Healthy county

U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, has ranked Oakland County No. 207 in its third annual Healthiest Communities rankings released this week. This year, the rankings are accompanied by new tools tracking COVID-19 data, as well as in-depth editorial analysis on […]

Self-defense class

Free four-hour self-defense classes are being offered in Oakland County, sponsored by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the iGroup Model and Talent Agency, the Miss Michigan America Organization, Oakland County Parks and Recreation, and Canterbury Village. Locally, one will be held this Saturday, September 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at […]

Junk disposal

Safely dispose of household hazardous waste this Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oakland County Service Center campus, located at 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Pontiac.

Road rage on Dixie

Back on Sept. 18, at approximately 5:11 p.m., Independence Township officers were called to the area of Dixie Highway and White Lake Road for a road rage incident and felonious assault. The caller reported a woman, a 34-year-old from Wixom, had been pepper sprayed or sprayed with mace during the incident. The victim reported a […]

Clarkston author, grad putting creativity into fantasy book series

Clarkston author, grad putting creativity into fantasy book series

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor When Emily Ziesmer was teenager, she would often read books and think to herself, “If I wrote the book, I would have done this instead of making that decision.” Fast forward a couple years and Ziesmer has penned two books with a third set to come out this Christmas […]

Public Notice: Independence Township, Nov. 3, 2020 Presidential Election

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE STATE GENERAL (PRESIDENTIAL) ELECTION TO BE HELD ON Tuesday, NOVEMBER 3, 2020 TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the Charter Township of Independence, County of Oakland, who is not already registered, may register to vote at the […]

Public Notice: Independence Township Board of Trustees Minutes, Sept. 15, 2020

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE September 15, 2020 A. A virtual Regular/Budget Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:01 p.m. B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given. C. ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Aliaga, Brown, Nallamothu, Ritchie Absent: None Also Present: […]

Public Notice: Pyramid Network Services

Notice is hereby given that Pyramid Network Services, LLC proposes to remove and replace nine existing antennas upon a water tower located at 9075 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, Oakland County, Michigan. Any interested party wishing to submit comments regarding the potential effects the proposed facilities may have on any historic property may do so by […]

Upcoming support groups cancelled

Wint’s Healing Hearts Grief Support Groups have been cancelled for the months of October and November due to public health concerns with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Scheduling for future dates will be updated on the Wint Funeral Home website at once that information becomes available. For more information, call Wint Funeral Home at 248-625-5231 or […]

Bulah Anderson, 87

Bulah J. Anderson, of Clarkston, passed away September 18, 2020 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Ozzie Anderson and life companion for 16 years of the late Donald Wells. Stepmother of late Sharon Hansen and late Arlene Ellen (Al) Bowers, sister of late Luella Richards, late Loretta (Bill) Martin, Arthur (Nancy) […]