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 […]

A Look Back for May 15, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Teacher of the Year” When Jill Santola gathered in North Sashabaw Elementary’s cafeteria for a morning assembly with the rest of the school, she had no idea she would be named Teacher of the Year by the Clarkston Foundation and Suburban Ford of Waterford during […]

A Look Back for May 8, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Despite bad weather, ‘Walk and Roll’ raises big funds, support” Despite cold temperatures and occasional rain showers, SCAMP Walk and Roll raised more than $15,000 for the organization, thanks in part to the large turnout at Depot Park. “There were so many people there, it […]

A Look Back for May 1, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “CHS set to remove pop from cafeteria” Clarkston High School planned to remove all carbonated beverages from the cafeteria’s vending machines and soda fountains beginning July 1 for the 2004-2005 school year. “Passerby alerts family to multi-vehicle fire” Jason Forgerty pounded on the door to […]

A Look Back for April 24, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Pistons’ No. 1 Fan” Tommy Bullen spent the last day of spring break hanging out in downtown Clarkston and he wasn’t afraid to give his opinion on the Detroit Pistons in the NBA playoffs. “They’re gonna win it all,” he said. “Springfield boosters plan ‘Happy […]

A Look Back for April 17, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Independence Township to revisit sound ordinance” Noise problems in Deer Valley subdivision had the Independence Township Board of Trustees revisiting the sound ordinance after residents packed the board meeting to voice concern about individuals renting property to use motorcross bikes. “Resident learns new way to […]

A Look Back for April 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Severance incentive draws 54 takers” More than a few Clarkston school employees were taking advantage of a one-time severance package to save on the next year’s budget. The monthly personnel report included 39 certified teachers and 15 support staff to leave in June. “Helping Lighthouse” […]

A Look Back for April 3, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Kid Rock, Palace donate $60,000 to finish spraypark” After a year of fundraising and generous community support, the Spraypark and Clintonwood met its goal thanks to a $60,000 donation from Kid Rock and officials from Palace Sports and Entertainment. “Human bones found in Springfield” It […]

A Look Back for March 27, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Happy Birthday!” North Sashabaw Elementary students and staff celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss complete with cake and the infamous white and red hat worn by the Cat in the Hat. “Clarkston hoops team returns to quarterfinals” Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Chippewa Valley […]

A Look Back for March 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Independence board concerned about pipeline” Independence Township was one of the local governments concerned about plans for a Consumers Energy pipeline. The plan was for 24.4 miles of a 36-inch natural gas pipeline to be built – six miles of it would be in the […]