A Look Back for December 14, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Joy to the city: Girl Scout troops from the Clarkston area met in Depot Park and hosted the first annual Neighborhood Caroling. As folks gathered to sing with the troops, they were encouraged to donate warm items like hats and mittens for Lighthouse Clarkston. DARE […]

A Look Back for December 7, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Photographer steps in front of the camera: Ken Winship, owner of Winship Studio, continued his 20-year-old tradition of playing the most beloved of all holiday characters, Santa Claus. Not only did children get their pictures taken with Santa, but also watched themselves grow up on […]

A Look Back for November 30, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 A chat with the big guy: Five-year-old Hayley Martin had a little small talk with Santa Claus at Bordine’s. Santa offered Hayley a tambourine to try to break the ice before finding out all of her Christmas wishes. Food Town honored by Lighthouse for good […]

A Look Back for November 23, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Clarkston dancer kicks up her heels with Rockettes: Denise Caston, a junior at Oakland University and lifelong resident of Clarkston, was one of six local women selected to join the Radio City Rockettes for a month-long Christmas Spectacular at the Fox Theatre. The spirit of […]

A Look Back for November 16, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Born to be wild: Sashabaw Middle School seventh grade science students had a visit from Joel Doehring, president of Ann Arbor’s Special Survival Center. Doehring brought vertebrates and invertebrates, which included warm- and cold-blooded species from across the globe. The event was funded by the […]

A Look Back for November 2, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Candle Maker of the Year awarded to Davisburg woman: Mary Tebo, owner of the Davisburg Candle Factory, was named Candle Maker of the Year at the 33rd annual convention of the International Guild of Candle Artisans. Tebo was one of over 200 artisans from 33 […]

A Look Back for October 19, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Engler comes to Wolf country: When the Clarkston Athletic Council put together its tough, new athletic code of conduct, it never expected to get state-wide recognition. Governor John Engler dropped by Clarkston High School to compliment the council and the high school on its new […]

A Look Back for October 12, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for Springfield’s new fire chief: Charles Oaks became the third Springfield Township Fire Department Chief, taking over for retired Marlan Hillman, who is Oaks’ father-in-law. His wife’s grandfather was the original Springfield fire chief in 1947. Great […]

A Look Back for September 21, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Crafts and Cider: The weekend was pleasant for exhibitors at the 22nd Clarkston Crafts and Cider Festival. Over 100 crafters from Michigan and surrounding states took part in the event sponsored by the Clarkston Community Historical Society. Proceeds went toward the Independence Township Library’s historical […]

A Look Back for September 14, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 Design work begins on school project: About 50 people gathered at a special public forum at Clarkston Elementary to share input on what features Clarkston’s new elementary and renovations to the existing schools should include. Bear-ied: After playing like it was in quicksand the week […]

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