James Coates, 93

James Charles Coates died peacefully on March 23, 2021, at the age of 89 with his wife Kathleen by his side in Melbourne, Fla. Jim was preceded in death by his parents Proctor and Irene Coates, his sister Mary Lou Ostien, and brother Harold Coates. His birth family is whole once more. Godspeed. Survived by […]

James Richardson, 88

James L. Richardson, of Clarkston, passed away April 5, 2021 at the age of 88. Born June 11, 1932 in Petersburg, Mich., the son of Donald and Virginia (Lewis) Richardson. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marlene, two daughters, Mary (Charles) Rood, and Susan (John) Joseph and three grandchildren, Carly Joseph, Bobby […]

Robert Carr, 78

Robert Carr, of West Bloomfield, formerly of Detroit, passed away April 4, 2021 at the age of 78. Husband of Elaine for 52 years, father of Kristen (Michael) Trepeck and Jennifer (Matt) Dunfield. Preceded in death by daughter Deborah and grandson Keaton. Proud papa of Madalyn, Gabrielle, Brooke and Kylie, brother of Warren (Nancy) Carr, […]

Gail Evans, 86

Gail Evans, of Clarkston, passed away April 5, 2021 at the age of 86. Preceded in death by her husband Bill. Mother of Mark (Cheryl) Evans, Tim (Chunping) Evans and Lisa Evans, grandma of Jennifer, Joseph (Jennifer) and Michal, great-grandma of six, sister of Herbert Alsup and Kip (Sue) Alsup. Friends may visit Lewis E. […]

COVID-19 Update – April 7, 2021

As of April 7, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: April 7: 48346: 1,767 cases (325 new), 27 deaths 48348: 1,851 cases (371 new), 11 deaths 48350: 501 cases (91 new), 7 deaths As compared to March 31: 48346: […]

Local arraigned on weapons charges

Local arraigned on weapons charges

Clarkston resident Maxwell Wyckoff, a known member of the Wolverine Watchmen, was arraigned on two felony weapons charges March 22 at the 52nd District Court, Division 3 in Oakland County. The 22-year-old is charged with one count of converting a semiautomatic weapon to an automatic weapon, a felony punishable by up to four years in prison and/or a […]

After more than five years, Bisio FOIA suit settled for $160K

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Back on March 30, the Clarkston City Council agreed to settle the ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit between resident Susan Bisio and the City of the Village of Clarkston for the amount of $160,000. In 2015, Bisio sued the city for documents pertaining to land developments that were […]

Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

Student-run blood drive all about saving lives

AIM Academy students, from left, Matthew Lacey, Emily Davis, Thomas Tabar, Macy Coke, Cielle Azéma, and Luke Mullins are organizing a blood drive set for Friday, April 16. Photo provided BY JACK MUELLER Clarkston News Intern AIM Academy Homeschool Co-Op teacher Bianca Mullins, along with motivated Advanced Biology classmates, were diving into the “blood” chapter […]

State of emergency extended

In a special meeting of the Clarkston City Council on March 30, the council voted to extend the existing state of emergency until June 30, 2021 for the safety of the city’s residents, staff, and council/board members.  All city council, board, commission and committee meetings will continue to meet virtually through June on Zoom. The […]

Shipping delay

This month’s edition of The Big Deal will not be in this week’s edition of The Ad-Vertiser or The Penny Stretcher. Check out the April 14 editions for the latest version of The Big Deal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

1 2 3 130