A Look Back for October 14, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City, township agree to deal” The Independence Township Board of Trustee voted to approve six intergovernmental agreements with the City of the Village of Clarkston after two years of back-and-forth negotiating. “New director leads Meadow Brook Hall” Lisa Baylis Ashby of Clarkston was getting acquainted […]

A Look Back for October 7, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Arson suspected in barn blaze” Independence Township Fire Department responded quickly to a barn fire at 6660 Walters Road at 9 p.m., Sept. 29, but it went up in flames just as quick. “By the time our guys crossed I-75 it was already going,” said […]

A Look Back for September 23, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “’I hope I pick the right one’” Ryan Schapman hugged Laura Witkowski after surprising her with a red rose, the symbol of a finalist for Homecoming queen during the pre-tapping ceremony. Witkowski is a twin and Schapman was concerned he’d “tap” the wrong girl. “Clarkston […]

A Look Back for September 16, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Teacher promoted to principal” Pine Knob Elementary fifth-grade teacher Leonard Loveless was promoted to principal at PKE. He was chosen out of 50 applicants “Church members vocal about bar” The concern was noted but it may have been too late as some members of the […]

A Look Back for September 9, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Hear them roar” The Clarkston Chiefs Cheerleaders let out a roar as they rounded the corner onto Main Street in downtown Clarkston during the Labor Day parade. They were one of many entries in the annual event which stretched just to over half an hour. […]

A Look Back for August 19, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Elementary redistricting complete – for now” The Clarkston Board of Education voted to send new students moving into the Bridgewater apartment complex to Andersonville Elementary to alleviate overcrowding at other buildings. “Protect those precious family photos” Clarkston resident Diane Manssur shared how to organize and […]

A Look Back for August 12, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Just hanging out” Clarkston High School juniors Cara Bogart and Katie Gleason were waiting patiently for school to start as they were hanging out on the CHS entrance sign. “Putting mileage on memories” Dick Morgan, owner of Morgan’s Marathon at the corner of Main and […]

A Look Back for July 29, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Packing the perfect spacesuit” Clarkston High School graduate Tricia Mack always wanted to be an astronaut, but her eyesight wouldn’t allow it to happen. She shared she was doing the next best thing – training astronauts for extra-vehicular activities at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in […]

A Look Back for July 22, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City says no to rezoning” The Clarkston City Council voted 7-0 against a request to rezone a five-lot-parcel at Main and Waldon from residential to commercial. “Storm damage minimal in Clarkston” Independence Township and Clarkston city residents reported little damage after three storms ripped through […]

A Look Back for July 15, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Flag-waving” Taylor Ricca and her sister, Brittany, were smiling and flag waving during Clarkston’s annual Fourth of July parade. The parade was sponsored by the Independence Township Firefighters Association and Dr. James O’Neill was the Grand Marshall. “Design work begins on new high school” Clarkston […]

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