A Look Back for December 6, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston students star in upcoming ballet at high school” Clarkston residents were getting ready for the Lake Area Civic Ballet performance of “Nutcracker” at Clarkston High School with Emily Wiggins as Clara, Ashley Shaw as Columbine, and Stephanie Lang as the Snow Queen. “Reflective addresses […]

A Look Back for November 29, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Lighthouse gets big donation, still needs help” It was the Clarkston Middle School students to the rescue for Clarkston Lighthouse as the sixth, seventh and eighth graders donated 11,482 food items along with $2,249.59 to the charity just in time for Thanksgiving. “A time to […]

A Look Back for November 1, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Keeping kids safe in school is priority” To acknowledge the various measures implemented to assure the safety of students, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education approved Oct. 16-20 as Safe Schools Week. “Former Clarkston resident swimming with manatees in Florida invites you to join […]

A Look Back for October 25, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Springfield is an environmental ‘success story’” Springfield Township was officially a “success story” in the area of environmental protection. Clerk Nancy Strole accepted an award the township received at the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. “A common link to the past […]

A Look Back for October 18, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Unlikely hero emerges from recent rescue at park” North Sashabaw Elementary students Vincent and Vanessa Cantu helped save Fidel Cantu, their grandfather, when he went into a diabetic shock on a park outing with them. “King and queen” Clarkston High School seniors Daniel Howard and […]

A Look Back for September 21, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence Township raises fee for sewage disposal” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a memorandum to increase the sanitary sewer usage rate from $45 to $52 per Resident Equivalent Unit. “Roberts trip to England focuses on special education” Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Al […]

A Look Back for September 6, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Overcrowded schools mean…” Clarkston Community Schools were reaffirming their facilities goals and gearing for 2003 election They reaffirmed their switch configuration for the schools year 2005-2006 to kindergarten through fifth grades at the elementary level; have two 6-7 grade buildings; one 8-9 grade building; with […]

A Look Back for August 30, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Bay Court vandalism has officials frustrated” A few vandals were ruining it for everyone at Bay Court Park. During the summer there had been an extreme amount of littering and vandalism at the park and most of it centered around the disc golf course. “Clarkston […]

A Look Back for August 23, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Local governments relieved by override” Local government officials sighed in relief after Michigan Legislature overturned Governor John Engler’s veto which would have paralyzed communities by severely cutting their state-shared revenue money. “’Heart of gold’ leads to national honors ” With her sweet demeanor and giving […]

A Look Back for August 16, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Board asked for $26 million” Despite seeing a new township hall voted down in the primary election, the Independence Township Board was planning to ask for a more expensive proposal on the November ballot. They planned to put township hall on it as well as […]