Township board approves budget amendment for unspent 2023 funds

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — During its meeting on April 2, the Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a budget amendment to pull unspent 2023 funds into 2024 for various capital projects. The amendment covered 14 already approved projects in the general, fire, PRS, CIA safety path, sewer and water funds.“This is a […]

Township board votes to allocate unused ARPA funds, pull unspent funds to 2024

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — At its regular meeting on April 2, the township board voted to approve the reallocation of unspent American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and pull money from unfinished projects to 2024 so they can be completed.“Back in 2021, the township received funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, […]

CJH student accused of domestic terrorism for school threat

Clarkson Junior High School went into secure mode last Thursday after a threatening note was found in one of the school’s bathrooms. The threat was ultimately deemed non-credible and student’s resumed their day as normal. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price. INDEPENDENCE TWP. — A student at Clarkston Junior High School was named last week in […]

Clarkston Foundation awards $9,500 in classroom grants

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Clarkston Foundation is continuing its work to support classrooms in Clarkston Community Schools by providing grant money to teachers to implement new and innovative programs that are unable to be funded by the school’s operating budget. The Clarkston Foundation is a non-profit organization that works closely with Clarkston […]

Succession planning is good for your brand

The hit HBO show “Succession” brought to the mainstream a concept that has been around for centuries. Some even argue there are lessons from God on succession planning in the Bible. No matter how far it dates back, the concept of planning for what and who is next when it comes to a business’ future […]

Clarkston Heritage Museum unveils new exhibit

Clarkston Heritage Museum unveils new exhibit

The Clark family buggy makes its first appearance in the Clarkston Heritage Museum. It was donated to the Clarkston Community Historical Society in the 1990s. Photo provided. The Clarkston Heritage Museum has recently unveiled a new exhibit “Object History: The Story Behind the Artifact” featuring artifacts from the museum’s permanent collection as well as a […]

Kay Keller Robertson, 89

Kay Keller Robertson, 89

Kay Keller Robertson; of Clarkston; April 6, 2024; age 89; preceded in death by her husband Charles G. Robertson III, son Charles Gray Robertson IV and sister Patricia Lee Gerken; mother of Patricia Kay (John) Fredrickson and Gregory Keller Robertson; grandma of Greg and Ben LeClaire and Gray and Anna Robertson.Kay graduated from Albion College […]

Public Notice: Hydrant flushing, April 22

Independence Township will be conducting hydrant flushing beginning on Monday, April 22, 2024, and is expected to be completed in 45 days. This work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Customers may experience some discolored water. Please run cold water to clear your lines and avoid doing laundry until […]

Patricia “Trish” Call, 78

Patricia “Trish” Call, 78

Patricia Call (Deevey), “Trish”, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday April 3, 2024 at the age of 78. Trish was born the daughter of Alonzo and Mildred (Linthorn) Deevey in Pontiac, Michigan on March 17, 1946. She graduated from Pontiac Central High School, class of 1964. Trish married Ronald Call on May […]

Karen Marie Koval (née Longcore)

Karen Marie Koval (née Longcore)

Age 70, of Lansing, formerly of Dansville and Clarkston, passed away April 2nd, 2024. She was born March 22nd, 1954, in Roseville, MI to Kenneth and Ethel. She was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband of 39 years, John Koval, and her parents. She is survived by her brother Dennis (Cathy) […]

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