A Look Back for March 22, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Schools set $1.6 million dollar reduction plan” Uncertain about funding from the state, Clarkston Community Schools was going ahead with a $1.6 million reduction plan which would impact all district programs on an equal basis. “Clarkston man travels to Washington to raise awareness” Clarkston resident […]

A Look Back for March 15, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “State champion” Clint DeGain defeated Davison’s Chad Roush during his fifth time facing him. DeGain won the match 7-4, capturing the crown in the 160-pound weight class at the MHSAA Wrestling Individual State Finals. “Independence mulling $28 million in construction” The Independence Township Board of […]

A Look Back for March 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Local priest brings home Olympic size memories” Clarkston’s Monsignor Robert Humitz, pastor at St. Daniel’s Catholic Church, had a first hand Olympic experience was one of 30 chaplains to work the Winter Games in Salt Lake City. “Dancing brings rewarding challenge” Anne Underwood, a junior […]

A Look Back for March 1, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Residents petition to put Sashabaw overlay district on ballot” A neighborhood of residents were not happy with the passing of the Sashabaw Town Overlay District plan, which ran near Sashabaw Road from Maybee Road to I-75. They were trying to get their voices heard. “Bailey […]

A Look Back for February 22, 2017

  From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston braces for cuts despite more cash” Michigan was still keeping its promise to schools statewide for a per pupil fund increase, but Clarkston Community Schools was still preparing for financial cutbacks. “Facilities hearing low in numbers, high in support” The Independence Township hearing concerning […]

A Look Back for the week of February 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Middleton grabs county commission seat” Tom Middleton was victorious as he was voted to be the new representative for District 4 on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. He defeated Charles Inman 1,175 to 722 in the special general election. “School board moves forward to […]

A Look Back for February 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “CMS band performs at prestigious Midwestern Conference” Sixty-eight students in the Clarkston Middle School Symphonic Band had the honor of performing at the 57th Annual Midwestern Conference on Vocal and Instrumental Music at the University of Michigan. “Clarkston students named to Fury student board” Clarkston […]

A Look Back for January 26, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Fife looks back on 20 years” Dan Fife reflected on his 20th year as head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team since returning back to his hometown. “A big heart for a little girl at North Sashabaw Elementary” Jessica Arndt approached North Sashabaw […]

A Look Back for the week of January 18, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Medical Center receives okay on expansion from board” The Independence Township Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to approve the proposed 10,560 square foot addition to Independence Point Medical and Retail Center on M-15 near I-75. “Local residents help carry Olympic torch through Michigan” Nicole Keusch […]

A Look Back for January 11, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “THAW out this cold winter with the help of Lighthouse Clarkston” Lighthouse Clarkston was coming off a successful holiday season was running the THAW program, which ran until May 31, helped pay utility bills. “Students carry hopes and wishes into year 2002” Several students from […]