A Look Back for December 4, 2019

From The Clarkston News’ archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor working to save lives one AED unit a a time” The Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor was attempting to make AED units readily accessible to the general community and make them as common as fire extinguishers. “And the winner is…” Katelyn Dillon, a 10-year-old […]

A Look Back for November 27, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Kids expand cultural horizons” About 130 students in Clarkston Community Schools in third through fourth grades enjoyed food and learned about different cultures during the first Clarkston Schools Cultural Convention. “Independence seniors celebrate Thanksgiving” The Independence Township Senior Center held a grand Thanksgiving feast. The […]

A Look Back for November 20, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “CHS band finishes in top place” Vanilla Curve, a band with Scott Medlen, Josh Fink, Billy Freed and Aaron Bedor, competed against 18 bands in Clarkston High School’s Battle of the Bands competition. They received 199 points out of a possible 200 in their first […]

A Look Back for November 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Coalition to promote ‘connections’” The Clarkston Coalition for Youth unveiled their proposed common message of “Clarkston: Each One Reach One…Connecting for a Better Community” during the coalition’s leadership forum. “Business Expo sets record for exhibitors” Business was good at the annual Business and Community Expo […]

A Look Back for November 6, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston youths voice their views” Clarkston youths of all ages made their voices count during the Nov. 2, 2004 elections through Kids Voting USA. It was the fifth election in eight years for Clarkston students with the program. “Bus drivers don costumes for Halloween” The […]

A Look Back for October 30, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Campaigning for credit” Members of Clarkston High School’s Advanced Placement Government class went beyond textbooks as they worked with a specific election campaign or helped with the election to have a better understanding of the election process and political parties. “Children climb aboard new Springfield […]

A Look Back for October 23, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Wiggling readers” Youngsters enjoyed an afternoon of “Wiggling and Reading” at Independence Township’s Wee Wigglers. Songs and group participation were part of the fun. “Clarkston father daughter team run Chicago marathon” Rick and Jessica Holman, of Clarkston, opted to run the Chicago marathon together. They […]

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 […]