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Parking issue stalls in committee

Clarkston News Editor
It's back to the drawing board for the
Clarkston Parking Committee.
"Were still at step one," said committee
member Rick Detkowski at the June 7 meeting.
"I'm worried were on the wrong track."
Committee member Jennifer Radcliff said
they need professional help. From left, Parking Committee member Kay Pearson, parking consultant David
"I think we need to see where the danger Rich, and committee members Jennifer Radcliff and Rick Detkowski discuss
spots are. We obviously havent thought of parking in the city. Photo by Phil Custodio
them all something is always coming up," fall," said committee member Kay Pearson. on Buffalo Street.
said Radcliff, who invited David Rich, project "Mistakes have been made. We jumped to "People think we have no choice because
development director from Rich and removing parking, period, on a whole street of what we did on Church," said committee
Associates/Parking Consultants, to the without knowing the clear ramifications." member Erich Lines.
meeting. "We dont have the answers the "We still need to take steps, full Smith said the city could set a parking
indecision is killing us." comprehensive steps, not just jump to policy no parking if the street has curbs and
Parking is a contentious issue for all their meters," said committee member Jason gutter, but parking allowed if there are none.
clients, said Rich, who attended the meeting Kneisc. "The city owns the space between the
without charge. City Manager Jonathan Smith said his sidewalk and the roadway on any street in
"It's one of those necessary evils," he said. initial proposal to charge for parking in the the city," the city manager said. "But curb-
"There needs to be a well-thought-out plan, city lots while keeping Main Street parking and-gutters are different. We don't ask drivers
with consensus behind it." free may be incorrect. to jump the curb and park on the grass."
"The devil's in the details," Radcliff said. "The expertise I've been hearing over and Doug Roeser, speaking as a Church Street
"We havent worked them out yet. We have over says the spaces closest to business are resident, said the no-parking rule means
to have a whole lot of answers to a whole lot premier spots, and charge for them first," Smith family and friends have nowhere to park.
of scenarios." said. "Kiosks and Main Street staying free I "They took my parking my whole family
After three years of discussion and a dont think that's the right approach anymore." cant come to my house for Christmas,"
parking study by the Traffic Improvement Rich recommended a new parking study, Roeser said. "Do I have to move? We've lived
Association, City Council approved a motion to include where people park and how long in that house for 47 years."
that part of the parking issue "will be solved they park there. Committee member Cara Catallo said they
by paid parking revenue the Parking "How long people are actually staying in need to focus on creating more parking.
Committee will put together a detailed those spaces that's critical information," he "Were relying so much on revenue, and
The proposal then bring it back to the council," said. still not bringing spaces to the table," Catallo

Clarkston News according to approved minutes for the April

10 meeting.
That will not be complete in time to install
Interns could be used to survey parking said. "That is why I feel strongly about
every couple hours, and his company could looking around to find more parking, rather
crunch the numbers, he said. than take away parking."
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The Independence Township Board
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for up to $60,936, June 6.
The building addition is needed to
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The Township Board also accepted a
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From left, middle school students Dominique Michaelis, Alexandra Smock, Luke Thon and Andrew DeLong work on Millpond Porchfest
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Clarkston News Staff Writer It was a different way to learn about Clarkston but this year we asked for 25 and Miller Road.
Sixth grade science classes at Sashabaw helping people, sixth grader Alexandra percent of the donations to be used to Musicians, who are donating their
Middle School (SMS) stepped up to fight Smock said. purchase a memorial bench for a sixth-grade talents, include The Pat Cooper Irish
hunger this year with their Academic Service Students mixed concrete to make student we lost this year to a terrible accident, Band, Annamarie Evans Trio, Mike Baker,
Learning Stepping Stone project. stepping stones and decorated them, sixth Jeffrey Burkett, Vigier said. EW3 Mike Evans, Mountain Echo
Students designed their own stepping grader Bedford Muzzy said. She said 579 sixth graders designed and Dulcimer Troupe, The Hustlers, Dumb
stone using Earth materials. They created a There are a lot of kids that are hungry created a stepping stone and anyone can and Drummer, and Chris Himburg.
brochure to accompany their stepping over the weekend and thats why we have purchase the stones. Some students Clarkston Optimists will offer brats
stone, said sixth grade science teacher Blessings in a Backpack, Muzzy said. reserved their own stone to buy, but others and other food on Main Street.
Kristen Vigier. The stones are available for purchase to are on display and up for sale in the SMS Admission is free, with tip jars at each
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materials, and Blessings in a Backpack, the Clarkston and the Jeffrey Burkett Memorial our design, sixth grader Allison Gibeau said. For more information, call the society
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Opinion Pages
Phil in the Blank A Look Back
A column by Phil Custodio From The CNews archives

Memories of time gone by Letters, columns & Editorials 15 years ago - 2002
Ellis Barn to stay in Springfield
Wonder Woman holds a special place
in my heart, as it probably does for lots of
guys my age on whom Lynda Carters por-
Family history link through the News Ellis Barn, a piece of Springfield
Townships history, would stay in the
area. The Oakland County Parks and Rec-
trayal of the super-powered Amazonian Dear Editor, As is turns out we are third cousins we share
Hope things are going well for you. the same great-great grandmother. We have reation Department received a state grant
princess in the 1970s, when we were 6-7
Just thought I would share that after the since shared information and photos. She to move the barn from Dixie Highway to
years old, made quite the impression.
article was in The Clarkston News on my lives on Andersonville Road. Springfield Oaks County Park.
So I was looking forward to the new Local band set for summer tour, cd
version starring Gal Gadot in theaters, and family ancestors a woman contacted me here Interesting that we shared family and lived
at the library ("Century of family history," close but didn't know of each other. release A group of local residents in
caught a showing opening night.
May 10) Cathy Forst the group Mike Moran were following
Im not in elementary school anymore, their dream to make it big in the music
but it still made an impact. She said she thought we might be related. Springfield Township
industry. They had a soon to be released
Thanks for support of Kids Day in the Park
She didnt have to
compact disc and were set to tour the
block incoming bullets Midwest during the summer.
from a tommy gun fired
Dear Editor, bounce house, petting zoo, gaga ball, kites, Kinney reached perfect attendance
by a sweet little old lady
Thank you so much for your support of balloon animals, strolling magician, and many milestone Amy Kinney, a 2002 graduat-
like Lyndas Wonder ing senior at Clarkston High School,
Woman, but German ma- our annual Ryan Kennedy Kids Day in the more activities offered by our community
Park. partners. reached a milestone only four in
chine gun fire and mor-
This year we estimate weve grown the We thank you again for your sponsor- Clarkston Community Schools had
tar shells while crossing reached. Kinney had not missed a day of
no-mans land works event to include over 3,000 patrons and we ship and look forward to working with you
were proud to provide the grand opening of on our upcoming events! school from Kindergarten through her
the Ryan Kennedy Memorial Playground. Sincerely, senior year.
Nostalgia like that is awesome, and
seems quite common nowadays as men The weather was great this year and kids Amy Laboissonniere, sponsorship
and women of my generation remake just of all ages enjoyed knockerball, archery, coordinator, Independence Township 25 years ago - 1992
about everything we liked when we were Operating renewal passes; 2-mill
kids. package falls Voters traveled to the polls
I also felt a bit of nostalgia at last weeks to decide on four separate school issues
parking committee meeting. Discussion which resulted in the 19-mill operating
about the need for more information about renewal approved 2,762 to 1,578 while the
parking seemed like something I remem- additional 2-mill package was defeated
ber hearing about years ago. 2,629 to 1,689. Voters also said no to
Something like "Business owners chafe Schools of Choice and reelected two in-
under parking enforcement," in the cumbents to the board of education.
Clarkston News, February 2014, about Characters greet author A parade
people parking more than two hours down- of North Sashabaw Elementary students
town; or September 2015, "Owners, offi- dressed up as characters from Jon
cials call for parking consistency," with Scieszkas childrens books as they
people saying things like If people cant greeted the author during his visit.
find parking, were going to lose business. 69-year-old ends drought After 52
Its imperative we do something. years of playing golf, 69-year-old Noble
Or "Info needed before paid-parking Meredith sank his first hole-in-one at Pine
meeting," in the News in July 2016. At the Knob Golf Course. He used a 6-iron to
time, Clarkston City Council put on hold a ace the 164-yard 15th hole. He finished
proposed joint meeting with the Planning 18 holes with a 90.
Commission and Parking Committee about
charging to park in city-owned lots. 50 years ago - 1967
Its premature to do that until we get Thirty-one students graduate with
the results of the parking study, they honors Four Clarkston High School se-
said. Im not sure what we would dis- niors graduated with Summa Cum Laude
cuss we dont know the facts, figures, honors. Four students graduated with
or costs. I dont see where it would be Magna Cum Laude honors and 21 with
fruitful if we dont have the data. At that Cum Laude honors.
time, the study was to be done by the Local youths at 4-H Club Week Ri-
Traffic Improvement Association (TIA), chard Theriot and Beryl Austin of
which the city joined for the parking study. Clarkston planned to attend the 1967 4-H
It took about a year for the study to be Club Week.
complete. Turns out, we still dont know New disorderly persons law Row-
the data, or at least the right kind of data. dyism, profanity and indecency were a
So now therell be more studies, dis- few things listed in the new disorderly
cussions, and delays, just like the old persons law adopted by the Clarkston
days. This remake doesnt look to be nearly NO SPLAT HERE: Matilda Marsden tries to catch the wobbly water balloon Village Council. The council also had the
as wonderful. during the morning session of Clarkston Elementarys field day event. Photo penalties spelled out.
by Wendi Reardon Price
Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News 7

Board honors scholars

The Board of Education recognized Clarkston High
Schools Senior Scholars from the graduating class of 2017
for their accomplishments.
This is really the highlight of tonights meeting and really
a highlight of our entire year as the Board of Education, is to
recognize the young folks. Our senior scholars have done
amazing things in our school district, said Board President
Steve Hyer.
The students recognized were Nathan Li, David Carpenter,
Alyssa Harbaugh, Callista Keller, Madison Walker, Alison
Ferer, Carl Matisse, Cameron McClelland, Joseph Kuczmanski,
Sarah Snyder, Andrew Ross, Drue Froeschke, Stephanie
Sowers, Ryan Anderson, Alexandra Gladding, Haley Koss,
Elijah Olsen, Timothy Dalrymple, Christian Pyscher, Olivia
Maday, Ryan Donnelly, Alaina Norrito, Megan Ferrelly, Emily
Dettloff and Laura Baumeister.
In my position, I get to interact with a lot of kids, and I
dont know that weve had 25 senior scholars who are as
genuinely nice and caring as you guys as a whole. You made
a big difference during your time at Clarkston High School.
The Clarkston High School Senior Scholars for 2017. Photo by Jessica Steeley We appreciate it, Principal Gary Kaul said.

Graduates, welcome to being an adult

By now most area students who are The Ever-Lovin Be respectful of your time, because after school things you want have empathy for your parents. It is
Class of 2017 have completed their graduation go by pretty darned fast. Dont squander your time sometimes harder to cut the apron strings than you
ceremonies. With pomp and be bold, explore, try new things (as a side note, I suggest think. They cannot just turn off trying to protect you.
circumstance they walked down aisles the new exciting things you try are both legally and
with robes and caps. Tassels have been Dont
Give them time and understanding as you spread your
ethically cool). You may find by trying new things you wings to fly.
tussled from right to left. Rush Me discover a new unimagined path that ignites your soul
Graduated. Woo-hoo and and gives you a deeper appreciation for life. Be tolerant, civil and patient
congratulations. Now your real Be respectful of your parents they have helped Be tolerant of other cultures, beliefs and attitudes
education starts. To help you on here you more than you know now. Thinking about it, you if you want others to be tolerant of your beliefs and
are some thoughts for you to ponder, wont truly know until you get to be their age. Learn attitudes. Which leads me to . . .
Class of 2017, as you enter a totally from them. In your life, repeat what they did correctly . . . Be civil to others. Remember, you can always
new reality the adult club. and change what you feel they failed on. Nobody is agree to disagree on any issue. Just because you
prefect. disagree with someone doesnt mean you have to dislike
Its okay to be wrong Be respectful of others time, circumstances and or hate that someone. As a side note, who likes to be
PLEASE, do not stop learning or A column by feelings. You are now a member of the world, soon around that guy who is always right and is willing
asking questions. Things you just know Don Rush you will be a working member of society. It is no longer to let you know it?
for sure are one way, may be actually just about you and what you want. Be kind and Be patient. You will get to where youre going when
wrong. Dont define yourself with the compassionate to balance your passion. you get there. Please take the time to observe what is
knowledge you have now. If anyone chastises you for happening around you. Be curious, ask questions, listen
changing your mind (also known as flip flopping), Be empathetic . . . once in while just lay down on the grass and look
shrug your shoulders and move on. It is okay to change Have empathy for others as you would have them be up at the clouds and be in the moment.
your mind based on new and better information. Always empathetic towards you. In other words, think about
be willing to learn in other words, keep an open other people before opening your mouth or acting out. Be humble, have humility and laugh
mind. For example . . . While its okay to have a little swagger in your walk,
When driving and somebody comes up behind you even if you are the best thing since sliced bread dont
Be respectful really fast and passes you, dont get all angry and look down your nose at others. When you make a
Up until now the world was pretty much your oyster indignant. Stop and think . . . do you know what is mistake, admit it to yourself and to others as quickly
and it still is but now you will have to start going on in that persons life? Maybe they just got word as possible. Dont take yourself so seriously, learn to
paying for it yourself. Gone are the days of your parents their daughter was in an accident and they just need to laugh at yourself instead of others and soon people
paying for everything and making the world revolve get to the hospital fast. will be laughing with and want to be around you.
around you and only you. It is time to put on your big When dealing with others and building relationships,
people pants and think about respect remember their lifes experiences have been different Chill
Be respectful of your finances, understand the than yours. By being kind and compassionate you work Relax! Life is gonna be scary. Youre gonna make
difference from your wants and your needs. Nobody towards being empathetic! mistakes. Its okay we all go through the same
told me this when I was young, so I will give you a tip Have empathy for your parents, dangblabit! For 17 type of issues. We learn. We live. We laugh and we
as was told and calculated for me two years ago. It or 18 years they have tried to shield you from the world love. Oh, I just thought of this . . . dont just survive,
goes something like this: if you invest $15 a week and some of its harshness. They have tried to give you live. Life is wonderful! Even when it is hard and painful
starting at age 18, by the time you retire you will have things they didnt have. They may have spoiled you a life is full of gifts, you just have to always be looking
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coach and get a plan going. on your own, make your own decisions and do what Congrats and welcome to the club!
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Mike Cascone of
Got news?
Clarkston visits Give us a call at
Lakeview Cemetery
every week to visit the 248-625-3370, or email
grave of his son, the
late Christopher
Cascone, who served
in the U.S. Army. One
day, some local patriot
bikers were passing by
and noticed the bench
he was sitting on
needed repair. On a
visit a couple weeks
later, Mike Cascone
saw they had replaced
it with a bench en- Coming up this week:
graved in Christophers
honor. Mike responded
by refinishing a couple CHS GRADUATION 2017
more benches himself, ON CH. 22
to pay it forward, he
said. Photo by Phil Fridays at 7:00pm
Custodio Saturdays at 12:30 pm
Mondays at 10:30am
Watch the Clarkston High School class of 2017
cross the stage and celebrate their graduation!

Public Safety
Warrant arrest
A deputy on patrol stopped a car for RHS GRADUATION 2017
speeding and driving in the left lane with no ON CH. 22
other vehicles in the vicinity on I-75 near
Clintonwood Road, 12:42 a.m., May 31, and Fridays at 10:30am
found the driver had a suspended license For Clarkston and Independence Township Saturdays at 4:00pm
and two arrest warrants. The first warrant Mondays at 8:00am
was out of Royal Oak for failure to appear.
The driver, a 41-year-old Holly man, was Indiana extradition 49-year-old woman and 57-year-old woman,
were both cited with disturbing the peace. Watch and Celebrate as graduates of Renaissance
High School class of 2017 receive their diplomas.
cited for improper lane use and driving with
a suspended license. He was picked up by
After making a traffic stop on a commercial
truck, a deputy discovered the driver had an Stake-out arrest For a complete schedule, visit our website:
Royal Oak police on the warrant and his extradition warrant out of Indiana for child A deputy was suspicious after helping
vehicle was impounded. neglect and a misdemeanor warrant out of two people get into their locked SUV parked or find us on Facebook.
No permit the 53rd District Court for failure to appear at a business in the 4000 block of White Lake

on a hit-and-run charge, 11:34 a.m., June 6. Road, 1 a.m., June 6.
A deputy on patrol stopped a garbage The driver, a 39-year-old Standish man, was The 18-year-old Independence Township

truck because he knew it didnt have a jailed pending pick up by Indiana police. man and 19-year-old Independence
current license in Independence Township,
4:49 p.m., June 2, at Havelock Drive and Marijuana arrest Township man said they were just walking
around in the woods and locked their keys
Paramus. The company was cited for no
waste haulers license.
Two deputies were dispatched on a report
of a vehicle parked in the 7000 block of Bridge
in the car, but their shoes were dry and they
had no flashlights. June 6th
Illegal trash collection Valley with the occupants possible smoking
drugs, 11:15 p.m., June 7. The driver, a 17-
After the SUV left, the deputy checked
the woods nearby and found a backpack
A deputy on patrol stopped a garbage year-old Ortonville girl, was found with
marijuana and a glass pipe. She was cited
hidden in the weeds near the base of a tree,
containing marijuana, digital scale, and a cell
truck dumping a dumpster on Curtis Lane
and Andersonville Road, 12:23 p.m., June 5, with possession of marijuana. phone. The phone had a picture of the 19-
because he knew it didnt have a license.
The company was cited for no waste haulers Reckless driving year-old on it, smoking what appeared to be
marijuana wax. Two deputies set up a stake
permit. A 33-year-old Independence Township out, and soon a 19-year-old Redford
Student expulsion woman was stopped after crossing the
center line and almost hitting a sheriff
Township man came walking by.
He said he was with the others and was
During their June 5 meeting, the Clarkston deputys vehicle while turning onto Waldon left behind. A deputy called the 19-year-old
Board of Education approved the expulsion Road from Cramlane 5:38 a.m., June 8. She Independence Township man, and he and
of one junior high student. The student was cited for driving left of center and with a the 18-year-old came to Independence
violated six items of the Student Code of suspended license. Township substation to be interviewed. With
Conduct: criminal acts, disruption of school,
insults/verbal abuse/intimidation/improper Disturbing the peace consent to search, a clear plastic sandwich
bag with marijuana residue in it was found in
communication, threats, verbal assaults and Residents called police to report two the vehicle.
violations of a buildings rules and women yelling at each other on Joy Street, All three were cited with possession of
regulations. 9:27 p.m., June 8. The Joy Street residents, a marijuana and loitering.
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Queens of the diamond Athletes of The Week

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI both teams, as pitchers Kiersten Korber of
Clarkston News Student Writer Eisenhower and Warrington were hitting their
The only thing hotter than the outside spots perfectly early on.
temperature this past Saturday afternoon The Wolves figured out Korbers style,
were the bats of the Clarkston Varsity Softball and the hits and runs began. The first run of
team. the game came in the top of the third inning
After a full day of fast paced, high octane as freshman Abbey Tolmie hit a line drive
regional softball action, the Lady Wolves down the left field line.
hoisted another trophy as they were crowned This line drive, courtesy of Tolmies
as MHSAA Regional Champions. lightning quick speed around the bases,
Their victorious campaign began at 10 a.m. turned into an inside-the-park homerun. This
in the regional semi-final matchup against the dazzling athletic display made the score 1-0.
Maples of Birmingham Seaholm. In the fourth inning, the Clarkston offense
Continued dominant pitching and exploded. Warrington crushed a solo
powerful hitting were the keys to the Wolves homerun over the left field wall.
success in this game, as they mercied Seaholm Next, freshman Abbey Barta hit an RBI
in five innings, 14-0. double scoring junior Hannah Chadwell.
There were hits to be found everywhere Finally, freshman Hannah Cady drilled an RBI
for Clarkston, as eight different players had single, making the score 4-0.
at least one RBI, and 11 different players had Eisenhower didnt go down without a fight
at least one hit. as they tacked on one run in the fourth via a From left, Aidan Nolan, Sheldon Bourdeau, Quinn Dobrzelewski, Jake
Some stand out performances came from homerun by Aspen Starr, and two more in the Hodges and Ryan Bennett celebrate their college signing with teammates
junior Paige Blevins who went 2-for-2 with fifth to make the score 4-3. and, of course, cake. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price
three RBIs, freshman Nyah Ansel went 2-for- Clarkston Head Coach Don Peters was
3 with two doubles and two RBIs, and
freshman Sierra Kersten who went 2-for-3
with a long, opposite field homerun and four
confident in his team to hold on.
After those three runs I went out to talk
to Warrington, and right away she told me I
got this, he shared.
Signing away
Sophomore Olivia Warrington pitched Warrington was right as she and the Lady It was a busy week for five seniors Heidelberg University; and
three scoreless innings, and sophomore Sarah Wolves defense remained tough, and did not on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Dobrzelewski going to Albion College.
Gladding pitched two scoreless innings let their lead slip away. team as they finished high school, The following day the five joined their
herself. The last two innings were scoreless for battled Blackhawks, and shared where four senior teammates and the rest of
The Lady Wolves continued with the Eisenhower, thanks to some excellent they will go next for college. the graduating class for their final walk
regional final versus the Utica Eisenhower resilience from Clarkston to battle out of tense Ryan Bennett, Sheldon Bourdeau, through Clarkston High School as stu-
Eagles. situations. The final score stayed at 4-3. Quinn Dobrzelewski, Jake Hodges and dents for the senior walk.
The first two innings proved scoreless for Please see Knights on page 19 Aidan Nolan signed their letters of in- They topped off the day avenging
tent for continuing to play lacrosse in their previous loss to the Bloomfield
front of friends and family, May 24. Hills Blackhawks with a 13-6 win in
Hodges was the first to sign to Dav- the regional semifinal game, May 25.
enport University. Then, it was Bennett The Wolves continued their playoff run
who sat down with a smile as he penned with a win over Lake Orion in the re-
to Theil College. gional final.
Three more continued the smiling Hodges, Bennett and Dobrzelewski
with Nolan signing to Lawrence Tech- finished the season being named to the
nological University; Bennett going to All-State team.

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Top ten finish on the green in finals Learn, play at camps

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE with a 75 on Friday and 74 on Saturday for a understand once they experience it. It's not to late to register for athletic
Clarkston News Sports Writer 149 total. "During our team meeting before we went summer camps held by award winning
The Wolves have been busy on the "I am trying to do the same thing I have out, Coach (Pete) Gallagher and I tried to coaches offered through Clarkston Com-
greens the last few weeks with finishing in been doing all year playing golf, relaxing, I explain you dont know what everybody else munity Education.
the top five in the state championship, dont want to over do it," Dice said preparing is doing," Dice shared. "So no matter if you Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach
finishing second at regional and winning the for the state championship. are tapping in for a birdie or a double bogey Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clin-
league title. "I am really excited from the team every shot counts so take your time and ics with players ages 7-14 with two ses-
The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team standpoint because I am the only who has focus on everything. One shot could sions.
finished the season taking fourth place at played in the state championship with our determine the whole tournament for you." The first session is for beginner to in-
the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 other senior Noah Sampson. When we were During regionals, Dice led the team termediate level players, June 19-22; the
Golf Finals at Forest Akers West after two freshman I kept playing and he wasnt able finishing with a 72 par, tied for third place second session is for high level players,
days of the championship tournament. to. I am excited for all of the guys its their top individual. June 26-29.
The Wolves finished Friday with a 307 first state championship. Its going to be a Bowman finished with a 79; Bridgeman, Both are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $165 and
and Saturday with a 312 for a 619 total. good experience for all of us." 81; Deardorff, 82; and Sampson, 89. Gallagher will focus on the fundamentals of the game
Detroit Catholic Central finished in first He added from a personal standpoint he received 2017 Regional Coach of the Year. including throwing, catching, fielding,
place with 581; Grosse Pointe South, second wanted to finish high school on a high note. Detroit Catholic Central finished the baserunning and rules of the game. The
with 597; Plymouth, third with 610; and "It's been a very good season for me so I tournament with the regional crown with a players will learn from Price, his coaching
Birmingham Seaholm rounded off the top five want to add one more accomplishment to 285 and Hartland finished in third place, 315. staff and varsity players who are assist-
with 636. it," Dice said. The Wolves finished the regular season ing.
Senior Brady Dice finished his high school Sophomore Patrick Deardorff finished the with their final OAA Red match at Pine Knob Varsity Coach Kelly Pinner and staff
career in seventh place for top individuals state championship with a 78 and a 74 for a Golf Course, May 24. host Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 26-
two day 152 total. Sampson finished 75 and Clarkston was tied with Birmingham 30, at Clarkston High School for girls go-
80 for 155; sophomore Noah Bridgeman, 79 Seaholm going into the match. Seaholm ing into grades 5-12. The cost is $100. For
and 85 for 164; and sophomore Harry finished the first league tournaments in first more information, please contact Coach
Bowman, 83 and 84 for 167. place and Clarkston was close behind by Pinner at
The Wolves qualified for the state finals one or two shots. Fife Fundamentals Basketball Camp
by finishing their regional tournament at "We knew if we wanted to win the league is July 10-13, 8 a.m. 12 p.m. for boys
Dunham Hills Golf Course in second place, overall we would have to win the last three," entering grades 4-6. Learn the fundamen-
June 1. said Dice. tals of the game from Clarkston Boys Bas-
"I was definitely happy we qualified," said It worked and the Wolves defended Pine ketball Varsity Head Coach Dan Fife and
Dice, adding their score of 314 wasn't one of Knob winning the tournament and the league his coaching staff. The cost is $160 and is
their best days. "We had a couple of us who championship with 302, by two strokes to open to the first 80 applicants.
played well and picked up where we fallng edge out Seaholm." Fife Basketball Camp, July 17-20, from
behind in a few spots. We ended up taking "We buckled down and got it together 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., is open to boys entering
second by one shot over third place. We sat which was awesome because we ended up grades 7-9 in the fall. The camp is coached
around thinking if 'I hadnt made this we winning it at home," said Dice. We all played by Dan Fife and his Clarkston High School
would have ended up taking third.' We great, and it's been a few years since we won Basketball staff. It is open to the first 104
realized at that moment every shot it." applicants and costs $260.
mattered." Dice and Sampson finished with a par of For more information on either camp,
Brady Dice shoots during a tourna- He added Sampson and him already 73. Bowman and Bridgeman both finished please call Coach Fife at 248-625-9749.
ment earlier this season. Photos pro- realized from previous years every shot with a 78 par. Deardorff shot a 79 and junior Mini Ballers Basketball Camp, July
vided matters but for underclassmen it's easier to Terry Fortuna had a 85. 10-13, is open for boys entering grades 1-
3, and for girls entering grades 1-2. There
are two sessions to choose from: 12:30
2:30 p.m. and 2:45 4:45 p.m. at Clarkston
High School. Each session is limited to 80
players. The cost is $85 and includes a T-
It is led by Tim Wasilk, Clarkston Boys
Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach. For
more information please email Wasilk at
Registration for all camps is through
Clarkston Community Education with
checks payable to Independence Town-
ship, 6483 Waldon Center Drive, which is
open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5
p.m. and closed for holidays.

Summer fun
Summer has arrived! Keep us updated
on how your teams are doing by contact-
ing Wendi at 248-625-3370 or emailing
The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team poses after qualifying on June 1 for the state championship.
12 Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News

Bring dogs in from the cold Business achievements

Imagine spending all winter outside, Although some could argue dogs in the Debra Lemanski recently joined MBA ervation Office.
standing and sleeping on the freezing wild, like coyotes, are able to live outside Real Estate, 5631 Members will serve four-year terms ex-
ground with nowhere to go to get warm. in packs and can withstand cold winter tem- Sashabaw Road in Inde- piring Dec. 31, 2020.
Its almost impossible to imagine but this peratures, what they fail to recognize is hu- pendence Township. ***
is the fate of dogs whose owners force them mans have changed the way dogs live. Lemanski is an experi- Vince Anila recently joined Triad
to live outside. If dogs remain outside all We have domesticated them and enced realtor and her Counseling Centers of
year round, they can develop things like brought them into our lives so now dogs knowledge and expertise Independence Township
aggressive behavior, endless barking, para- rely on humans to be their pack, and take are welcome at MBA and as graduate counseling
sites, and diseases. care of them. offered to the entire com- intern
In order to ensure dogs are not left out- If a dog is forced to stay outside alone, munity of Clarkston. Anila has been a full-
side all year-round, com- then the dog will suffer from the negative *** time mindfulness and
munities across the state Student effects of isolation. Misty Jackson of Lemanski meditation instructor for
of Michigan need to com- viewpoint It is not fair to compare wild dogs to Clarkston was reap- the past 15 years, and
mit more resources to en- domestic dogs because the wild dogs have pointed to the State Historic Preservation specializes in career
forcing the laws against the benefit of living in a pack and maintain- Review board, May 17. issues and working with
leaving dogs outside all ing their wild instincts. The nine-member board reviews and adolescents and adults Anila
year-round without proper As humans, we have to put an end to approves National Register nominations suffering from
protection from weather, a this problem immediately. prior to their submission, and provides depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and
source of warmth, and The most effective way to solve this is- general advice, guidance, and professional difficulties transitioning from one stage
food/water. sue is for Michigan communities to commit recommendations to the state Historic Pres- of life to another.
Unfortunately, its a more resources to enforcing the laws to
common belief dogs are
more resistant to cold
require dog owners to provide shelter, food,
and water for their outdoor pets. Students achieve academic success
weather than humans be- By Caleb Communities should use extra resources Maria Pangori of Clarkston graduated Deans List for Second Semester, 2017.
cause of their fur, but its Woodbury to send out more animal control officers, from John Carroll University on May 21 with ***
just not true. They still along with Michigan Humane Society a degree in Theology and Religious Stud- Anthony Tenerelli from Clarkston was
need an insulated shelter in order to stay groups, to make house visits where dogs ies. She was also named to the Dean's List named to the Dean's List at Davenport
warm. are being left outside. at John Carroll for the Spring 2017 semester. University for the Winter 2017 Semester.
If dogs do not have the freedom to seek They should inform the owner on how *** ***
shelter from the cold, and instead are con- to better take care of his or her dog. Mitchell Petrimoulx, Class of 2018, from Melanie Aguayo of Clarkston was named
fined or chained up with no shelter pro- Furthermore, they could talk with the Clarkston was named to the dean's list at to Ashland University's Dean's List for the
vided for them, then they are completely owner about setting up a dog house for Bucknell University during the spring se- spring 2017 semester.
helpless and extremely vulnerable to the the dog, they could suggest putting straw mester of the 2016-17 academic year. Aguayo is majoring in marketing. She is
cold weather and wintery conditions, like inside the dog house for warmth, and they *** the daughter of Robert and Judy Aguayo
frostbite. could help the owner with supplying the John Keller of Clarkston has been named of Clarkston. Aguayo is a 2014 graduate of
To put it plainly, dogs are being forced dog with food/water. to the 2017 spring semester Dean's List at Clarkston High School.
to live outside all year round with very little These groups of people could check in Ohio Wesleyan University. ***
support from their owners. Dogs have with the owner at a later date to see how *** Philip Ariganello of Clarkston has been
rights too and should not be left to suffer. the dog is doing. If the dog is not doing Ian McClaughry of Clarkston was named to the Davenport University
Every winter when I'm driving through well, then the officers should have the right named to the Gogebic Community College President's List for Winter 2017 Semester.
Michigan, I see numerous dogs chained to remove the dog.
up outside and left there. Maybe a more informed and educated
Dogs are known as pack animals, and dog owner, who knows someone is watch-
theyre not suited to living alone. ing out for their dog, will become a better
When owners make their dogs live out- and more responsible pet owner, leading
side, they become very lonely and it can to a happier life for their dog, and ultimately,
literally change their personality. The dog a life lived inside with the pack.
can become highly aggressive if left out- Sashabaw Middle School seventh
side, it might bark endlessly, and might even grade students in Allie Dennis' English
try to attack its owner or another approach- Language Arts class are writing propos-
ing person, like a neighbor. als in the form of newspaper op-ed articles.

In our local churches...

Yard sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June 3, Commu- Thursdays, 6:45-8:30 p.m., Clarkston
nity Presbyterian Church of Waterford, United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon
Sashabaw and Monroe. 248-933-0540 Road. Call 248-625-1611.
*** ***
Bible study of the story of Jacob, Mon- First Friday Family Fun, 7 p.m., St. Trin-
days, 10 a.m., Church of the Resurrection, ity Lutheran Church, 7925 Sashabaw
6490 Clarkston Road. 248-625-2325. Road. Board and video games, snacks for
*** all ages, kids movies. Call 248-625-4644
DivorceCare 13-weekly seminars, for information.
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School year ends on high note for students, staff graduates from Clarkston High School, Foundation Teacher of the Year.
In case you were unaware, Clarkston Like McKenzy and Meghan, many of our
Renaissance High School, and our Post High * CHS Drama Clubs production of Les
raises the most amazing children. graduates have a strong
Program. Wherever you go, whatever you Miserable received the highest rating for
Each year, Clarkston Community Schools idea of the path theyd like Words from do, Clarkston goes with you. Thank you for musicals in the state of Michigan;
creates a spreadsheet listing our graduates. to pursue. Did you know our the Sup't
all you have given to us. Thanks for being * Finally, CCS alumni, Brooke Huisman,
We ask our teachers and staff to write their graduates go on to various
kids in Clarkston. Class of 2013, graduated from the University
memories of each graduate. We then print professions, trades, Congratulations also to these CCS of Michigan and will pursue her Ph.D. in
these off and send them to students in the schools, and areas of study?
Positive Contributors: Biological Engineering at Massachusetts
form of a letter. Here are some examples of Here are some examples:
* The staff at CHS saw Milo Valascho Institute of Technology (MIT).
these memories: * Jake Reed will attend take his first steps since surgery four years (We love hearing from our alumni. If you
About McKenzy Woodworth , Mrs. Mahler Kendall College of Art and
ago at the senior walk. Milo also walked have an update to share, please email
wrote, you are my kind of girl! I loved Design in Grand Rapids.
across the stage to receive his diploma. Milo!)
everything you wrote this year. You have * Fillippo Tagliacarne is truly an inspriation. In other news, the Clarkston For Life
incredible talent I hope you never overlook. will attend school in the
* CHS junior, Andrew Dimmer is a community well-being campaign continues.
Keep changing the world for the better! Netherlands where he will Dr. Rod Rock
Business Professional of America National You will be hearing more from us, and from
McKenzy is an incredibly talented study Aerospace Champion in Business Meeting Management the Clarkston Independence District Library
musician. She writes her own music and Engineering.
Concepts. about our summer for book discussions
performed at graduation. She will attend * Sheldon Bordeau will attend Thiel
* Alex Gladding is an Academic All-State studies on The Happiness Advantage and
Oakland University and then art school. College in Pennsylvania and play lacrosse, performer in softball. The Resilience Factor.
About Meghan Forshey , Mrs. Lambouris hell study early hildhood education.
* Bailey Lake and CHS Destination On Aug. 23, CCS will host Karen Reivich,
wrote, Meghan, you have a passion for * Alex Minuth will enter trade school to
Imagination teams won state championships. who is the author of The Resilience Factor
music and politics and solving the problems become a plumber. * Josh Knotts is the CTE Student of the and a national speaker on well-being.
of the world! I cant wait to see what the * Sam Need will attend Bowling Green
Year from Oakland Schools. Teachers, parents, students, and community
future has in store for you. Im certain you State University in Ohio.
* CHSs Students Against Destructive members will receive invitations to attend.
will do amazing things! You will always be a * Riley Rumbold will attend Oakland Decisions won first prize in a statewide safe As you can see, our students, school
part of the Lambouris family. We love you! University to study vocal performance.
driving campaign. CHS teacher, Trisha system, and community continue to achieve
Meghan joined McKenzy in the musical * Aalayna Green will attend Green
Carter , leads this group. at the highest levels and contribute in
performance at graduation. She will attend Mountain College in Vermont. * Bailey Lake Elementary School teacher remarkably positive ways.
Wayne State University to study Public * Alex Matisse will attend Johns Hopkins
Meredith Copland is the Oakland County Well done, Clarkston. Well done.
Policy and then attend law school. She plans University in Baltimore.
Elementary Teacher of the Year. Dr. Rod Rock is superintendent of
to become a politician. Congratulations to each of our 650 * Michael Lewis is the Clarkston Clarkston Community Schools

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National winners
Oakland Community Colleges student
government team, SA3, finished in the top
ten in a national campus competition called
Up to Us.
The national competition pitted OCCs
team against 75 other colleges. The objec-
tive of the competition was for collegiate stu-
dent leaders to raise awareness and engage-
ment on Americas fiscal challenges.
The top ten finalists were recognized at
the 2017 Peter G. Peterson Fiscal Summit in
Washington D.C., May 23. The event
featured meetings with Senator John McCain,
U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary
Steven T. Mnuchin and House Democratic
Leader Nancy Pelosi.
The winning team was led by Analine
Morales, president of the SA3 Oakland
Community College Auburn Hills Student Alex Barta
Government and included: Farzana Hoque,
SA3 vice president of Auburn Hills; Alyssa
Garcia-Lizardi, treasurer, of Clarkston; Adam
Future top gun
Owczarzak, public relations chair, Troy; Congratulations to 2017 United States
Caitlyn Webster, secretary, Auburn Hills; and Naval Academy graduate, Alex Barta.
co-advisors Jessica Lizardi, Lake Orion, and A 2012 graduate of Clarkston High
Jeff Farrah, Ferndale. School, Barta was the starting punter for
The group will be further recognized by The group from an event Voices for Our Future: College Student Advocacy two seasons at Navy and studied
former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Day at the state Capital in Lansing. Alyssa Garcia-Lizardi of Clarkston is on Systems Engineering.
Global Initiative University (CGI U) annual the bottom row, furthest to the right. Photo provided Alex commissioned as an ensign in the
meeting in Massachusetts later this year. College. making processes, commitment to individual Navy, and selected Navy Pilot. He will
OCCs SA3 team is the official student The purpose of SA3 is to promote student responsibilities, procedures and bylaws of begin flight school training in September
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Palace shares how his goals led to being a Tiger

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE I want to do that. It was unbelievable and
Clarkston News Sports Writer something I dont forget."
The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary His dad and grandpa both played baseball
excitedly welcomed Detroit Tiger Sam Palace and Palace said they were able to push him
with a growl during his visit on June 1. in the right direction.
"It's surreal," said Palace, a 2004 Clarkston "They loved it and in turn I loved it," he
High School graduate. "I am just glad I can smiled. "They coached it so I got to be
pass down anything they can take with them. around it more. It was really cool."
I really enjoyed Mrs. (Julie) Brookes had me Along the way he played with the
out here. I had fun with the kids." Clarkston Riverdawgs with his dad, Joe
He smiled and added, "it was fun because Palace, as his coach before playing for
they asked so many questions. I was nervous Clarkston High School, Kent State
doing this - kids, they are locked in on you." University and Florida Institute of
Before Palace answered questions from Technology.
the students and signed autographs he Palace started his career playing with the
shared the importance of setting goals now. Washington Nationals. He explained when
"The advice I have for you is I would Jordan Zimmerman joined the Detroit Tigers
start thinking about goals," he said. "Things he wanted to bring Palace with him.
you want to do, things you want to "I had to decide to keep playing in the
accomplish whether it's to be a teacher, be a minor leagues at 27-years-old and getting to
dentist, be the President of the United States the big leagues when older playing with
of America or be a football player. Start younger guys," he shared. "This was my
working towards it and setting yourself apart. opportunity to be in the big league as a
Do whatever you can as often as you can to bullpen catcher. I had to take that chance. I
be the best at achieving your goals." am glad I did. Its less stress. I am very lucky
Palace, now in his second year as a to be with a team close to where I grew up."
bullpen catcher for the Detroit Tigers, He shared with the students what his
explained he set his goal in elementary day is like. The morning of his visit his plane
school to play baseball. had landed at 4:40 a.m. after the Tigers
"Its all I wanted to do," he said. I never defeated Kansas City Royals, 6-5. He
thought about anything else. I wanted to arrived home at 5 a.m. Then, he woke up
play baseball so I worked very hard. My dad two hours later to get to Pine Knob
helped me out a lot." Elementary.
On his journey to his goal he shared he He added at noon he would be at a
wouldn't play with his friends until he took a bullpen session with Justin Verlander. Palace Fourth grader Jacob Gonzalez gets his T-shirt autographed by Tiger Sam
few 100 swings off the tee. explained even though there wasn't a game Palace. Photos by Wendi Reardon Price
"It was just something I came up with my or practice Verlander has to stay on his
dad and it helped me stay focused on my schedule and throw pitches.
goal," Palace said, adding he never veered Part of his job is knowing and doing the
from his goal. hand signals as the pitchers want Palace to
While focusing on his ultimate goal he call the pitch and know the pitch.
shared he listened to his parents and "Like Verlander knows what he wants to
teachers. He worked on getting good grades. pitch," Palace said. I also have to know
"If you don't get good grades you can't batters. I go over scouting reports - what
be in athletics or go into higher education," hitters like to do and for pitchers as well.
he said. "Study hard and have fun." Palace described the ball coming at him
He shared with The Clarkston News his as a blurry aspiring going 100 miles per hour
time in Clarkston Community Schools and moving all over the place.
impacted him. "It's not easy," he said. "I give the hitters
"Tremendously," Palace described. "The a lot of credit."
teachers I had put me on the right track. Palace added when a pitcher he warmed
School took work for more, and I knew I up does well he takes some pride in it.
needed good grades. It was hard for me, but "It's one of those things I get excited
the teachers were willing to work with me about when they call down for a pitcher to
with whatever it was." start getting loose," he said. "I run out there
Palace shared his baseball journey which and want the the pitcher to feel as good as
began when his parents signed him up when he can."
he was three-years-old. He began loving it Questions from second and third graders:
when he was six-years-old and began Why baseball instead of other sports? I
playing organized T-Ball. loved all sports. I really loved football but
He knew he wanted a career in baseball then I went on a college recruitment visit for
when he was around 5/6-years-old and football I saw how big those football players
remembered the moment he knew. were and it made me a little nervous because
"I went to a Detroit Tigers game with my they are huge. I thought maybe I would have
parents," he shared. Cecil Fielder was still a longer career in baseball by not taking the
playing. He hit a home run out of stadium hits in football. Sam Palace introduces second and third graders to his wife, AJ, after they
and everyone went crazy. I remember thinking Please see Students on page 28 ask to meet her.
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Random question: Curious who reads The Clarkston News?

The following is a thread on the Positively Clarkston Facebook page. No one at The Clarkston News prompted this
question. This is the thread. We took out last names. Read along and thanks for caring enough to respond, people!
May 11, 2017: Vanessa: do I get it? Mary: Me Nadine: Good paper when I have time to read it.
Random question.... just curious to Robin: You can go downtown Clarkston,Wendy and Steve: I read the Clarkston News Marilyn: I am a former resident of Clarkston who
who looks and reads The Clark- pick one up at the Clarkston News, the grocery store sells Georgeann: Ive read every week for the last 40+ years. downsized and now lives in Beverly Hills. I still feel
ston News? them, Rudy Market sells them -- they're all over town Marcie: I love reading the Clarkston News every week! connected to Clarkston since my husband is in repose at
Jenni: me you can also call and they will deliver it to you. Cindy: Me Ottawa Park, where I will join him one day.
Mindy: I actually just flipped threw it tonight Valerie: They sell the Clarkston News at Walgreens Cory : Several Village of Clarkston city council members Maria : We do... It's a good community resource. " It's a
Natalie : We have a subscription. Karen: Me claim they don't read it. Still trying to figure that out. glue that binds the community."
Kathy : Me Stephanie: I do Hollie: I do Don: Maria, you stole my line!
Stacy: Me Laura: Me Sarah: I flip through it and read some of it every week. Maria: Next time I'll make sure I have your
Tami: Me Ruthanne: Me Beverly: Always read it. permission :-)
Lola Jayne: Don Rush could tell you! He runs it! William: I did in the past now it goes straight to my recycle Louise: I do Mary Kay: Of course! It's the happenings around town,
Marni: Me bin 90% of the time Allyson: I do the tidbits about our awesome kids, and the up and
Leanne: I did today Cherie: One of my favorites! Judy: Always coming events that make Clarkston what it is! We love
Bill: Me. I have a subscription Richard: Every week Steven: As do I. Clarkston News!
Rene': We do. Tracey: Me! Amy: ME Julie: I read it faithfully
Martin: I have been reading the Clarkston News for a Chrissy: My husband and I subscribe Shelly: Me Melissa: Love it! Get to see my kids and their friends in
long time! 30 years Bakes: I do! Jeffery: I watch it on cable hearings and things bb games print frequently!
Lisa: Me Derrick: Me and other stuff Don Rush: One of our goals at the CNews is to get
Belinda: We do Eileen: I do! Carol: Every week every kid in our paper at least once before they
Vanessa: Awesome! Thank you for commenting. Jennifer: Me, too!! Holly: I love reading it graduate....we are probably at 98 percent compliance
Lisa: We do, Vanessa. Steve: I do to see what happened Rick: It's our hometown paper, gotta read it. Maybe 99!
Brad:Yup Terri: I do every week! Nancy: We have been customers for 55 years. Jeanette: Me
Debbie: Look forward to reading it every Thursday! Don Rush: Vanessa, you can PM with any question about Joseph: I look at the pictures... Sandy: That's all I really read.
Randy : Me, why do you ask? the Clarkston News. Patricia: I do.
Vanessa: I was checking to see if advertising is worth it Vanessa: I will, thank you Sue: Every week
in there, but it appears it is! Tom: Every week...have been reading and enjoying since Amy: Always!
Randy: I think you would do well to advertise with the high school.. Derrick: Just the public safety page
It's a glue
local, hometown paper. Don Rush would be the man to Erin: I do.
talk too. Tara: My husband and I do.
Wayne: Wish I could read it on my iPhone. Do you have the
link or website to it?
that binds the
Sean: I do. Every week. I even subscribe to it.
Patricia: I do
Patti : I do !
Jody: Everyone.
Cory:, but everything in the
printed version is not available online.
Teresa: Wait for Thursday's to read it! Jill: Not even once. LOL Debbie: I look at pictures also
Kris: Love it! In fact, it's the only news I read. Don Rush: Well, move to town and start reading! Lynne: Always
Cindi: All the ads go in the Penny Stretcher too, more Jill: I live in Clarkston. I just don't like reading newspa pers Terri Marie: I do; I like small town newspapers. If you havent read your
coverage, that goes to alot of people and you don't have to Kevin: I do because no one else covers the local Brandi: I do! community newspaper in a
subscribe to it. I used to work at Clarkston News, government and school stuff. They do a good job with that. Debby: Subscriber for 20 plus years! while, find out why these
advertising, many moons ago! Lol Sarah: Agreed. I don't even have kids but I grew up here Sarah: I do.
Don Rush: 18,831 addresses these days. and CHS is my alma mater so I like to glance and see how Kellie: we do! cool people and thousand
Ryan: I wouldn't say I read it but I thumb through it and the teams are doing. :) Kristen: I do. I love seeing what the kids and community of others in the community
then pitch it. Erin : I do are up to. read The Clarkston News,
Laurie: I read it with a red pen in hand Jennifer: I do! I moved here after living in Lake Orion for 18 Sherry: All the time! Best way to stay current with anything
Jennifer: Me...Today! years. I love the "small town" news and reading about the within our own community! call 248-625-3370 to start
Heather: We do, I flipped through it tonight. accomplishments of the area youth and young adults! Jay: I do your subscription, or
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Barbara: Me Craig: We LOVE Clarkston News Lisa: Love it
pickup a new edition each
Jason: Me Lori: Sometimes it travels by mail to FLA. Carol: I do. Wednesday all over town!
Anastasiia: Me Becky: My husband does every week. He relays the Ena: I do
Melanie: Every week! highlights to me. Marie: We do, too
Jennifer: I do. Amy: Every week! Jojo: I do If youre wondering if you
Susan: Me Don Rush: all I can say is Can You Feel The Love Tonight? Chris: It's awesome should market your busi-
Vonny: Me Vanessa: Glad this post made you happy! Sue: Never miss it! ness to our community,
Abby: I flip through it. I look for events coming up. Kathleen: Me Audrey: I look forward to it
Especially since we're new to town we don't really know Nancy: I do -- I live in Davison Michigan sideways of Flint, Dawn: I live almost to Ortonville. ..but still read the Cnews give us a call 248-625-
when or what type of events happen around here. but I lived? my life in Clarkston so I still seem attached to it. Ellen: I like to give a year's subscription to friends that move 3370 and let us work up a
Kathy: Look for concerts in the park (Depot) starting in David: I do to the area. It is the only paper that I look forward to every plan to grow your biz!
June ( I think) on Friday evenings. Nice time Michael: I do.....every week week. The one the daily throws in the driveway with ads gets
Terry: We do Nadine: Me run over about 4 times before we bother to pick it up and
Nancy: We have a subscription. Cory: I do and I pick it up on Wednesday at the Clarkston immediately put in the recycle bin.
Laura: Every week!
Robin: Me
Angel: I do
Mary Jo: I've had a subscription for 30 years.
Dawn: Great idea!
Ellen: We even keep a yearly subscription going for an
Best Answer:
Ann-Marie: I do! Doug: Official answer: Only the cool people. elderly neighbor that moved to assisted living. She loves Only the cool people.
Wendy: I didn't know there was a Clarkston News. How Carol: I do every week. Subscription... seeing all of "her" kids in the newspaper!
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Knights next for Wolves Summertime Fun

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Congratulations to 2017 graduates of Clarkston High School Robbie Farrell,

Kyle Hayes, Josh McCaghy, Jacob Moreno and Brock Schultz. They assisted
their team, Nationals 99 Boys Black, to win the Michigan State Cup Youth
Soccer Association's U18 Boys Michigan State Cup Championship in Saginaw,
June 3-4. Winning the state cup advances them to the Region II Champion-
ships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, June 23-28. If they advance in regionals,
they go to the national championships in Texas. All five finished their high
school season in the fall with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team. Good
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Township Times
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Independence June 2017

On Solid Financial Ground Get involved!

By Barbara A. Pallotta,
Township Clerk
Pat Kittle, Principles as mandated by the Governmental Tapping into the talent and experience of our residents
Township Supervisor Accounting Standards Board. The financial summary is the foundation for the success of any
Just had our 2016 audit review by below highlights basic fund balance/net position board, commission or committee.
Plante Moran at our last board accounts for the Township. Looking at the Net Change However, it is also true that the benefits
meeting. The Township received the in Fund Balance/Net Position line, the Township of serving are diverse and personally
highest opinion an auditing service can contributed to Fund Balance/Net Position in every rewarding.
apply to a client an Unmodified category with the exception of Police, where we
Opinion. missed the mark by $2,734. Members have an opportunity to:
This basically means the financial The 2016 detailed audit report is available on our Exert influence on a variety of
Township statements are presented fairly, in all website under the Accountability and Transparency local issues closely related to our daily
Supervisor material respects, in accordance with Tab. If you have any questions, contact the Township lives. Youre already paying taxes, so
Pat Kittle Generally Accepted Accounting Finance Director at 248 625 5111 ext. 204. why not weigh in on how the local Township Clerk
Barb Pallotta
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stronger sense of ownership when you find yourself
paying attention to many local issues beyond the scope
of your board.

Role of a Board, Committee,

or Commission Member
A board, committee, or commission member serves
an important role in community life. The input of
members helps with planning the future of the community
with the primary purpose of providing judicious advice
from a citizen perspective.
Each board, committee, and commission is typically
assigned a staff liaison. Staff liaisons are members of
the administrative staff and have knowledge and expertise
in the functional area in which the board, committee, or
commission is involved. The staff liaison is a non-voting
member and does not count toward a quorum. Although
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Be involved! Become a board, commission or committee member

Continued from previous page Single State Construction Code Act 230 of 1972] 096 & 097)
each board, committee, and commission may differ Township Liaison: Building Official; (248) 625-8111 Township Liaison: Township Supervisor; (248) 625-
somewhat in their nomination process; the Township 5111
Board ultimately approves all appointments. Hunting Boundary Map Ad-Hoc Committee
All boards, committees, and commissions are subject Established: December 20, 2016 [Motion #2016-12- Sashabaw Corridor Improvement Authority
to the provisions of the Open Meetings Act which 223] (CIA)
requires proper posting of all meetings in addition to all Township Liaison: Township Supervisor; (248) 625- Established: May 16, 2006;
meetings being open to the public. 5111 RESOLUTION: Establishment of a Corridor
All persons interested in serving on an Independence Improvement Authority
Township board, committee, or commission must submit Investment Advisory Committee Chapter 11, Article II: Charter Township of
an Application for Boards and Committees to the Established: January 8, 2013 [Motion #2013-01-008] Independence Code of Ordinances
Township Clerks Office for consideration. The Township Township Liaison: Township Treasurer; (248) 625- [Corridor Improvement Authority Act 280 of the Public
Clerk will forward applications to staff liaisons as 5115 Acts of 2005]
vacancies occur. All applications are kept on file for a Township Liaison: Township Supervisor; (248) 625-
Lake Improvement Boards 5111
period of two years. The Application for Boards and
Established: Part 309, Inland Lake Improvements,
Committees is available on the Township website at
of the Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Senior Adult Activity Center Advisory and at the Township Clerks Office. Act, PA 451 of 1994, as amended [MCL 324.30901- Committee (SAACAC)
A listing of current members that include term expiration 324.30929] Established: July 21, 2011
dates is also on the Township website. Lake Boards are established to implement improvement Township Liaison: Senior Division Supervisor; (248)
projects for individual inland lakes located within the 625-8231
Board of Review (BOR) Township.
Established: General Property Tax Act; Act 206 of Video Center Administrative Board (VCAB)
1983 Parks, Recreation & Seniors Advisory Established: July 29, 2013 [Motion #2013-07-134]
Township Liaison: Director of Assessing; (248) 625- Committee (PRSAC) Township Liaison: Township Supervisor; (248) 625-
8114 Established: January 31, 2012 5111
Township Liaison: PR&S Director; (248) 625-8223
Clarkston Independence District Library Board Water & Sewer Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee
(CIDL) Planning Commission Established: February 19, 2013 [Motion #2013-02-
Established: August 1, 2012; District Library Established: Michigan Planning Enabling Act [Act 066 thru #2013-02-070]
Agreement 33 of 2008] Township Liaison: DPW Director; (248) 625-8222
District Library Establishment Act 1989 PA 24 [MCL Planning Commission By-laws: Adopted May 23, 2013
397.171] Township Liaison: Building Official; (248) 625-8111 Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)
Township Liaison: Township Supervisor; (248) 625- Established: Michigan Zoning Enabling Act 110 of
5111 Safety Path Advisory Committee (SPAC) 2006 [MCL 125.3101 et seq.]
Established: January 17, 2012 (Motion #2012-01- February 29, 2008
Construction Code Board of Appeals 015); and Township Liaison: Building Official; (248) 625-8111
Established: April 7, 1981; [Stille-Derossett-Hale Reconstituted: February 21, 2012 (Motion #2012-02-

To Change or Not to Change?

Pat Kittle,
Township Supervisor
Need your input.
There has been some discussion
about moving away from the traditional
Township Liberty Bell logo to a more
contemporary look. Version A is the
traditional bell logo used in the com-
munity for decades. Version B was
recently created to update our new Version A Version B Version C
website. Version C is a logo which
attempts to capture what Independence market our community under a common Please drop me a line at sionate folks can get with change, we
is all about -- Community Roots. theme. and let me know want to hear from you first to make
Family Trees. We are in the busi- So far we have not spent a dime on your thoughts. sure there is community support BE-
ness of building a community you can this branding / brainstorming initiative. But Good idea? Bad idea? Alternative FORE moving forward. I am looking
call home. Version C could possibly before we go any further, the Township ideas? Stay the course? Keep the BELL! forward to hearing from you. Will re-
be used by the City of the Village, the is actively seeking your input. What Ver- Are you crazy? (Please try to be as spe- port back results.
Chamber of Commerce, the Township sion -- A, B or C -- do you like? And cific as you can with your suggestions.)
and maybe even the school system to why. Knowing this Township and how pas-
Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News 23

DTE Concert Schedule:

Driving during rush hour is tough, reminder when back routes home may August:
To Help Residents
Plan Their Commutes
on concert nights its impossible. be in order. Tuesday, August 1, 7:30 PM Friday, September 1, 7:00 PM
Please keep this schedule handy as a Sunday, August 6, 7:30 PM Sunday, September 3, 7:00 PM
June: July: Monday, August 7, 7:30 PM Saturday, September 23, 6:45 PM
Friday, June 16, 7:00 PM Friday, July 7, 7:00 PM Tuesday, August 8, 7:30 PM Thursday, September 28, 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24, 6:00 PM Sunday, July 9, 7:30 PM Thursday, August 10, 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 25, 7:00 PM Tuesday, July 11, 8:00 PM Friday, August 11, 7:00 PM
Friday, June 30, 5:30 PM Sunday, July 16, 7:30 PM Sunday, August 13, 7:30 PM
Tuesday, July 18, 7:30 PM Monday, August 14, 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 PM Thursday, August 17, 7:00 PM
Friday, July 21, 7:30 PM Saturday, August 19, 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 23, 6:45 PM Tuesday, August 22, 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 25, 7:00 PM Friday, August 25, 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 30, 5:30 PM Sunday, August 27, 7:30 PM


2017 Summer Tax Statements

By Paul Brown, remaining at the end of the printing.
TownshipTreasurer In this case, we should have 135 blank
June is a busy time in the statements left at the end. July 4, 2017
Treasurers Office as we update our Once we have the 2017 11am11pm Clintonwood Park
records and prepare to print the statements printed, we 10am Parade, Downtown Clarkston
summer tax statements. load them up and
Believe it or not, its actually a labor deliver them to the
intensive process from start to finish.
It begins with the receipt of Form L-
Oakland County Mail
Processing Center. The Celebrate our Nations Birthday
4029s from each taxing authority. In center utilizes large
the summer, the major taxing
authorities are the schools. The L-
machines to insert the
statements into
with Independence Township!
4029 is a document that notifies the envelopes and apply
Township of the approved millage rate Paul Brown, postage. The mail is
we must apply to each tax bill. Township sorted to speed up the
The Township Assessing Treasurer delivery process and
Departments database, which tracks the statements are then delivered to
the taxable value of each property, is the main post office center in Pontiac.
linked to the tax database in Treasury While the vast majority of the tax
to update our records. Once the bills arrive at their intended GAMES ! V E T E R A N S N! ENTERTAINMEN
values are set and we reconcile the destination within a couple of days, FOR KIDS CELEBRATIO
F O O D!
total values to insure they match the each year we ended up with a few
assessing records, were ready to print dozen that seem to disappear. While
all the bills actually get printed. To If you do not receive your tax
accomplish this we keep an exact statement by the end of the second Visit for an updated schedule of events.
count of the number of blank tax week in July, please contact us and
statements we start and end with. For we can arrange for a replacement to ,1'(3(1'(1&(72:16+,3
example, if we order 14,500 blank be sent. 3$5.65(&5($7,21 6(1,256
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26 Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News

Calendar Photoshoot, Canine Companions
Rescue Center, 12-5 p.m., June 17, Camp Bow
Wow, 6374 Sashabaw Road. $15, all proceeds
to CCRC. All submissions to appear in 2018
Around Town
A calendar of places to go, people to see and things to do
Coffee and Conversation, Thursdays quar-
terly, July 27, 10:30 a.m., Bartsch Hall, senior
center in Clintonwood Park. Moderator, Tom
calendar. Top 12 photos featured as Pet of Stone. All invited. $1 donation for coffee.
the month. 248-980-5533. ***
*** Clarkston Masons/Cedar 60, first Thurs-
20-year reunion, Clarkston High School days, 8 p.m., 1 East Washington. 248-625-
Class of 1997, 6 p.m.-12 a.m., June 23, Foun- 4610.
tains, 6060 Maybee Road. $40. *** Clarkston Area Lions Club, second and
*** fourth Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., Big Boy restau-
Firefly Frenzy, June 24, 8:30-10:30 p.m., rant, 6644 Dixie Highway. 248-802-8603.
Independence Oaks County Park, 9501 ***
Sashabaw Road. Hike, crafts, games, bring Grief Support Group with Coats Funeral
dark colored T-shirt for shirt printing. Free Homes, third Thursday, 6:30- 8 p.m., Commu-
with $5 park entry. 248-858-0916. nity Presbyterian Church, Fireside Room, 4301
*** Monroe Ave, Waterford. 248-674-0461.
Millpond Porchfest, Clarkston Community ***
Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., June 25. Free, Lunches for 50+, Thursdays, 12 p.m., made-
open to the public. Eight homes around the from-scratch. $7. Independence Township
Millpond will have musicians on their front Adult Activities Center, 6000 Clarkston Road.
porches. Bring a lawn chair and stroll around Make reservation by Monday before, 248-
the pond, stopping whenever they want to 625-8231.
listen to the music. 248-922-0270. ***
*** 50 Plus Active Adults, Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-
Off the Hook Fishing Derby, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Vinyl Underground plays classic hits to kick off Concerts in the Park in 1:30 p.m., lunches, guest speakers, musical
June 17, Independence Oaks Upper Bushman Depot Park this Friday, 7 p.m. The summer concert series starts with local performances, field trips, holiday parties,
Lake. Prizes, awards, for 16 and younger. talent Danny Runey at 6 p.m. Concessions are available on site benefit- movies, bingo, games. Hart Community Cen-
Free. 248-858-0916. ting non-profit organizations. For more information about the 38th An- ter in Davisburg. $8 yearly membership, $5
Sunday nual Concerts in the Park, visit lunch.248-846-6558.
Donation-only class benefitting O.A.T.S., ***
Sundays, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Oasis, 6160 Dixie Clarkston Community Women's Club, third Town Hall Quilt Guild, third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Free General Support Group for any type of
Highway behind Petes Coney. All welcome. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Clarkston Independence First Congregational Church, 5449 Clarkston cancer and caregivers, fourth Thursdays, 2-
248-770-5388. District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road. 248- Road. Guest fee, $5. 248-705-7310. 3 p.m., Great Lakes Cancer Institute, 5680 Bow
Monday 623-9462. *** Pointe Drive. Walk-ins welcome. 248-922-
Line Dancing, Mondays, Independence Se- *** Big Chief Barbershop Chorus, 7:30 p.m., 6610.
nior Community Center, 6000 Clarkston Road, Grief Share, 13-week seminar/support group Tuesdays, Waterford Oaks, 2800 Watkins ***
Beginner, 10-11 a.m.; Intermediate, Ad- for those suffering loss, 7-8:30 p.m., Lake Road. Call Jack, 248-334-3686. DivorceCare facilitated discussion, Thurs-
vanced, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Country, Salsa, Cha Tuesdays, The Gathering Place, 9811 Dixie *** days, 6:45-8:30 p.m., Clarkston United Meth-
Cha, Rock and Roll with Rosemary Hall. $3. Highway. 248-694-9351. Nuview Nutrition Meet & Greet, 6:30-8 p.m., odist Church, 6600 Waldon Road, room 122.
*** *** first Tuesdays, free, 7300 Dixie Highway 248-625-1611.
Clarkston Rotary Club, Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Clarkston Community Band rehearsals, 7-9 Suite 500. Pre-register, 248-625-5143. ***
Buck Shots Bar and Grill, 7048 Gateway Park p.m., Tuesdays. $30/semester, free for high Wednesday TOPS 1093 Clarkston, Take Off Pounds
Drive. 248-880-0027. school students. Band room, Sashabaw Clarkston Optimist Club, 7:30-8:30 a.m Sensibly, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., $1/week. First
*** Middle School, 5565 Pine Knob Lane, Wednesdays, American Legion Post 63, 8047 Missionary Church, 4832 Clintonville Road.
Grief Support Group, Coats Funeral Home, Ortonville Road, north of I-75, 248-673-5540.
6:30 p.m., first and third Mondays, Commu- *** Friday
nity Presbyterian Church, 4301 Monroe Street Needlework Night, fourth Tuesday, 6:30-8 *** Line dance class, Fridays, 2-4 p.m., Waterford
at Sashabaw. 248-623-7232. p.m. Stitch and visit. Everyone welcome. Clarkston Area Youth Assistance, second Senior Center, 3621 Pontiac Lake Road. $4, all
*** Springfield Township Library, 12000 Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Independence Town- levels. 248-682-9450.
Bingo games, Community Singles, Mondays, Davisburg Road. 248-846-6550. ship Hall, 6483 Waldon Center Drive. 248- Saturday
5:30-6:30 p.m., Big Boy, 6440 Dixie Highway. *** 623-4313. Project Kidsight, free vision screening for
Dinner, dessert prizes. 248-812-0604. Widowers and Widows On With Life Group, Thursday children, Clarkston Area Lions Club, second
*** 7 p.m., first Tuesday, third Wednesday. Din- Clarkston News' Coffee Club business net- Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Independence Dis-
FOP Post 132, third Monday, 7 p.m., Ameri- ners, breakfasts, golf, social gatherings, rap working, 7-9 a.m., Clarkston United Method- trict Library, 6495 Clarkston Road. Photos
can Legion Post 63, Ortonville Road. sessions for ages 35-80. 248-393-8553. ist Church, 6600 Waldon Road. Free. taken of childs eyes to check for potential
Tuesday ***, and vision problems. 248-625-2212.


Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News 27

County hall of famers

Deputy Oakland County Executive and
Chief Information Officer Phil Bertolini of
Clarkston was recently named to the CIO Hall
of Fame.
Getting a nod from my CIO peers that
Ive had a significant impact on the
profession means a lot to me, Bertolini said.
But at the end of the day, my job is about
working with a team that provides innovation
and collaboration for
Oakland County to improve
customer service. That is
where I get my drive. ONE MORE RUN: Sierra Kersten scores a run and the Lady Wolves cheer during the regional semifinal game last
Its no accident that Saturday. Photo by Larry Wright
Oakland County is
nationally recognized as
one of the most digitally
advanced counties in the
country, County Bertolini
Executive L. Brooks
Patterson said. Its because of Phil
Bertolinis excellence and unwavering
commitment to innovation.

bigger. better. bloomier!

Judges for the digital magazine CIO chose
inductees based on their career achievement,
reputation, and demonstrated business
Michigan Digital Government Summit
namied him Michigans IT Leader of the Year
last October.
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VanderVeen said. Always online at
VanderVeen, a private pilot, sits on the
Michigan Aeronautics Commission. Gov. Rick
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1835 S. Rochester Rd. 9100 Torrey Rd.
He served as chairman from 2013-2014.
VanderVeen is also a longtime member and
on the board of directors of the Michigan CLARKSTON BRIGHTON
Business Aircraft Association. He lives in 8600 Dixie Hwy. 6347 Grand River Ave.
Clarkston with his wife, Shelagh.
28 Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News

Students aim questions at catcher

Continued from page 16 Jr. His name was Bruno.
Who were your coaches in football? Favorite football player? Matthew Stafford Questions from fourth and fifth graders?
(Asked by Jackson Miller) Jackson's dad (Tony Favorite animal? A bear. Tiger is number Has Justin Verlander ever hurt your hand?
Miller) was one of them. He was one of my two. Bear is my favorite. They sleep all winter Yes. He has definitely hurt my hand. I dont
favorite football coaches. We also had Kurt kind of like me. know if you can tell but my finger is twice the
Richardson. I loved playing football for the Do you have a dog? I dont have a dog size as this one because it is always hitting that
Wolves. currently but my wife (AJ) is begging me to get finger.
Do I like to be on TV? Yes, its fun. a dog. Have you broken your hand catching a
Do you have arguments with teammates? What kind of dog would you get? If I had a ball? I fractured my hand during spring training
We do have arguments. Its like having choice I would get a bulldog. I like them. I want this year. You can still see where it hit. I caught
arguments with your brothers and sisters you one of them. I dont know if I have the choice. a foul ball during the game. It hit me right in the
know its going to be okay the next day. You would have to ask her. bare hand.
Sometimes you get into some arguments and What is your favorite thing to do? My Who is your favorite Detroit Tiger? Jordan
fights, but then you remember you want to win favorite thing to do besides play baseball is Zimmerman. I like him a lot.Also, Miguel Cabrera
a game and everybody gets over it. play guitar. I love playing music. My dad plays, Favorite position? Catcher because I think
What do you do when you lose a game ? Its too. My favorite song - thats a tough one. I like any other position I would have a hard time
a little more quiet. Brad Ausmus, our manager, Ed Sheeran a lot. standing around. Catcher I get the ball every
may say a little something about the game that Why do I like music and baseball? I always pitch. When I played other positions I found
night. We usually won't address it until the next like people watching me when I perform. When myself looking around.
day. Usually everyone is quiet because everyone you are playing sports you are putting on a Least favorite position? Outfield. Its hard. I
wants to win especially for the fans of Detroit. performance for everybody. Music is the same played the position in college.
Everyone feels an obligation to give their best way have people watch, interact with them. What position did you play when your first
and if they dont think they did its very quiet. Its always been fun for me. started ? Short stop.
But if we win there are smoke machines and Favorite book? The Giving Tree by Shel Word of encouragement? Positive attitude.
music playing. It doesnt matter who it is against Silverstein With a positive attitude you can do anything,
it is a big fun party. Favorite color? Orange. you have a good chance of being extremely
Favorite team growing up? I always liked Favorite video game? Super Mario Bros dedicated, having dedication and desire to
the Tigers and New York Yankees. Favorite food? Definitely pizza accomplish your goals and do whatever you
Sam Palace adds his signature to Favorite baseball player right now? Ian
fourth grader Chris Turners Detroit Favorite subject in school? Creative writing. want.
Desmond, he plays for the Colorado Rockies. Get to use imagination. What are you obsessed with? Playing guitar.
Tiger T-shirt. Photo by Wendi Reardon But my favorite player of all time is Ken Griffey, Favorite stuffed animal? I had a stuffed dog. I love music.

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People Poll The Clarkston News

"What is it about your dad
that makes him cool?"

Showcasing the reasons this is a great area to live and work!

History shared through class project

Clarkston News Staff Writer
"My dad's heart is so genuine and he can make any Clarkston ninth graders connected
bad day turn into a great one within a matter of generations through an academic service
seconds. He is the most selfless person I know and learning project in Laura Murrays history
would do anything to help anyone in need." class.
-Taylor McKay with her father, Lawrence I decided to do it because when I was in
high school, I was given the assignment to
interview someone about the Great
Depression. I interviewed my grandfather,
Murray said. It was interesting to me just
to get the point of view from someone who
lived through it. Ever since Ive been
teaching history I decided I wanted to do
that for my students to give them the
opportunity to interview someone who lived
through an event and remembered it.
The assignment had students interview
"My dad is without a doubt is the most hip and someone born before 1955 about a significant
fashionable person in our house. He knows more event or life in the time period. Then,
about popular culture than I do. Nobody knows hats students made a project, such as a book or Christian Kraft sharing his project with Frank Glasgow, another student's
and sports better than he does." game, based on the interviews and shared
-Joey Kuczmanski with his father, John the information with fifth graders at Clarkston
I like learning through interviewing like
somebody whos experienced firsthand
better than textbook, Its way easier to
connect to it, especially since I interviewed
somebody I was related to, ninth grader
Alyson Lesnau said.
Lesnau interviewed her grandmother
about World War II. Shes thinking about
becoming a teacher, and she thought it was
"My dad is cool because he supports me in every- cool to teach the fifth graders the stories
thing I do. He makes me smile and laugh everyday too.
and he has taught me how to be strong and confi- Tim Pope interviewed his father, who
dent." wasnt born before 1955, but was two blocks
-Kristen Page with her father, Mike away from the Twin Towers on 9/11, so the
teacher made an exception.
Its awesome talking to somebody you
know personally and lives with you, Pope
said. Usually you dont find firsthand
accounts or what they were thinking in Alyson Lesnau with grandmother Pat Lesnau. Alyson interviewed her grand-
history books. mother about World War II to get a first hand experience. Photos by Jessica
Pope learned his dad got breakfast right Steeley
near the towers that morning. Then,
switched colleges after the attack because grandfather about. relayed their stories to the fifth graders, the
he feared another attack in the city. The one thing I do recall right now is interviewees were invited to come to the
"My dad is unique for his charismatic individuality;
It was a great project. At first, I thought, when JFK was running for president he went school and hear and discuss other students
he is a selfless, caring individual whose positive
oh, its going to be a long, boring project, to one of his speeches to hear him speak. He projects.
outlook on life is immediately infectious to everyone said it was completely different than on T.V., Its really rewarding for me. I get lots of
he meets." but afterwards, Im oh, this is actually
interesting, I hope I get to do it again, Pope McGinty said. I also enjoyed that I got to thank you, this is a wonderful idea, I wish
-Joe Halligan with his father, Matt
said. learn more about my grandpa than I ever more people would do this, Murray said.
Philip McGinty did his project on John F. knew, to hear his emotion was awesome. They sit, they get a chance to talk and hear
By Jack Kuczmanski After students completed the projects and and its like real genuine conversation.
Kennedy, which he interviewed his
30 Wed., June 14, 2017 The Clarkston (MI) News

The Church
Church Of
Your Choice
6490 Clarkston Rd., Clarkston 5449 Clarkston Rd.,Clarkston
Holy Eucharist - 10:00 am (248) 394-0200
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WORSHIP: Wed: 6:15-8:00 pm SundayWorship:9:00 am & 11:00 am
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Clarkston, 48348 (248) 625-1344 Nursery Care at both services Childrens 11:00 am Sunday School for all ages
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- Kids Life (K-5th) September thru April Nursery available for all services.
- Crave Students (6th-8th) Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday,
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(248) 673-3469 Family Life Group 6:30 pm Youth 6:30 pm First grader Jaelin Kakos. science of hatching.
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The students shared what they learned on a bulletin board.

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Matthew Hanson, left, who arranged filming once the hatching started, with measurement
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Calls of the chickens are hatching, the have the opportunity to enjoy.
chickens are hatching filled the halls at Pine The focus is on building and maintaining 25. Unaffiliated
Knob Elementary when the weeks-long Fresh relationships and connections between the 29. Tag the runner
Start project funded by the Clarkston Farm students, teachers, volunteers and 31. Trickeries
and Garden Club cracked open with the birth community members, she said. 32. Polynesian island group
of baby chicks in the Special Ed classroom By teaching students these imperative 33. Immoralities
lab. skills we are providing them with the 35. Extremely delicate
One of the 67 participating students necessary tools to be independent and 38. Gradual destruction
assembled a live action camera to film the successful in the everyday aspects of their 41. North American
hatching chicks. The clip was shared with life, she said. This is a great hands on CLUES ACROSS 27. Spanish city 51. Being cheeky to country
other students to keep quiet in the lab that experience where students not only learn a 1. Neither 28. Over there (archaic) 52. Up 43. Provide the means to
housed the incubator, but give everyone an lifelong skill, how to cook, but several other 4. Edema (archaic) 30. Regard 53. Middle Eastern country do
opportunity to see the action. skills involving many different academic 10. Geological time 31. Midway between south 54. Compass point that is 44. Fell down on
The Fresh Start Hatchery program areas including reading fluency and 11. Confidence and southeast one point north of due east 45. Emergency medical
included students at Pine Knob Elementary comprehension, budgeting, measurement, 12. Cerium 34. Entrap 55. Thus services
incubating eggs and hatching chicks. The nutrition, and more. 46. __ the line
14. Virtual audio cable 36. Married woman 56. Covered
hands-on, real-life experience gave students A result of the project has been the 47. Church booklet
15. World's longest river 37. A place to explore 58. Brew
the opportunity to experience nature in decrease in disciplinary referrals and
16. A way to inform 39. Assist, usually in some 59. Enter hostilely 49. Russian ballet
action and learn about science. negative behavior by participating students
18. Agents of one's wrongdoing 60. Type of bulb 56. Hello
The 2-in-1 project was developed by and an increase in students school
downfall 40. Arab ruler 57. Delaware
Leanna Mazich, K-5 school social worker at attendance, according to school staff.
Pine Knob Elementary, with help from five The joy that I have already seen in the 22. Secretly follow 41. Centiliter CLUES DOWN Answers To This
additional staffers. It included nutrition, students when they are cooking, checking 23. Put into a position 42. To which 1. American state Weeks Puzzle Will
gardening, cooking, budgeting and on the eggs, or planting seeds is amazing, 24. Of the desert 48. "The Friendly Island" 2. Speaker Be in Next Weeks
shopping. Mazich said. I love to know that we are Paper!
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to activities which they might not otherwise Susan Sajdak
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B e c a u s e t h e Pe o p l e Wa n t t o K n o w
Centuries of family life in Clarkston
2016 BOND PROJECTS Eighth in a series on the families who
DISTRICT WIDE CAMERA REPLACEMENT helped build Clarkston and the descendants
The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Educa- who still live here, carrying on their legacy.
tion will receive firm prime contractor bids to provide
cabling and a complete camera replacement system at BY PHIL CUSTODIO
all district buildings within Clarkston Community Schools. Clarkston News Editor
The bidding documents consist of plans and specifi- Jacob Petty helped create the United
cations prepared by GMB Architecture and Engineering
of Holland, MI. Documents may be downloaded through States of America as a soldier in the
Pipeline. If you need assistance downloading them through Revolutionary Army before settling in
Pipeline, please contact Adam Karnes or Shawn Debo at
George W. Auch Company. There will also be one set for
review at the office of the Construction Manager, George Eight generations later, many of his
W. Auch Company, 735 South Paddock Street, Pontiac, descendents still call the Clarkston area
MI 48341, Ph: 248.334.2000, on or after 1:00 pm, Mon-
day, June 19, 2017. home.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 9:00 am, Thursday Ethelyn Hyde, 81, Petty's great-great-
June 22, 2017. Attendees are to meet at the main entry great granddaughter, grew up in the area,
to Clarkston High School located at 6093 Flemings Lake
Road, Clarkston, MI 48346. Individual building visits will taught English in Clarkston schools, and still
take place immediately following the meeting at Clarkston lives in Independence Township.
High School.
Each proposal must be submitted in duplicate on the
"I like the view, and the people are great
forms furnished by the architect and must be completed down-to-earth people," Hyde said.
in full. The proposal shall be sealed in an opaque enve- "Clarkston schools are some of the best.
lope and marked with the name of the bidder and the
project name. Proposals are to be addressed and deliv- Theyre dedicated people, with good
ered to: administration through the years."
Clarkston Community Schools She has a scrapbook of family photos,
2016 Bond Projects District Wide Camera Replace-
ment letters, newpaper reports, and memorabilia
Attn: Wes Goodman to keep the family history alive. Ethelyn Hyde tends the ice cream bar at her father's soda shop on Main Street
6389 Clarkston Road
The book includes several news reports in 1947.
Clarkston, MI 48346
Bids shall be delivered no later than 12:00 pm about the unveiling of a marker for Jacob think of such a thing as him going away."
noon (EST), Tuesday, July 11, 2017 to the location Petty in Sashabaw Plains Cemetery by A note written by Adeline, Glenn's sister,
indicated above or to the office of the George W.
Auch Company located at 735 S. Paddock St, Pontiac, Daughters of the American Revolution in reveals the relief the family felt at the end of
MI 48341. The Board of Education will not open, consider, 1933, as well as many other historical the worldwide conflict.
nor accept a bid received after the date and time speci- milestones over the years. "Glenn Ellis came riding down on his
fied for bid submission. All late bid proposals will be
returned to the bidder unopened. It's also filled with pictures and letters horse yelling, 'Elmer (their father), the war is
A bid bond executed by a Treasury listed surety from Ethelyn's uncle and Jacob's descendant over! The war is over!' because he knew my
company acceptable to Clarkston Community Schools
or a cashiers check in the amount of at least 5% of the
Glenn Petty, who served in World War I. brother was in the service," she wrote.
sum of the proposal payable to Clarkston Community "Well, we have got a new home and got it In another part of the scrapbook, an article
Schools shall be submitted with each proposal over settled up all ready," Glenn wrote to his family dated Oct. 22, 1921, announces the wedding
$23,417. All proposals shall be firm for a period of sixty
(60) days. in one letter about his military service. "Each of Ethelyn's parents, "Autumn foliage and
Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Adminis- tent has eight men in it, 30 tents in a row and flowers were used in the home of Mr. and
tration Building, located at 6389 Clarkston Road, one row for a company, and I guess there is Mrs. Elmer Petty Wednesday, Oct. 12, for
Clarkston, Michigan 48346 starting at 2:00 pm (EST),
July 11, 2017. room for a hundred companies so you can the marriage service of their only daughter,
Successful bidders whose proposals are $50,000 or picture to yourself how many there is in a Adeline, and George N. Smith, son of Israel
more will be required to furnish a satisfactory Perfor-
mance and Payment Bond by a Treasury listed surety
bunch. The ground is white sand without a L. Smith, Sr. Rev. H. Hoffman, of Waterford,
in the amount of 100% of their bid. The cost of the Bond spear of grass or a weed on it around the officiated. Miss Petty was lovely in a gown
shall be included in each proposal. camp." of white net trimmed with white satin ribbon.
Bids shall be accompanied by a sworn and nota-
rized statement disclosing any familial relationship Glenn, who was drafted on May 13, 1918, Her bouquet was white and pink rose buds,
that exists between the owner or any employee of the at the age of 25 as a private in Company G, a gift of the groom. Mrs. Grant E. Beardslee,
bidder and any member of the board or the superinten- 55th Infantry, wrote many letters about sister of the groom, entertained at a
dent. Additionally, bids shall be accompanied by a
sworn and notarized statement for the Iran Economic military life, including one dated April 20, miscellaneous shower, Oct. 8."
Sanctions Act Affidavit of Compliance. Bids not ac- 1919, to his brother Frank. Another picture is of Ethelyn in the 1940s,
companied by these sworn and notarized statements will
not be accepted by the Board.
"Did you catch very many rats or were at work in her father George Smith's soda
The Board of Education reserves the right to reject they scarce," he asked. "We have lots of shop, the Clarkston Dairy Barn on Main
any and/or all bids in whole or in part and to waive any them over here but they are different kind, Street.
informality or irregularity therein, or to award the contract A picture of Glenn Petty, Ethelyn
to other than the low bidder, in its sole discretion. Clarkston they eat holes in our coat pockets and play "I'm serving up milkshakes and malts," Hyde's uncle who served in World
Community Schools reserve the right to accept that bid tag all around on our bed while we slept. Of she said. "I worked there in 1947. I didnt
which in its opinion, is in the best interest of the Owner. War I.
course when they run around on your face want to work there my dad persuaded me
Board of Education
Clarkston Community Schools you wake up you naturally would." to do it." identification from World War II when she
Ethelyn's father George and his twin Rudys was next door, she remembered. was 15 years old; and Clarkston High School
brother, Israel Smith, both served in the Army "We'd go to get a hamburger and he'd diploma in 1945 from the school now called
cook it up," she said. "The Cheeseman ice Renaissance High School.
during World War I, but only Israel was sent
to Europe. cream parlor was where the travel agency is "I dont take great stock in genealogy.
A letter dated Feb. 17, 1918, from their now. Caribou Inn was still there. It was a Its interesting but its not who I am. But its
GLAD mother, Elnora, to George described his
simpler age. People knew each other. There good for people know their roots, to know
were only 50 kids in my (Clarkston) High their heritage, what the family has done in
OR SAD? "Israel was home Thursday came in the
morning and stayed just that one day," she
School class. I got to know all of them."
The book also includes Detroit News
the past," she said.
The Clarkston News and Tom Stone,
Write a letter to the Editor wrote. "He was looking good but May says reports about Ethelyn's district spelling bee longtime resident and genealogist, are he told her he was going to leave us and go championship in May 1939, when she was highlighting every month local families who
to France pirty soon now. It makes us sick to 11 years old; her War Ration Book Two have lived in the area for at least 100 years.
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MUSIC LESSONS. Piano, voice, CASASSA LIVING Estate Live Auc- CLARKSTON GARAGE Sale, June WOODLAND PINES subdivision PATIO SET, glass top, 54" hexa- FOR SALE: Humphreys
030 WANTED guitar, drums, violins, and more. tion, Saturday, June 17, 2017 15-17, 9am-4pm. 4521 Alexander sale. June 23-24, 9am-5pm. gon table, 6 sling back chairs. Sinkmaster with side drain board, 160 APPLIANCES
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nor the quality or quantity of the Landscape Designer Stony Lake Village Condos !!LZ124F
CHEMIA OUTDOOR fireplace, good & CANCELLATION DEADLINE Ray Rd. & M-24 G- Grill, Generator tanks to refill. No deliveries. The
goods or services advertised. & Contractor
condition, you move. 248-693- All- New Inogen One G4 is only 2.8
H- Household, Humidifiers, 140 COMPUTERS
Readers are cautioned to thor-
oughly investigate all claims made
Landscape Renovations,
Maintenance Programs,
2164 !!LZ291f MONDAY NOON JUNE Hatchets pounds! FAA approved! Free info
WURLITZER ORGAN, doube key- I- Inflatable boat COMPUTER REPAIR. $49.99 vi- kit: 855-970-1066 !!CPM1
Oxford Leader & Ad-Vertiser
in any advertisement and to use
good judgement and reasonable
Complete Landscape Design,
Retaining Walls, Flagstone board, 8 foot pedals. 248-969- 248-628-4801 15, 16, 17 J- Jewelry, Jenny Lynn bed rus removal. Flat rate pricing. Used
care, particularly when dealing
with person unknown to you who
walks and patios, and more! 8189. !!L291f Clarkston News &
Penny Stretcher
9am to 4pm K- Kitchen items
L- Lawn Tractor/ mower,
Dells for sale. Electric Office. 248-
693-8783. !!L264 LuLaRoe
ask for money in advance of deliv-
ery of the goods or services ad-
Michigan Certified 248-625-3370 WATERFORD CHURCH Yard Sale, Ladies stuff
150 ANTIQUES & Thirty-One
Free Estimates Lk. Orion Review 40 tables under the tent. Wed. 6/ M- Motorcycle
vertised or the advertised price is
Mom-to-Mom stuff
COLLECTIBLES Pure Romance, Beautycounter
suspect. !!LZdhtf 248-240-1536 Were moving and sizing down!
Antique and contemporary furni-
(Holiday deadlines may apply)
21, Thurs. 6/22, 8am-8pm, Fri. 6/
23, 8am-4pm. Waterford Baptist N- Necklaces STAMP COLLECTORS: Disposal
and more! Join us for a fun ladies
night out vendor show on June 23,
terravistagardenscapes@gmail ture, gasoline and road signs, oil L28-dh Cathedral, 2640 Airport Rd. O- Odds and ends sale of a huge quantity of Scotts
060 MUSICAL LZ19tff cans, antique cannon ball beds, !!C502 P- Perennials, Pool table, Stamp Mounts in many different
4-8pm at SpringHill Suites, behind
NOT YOUR ORDINARY garage Culvers on M24. Raffles for prizes
INSTRUMENTS glassware, home decor, jewelry, sale!! Come and see for your- MOVING SALE: downsizing June Patio, Piano sizes, stock books of U.S. Stamps and FREE swag bags given to cus-
antique books, Mission style oak selves! 164 Stony Lake Dr., Ox- 15,16,17. 3538 Davison Rd., Q- Quality stuff and packets of foreign stamps. tomers at random! Bring a friend
table, beautiful Lexington furni- ford, 48371. June 15,16,17, 48446, Near Lake Nepessing Copy of Encyclopedia of United 18+ for an extra raffle entry!
accoustic and electric and acces-
sories. Oxford School of Music. LAWN CARE ture, (Bob Timberlake Collection)
solid cherry table with 6 chairs and
9am-4pm. !!L282 roundabout. Household items, ap-
R- Ratchets
S- Shrubs, Sinks, Sand blaster,
States Stamps and a copy of
pliances, kids items, clothing. Ev- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of
248-572-4881. !!LZ44tfn LAWN CUTTING Splitting maul L292
matching hutch, old farm scale, erything must go!! !!L29 Stamp Collecting. All for $150
FERTILIZING cast iron book press, tools, vin- SUMMERFIELD HOMEOWNERS T- Tools, Trailer ramp, Toys, SEE YOUR ADS ONLINE at
JUNE 16-17, 10-5, 3851 Ches- cash. Call 248-391-6933 for ap-
MULCH tage cubby & cool record storage,
MULTI-FAMILY terfield Rd., Judah Lake Sub, Orion Table, Tow chains pointment. !!RZ282 each
week! For more info call 248-628-
248-978-7673 Bose speakers, collection of an- !!L141 U- Unique stuff
4801 !!L8tf
tique folding rulers and much more!
Follow the signs to 10131
GARAGE SALE V- Video security
W- Wifi Smart Plug, Wrenches
DONATE YOUR car to charity.
Need Help 090 AUCTIONS
Greentree Drive, Clarkston,
b8348. Off Bridge Lake Rd. be-
Thurs, June 15: 9am-5pm
Fri, June 16: 9am-5pm Kids are growing fast! So much to X- Xtra cool stuff salvaged from 1920s Detroit
Receive maximum value of write
off for your taxes. Running or not!
sell! All seasons of clothing: Girls Y- Yard items/ tools homes. Huge collection. Ready
Writing? tween Rattalee and Kier. Thurs-
day, June 15 thru Saturday June
Sat, June 17: 9am-noon
Furniture, Home Decor,
(beautiful skirts & dresses, jeans, Z- Zoo animals (Kidding!!) to hang or modify to fit your
All conditions accepted. Free
pickup. Call for details. 855-413-
- ESSAYS - 17, 9am-4pm. !!L291 shorts, etc.) Boys & Womens. AND MUCH, MUCH, MORE! opening. Antique architectural 9672 !!CPM1
ON JUNE 24, 2017 Household items and many more
Household items, furniture, toys, C501 embellishments to enhance new
(High School & College) Water Tower Self Storage at interesting items. BATHROOM UPDATES can be
books, educational toys and books. construction projects.
- WEBSITE CONTENT - 6366 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston ESTATE SALE 8344 Ellis Rd. (off quick and affordable with Bath
Located on M-24 south of Home
Pottery Barn backpacks, pet
Holcomb) Clarkston. June 22-25, Williams Art Glass Studio
Wraps! Call 844-837-9372 for a
delinquent units starting at 9am-5pm. !!C502 22 N. Washington (M-24) free in home consultation.
If its going to be read, 10am. Units are as follows: SHORES SUB Depot
PRESALE WED. 6/14 Downtown Oxford, MI 48371 !!CPM1
let an award winning writer Dorian Ware D134 Garage Sale
(for moms who work) 130 HOUSEHOLD Wed.-Sat., 10am-3pm HUGHESNET: GEN4 satellite
RUMMAGE SALE- Lake Orion Come shop from 5pm-8pm or by appointment
look at it before Lindsey Waldo D136 June 22, 23, 24. 9am-5pm United Methodist Church. June 15 internet is ultra fast and secure.
SALE: Thurs.-Sat. AN AMISH LOG HEADBOARD and 248-628-1111 Plans as low as $39.99 in select
you send it out! Steven Maass G119 Pine Knob Road to & 16, 9am-5pm. June 17, 8am-
6/15-17, 9am-5pm, queen pillow top mattress set. areas. Call 1-800-491-8935 now Lakeesha Underwood I122 Cedar Grove, Clarkston 10am only. 140 E. Flint. Three Brand new- never used. Sell all for
Dana Melone K132 637 Mechanic, Oxford LZ274 to get a $50 gift card! !!CPM1
LZ20tfdh !!C501 blocks east of M-24, downtown $275. Call anytime 989-832-
L131 Lake Orion. !!L282 L291
2401. !!CPM1
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 SPI Classifieds 37

estimates, licensed and insured.
2x6 trusses. 45 year warranty,
2005 CHRYSLER TOWN & Coun-
Galvalume Steel- 19 colors. Since
1976 #1 in Michigan. Call today PUPPIES try Limited, Stow & Go, dual DVD

FAX* Your 1-800-292-0679. !!CPM1

Black & Brown,
females & males
players, 183K miles w/ replace-
ment engine, loaded, runs and
drives excellent, $2,250 obo.
Classified Ads able solution to your stairs! Lim-
ited time: -$250 Off your Stairlift
will be ready for their (248)627-3576, cell (248)770- est. 2006
forever home after June 15th. 9791 !!ZX4212f
purchase! Buy direct and Save.
24 Hours a day Please call 1-800-280-1897 for
Will have first shots, wormed,
and vet checked. $800
2002 CHRYSLER TOWN & Coun-
try. Original owner, garaged,
Include BILLING NAME, AD- Free DVD and brochure. !!CPM1
DRESS, PHONE NUMBER and a HARLEY DAVIDSON raincoats xl 248-634-1119 shiny Infernal Red, excellent body,
leather interior, power side doors
DAYTIME NUMBER where you $50 each. Leather vest xl $50. C473 and lift gate. 125,000 miles.
can be reached to verify place- Rockys motorcycle leather jack-
ment and price of ad. Fax num- ets size 48 & xxxl $100 each.
ENCLOSED DOG Pen, 10X20, $3,000. 248-922-9916. !!LZ2 2009 Chrysler Sebring Touring fully loaded, super nice, only 80K miles! ............. Only $6,377*
asking $125.00. 248-709- 2002 TOYOTA SIENNA mini van,
bers are: Highway Hawk chaps xxl and xxxl
$50 each 248-882-1592
6678, 248-623-1474 !!C492 absolutely turn key ready, extra 2008 Chevrolet Malibu super clean, great MPG, low miles ...................................... Only $6,988*
Only 1 left. First shots, wormed
clean, looks and smells like new.
140k miles, remote start, 4.75
2010 Honda Accord EX-L V6 leather, moon roof, extra clean, low miles ................... Only $10,988*
248-628-9750 SUFFERING FROM Chronic back
& vet checked. Ready for his new safety rating, beautiful blue ex-
or neck pain and covered by pri-
vate insurance? A TENS unit can
offer fast relief, and is covered
home. $700. 248-634-1119
PET SITTING by Kathy- specializ-
terior. $,3100. 248-627-6929,
leave a message for Gordon.
by most insurance. Call for free
PENNY STRETCHER information: 1-844-662-0196 ing in horses and dogs. 810-513- $7,988*
2010 Nissan Rogue super clean, low miles, priced to sell! .................................. Only
248-625-0706 !!CPM1 0838. !!ZX454 270 TRUCKS/SUV
For additional cost add ADJUSTABLE BED Brand new
2009 Ford Edge SEL AWD V6, tow pkg. power everything, super clean .............. Only
220 HORSES 97' BLAZER, 6 cylinder, runs
THE CITIZEN with Imcomfort gel memory foam good, a little rust, 109K miles, $10,377*
2008 Jeep Liberty Sport 4X4 loaded, 85K miles, premium wheels ......................... Only
248-627-4408 mattress. Retail cost $5,900.00. $1300. 95' Suburban, 8 cylin-
LZ8t Sacrifice for $997.00. Call for
3 BEAUTIFUL western saddles
for sale. 248-628-0949. !!L282 der, lots of miles, new tires, hitch, $10,777*
2011 Ford Escape XLT Only 57K miles, super clean inside and out ....................... Only
showing or delivery; 989-615-
2951. !!CPM1
runs good, 3 row seating, red.
$1100. 248-765-2603 !!LZ1
2012 Dodge Journey Crew heated seats, 3rd row seating, only 50k miles ................ Only
saw. 2014 with manual, extra FISH A clear Canadian lake for 2008 JEEP WRANGLER (4-dr.), 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4X4 Off-Road pkg., two tone paint, only 70K miles! .... Only $16,777*
bags and a dust bag. Excellent Walleye, Perch & North Pike. 2005 FOCUS ZX4 ST with new black with gray interior, hard and
condition. $40. 248-625-7219 Cabins, Boats, Motors, Gasoline tires and engine issue. 5 speed. soft tops, 150k+ miles, 6-disc
!!C492 included for one low price. Call 132k miles. Power doors and CD changer, newer tires. Every-
HOME BREAK- INS take less than Hugh for a free brochure 800- windows. Body in good shape. thing works. Good condition. Not
60 seconds. Dont wait! Protect 426-2550. !!CPM1 Silver with gray interior. $750.
248-420-8533. !!RZ2612
off- roaded. Nonsmoker.
$14,500. Jeff: 248-770-5333.
your family, your home, your as-
sets now for as little as 70c cents 1931 FORD MODEL-A Cabriolet,: 1998 FORD EXPLORER, 2-dr.,
a day! Call 866-945-5611.
The Offices Yellow with black fenders. Lug- average condition in light of its 2003 Honda CR-V EX AWD super clean, great MPG, priced to sell! . Only $3,488*
!!CPM1 gage rack. good condition. Call age and mileage, 195k, $1,000
NEW AT&T Internet offer. $20 of the after 5pm. 248-330-1584. obo. 810-217-1280. !!ZX4212
and $30/mo plans available when zOXFORD LEADER !!LZ27tf 2006 ENVOY DENALI Power ev-

you bundle. 99% reliable. 100% zAD-VERTISER 2000 GRAND PRIX GTP. New erything. CD player, leather seats,
affordable. Hurry, offer ends zLAKE ORION REVIEW tires & brakes w/less than 200 heated seats, climate control.
soon, call now 1-800-830-3921 zCLARKSTON NEWS miles on them. Leather, black, Red, tan interior. Many extras. 4
!!CPM1 loaded, 185K, $2,500. 248- wheel drive, V-8, automatic.
736-6074 !!LZ1812 Trailer package. $7,500 obo. 2006 Ford F150 XLT 4X4 chromes, power everything, priced to sell ........................... Only $10,988*
Early Deadline zTHE CITIZEN 2005 STRATUS SXT, Beige ext.,
Gray int., very good cond., 58k
248-628-6294. !!LZ2212
2007 SILVERADO, runs great,
2008 Chevrolet Silverado LT 20" wheels, chrome Pkg. low miles! ................... Only $13,377*
Classifieds Will Be Closed miles, $4,000. Call 248-804- leather heated seats, all power, 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Z71 4X4 fiberglass cap, super clean! ...... Only $13,988*
9564 !!LZ2112 everything works, 123k miles,
DEADLINE FOR THE Tues. July 4 2000 OLDSMOBILE 4 door, moon $6,500. 248-561-3946. !!C4 2007 Chevrolet Silverado LT Z71 4X4 8' long bed, fiberglass cap, low miles ... Only $15,988*
July 5th Editions For Independence Day
roof, new tires, 79,579 miles,
some work, peppy little car, runs
dark blue, 56,000 miles,
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD 4X4 6.0L V8, crew cab, only 106k miles Only $15,988*
Have a safe and happy holiday!
good. $900. 248-625-3964. $22,000.00. 248-625-8022 ! 2009 Ford F150 Lariat 4X4 leather, moon, crew cab, low miles! .......................... Only $15,988*
!!C3912 1986 CHEVROLET 1/2 TON flat
Fri., June 30th 180 REC. EQUIPMENT 2013 BUICK VERANO carbon bed rat ride. Drive it home. 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab all pwr. options, tow pkg, chromes .............. Only $17,377*
12:00 NOON
black metallic, loaded, keyless
ignition, black all leather, 83k
$1,800. 248-275-6412. !!LZ2
2008 Chevrolet Silverado LT Z71 4X4 71K miles, extra clean! ......................... Only $17,988*
KAYAK 16FT. fiberglass Keppler, 2007 RANGER p.u. 4x4 7ft. bed
L302dhf 2 person sea kayak made in West miles, one non-smoking woman with deluxe camper topper, full 2005 Ford F350 Powerstroke Lariat FX4 4X4 turbo diesel, crew cab, fully loaded! ............ Only $17,988*
Germany, family owned since new, driver, new tires, new brakes, length back door, looks and runs
HOSPITAL BED for sale. $200.
Brand new. 248-766-9143. $500 obo. 248-736-1886. sharp. $12,500. 248-838- great for hunters or camping etc. 2012 Ford F150 XLT 4X4 aggressive tires, super clean, low miles! .............................. Only $19,777*
!!ZX452 8200. !!LZ2512 Must sell $6,500. 248-627-

MARINE CARBURETOR, Holly 4 1994 CORVETTE Convertible, 2051. !!ZX3812
62,000 miles, mint condition. Ask
erator (9100 Watt surge)/ $400
OBO. 248-396-1390. !!L292
REACH ACROSS Michigan with
barrel for V-8 engine. $125.00
obo. 248-843-2956 !!C492
GOLF BALLS WITH experience!
$17,500. 248-933-2834.
2002 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER. 4wd.
Limited. Original owner. Very
good condition. Towing hitch. About Need Credit?
a MegaMarket Statewide Clas- Pick a brand and a price, ready to 2006 FORD FUSION, V6, all
power, power sunroof, leather,
108k miles. $7,900. 248-891-
3506. !!LZ2712
Our Bad Credit Repo
sified Ad! Over 1.2 million weekly play again. By the dozen or $25
circulation just $249 per week!
Buy 3- Get 1 free! Call 800-783-
for 5- 6 or 7 dozen. Range balls
$.10. 248-693-4105.
new brakes, battery & tires, very
clean, 96000K miles, $5,500
obo. 248-342-3117 !!LZ2812
2006 FORD F150 4x4, 144k
miles, loaded, 1 owner, $13,000.
Guaranteed Bankruptcy Divorce
248-802-2799. !!LZ2912
0267 !!CPM1 !!LZ30dhtf
18' LOW PROFILE 454 jet boat & 2004 FORD TAURUS SE, V-6, 2008 JEEP WRANGLER X-type Credit Approval Foreclosure Tax Lien
STOP OVERPAYING for your pre-
trailer, $4,500. For info call 248- clean, runs great, 147k miles, soft top with 1/2 doors, black
scriptions! Save! Call our li-
censed Canadian and Interna-
tional pharmacy, compare prices
391-1639 !!L292

200 PETS

2014 FORD FOCUS, excellent

with gray interior, 93k+ miles,
in great shape. Auto trans. Brush
guard, remote start. $14,000.
248-627-5263 Finance Guaranteed
and get $25.00 off your first
prescription. Call 1-800-697- condition, 29k miles, $8,500. 248-943-4836. !!LZ2212
1808. Promo Code CDC201625
2 FEMALE GINUEA Pigs with large
cage, free to a good and loving
248-626-9738. !!LZ2312
2007 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser GT.
2010 FORD ESCAPE XLT, excel-
lent condition inside/out, five 2200 ORTONVILLE RD ORTONVILLE
WOODBURNING STOVE- Lopi home. Cant move with us. Must One owner. Excellent condition. doors, tires two years old w/lots 5 miles North of I-75 on M-15
Liberty. Brass door, clear glass. take together. 248-787-6123. 119,000 miles. Sunroof, power of tread on them, sunroof, aver-
28ft. superpro, 2100 stack. !!L292 windows/ locks. 2.4L turbo en- age 27mpg, 108,315 miles, ga- Mon-Thur 9 am-8 pm Tue-Wed & Fri 9 am-6 pm Sat 10 am-4pm
gine, Inferno Red with gray inte- rage kept, no accidents.
Needs paint. $750. 248-693-
8411. !!R292
PUG PUPPIES, taking deposits,
1st shots & dewormed. 586-946- rior. Runs great! $4,900 obo. $6,950.00. Call Ken 248-840- *cash price, plus tax, lic,
title and doc
9466 !!RZ292 248-391-1522. !!RZ2212 3744 !!LZ2812
38 SPI Classifieds Wednesday, June 14, 2017
KEATINGTON CONDO 2 bedroom BUSY DOG Grooming Salon AUTO/ TIRE TECH, Oxford, for DRIVER WANTED, Porta- John LOOKING FOR part time insurance FULL TIME route driver needed.
280 REC. VEHICLES townhouse, 1 bath, garage. Lake $4500. $800 monthly rent, one light and medium repair position. Company. 248-969-6900 producer for Lake Orion office, Local coffee company. Mon- Fri. STAINED & BEVELED GLASS
privilages. $900 monthly. Avail- year lease plus renewal options. Must have own tools. 248-969- !!LZ294 friendly working environment. 8-4:30, many benefits. Email Repair and Modification
2013 SANIBEL 39" Fifth Wheel. able immediately. 248-933- Main road, great clientele, turn 0560 ask for Bill or Don, or Email Contact (248)814-8040 Don@ Professional Service since
4 slides, lots of extras. Asking 9777. !!R264 key, please call 248-285-1673 at: carsoxford@ for ap- !!ZX444 !!C483 1980
$48,000.00 248-709-6678,
248-623-1474 !!C494
ROOM FOR Rent. Large fur- need to sell asap. !!LZ292 plication. !!L254 NOW HIRING! ALLERGY PRACTICE in Lake * Residential * Commercial *
nished sleeping room, Waterford Orion looking for Medical Assis-
85 H0NDA GOLDWING, newer area. Includes all utilities, cable, 340 CHILD CARE
Golden Dragon Restaraunt
HELP WANTED tant and front desk staff (recep-
* Ecclesiastical *
tires, runs excellent, custom seat. internet. Older gentleman pre- ORION Full Time Waitress
32 S. Washington St., Oxford Established Roofing Company, tionist); also looking for RN/ LPN. New Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-3
$2200. 248-620-3479. !!C502 ferred. $110/ wk. 810-355- STATE LAW REQUIRES all Part time 2-4 days/ week. Com-
90 HARLEY XR 1200, 7,000 8097 !!C501 childcare facilities to be licensed SPORTS BAR 248-628-9800
248-835-5015 (Rachel)
in Business over 32 years is
Seeking an Experienced Crew. puter skills needed. College stu-
Other hours by appointment.
22 N. Washington (M-24)
miles, Vance Hines exhaust, and some to be registered. Call dents Welcome to apply. Send
screaming eagle programmer, 310 REAL ESTATE Dept. of Human Services at 1-
866-685-0006, if you have any
HIRING ASAP L28 Must be Reliable & Dependable
with 5 years of contract exp.
resume with details of availabil- Downtown Oxford, MI 48371
excellent condition. $6200. 248- ity to: 248-628-1111
questions. !!LZ8tf Kitchen Manager & Cooks Must have: reliable
620-3479. !!C502 VACANT LAND reduced to SHELVER, ORION TOWNSHIP
$17,000. Perked, surveyed, 4.7 LOOKING FOR a mature, respon- *Apply Tu-Fr. Noon-4pm transportation, equipment,
TOP CASH paid! For old motor- PUBLIC LIBRARY !!RZ292 LZ274
acres. North of Lapeer. Just off sible college age or adult to care 1172 S. Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion workmans comp. & Liability Ins.
cycles! 1900-1979. Dead or 8-12 hours per week, includes AUTO MECHANIC wanted: Must
alive! 920-371-0494!!CPM1 M-24, Murphy Lake Rd and for a 9yr old and a 14yr special 248-693-3015 Serious Inquiries only
evening and weekend hours. Sort have strong mechanical knowl-
Kelch. Billy 248-408-6394 needs child 2 days (10hrs)/wk in R264 and shelve materials, ensure If you cant meet the above edge/ background, able to diag- CONCRETE
290 RENTALS !!LZ282 my Oxford home over summer ROCHESTER HILLS STABLES items are properly shelved, per- requirements dont call. nose and repair mechanical issues ALL TYPES
HOME FOR Sale- 5921 Oakhill break. Must be reliable and have Stable help wanted, full-time. 6 form general support tasks and Work is year round! start to finish. Clean driving
references. $12/hr. Call Dana OF FLATWORK
ORION TWP 3 bedroom, 1-1/2 Rd, Clarkston- 3.39 Acres, 3 days, $540.00 a week. Experi- maintain orderliness of the li- For info, call Karen at: record. Certification required.
story house. $900 monthly. 248- bedroom, 2.5 bath, finished walk- 248-670-1890 !!L292 ence preferred. 586-752-6020 Decorative Stamping
693-8921 !!R282 out basement, 2 car garage. !!L492
brary. Complete posting, includ-
ing required qualifications, and 248-393-0055 Need tools and reliable
transportaion. Must be depend- Commercial/ Residential
HOPE SENIOR APARTMENTS $335,000. Appointments only 360 HELP WANTED WERE LOOKING FOR drivers for application available at: http:// L284c able and able to work indepen- Oakland Contracting
Leasing 1& 2 bedrooms (62yrs 248-296-0702 !!LZ282 Clarkston Food Express and Ox- dently. Please email resume to 248-249-1889.
G.C. LABOR/ Operators, enjoy PERSON WITH mechanical abil-
plus) 248-628-7676. !!264 CLARKSTON BLUFF Condo, end ford/ Lake Orion Food Express. We libraryemployment/. Submit appli- ity and background to learn op- patty@ or ZX444
playing golf? Join the Davey Golf cation to: Joyce Becker, Orion call 586-615-1396 to schedule
KEATINGTON CONDO, Lake Orion, unit, 3 bedroom, 31/2 bath, are a restaurant food delivery eration of automated machinery.
team. Ft/ pt positions available Township Public Library, 825 an interview. !!L282
$229,900. 248-425-0050 service. This is a contracted po-
2 bedroom townhouse, 1 bath, 1
car garage, all amenities, newly !!LZ282
immediately. Retirees welcome.
Anyone over 16 can apply. EEO.
sition. Must have a valid DL, 18 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion,MI
Looking for dependable people.
Some lifting required. Apply 595 Wray Masonry
decorated, lake privileges. $995 years or older, smart phone, their 48362, 248-693-3000 x302. 370 PERSONALS
monthly. Available June 15th.
room, 1 bath, 750 sq.ft., 85ft.
Bloomfield, Auburn Hills and Lake
Orion area. 248-640-0499
own vehicle, and current insur- Electronic submissions to:
S. Lapeer Rd. (M-24), Oxford.
!!L293 Construction
248-496-1799. !!L294 ance. Candidates should live in jbecker@orionlibrary. org. MEET SINGLES right now! No
lake frontage, all sports lake, !!L264 G.C. LABOR/ Operators, enjoy zBRICK zBLOCK zSTONE
the immediate area. Paid per or- R291c paid operators, just real people
ROOM FOR RENT, Clarkston Vil- treed lot, west of Clare, $65,999. playing golf? Join the Davey Golf zCHIMNEY REPAIR
HIRING 3 PEOPLE for real estate der + tips. Please apply at like you. Browse greetings, ex-
lage, walking distance to down- (248)515-6286 !!ZX454 DILLY- DELI Monday- Friday, no team. Ft/ pt positions available
town. Pay for room, share whole HUNTERS: TUSCOLA Hunting
sales. Real Estate License re-
quired. Flexible hours. Great in-
www.clarkston. express or
www.oxfordorion. express.
nights, no weekends. Starting immediately. Retirees welcome.
change messages and connect
live. Try it free. Call now: 800-
house. No tobacco use in any Land, 48.5 acres. Woods, trails, $9.00/hr. Counter/ food prep and Anyone over 16 can apply. EEO.
come potential & will train. Real !!L282 993-0464 !!CPM1 LZ16tfc
form. 248-894-6223. !!CZ492 pond, and hunting blinds. Deer, sandwich maker. 248-373-7240 Bloomfield, Auburn Hills and Lake
Living John Burt Realty. 248-
turkey, and wildlife. Contact NOW HIRING: Line cook, full and !!L282 Orion area. 248-640-0501
ROOM FOR RENT Oxford area. 628-7700. !!L7tfc 390 NOTICES
$80 weekly. All utilities. 248- Dawn: 586-215-1672. !!RZ284 part time. Please apply at Smokin
Js Bar-b-que Pit 10230 Hegel
NEEDED: DRIVER 4 hours per day,
$12 per hour. Please call Bobby
!!L264 Kitchens, Baths
CLARKSTON VILLAGE- 2 bedroom sq. ft., downtown Lapeer. $800 NOW HIRING Rd., Goodrich. 810-636-9200.
at 248-309-1983 or 248-228-
0891. !!L292
motivated people wanted to as- does not knowingly accept adver- & Basements
townhouse. Free health club. No monthly, plus utilities 248-628- sist adults in our group homes. tising which is deceptive, fraudu-
smoking or cats. $950 monthly. 3433. !!LZ291 EXPERIENCED SERVER AND/ OR Bartender, ex-
perience preferred but willing to
ALL POSITIONS Waitstaff, line Oxford, Holly, Highland and areas. lent, or which might otherwise
Lic. for 28 years, Free Est.
248-625-5121. !!LZ264 cooks, dish washers, full or part $9.53 hr. to start with benefits violate the law or accepted stan-
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setting, stove, refrigerator, dish- HOMES And Helper. Licensed. son Victorias downtown Oxford,
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is now taking applications for
Readers are cautioned to thor- K & J Roofing
Home Community in Oxford. 248-394-2151 Wanted. Pay commensurate with wanted for private bird sanctu- oughly investigate all claims
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part-time help. After school hours
available. Apply at 62 W. Scripps
made in any advertisement and & Siding
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dealing with person unknown to
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ters, front steps, newer carpet
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ter bath and in front entrance,
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son who enjoys outdoors. SHERMAN PUBLICATIONS
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noon shift. The Maintenance
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weekends, good selection avail- home has been very well main- area. Pruning, planting, watering, jzyrowski@independence &
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ing Colombiere employees and
guests. To apply please send your HVAC OFFICE Part time help
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Hedge Trimming
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ing price. Easy hours, even the
810-796-3100 kids can help run the store and LAUNDRY POSITION Sun.-Thurs., ARTIST INSURANCE SUPPORT Staff,
ford seeking front desk person
20-25 hrs/wk. Must have good 248-896-4189
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Rod Will, 72
Rod Will of Clarkston passed away
unexpectedly June 9, 2017, at age 72.
He was the loving husband of Joan for 50 years;
beloved father of Erik, Peter, Paul and Jessica; proud
grandpa of Hope, Kayla, Jaszek, Horizon and Sada;
brother of Harlan, Marnie and Juilene Hewitt.
Rod retired from DuPont after 27 years of service.
Rod was a proud Combat Surgeon with the First
Cav in Vietnam and had a great love for Arizona.
Inurnment at Gettysburg National
Cemetery. Memorials may be made to United States
War Dogs Association. Private arrangements
entrusted to the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home,
Clarkston. Online guestbookwww.wintfuneral

Township chloride voted down

The Independence Township Board voted, June
6, to abolish the Township Private Road Chloride
Co-Op Program, determining it is unlawful for them
to spend public funds on private roads.
They permanently prohibited using public funds
to reimburse residents for chloride applications on
privately owned gravel roads located in the
The board voted for a township-wide Enterprise
Content Management System, not to exceed
$31,428.97 for the purchase and installation of
ONE, TWO, PULL: Madeline McChester and Emma Olafsson show their strength as they take on two oppo- The purchase and installation of a local backup
nents during a tug-of-war battle during Clarkston Elementarys field day. Photo by Wendi Reardon Price device for the server was also approved, not to exceed

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