and his sons Michael and James; loving father of Annette (Mike) Yasoni, Rochelle (David) Williams, Wendy (Jeff) Rand and Charles (Kelli) Dalzell; grandfather of 19; great grandfather of 1.   Harry was proud to be […]