Book battle

From left, the Guys with Glasses team members Aidan Hepler, Kyle Crockett, Ryan Kisser, Tyler Crockett, and Brendan Collica hold the trophy they won in the Battle of the Books between Bailey Lake and Clarkston elementary schools. Each school had its own battle, and then the winners battled each other on April 2. The two […]


Independence Township approved a bid from Zambelli Fireworks of Pennsylvania for $12,000 in fireworks for the July 4 celebration. A rain date for the show is July 5. In a letter to the township, Zambelli said the company hosts many events from the Times Square New Years Eve Celebration in New York, Kentucky Derby and […]

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago – 1999 ‘City stop sign will stay put? A dozen residents living on Miller and Glenburnie Streets told the Clarkston Police Chief to STOP – as in stop the request to have the stop signs removed from the intersection. They got their wish when the city council decided to keep the two […]

Lakeville staff gets its just desserts

Whipped cream, chocolate sauce, colorful sprinkles, maraschino cherries . . . All of these yummy items are commonly used as toppings for ice cream sundaes. But at Lakeville Elementary School on Friday, they became toppings for Principal Kristy Gibson-Marshall and Physical Education Teacher Brian Luba. As a reward for collecting $7,862 during the annual Jump […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to share in traffic solution Dear Editor, I agree with the people who are opposed to putting a ramp onto I-75 SB at Clintonville Road. However, if they lived in the area of Sashabaw and Waldon they would have a different opinion. We have all the congestion now that IRACE say they are […]


Spaghetti dinner fund-raiser April 17 The Lakeville Cemetery Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner fund-raiser on Thursday, April 17 at 1447 Milmine St. in Lakeville. Seatings are at 5 and 6 p.m. Cost is $7 per person for adults and $3.50 for children ages 4-12. Kids age 3 and under eat for free. Proceeds go […]

Lake Orion Village

VILLAGE OF LAKE ORION PUBLIC NOTICE SPRING LEAF PICKUP SERVICE Village residents may rake their leaves to the curb, where they will be picked up by the Village leaf vacuum. The leaf vacuum makes regular rounds of the Village to pick up leaves. Wet leaves are difficult to pick up, and brush and limbs cannot […]

Imagination teams earn honors

Clarkston teams brought their creativity, ingenuity and tenacity to the Region 1 Destination Imagination tournament at Waterford Mott High School, March 1. Three Clarkston Creativity Crew Destination ImagiNation teams also advanced to the Affiliate Finals competition in Mount Pleasant, April 5.

Orion Township

Synopsis of Regular Meeting Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees Monday, April 7, 2014 Meeting called to order at 6:30. All members present except Trustee Steele (with notice). Held Closed Executive Session to discuss Attorney Opinion Letters and Purchase/Sale of Property. Invocation: Fr. Verschaeve, St. Joseph’s Church. Pledge: Trustee Steimel. Delivered Proclamations in support […]

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