A Look Back for December 6, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston students star in upcoming ballet at high school” Clarkston residents were getting ready for the Lake Area Civic Ballet performance of “Nutcracker” at Clarkston High School with Emily Wiggins as Clara, Ashley Shaw as Columbine, and Stephanie Lang as the Snow Queen. “Reflective addresses […]

A Look Back for November 29, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Lighthouse gets big donation, still needs help” It was the Clarkston Middle School students to the rescue for Clarkston Lighthouse as the sixth, seventh and eighth graders donated 11,482 food items along with $2,249.59 to the charity just in time for Thanksgiving. “A time to […]

A Look Back for November 15, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Birdland up in arms – want to purchase property to stop development” The Concerned Citizens for Independence Township were taking a proactive approach to keep their neighborhood how it was. The group was looking into the option of buying a 25-acre parcel of land, at […]

A Look Back for November 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Fortinberry knocks off Kostin for judge seat” In the highly contested race for 52-2 District Court, Judge Dana Fortinberry knocked off opponent Kelley Kostin, receiving 18,689 votes to Kostin’s 12,844 votes. “Teens make a difference for family” A group of volunteers from St. Daniel’s Catholic […]

A Look Back for November 1, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Keeping kids safe in school is priority” To acknowledge the various measures implemented to assure the safety of students, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education approved Oct. 16-20 as Safe Schools Week. “Former Clarkston resident swimming with manatees in Florida invites you to join […]

A Look Back for October 25, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Springfield is an environmental ‘success story’” Springfield Township was officially a “success story” in the area of environmental protection. Clerk Nancy Strole accepted an award the township received at the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. “A common link to the past […]

A Look Back for October 18, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Unlikely hero emerges from recent rescue at park” North Sashabaw Elementary students Vincent and Vanessa Cantu helped save Fidel Cantu, their grandfather, when he went into a diabetic shock on a park outing with them. “King and queen” Clarkston High School seniors Daniel Howard and […]

A Look Back for October 11, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence passes lower millage rates” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a budget which would decreased the millage rate from 7.04 mills to 6.85 mills with a 6-0 vote. “Local artist showcases paintings of Clarkston area” Jean Cavalier of Clarkston was taking her turn […]

A Look Back for October 4, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Top of the food chain” Niko LeVigne eats tasty ribs during Taste of Clarkston as many came out to the annual event for delicious food, shopping and playing games. “Clarkston resident makes it as Navy Seal” Kevin Pope, a 2001 Clarkston High School graduate, graduated […]

A Look Back for September 21, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence Township raises fee for sewage disposal” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a memorandum to increase the sanitary sewer usage rate from $45 to $52 per Resident Equivalent Unit. “Roberts trip to England focuses on special education” Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Al […]

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