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 […]

A Look Back for July 31, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Township expect low voter turnout for primary election” As township roads were lined with candidate signs, clerks in Independence and Springfield townships expected low voter turnout in the primary election. The turnout in the 2002 primary was 19 percent of voters in Independence and 25 […]

A Look Back for July 24, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “What a doll!” Emily Frasa donned a handmade outfit for both her and her doll, Kit, created by her grandmother. Frasa attended the American Girl Adventure Camp at Clarkston Community Education Center. “Mix of rap, R&B closes local spotlight at final ‘Concert’” Josh Mershman took […]

A Look Back for July 17, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Campaign websites increase, inform local voters on issues” Internet websites were the place to go for local residents to get important information on candidates for the August primary election and the November general election. “Clarkston author relives his disc jockey days” Clarkston resident Peter Cavanaugh […]

A Look Back for July 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Residents flock to July 4 parade, festival” On the ground and in the air, the Clarkston area celebrated Independence Day in a big way. Festivities included the traditional parade through downtown Clarkston, Festival of Fun, and fireworks at Clintonwood Park. “Composer wins first prize” Tessa […]

A Look Back for June 26, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Foyteck, Patterson win” Incumbent Karen Foyteck far outpaced challengers in the election for Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education with 1,181 votes. Newcomer Joan Patterson finished with 964 votes to take the second spot for four-year terms. “It’s a silver celebration for this summer’s ‘Concerts’” […]

A Look Back for June 19, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Campfire Circle issue hits road block” An Independence Township board recommendation on the proposed closing of Campfire Circle was put on hold after it was brought to the board’s attention it might be a private road. “Cancer survivor gears up for Relay” While the Clarkston […]

A Look Back for June 12, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston, past and present” Second graders from Bailey Lake Elementary spent the day touring downtown Clarkston as part of a month-long study of the city’s history. Part of the tour included a stop at The Clarkston News to learn about the history of 5 S. […]

A Look Back for May 29, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “The red, white and blue” Decked out in red, white and blue Sue Nelson and Alice Clark, members of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Post 63 marched along White Lake Road en route to Lakeview Cemetery in the Memorial Day parade. “Davisburg Post Office turns […]

A Look Back for May 22, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Whoopee Bowl cited as dangerous building” Springfield Township officials scheduled a show cause hearing for the Whoopee Bowl on Dixie Highway to answer for allegedly failing to answer an order from 2003. The building was deemed dangerous. “County to decide if road will close” Area […]

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