A Look Back for May 10, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 SCAMP walkers net nearly $20,000: Sunday turned out to be a wonderful day to take a walk, bike or run for SCAMP. North Oakland SCAMP Funding Corporation Executive Director Geri Batts shared about 200 adults and children participated, and with pledges raised $13,800. An additional […]

A Look Back for May 3, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Voters asked to approve $6 million for safety paths: For the upcoming August primary, Independence Township voters would be asked to consider renewals of both library and safety path taxes. The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a renewal of the library millage, 7-0, during […]

A Look Back for April 26, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Schools set price for new M-15 elementary property: The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to pass a resolution to purchase the property from the Maria J. Baylis Trusts. Clarkston Schools planned to pay $1 million for 24 acres of the 29 acre […]

A Look Back for April 19, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 New sub concept plan nets praise in Springfield: Calling it “one of the three best plans to come before this board,” Springfield Township members praised a conceptual site plan for a new subdivision, known as the Wooded Hills of Jamestown, at its regular meeting. A […]

A Look Back for April 12, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Bye, George: George White was almost finished cleaning out his office at North Sashabaw Elementary. A peek into his cubbyhole showed there were many memories left – a teddy bear sitting next to his computer, numerous awards on the wall, and a sign in one […]

A Look Back for March 29, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 He’s head of the class: Clarkston High School senior Dane Fife received the highest honor any high school basketball player could in the state of Michigan – the Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award. “The award may be in my name, but it’s really for all […]

A Look Back for March 15, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Composer spreads love around through music: Gene Grier, a Clarkston resident and multiple Grammy-award winner, and his wife, Audrey, worked with the Clarkston Middle School choir in a clinic setting as the choir prepared for its festival and spring concert. Board approves Clintonville water main: […]

A Look Back for March 1, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 New president invites others to join the Friends: Since Laurie Stern, a 23-year Clarkston resident, became president of Friends of the Independence Township Library. Since she joined 3-4 years prior, membership had skyrocketed. “We have added wonderful people who are really devoted who are real […]

A Look Back for February 22, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 New school to be on M-15: After a closed session with the Independence Township Board of Trustees, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to select the Baylis farm on the northwest corner of M-15 and Hubbard Road as the site for the […]

A Look Back for February 8, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998 Sneak a peek at the new high school: “Awesome” was the word heard over and over as a group made up of parents, school trustees, members of the Help Us Grow bond committee and at least one student got a sneak preview of the new […]