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 […]

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 […]