A Look Back for January 25, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Schools hear from parents about the schedule: Over 65 percent of parents surveyed by Clarkston Schools said they would like to see the February mid-winter break eliminated or reduced. Four hundred parents answered the phone survey on the school calendar which most said they would […]

A Look Back for January 18, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Joint boards talk cooperation: Boards from Clarkston Schools, the city of Clarkston, and Independence and Springfield townships met in joint session for discussion of “positive initiatives” each board had undertaken. Before the two-and-a-half hour meeting was done, the participants had gotten down to what was […]

A Look Back for January 11, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Morning s-t-r-e-t-c-h: Emily Haywood, an eighth grader at Sashabaw Middle School, was the winner in a LINK fund raiser sponsored by local businesses. She won a lunch for herself and three friends at McDonald’s off Sashabaw Road. She also invited an autistic student she helps […]

A Look Back for December 21, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Goodfellows make Christmas warmer: Thanks to area Goodfellows and churches, 167 needy children in the Clarkston area received new shoes, boots, hats and gloves for the holidays. The Goodfellows, comprised of Clarkston Rotary Club members and employees of Michigan Engineering, Inc. sold newspapers on Dec. […]

A Look Back for December 14, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Joy to the city: Girl Scout troops from the Clarkston area met in Depot Park and hosted the first annual Neighborhood Caroling. As folks gathered to sing with the troops, they were encouraged to donate warm items like hats and mittens for Lighthouse Clarkston. DARE […]

A Look Back for December 7, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Photographer steps in front of the camera: Ken Winship, owner of Winship Studio, continued his 20-year-old tradition of playing the most beloved of all holiday characters, Santa Claus. Not only did children get their pictures taken with Santa, but also watched themselves grow up on […]

A Look Back for November 30, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 A chat with the big guy: Five-year-old Hayley Martin had a little small talk with Santa Claus at Bordine’s. Santa offered Hayley a tambourine to try to break the ice before finding out all of her Christmas wishes. Food Town honored by Lighthouse for good […]

A Look Back for November 23, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Clarkston dancer kicks up her heels with Rockettes: Denise Caston, a junior at Oakland University and lifelong resident of Clarkston, was one of six local women selected to join the Radio City Rockettes for a month-long Christmas Spectacular at the Fox Theatre. The spirit of […]

A Look Back for November 16, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Born to be wild: Sashabaw Middle School seventh grade science students had a visit from Joel Doehring, president of Ann Arbor’s Special Survival Center. Doehring brought vertebrates and invertebrates, which included warm- and cold-blooded species from across the globe. The event was funded by the […]

A Look Back for November 2, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Candle Maker of the Year awarded to Davisburg woman: Mary Tebo, owner of the Davisburg Candle Factory, was named Candle Maker of the Year at the 33rd annual convention of the International Guild of Candle Artisans. Tebo was one of over 200 artisans from 33 […]

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