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 […]

A Look Back for January 4, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “New facilities top priority for center” The Independence Township Senior Center was coming off a successful 2001 and was looking forward to 2002. The number one priority was their continued effort to get a new Civic Center built in Independence Township. “Clarkston Community Schools face […]

A Look Back for December 21, 2016

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Clarkston Schools deny request for more project money” Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to deny a request from Independence Township for additional funds for drainage improvements in a subdivision because funds to the district would possibly be cut in 2002. “Locals ‘go […]

A Look Back for December 14, 2016

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Council issues go-ahead for water system” The Clarkston City Council approved the implementation of the city-wide improvements for Phase II for Clarkston’s water system. The first part of the phase was completed earlier in the year which included businesses and residences on M-15. “Clarkston teacher nominated […]

A Look Back for December 7, 2016

  From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Wall-to-wall-kids” Clarkston Community Schools officials brought forth a master plan as they worked to reduce overcrowding in the schools. The most urgent issue was the overcrowding was at the high school with 2,275 students in a building meant for 2,000. “Local priest heads to […]

A Look Back for Nov. 30

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Festival kicks off holiday season” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce was planning to help spread some holiday cheer as they prepared to host their first Heart of Clarkston Holiday Festival. The chamber had planned the festival for more than a year. “Theater owner ordered […]

A Look Back for Nov. 23, 2016

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2001 “Rockin’ at the Fox” Former Clarkston resident Denise Caston was taking over the Fox Theatre stage as a Radio City Rockette in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. “Books are cooler when read by Ernie” A legendary voice echoed through Pine Knob Elementary as Ernie Harwell, […]