A Look Back for October 16, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Fire destroys Springfield Township home” County investigators were looking into the cause of a fire which destroyed a home under construction in Springfield Township. Fire Chief Charlie Oaks noted the home didn’t have electricity or gas connected. “Parent research history of middle school rivalry” It […]

A Look Back for October 9, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “It’s a small world after all” Andersonville Elementary fourth graders used pumpkins of all sizes as they used them as globes while learning about geography for their social studies project in Michelle Connor’s class. “CMS student takes to the stage” Clarkston Middle School sixth grader […]

A Look Back for October 2, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Crowds pack Main Street for Taste of Clarkston” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce promised a bigger and better Taste of Clarkston and they delivered as 10,000 people attended the seventh annual event. It was also the first year the event was held on a […]

A Look Back for September 25, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Art brings people to the village” Art lives in Clarkston, and the Clarkston Community Historical Society would continue to live on because of Art in the Village where 10,000 to 15,000 people visited during the two-day festival. “Memorial garden adds outdoor excitement to Andersonville” The […]

A Look Back for September 18, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Spraypark opens with Kid Rock appearance” Kid Rock’s words “Let’s turn it on,” signified the grand opening of the Renee Przybylski Memorial Spraypark before an audience of more than 3,500 people at Clintonwood Park. “To Hollywood from Clarkston, via New York” During the spring, friends […]

A Look Back for September 11, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Warm weather draws large crowds to annual Labor Day parade” Residents grabbed lawn chairs and sunglasses as they made themselves comfortable for the Labor Day parade and watched close to 50 entries walk down Main Street. “Local artists bring Clarkston feel to Art in the […]

A Look Back for September 4, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Marching into fall” Maple trees were already tinged with scarlet and gold, and it didn’t dampen the spirits of many who came to downtown for Clarkston’s Labor Day parade. A pancake breakfast, hosted by The Independence Township Firefighters Association, kicked off the festivities. “First day […]

A Look Back for August 28, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “’Herbal Fare’ takes over Depot Park” With music filling the air and the sun shining on Depot Park, the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club hosted more than 200 people to sample favorite recipes from “Somewhere in Thyme,” the group’s latest fundraising endeavor. “Local student selected […]

A Look Back for August 21, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Board tables Whoopee Bowl demolition order” Owners of the Whoopee Bowl made enough progress in their cleanup efforts that Springfield Township officials held off on demolishing it. They voted to table the awarding of the bid to raze the Dixie Highway business. “Clarkston residents ask […]

A Look Back for August 14, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Schools get report cards” The latest round of state school report cards showed improvement for Clarkston Community Schools. The 2003-2004 scores had all elementary schools with a composite grade of “A,” both middle schools with a composite grade of “B.” “Inaugural triathlon runs smoothly” More […]

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