David Jones, 88

David L. Jones, of Grand Blanc, formerly of Clarkston, passed away on June 21, 2021 at the age of 88. Preceded in death by his wife Irene and his parents Simeon and Glennie Jones. David is the father of Bob (Sue) Jones, Delores (Wayne) Underwood, Dennis (Pat) Jones, Gary Jones, Carol (Rick) Finkle, Michael Jones […]

Harry Radcliff

Hank Radcliff spent two and a half years years battling cancer while at home in Clarkston, and finished his struggle on May 28, 2021 while in hospice care at Beaumont Hospital. He grew up in Royal Oak and that’s where he and Jennifer met. They were married in 1964, and in 1972 built their home […]

Amateur radio operators

This is to inform those Springfield Township leaders that will be responding in any emergency situations that occur what communication support would be available from amateur radio operators in your community, an annual emergency communication exercise Oakland County Amateur Radio Society (OCARS) has been holding at Springfield Oaks Park. The best times to visit would […]

COVID-19 Update – June 23, 2021

As of June 23, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: June 23: 48346: 2,353 cases (17 new), 40 deaths 48348: 2,453 cases (27 new), 20 deaths 48350: 677 cases (5 new), 10 deaths As compared to June 16: 48346: […]

Township development getting makeover

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The proposed Waldon Village development, located on the north side of Waldon Road between Sashabaw and Walters roads, has been revised by the developers to reduce the density of the project. Among the changes brought forth by J. Eppink Partners, Inc., include the removal of 280 apartments and replacing […]

Local neighborhood pushing for safety awareness on area roads

Local neighborhood pushing for safety awareness on area roads

One local Clarkston neighborhood wants to continue to bring awareness to dangerously speeding vehicles. Deerwood and the Manors put on their Neighborhood Safety Day back on Saturday, June 5. The speeding issue has been an ongoing problem and residents of this subdivision hope this event highlighted the issue enough so drivers remember to slow down […]

Church Street reopening

As planned, the Church Street closure at Main Street will end on Wednesday, July 7, at which time it will reopen to vehicular traffic. The possible long-term closure of Church or Mill Street in the downtown area as a green space or Social District commons area is still under consideration, but such action would require significant […]

Birders meeting

Birders meeting

Next Wednesday, June 30, is the first summer meeting of the Clarkston Area Backyard Birders Club. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. on the patio and gardens area of The Gateway, located at 7150 North Main Street. There are no fees or charges of any kind. Complimentary coffee provided by Detroit Bold Coffee Company. […]

Moving on up

Moving on up

The outgoing fifth grade class at Independence Elementary celebrated its milestone June 10 with a photo taken high above Independence Oaks from a drone. Photo provided

Distinguished dealership award for Bowman

Distinguished dealership award for Bowman

General Motors has named Clarkston’s Bowman Chevrolet a distinguished 2020 Chevrolet Dealer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year. Only 60 of the more than 3,000 Chevy dealers nationwide were selected to receive the award based on exceptional performance in sales, service and customer satisfaction. According to GM, selected dealers demonstrated long-term commitment to […]

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