A Look Back for January 20, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “School’s out for Haner in June” Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Gary Haner announced he was retiring from public education at the end of the school year. “No raises for township officials” For the second consecutive year, Independence Township’s top officials would not receive a raise. […]

A Look Back for January 13, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “McNally, Fortinberry to vie for judgeship” One of the year’s elections campaigns began to take shape with the announcement of two candidates for judge of the 52-2 District Court, Jan. 8. Judge Gerald McNally announced he would run for re-election. Magistrate Dana Fortinberry announced the […]

A Look Back for January 6, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “School growth expected to continue” Clarkston was expected to need more elementary school space in the foreseeable future despite the trend in southeast Michigan for shrinking household sizes. “Police chief, seniors get acquainted” Clarkston Police Chief Paul Ormiston decided to get involved with Independence Township […]

A Look Back for December 30, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Alex Trebek for a day” Third-graders in Barbara Sheffer’s class at Pine Knob Elementary demonstrated a pretty good grasp of material they learned when they took part in a mock quiz show. “Lucky Andersonville teacher wins book shopping spree” Andersonville Elementary teacher Russ Samuel was […]

A Look Back for December 23, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Injured teen home for the holidays” It wasn’t exactly what she had been expecting for Christmas, but Danielle Weddle was glad to have her big brother, Derek, home and safe this year. Derek was on his way to school and was hit by a car […]

A Look Back for December 9, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Greens market decks halls naturally” Members of the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club helped work the club’s fourth annual greens market at Cedar Lodge on Main Street where just about evergreen was sold. Wreaths, swags and even Christmas trees were available. “Pearl Harbor vet remembers” […]

A Look Back for December 2, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Snowfall catches motorists” The sudden snowfall, which blanketed the area Thanksgiving eve, caused a few headaches for Independence Township motorists and a number of accidents were reported on Pine Knob, Andersonville, Sashabaw roads as well as M-15. “A working vacation” Though former music teacher Janet […]

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 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 […]

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