School options for ’20-21

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As summer continues on in Michigan, parents can’t help but wonder what school will look like come September with COVID-19 still an issue. Last Friday, Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Shawn Ryan sent out an e-blast to school families letting them know two options – face-to-face instruction and online […]

Modifications on Main Street?

Modifications on Main Street?

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor During last week’s Clarkston City Council meeting, local restauranteur Curt Catallo presented a two-part proposal designed to assist restaurants and other businesses in the city struggling due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Clarkston Planning Commission heard the proposal this past Monday night in an emergency virtual meeting and […]

Robert Jamison, 85

Robert McDonald Jamison, Jr., of Clarkston, passed away July 17, 2020 at the age of 85. Preceded in death by his wife Ardys and son Jimmy. Father of Craig and Steven. Brother of JoAnne (late Alan) Smith. Funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, at the Lewis E. Wint & […]

Letter to the Editor: Smith a benefit to Springfield

Dear Editor, While we enjoy the beautiful Michigan summer, the August 4 primary election draws near. I’d like to recommend David Smith for the Springfield Township Supervisor position. David is uniquely qualified for this position. He’s lived in the area all his life, and has the farm/agriculture background that will represent so many of our […]

Letter to the Editor: Moreau a leader for Springfield

Dear Editor, This letter is in support of Laura Moreau for Supervisor of Springfield Township. I have served on the township board with Laura for the past 12 years. During that time. I have witnessed her dedication to the Township. Her last 12 years, besides being an outstanding clerk, have been spent working to make […]

Lucille Detkowski

Lucille “Pat” Detkowski, of Clarkston, passed away July 16, 2020, with her family by her side. Pat is the beloved mother of Richard (Lisa) Detkowski of Lexington, Tony (Debbie) Detkowski of Clarkston, Tim (Michelle) Detkowski of Auburn Hills and Roxana (Scott) Chambers of Lake Orion. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and […]

Letter to the Editor: Refuting Main Street claims

Dear Editor, In response to “Letter to the Editor: Main Street traffic statistics.” With all due respect to Mr. Khan’s MD credentials, he appears to know little about traffic and related costs. First of all, “crash” is the preferred word versus what are often called “accidents.” The terminology has been changing because it is rarely […]

Letter to the Editor: Governor Whitmer, Michigan can’t afford another shutdown

Dear Editor, The state of Michigan has made unprecedented sacrifices these last four months. We were told to stay home for nearly three months, and businesses were ordered to shutter their doors. Due to this economic shutdown, many businesses are now closed permanently. These businesses include restaurants, gyms, retail stores, and more. Michigan has one […]

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