A Look Back from November 25, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Traffic worries neighbors of new school” It was soon apparent, at a nearly full house at Clarkston High School’s theater, residents living on Walters and Fleming Lake roads were concerned about traffic volume and safety for when the new high school would be built. “Helping […]

A Look Back for November 18, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “School staffing levels keep on growing” Growing pains continued to force the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education to spend money as they gave the administration a go-ahead to hire for new positions and approved to purchase a new hard drive for the computer system. […]

A Look Back for November 11, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Chamber puts best foot forward” Spring Lake Country Club was packed for the annual Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. One guest compared it to Halloween with free food and free gifts from area merchants. There was a huge turnout with 1,300 guests visiting […]

A Look Back for November 4, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Seven vie for three seats on city council” Through the 33 years City Manager Art Pappas held different positions within Clarkston’s village and city government, he couldn’t recall a time when so many people were running for city council as seven vied for three seats. […]

A Look Back for October 28, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Young singers travel” Clarkston and Sashabaw Middle schools sent 15 students to the Michigan State Vocal Music Association Regional Honors Choir performance at Plymouth-Canton High School. “’Tis the season” Ann and Jim Degen held the fifth-annual neighborhood Halloween bash where the adults enjoyed chili and […]

A Look Back for October 21, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Boy confesses to barn fire” A 13-year-old Clarkston boy confessed to Oakland County Sheriff’s Arson Investigators that he set the fire to the old barn off Walters Lake Road at the end of September. “Unfair labor practice charge dropped” An unfair labor practice charge filed […]

A Look Back for October 14, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City, township agree to deal” The Independence Township Board of Trustee voted to approve six intergovernmental agreements with the City of the Village of Clarkston after two years of back-and-forth negotiating. “New director leads Meadow Brook Hall” Lisa Baylis Ashby of Clarkston was getting acquainted […]

A Look Back for October 7, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Arson suspected in barn blaze” Independence Township Fire Department responded quickly to a barn fire at 6660 Walters Road at 9 p.m., Sept. 29, but it went up in flames just as quick. “By the time our guys crossed I-75 it was already going,” said […]

A Look Back for September 23, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “’I hope I pick the right one’” Ryan Schapman hugged Laura Witkowski after surprising her with a red rose, the symbol of a finalist for Homecoming queen during the pre-tapping ceremony. Witkowski is a twin and Schapman was concerned he’d “tap” the wrong girl. “Clarkston […]

A Look Back for September 16, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Teacher promoted to principal” Pine Knob Elementary fifth-grade teacher Leonard Loveless was promoted to principal at PKE. He was chosen out of 50 applicants “Church members vocal about bar” The concern was noted but it may have been too late as some members of the […]

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