Independence Township: Amendments to zoning ordinance

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE OF SECOND READING OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved the introduction and first reading of Amendments to the Charter Township of Independence Zoning Ordinances. The Independence Township Board of Trustees will consider for adoption […]

Next birders meeting June 24

The next meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club will be June 24 at 7 p.m. According to club member Bill Haney, the hope is it will be outdoors on the convivial patio and gardens of The Gateway. “We’ve talked with proprietor Steve Stroud and he is hopeful along with us, but we don’t know […]

Mask maker giving back to local community groups

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Lisa Kemp worked for 35 years as a healthcare supervisor, but even after she retired from Michigan Medicine, she hasn’t stopped providing care to those that need it. A Clarkston resident, Kemp has been making masks since March, donating them to individuals and local organizations such as the Oakland […]

Archdiocese recognizes two Everest teachers

Archdiocese recognizes two Everest teachers

Each year, the Archdiocese of Detroit Department of Catholic Schools recognizes teachers with the Excellence in Teaching Award. This year’s winners from Everest Collegiate High School and Academy are Theresa Radich and Nghiem Nguyen. Radich has been an integral part of Everest’s faith formation program for 24 years. Nguyen teaches math and technology at Everest, […]

Lillian King, 95

Lillian R. King, of Clarkston, passed away on May 25, 2020 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby, and was the mother of the late Chuck (Sue) King, Roger (Jeanni) King, Barb (Jim) Stein and Laura (Leo) Red. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Lillian was […]

Nadine Robertson, 97

Nadine E. Robertson (Nowlin), of Lapeer and formerly of Clarkston, passed away June 6, 2020 at the age 97. She was preceded in death by her husband William. Nadine is the mother of Gary (Diana) Robertson and Carol (Paul) Lenneman, and is also survived by four grandchildren. Nadine was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church, […]

Finishing school year strong

WE STAND WITH YOU The recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have rightly sparked anger and grief in our nation. Certainly, the pain of injustice is also felt here in Clarkston. As a school community, it is not enough to teach our students about social justice and cultural competency – we […]