A Look Back for January 22, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City water discussion heats up” Clarkston City Council was hit with a variety of questions and remarks at its first water hearing. Councilman Bill Basinger smoothed the way with a tactful introduction, acquainting residents with facts about the proposed $2.2 million system. “Snow lovers get […]

A Look Back for January 15, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Record numbers for building permits” Independence Township’s 295 building permits issued in 1994 blew away 1993’s mark of 258. While all the counters weren’t in yet, the township’s building department felt the effects of increased population and growth. “Auto students check out the ‘Hummer’” The […]

A Look Back for January 8, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Jurassic snow?” Kyle LaFoy and his son, Eddie, of Independence Township, knew what to do with the first sprinkling of snow which fell New Year’s Eve. The result was Dino, a snow sculpture which resembled the Flintstones’ pet dinosaur. “Board passionate about new high school” […]

A Look Back for December 18, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Parade lights up Main Street and faces with holiday cheer” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Heart of Clarkston Lighted Parade turned the downtown area into a twinkling winter wonderland. Residents ooohed and aaahed at the sights and sounds of 48 parade entries. […]

A Look Back for December 11, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston girl excels at PP & K” Jackie Gipe of Clarkston took second place in the team championships of the Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Ford Field during halftime of the Detroit Lions and Cardinals game. “Season’s beginning” The wind nipped a little bit, […]

A Look Back for December 4, 2019

From The Clarkston News’ archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor working to save lives one AED unit a a time” The Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor was attempting to make AED units readily accessible to the general community and make them as common as fire extinguishers. “And the winner is…” Katelyn Dillon, a 10-year-old […]

A Look Back for November 27, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Kids expand cultural horizons” About 130 students in Clarkston Community Schools in third through fourth grades enjoyed food and learned about different cultures during the first Clarkston Schools Cultural Convention. “Independence seniors celebrate Thanksgiving” The Independence Township Senior Center held a grand Thanksgiving feast. The […]

A Look Back for November 20, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “CHS band finishes in top place” Vanilla Curve, a band with Scott Medlen, Josh Fink, Billy Freed and Aaron Bedor, competed against 18 bands in Clarkston High School’s Battle of the Bands competition. They received 199 points out of a possible 200 in their first […]

A Look Back for November 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Coalition to promote ‘connections’” The Clarkston Coalition for Youth unveiled their proposed common message of “Clarkston: Each One Reach One…Connecting for a Better Community” during the coalition’s leadership forum. “Business Expo sets record for exhibitors” Business was good at the annual Business and Community Expo […]

A Look Back for November 6, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston youths voice their views” Clarkston youths of all ages made their voices count during the Nov. 2, 2004 elections through Kids Voting USA. It was the fifth election in eight years for Clarkston students with the program. “Bus drivers don costumes for Halloween” The […]

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