Emily Berger

BERGER, Emily Lynn of Clarkston; entered eternal life April 10, 2019. Age 5.  Loving daughter of Jennifer and Patrick.  Beloved sister of Lilly and Lucy.  Granddaughter of Rhonda and Dennis Zezula and Helen Berger.  Great granddaughter of Kathryn and the late Carol Duncan.  Cousin of Jasmine and Noah Morgan.  Great niece of Jim and Carol […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 04-08-2019 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment Accts Payable Financial Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire/03/11/2019 PUBLIC HEARING PRESENTATION UNFINISHED BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS Approved List of Proposed Gravel Opposed MTA Nonpartisan TWP Offices Approved MMTA 2019 Advanced Institute for Treasurer Approved Hiring Gerry Edwards for […]

Letters to the Editor April 13

Thank you Lions Dear Editor, The Village or Ortonville would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Ortonville Lions Club for the replacement of a portion of the carpeting at Old Town Hall. Your contribution to the Village of Ortonville and the maintenance of our historic buildings is appreciated. Ortonville Village Office Staff […]

New OCSO Brandon detective

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon substation has a new detective. Paul Buhl, a former deputy, was recently promoted to the detective bureau. He has been with the substation since 2015. “I always wanted to be a police officer,” said Buhl. “It was kind of a childhood dream of mine.” […]

Walking with Ron

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- Ask Ron Sutton a question regarding the last 100 years of Ortonville history and there’s a good chance he’ll know. From 2-5 p.m., April 27, the Ortonville United Methodist Church, 93 Church St., will host a 90th birthday gathering for Sutton—whose worked, served and lived in the community, touching […]

Virginia Rogers

ROGERS, VIRGINIA MAY of Ortonville; died April 10, 2019.  She was 74. Born on April 30, 1944 to the late Peter and Virginia Caroline (nee: Damoil) Christensen.  She is survived by two sons, Sherman Rogers and Sean (Tracie) Rogers;  five grandchildren, Savannah Rogers, Kellsie Rogers, Alexis Rogers, Blayden Rogers and Milana Rogers; one sister, Joann […]

Play ball

Play ball

GHS Senior, Colby Phipps steps into a pitch Wednesday, at the Goodrich Varsity Baseball home opener. The Martians split a doubleheader with North Branch 3-1 and lost 2-1 in the nightcap. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

‘The Dementia Umbrella’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At 6:30 p.m., April 16 the Brandon Township Public Library will be hosting Carol Waarala, who will be giving her talk on ‘The Dementia Umbrella.’ “Dementia is an umbrella term,” said Waarala, a retired hospice social worker. “It’s not a disease itself, it’s an umbrella term for a disease that […]

Township board opposes nonpartisn legislation

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Monday night, the township board made a resolution, 6-0, that they were in opposition to legislation that would allow township boards the option to have its elected offices appear as nonpartisan on the ballot. Trustee Kris Kordella was absent with notice. “Personally I am in the middle […]

Township, library, at odds over DDA funds

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The Brandon Township Library Board is seeking funds that were accidentally captured for the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in 2017. On the yearly library millage, prior to 2017, a portion of the millage was captured and given to the DDA. Tax laws in 2017 changed, and this was an […]