Bipartisan Group of Ten Senators Introduces “PRINT” Act to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs

Today, May 15,  in an effort to protect printers and publishers from unwarranted tariffs, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced S. 2385, the “Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018,” or “PRINT Act.” Senators Roy Blunt (R- MO), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Doug Jones […]

Genisys Credit Union Donates $36,000 to OLHSA

Genisys Credit Union presented a check for $36,000 to The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) for their Walk for Warmth campaign. The money was raised by Genisys members and staff through several fundraising activities leading up to the event. The walk, held earlier this year at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, raised money to help […]

Big 2018 plans in township

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer There is much to look forward to in 2018 in Independence Township, said township Supervisor Pat Kittle.  “Here in the township, I am continuously amazed at the amount of support people are willing to give to an important project,” Kittle said. The Miracle League of Clarkston, a non-profit […]

Grand opening at Orthopedic Specialists

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County celebrated the grand opening of their recently renovated Clarkston office and physical therapy facility at 7650 Dixie Highway with a ribbon cutting, Nov. 2. “We have always had a presence in Clarkston but this office allows us to make a long term commitment to the community we serve. We’re thrilled […]

New location for law firm

Cunningham and Fields law firm celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 7250 Dixie Highway, Suite 300, on Oct. 19. “We all really like the extra space – we don’t have to borrow a room anymore,” said attorney Thomas L. Howard. The 2,200-square-foot facility includes two mediation conference rooms and is decorated in […]

Doctor treats kids’ stomach issues

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor When growing up, Dr. Rima Jibaly was looking to become a math teacher, but a relative in the medical field steered her in another direction. “My eyes were opened,” said Jibaly at her Michigan Pediatrics Gastroenterology Center office in the Clarkston Medical Building on Sashabaw Road. “Now I don’t […]

One lucky shopper will win $500 gift card for buying nearby, posting social media photos

Michigan Retailers Association’s Annual  Buy Nearby Weekend is Oct. 7-8   Retail businesses across the state will celebrate Buy Nearby Weekend Oct. 7-8, offering special merchandise or sales and the chance for one lucky shopper to win $500 by posting a photo while shopping local with the #buynearbymi hashtag. It’s all part of the Michigan Retailers […]

Almont passes ordinance to prohibit the use of coal tar sealant

The Village of Almont MI adopted an ordinance on Sept. 5 which prohibits the use of coal tar sealants and other sealants with high PAH (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon) content from being sold or applied within the community. In an effort to protect and promote public safety and community health, the village became the first community in […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Harrison’s celebrated the opening of their new home accessories store located at 5932 S. Main Street with a ribbon cutting ceremony with family, friends, and fellow Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, May 5. Owner Kevin Harrison and Amanda Browe and Melanie Johns-Secreto offer a variety of stylish lamps, furniture, and other items for the […]

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Friends, family, and representatives of Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce join owners Sarah Lewis and Julian Thomas in celebrating the opening of their New Heights Assisted Living center, 9402 Michigamme Road, with a ribbon cutting ceremony, April 6. Photo by Phil Custodio