Clarkston/Independence Twp.

On the Ballot: Voters in Independence Township to Vote on Road Millage

October 7th 2018

On the Ballot: Voters in Independence Township to Vote on Road Millage Independence Township Road Infrastructure Improvement Millage Shall the Charter Township of Independence be authorized to levy a new additional millage of up to 2.0 mills (a tax limitation increase of up  to $2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value on all taxable property in […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees

October 6th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Paul Curtis for O.C.C. Board of Trustees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Paul Curtis is running for Oakland Community College (O.C.C.) Board of Trustees. There are six people running for two seats. Candidates are Paul Curtis, Pamala M. Davis, Danarius Monroe Hemphill, Christine Marie O’Sullivan, Margaret E. Perry […]

Reporter Food: Mexican Skillet at Old Village Cafe

October 6th 2018

Reporter Food: Mexican Skillet at Old Village Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Last week I was passing though Clarkston and decided to give Old Village Cafe a try.  It was nice sitting near the front and watching people pass by on Downtown Clarkston’s Main Street. The restaurant has a typical diner […]

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads

October 3rd 2018

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- What should people know when it comes to the roads?  The Road Commissioner for Oakland County Ron Fowkes and RCOC Manager Dennis Kolar joined members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently for breakfast and to share […]

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards

October 3rd 2018

Nominations Open for Oakland County 40 Under 40 Awards (Oakland County Executive Office, Oct. 3, 2018) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson‘s Elite 40 Under 40 initiative, now in its eighth year, celebrates Oakland County’s “Best and Brightest” between ages 18 and 39. If you know a young person who adds value to the community […]

2018 Candidate Interview: John Himmelspach for Waterford School Board

September 30th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: John Himmelspach for Waterford School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2018) Waterford, Independence Township, West Bloomfield, MI- John Himmelspach is running for re-election to the Waterford School Board. There are five people running for two seats.  Candidates are Margaret Bryce, Kent Douglas, John Himmelspach, Julie Josselyn and Joan Sutherland. This is […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Sue Wylie for Clarkston City Council

September 29th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Sue Wylie for Clarkston City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Sue Wylie is running for re-election to Clarkston City Council. There are five people running for three positions.  On the ballot are: Al Avery, Sharron Catallo, Rick Detkowski, Hampton Swayne and Sue Wylie. This is a non-partisan position […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term)

September 29th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Michael (Mike) Cascone is running for City Council in Clarkston for a partial term seat that ends Nov. 11, 2019. There are two people running for one seat: Mike Cascone and David Marsh. There is also […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1

September 23rd 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Lake Orion, Orion Township, Lake Angelus, Auburn Hills and Independence Township, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is running for County Commissioner of the 1st District. She is running against Republican incumbent Michael Gingell. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018 Check […]

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival

September 14th 2018

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2018) Clarkston, MI- On Saturday children fluttered about the Clarkston Family Farm, delighted with a day of hands-on learning at the Monarch Butterfly Festival. Kids waved wands made of sticks and newspaper butterflies tied to strings as they explored several stations set […]