City civics

City civics

Clarkston High School civics students Danielle Stover, at left, Montserrat Palomino, and classmates presented ideas to improve their community to Clarkston City Council, Nov. 13. Their ideas included a three-way stop where Depot Road and Church Street meet M-15, and getting rid of a parking space on Main closest to Depot to improve pedestrian safety. […]

New track loader for snowy city lots

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor DPW workers will deploy a smaller vehicle to clear snow from city parking lots this winter, after City Council voted unanimously to replace its front-end loader with a new track loader. The tracked machine would be more flexible, nimble, able to fit in tight spaces, adaptable, and reduce storage […]

Many thanks for Veterans Day

Bailey Lake students spent the entire day, Nov. 10, talking to veterans about their service. “It’s a wonderful lesson for them to hear their stories on what they have accomplished in their careers in the military and private sector,” said Andrea Beauchamp, who chaired the Salute To Our Armed Forces event with Marcelino Caballa. Other […]

Music, entertainment of Middle Ages at Madrigal Feast

Music, entertainment of Middle Ages at Madrigal Feast

The Jester, Evan Martin, with fellow Madrigal singers Wesley Hutchison, Maureen Stewart, Jordyn Rumbold, and Reilly Kerrigan. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Celebrate the Christmas season with a feast, entertainment, and music from the renaissance, as the Clarkston High School Concert Choir hosts a Madrigal Dinner on Dec. 1-2 at […]

To victory!

To victory!

Clarkston Athletic Director Jeff Kosin exhorts the Wolves to ever greater achievements in the postseason playoffs, as the heroes of the gridiron smash Holland West Ottawa, 29-22, for the regional title. Please see page 10 for story. Photo provided by Kyle Hughes

Gunman caught

Michael Joseph Quigley, the suspect wanted in the attempted murder in Brandon Township, was taken into the custody of the Sheriff’s Office, Wednesday afternoon. Quigley, a 34-year-old Brandon Township man, is suspected of shooting two people. Deputies are investigating the attempted murder of two Brandon Township residents, who were both shot in the head in […]

Newcomer on council

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Scott Reynolds joined Clarkston City Council this week after a successful campaign, earning 191 votes in last Tuesday’s election. “I was pleased with the results. It shows that hard work, dedication and persistence pay off,” said Reynolds, who ran for council for the first time and receiving 25.92 percent […]

Master Plan meeting

Clarkton Planning Commission hosts a Master Plan meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road. They will hear comments on the vision for downtown, residential neighborhoods, transportation, natural features, parks, and other topics. For more information, call 248-625-1559.

Man talked down off downtown roof

A 21-year-old Brandon Township man’s brother called the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office to inform them his brother was on the roof of a downtown Clarkston Restaurant, feeling suicidal, 11:59 a.m., Nov. 9. Deputies found the 21-year-old on the roof of the Union Woodshop restaurant, a two-story building. He had climbed a ladder and scaled a […]

Lunch for vets

Lunch for vets

World War II veteran Richard Pilon shares some wartime experiences with Clarkston Junior High students Grace Sielinski and Liesl Netherland. Photo by Phil Custodio Independence Township Senior Center hosted a lunch for veterans, in honor of Veterans Day, on Nov. 8 at the American Legion Post 63 hall. Clarkston Junior High School history teachers Mark […]

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