Corvette summer event at Everest

It will be all Corvettes all day at Corvettes America, Saturday, Aug. 10 at Everest Academy, 5935 Clarkston Road. “Spectators will view some of the finest examples of all Corvette generations competing for over 30 awards,” said Richard Heldenbrand, president of America’s Corvette Club of Michigan. The nonprofit social club out of Clarkston is celebrating […]

Zombie run

The Amyloidosis Foundation of Clarkston hosts a zombie run on Sept. 14 at Bald Mountain State Recreation Area in Lake Orion. Each participant will receive a medal, t-shirt, water and snacks. There will also be awards for the running category. The proceeds will be used for patient support, education, awareness and research leading to a […]

Shelter for birds

Dale Bond, a 90-year-old long-time Independence Township resident, has a fondness for large birds, even vultures. “While vultures have a bad reputation, and certainly aren’t as cute and friendly as songbirds, they provide an essential service as nature’s dependable consumers of wildlife that have completed their own personal life cycles,” said Bill Haney, fellow author […]

James “Curt” BAILEY

BAILEY, James “Curt”; of Waterford; July 29, 2019; age 72; husband of Dianne for 50 years; father of Laura (Tony) Graham, Thomas (Jodie) Bailey & Kevin (Rosa) Bailey; grandpa of Bayla & Althea Graham, Kendall, Payton, Harper, Addison, Sydney & Brianna Bailey; son of Ray (late Eula) Bailey; brother of Bud (late Trudy) Bailey, Betty […]


THOMAS, John G.; 1/20/1924 – 7/27/2019; of Clarkston, MI; husband of Roberta; father of  Paul (Karen) Thomas, Dan (Candy) Thomas , Elaine (Rodrigo) Andrade and the late Irene (Rich) Love;  Grandpa of Angie (Gordie) Golec, Kaitlin (Mark ) Petersen, DJ Thomas, Jessica (Matt) Miller, Trisha (Aaron) Nelson, Lindsay Hiro, Colin Weber, Chris Weber, Meredith Russell, Barak […]

H. Robert STROM

  STROM, H. Robert; of Wixom, formerly of Pontiac, passed away unexpectedly July 27, 2019; age 77; husband of Maria (Graziano); father of Dr. Scott (Kelli) Strom & Annemarie (Isaac) Robinovitz; grandpa of Taylor & Jacob. He was preceded in death by his parents Doris Ann (Price) and H. Eric and siblings Sandra, Norman and […]

M. LaVonne KAUL

KAUL, M. LaVonne; born Sept. 27, 1918 in Springdale, AR; of Clarkston, formerly of Pontiac, MI; passed away July 25, 2019 at age 100; preceded in death by her husband Vernell & infant son Gary; mother of Tim (Linda) & Mike; grandma of Gary (Lisa) & Ryan (Lorie);  great grandma of Garrison, Kaelyn, John & […]

Summer sizzler

Summer sizzler

From left, current Lansing residents and former Clarkston residents Anna Petovello, Alex Petovello, Nancy Petovello and Syren Perez enjoy a picnic at Deer Lake Beach as temperatures soared into the high 80s on July 19. Photo by Matt Mackinder BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A line of thunderstorms broke hot weather reaching 93 degrees […]

City Council puts parking proposals back into play

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston’s Parking Committee was put back to work after City Council kicked several issues back to it for further review, Monday. Council voted unanimously to reconsider and send back two committee recommendations – paid parking in the Depot Road municipal parking lot and elimination of parking on Buffalo Street […]

City hall project

Workers have completed foundation work for Clarkston city hall and DPW building, along with the first of two phases of work on the roof, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. Sections of the cement floor of the new public restroom have been sawcut and removed to allow installation of the rough plumbing. The old front porch […]

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