FOIA appeal to state supremes

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Susan Bisio of Clarkston is appealing her Freedom of Information lawsuit to the Michigan Supreme Court. “We appealed because we believe the Court of Appeals opinion is wrong,” said Richard Bisio, Susan’s attorney and husband. “That is set out in detail in the application for leave to appeal to […]

Township sells land

Independence Township Board voted unanimously, Aug. 14, to sell 4,040 square feet of property on Waldon Center Drive to Chase Plastics, 6467 Waldon Center Drive. The sale price will not be more than $9,840, according to the proposal. The land was given to the township at no charge in the early 2000s as part of […]

Death of Clarkston soldier under investigation

Sgt. Joseph Martin, 25, of Clarkston was found dead at his on-post quarters, Aug. 16, according to Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials. “Sgt. Martin was a critical member of our team and an inspiring leader,” said Lt. Col. Donald Neal, the First Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment commander. “His loss is a blow to the entire Buffalo […]

Parking ideas

Parking ideas

Sally Elmiger of Carlisle Wortman Associates collects ideas and input from downtown business owners and employees during a Downtown Parking Study Retailers Meeting, Aug. 16 at the Fed. The study, commissioned by City Council for $9,900, will examine supply and demand for parking, parking management, and solutions, and should be complete next month. It is […]

Contamination concerns

Clarkston resident Chet Pardee called on City Council for an update on pollution at M-15 and Clarkston Road. Michigan Department of Transportation recently installed four markers around the intersection, each saying “Restricted Excavation Area, MDOT, #63071-51847-18.” According to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, 148 N. Main at the northeast corner of the intersection has […]

State-of-the-art Karmanos Cancer center at McLaren Oakland

State-of-the-art Karmanos Cancer center at McLaren Oakland

McLaren, Karmanos, and Oakland County officials join Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman and Dr. Justin F. Klamerus, president of Karmanos Cancer Hospital, in cutting the ribbon to open the new Karmanoc Cancer surgical center at McLaren Oakland, Aug. 14. Photos by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The new Karmanos Cancer Institute location at […]

Teachers on tour

Teachers on tour

Gina Flavin, school social worker, and Kaitlin Eaton, art teacher, board the bus with fellow new teachers as they tour Clarkston Community Schools. The five-day orientation included lunch at The Fed downtown. Photo by Phil Custodio BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer Almost two weeks before school starts, a school bus is already out […]

Voice of the Wolves announcer Ryan announces retirement

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor It’s the end of an era for Clarkston sports – Dale Ryan is retiring as the Voice of the Wolves after 29 years in the announcers’ booth. “Mr Ryan will truly be missed,” said Jeff Peariso, teacher at Clarkston Junior High School, posting on The Clarkston News Facebook page. […]

Parking app live

The Passport parking payment app is operational in Clarkston’s Washington and Main street parking lot. The app allows drivers to use their phones to pay or extend their parking fees, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. “It’s up and running and has been used 73 times already,” Smith said. “It’s quickly gaining traction.” The Passport parking […]

Safety railing

Clarkston administration is seeking price quotes for new iron railings at the top of the Mill Race outlet in Depot Park, by the flag pole, and along the cement stairs from the Depot Park parking lot up to Main Street, next to the Clarkston Conservatory. The railings are needed for pedestrian safety, said City Manager […]

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