Local charity grants

The David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation, located in Clarkston, recently provided grants to two local entities – $2,000 to Clarkston SCAMP for summer activities and $5,000 to the First Congressional Church of Clarkston for its food bank. In addition, the foundation will be providing $10,000 to Gleaners Food Bank in Detroit since the food bank […]

Next Birders meeting

The next meeting for the Clarkston Area Backyard Birders Club is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, July 29, at The Gateway, located at 7150 N. Main Street. Debbie Jackson, a popular and highly regarded lecturer on butterflies, is the guest speaker for the meeting. She will talk about the role butterflies play in […]

Academic achievements

Jacob M. Kersten, of Clarkston, graduated from Wichita State University after the Spring 2020 semester with a Bachelor of Business Admin., Human Resource Management degree, and also attained Magna Cum Laude status. Undergraduate students who have attained a grade-point average of 3.55 received the Magna Cum Laude award. Wichita State is located in Wichita, Kan. […]

Fore! a good cause on the green

Drew’s Home of Clarkston holds its seventh annual golf outing on Aug. 9 at Pine Knob Golf Club. The four-person scramble will begin with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament has a closest to the line contest and closest to the pin contest. Golfers and sponsors are still needed for the event. For more […]

Nicole Arner, 26

Nicole Martinez Arner, of Clarkston, went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2020 at the age 26. Beloved wife of Edward Arner. Loving daughter of Jeffrey and Griselle Bolin. Dear sister of Dr. Melissa Martinez, Wynter Weaver and Brandon Weaver. Loved daughter-in-law of Edward and Susan Arner. Special sister-in-law of Michael Arner. Nicole […]

James Stuart, 78

James (Jim) Richard Stuart from Lake Orion, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020, just shy of his 79th birthday. The family will always celebrate his legacy and everlasting love – with fireworks! Jim truly had it all. He loved nothing more than spending time with family and friends. He married the love of his […]

Clarkston couple faces jail after gun incident

Clarkston couple faces jail after gun incident

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor An incident during a night out getting dinner at a local restaurant wound up with two Clarkston residents being charged with a felony that could see them do four years behind bars. Jillian Deanne Wuestenberg, 32, and her husband, Eric Peter Wuestenberg, 42, were both arraigned last week at […]

Independence Township takes time to celebrate America!

Independence Township takes time to celebrate America!

CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE: From left to right, Macy Rumble, Willa Rumble, Carter Robinson, Isaiah Rumble and Camo the Corgi take in the Independence Township fireworks display, which took place from the top of the Pine Knob ski hill, from the Spring Lake South subdivision, July 3. Photo by Susan Robinson

Paula Alesi, 96

Paula Alesi, of Clarkston, formerly of Sterling Heights, passed away on July 5, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, at the age of 96. Preceded in death by her husband Mariano, her sister Sally (late Gus) Ricci and her parents Paul and Lucia Amade. Mother of Michael (Hope) Alesi and Paul Alesi, grandma […]

Emily Geiger, 30

Emily Joy Geiger, of Clarkston, passed suddenly July 3, 2020, at the young age of 30. Loving wife of Anthony Geiger, proud mother of Jessica and Juliet Geiger, cherished daughter of Joseph and Linda Baldiga, special sister of Beth (Jeff Lemke) Stalker, Joe (Julianne) Baldiga, Chester (Johanna) Baldiga and John (Elizabeth Hohauser) Baldiga. Emily was […]

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