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Peeking In The Past


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May 01, 2013 - 15 years ago - 1998

"Offense heats up for Wolves in sweep of Falcons" Clarkston Varsity Softball showed some pop in their swing for a sweep over Rochester High School, 8-7 and 10-4, before they headed into spring break. Tiffany Honey hit her first solo homerun in the first game. It was the first one of the season for the team.

"Softball teams wins three straight" Yogi Berra's old saying "It's never over 'till it's over," was never more true than in Monday's varsity softball game between Clarkston and Waterford Kettering. The Wolves almost let a five-run seventh-inning lead slip away, but emerged with big plays to take a 5-4 win over an excellent Captain team in Waterford.

25 years ago - 1988

"Wint wins honor from Oakland Parks Foundation" Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman Lewis E. Wint was honored by the Oakland Parks Foundation at their sixth annual dinner.

"Plans unveiled for mall at M-15, I-75" Medical offices, retail stores and possibly a bank, pharmacy and "nice, sit-down" restaurant were proposed for 6.12 acres on M-15 between I-75 and Northview Drive. After close to an hour of discussion, a public hearing on the proposed planned unit development for Independence Pointe was May 26.

"Free concert" A free concert featuring the music of artists ranging from the Beatles to Glen Campbell was performed by the Clarkston High School Mixed Chorus and Choralaires on Wednesday. The Kirchgessner Theater was decorated to represent a "gym dance" and the students dressed accordingly.

50 years ago - 1963

"Hypnotist at Women's Club" Women's Club members and their husbands enjoyed a lecture and demonstration by hypnotist Mr. Tony Rogers. Several members were asked to come forward, and soon Rogers had them riding on imaginary busses, sniffing ammonia that seemed to smell like perfume, and other unbelievable feats.

"To sing of Michigan" The fourth grades of the Clarkston Elementary School will present a musical program entitled "I Sing of Michigan" on Thursday. The words and music of this production are by Lorna Dee Young, Music Supervisor, Nankin Mills Schools.

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