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Peeking In The Past

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "Clarkston City Council election" Dan Colombo, Walt Gamble, Chuck Inabnit, Scott Meyland and Dave Savage were vying for seats on the Clarkston City Council in the 1999 November election....more >>

Peeking In The Past

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "The Clarkston of the future" Downtown Clarkston didn't need to change, according to national city planner Doyle Hyatt. Clarkston needed to be refined. Hyatt and his wife, Dolores Palma, were contracted by the city to create a revitalization plan for downtown....more >>

Peeking In The Past

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "Farmer Jack buys Clarkston Food Town" The end of an era came when long time grocery staple, Food Town, was sold to Farmer Jack. The decision affected 10 Food Towns including Clarkston's location on Sashabaw Road....more >>

Peeking In The Past

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15 years ago - 1999 "Excellence awarded" State Superintendent of Public Instruction Arthur Ellis surprised Clarkston High School chemistry teacher Keith Cook with $25,000. Cook was one of three teachers in the state to receive an award from Milken Family Foundation's National Educator Awards program....more >>

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A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "Independence okays study for new township hall" Up to $25,000 in funds were OK'd for a study on a new township hall. But the plot thickened concerning one of the possible sites - 20 acres on Flemings Lake Road which was once considered for the second Lakeview Cemetery....more >>

Peeking In The Past

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "Tree removal causes complaints" Despite many good feelings surrounding the opening of Independence Elementary School in November, one resident wasn't pleased when trees were removed on a stretch of 700 feet Hubbard Road at Main Street for repaving....more >>

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15 years ago - 1999 "Rapid skunk, bats found in Independence" Following the confirmation of two rabid skunks and nine bats in Oakland County, the county Animal Control office was warning residents to stay away from wildlife especially bats, foxes, raccoons and skunks....more >>
September 10, 2014

Peeking In The Past

A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "City remains stagnant on water issue" City officials were still debating whether a water main should be installed in downtown Clarkston. Council members were at a standstill after receiving new information given during a special meeting....more >>
September 03, 2014

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A Look Back From The CNews archives

15 years ago - 1999 "What are the keys to school safety?" Clarkston Community Schools Assistant Superintendent Pat Brumback hosted a meeting of school personnel, police and community members to discuss safe school environments, how improvements could be made, and more importantly, how potentially serious situations could be prevented....more >>
August 27, 2014

Peeking In The Past

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15 years ago - 1999 "Progress stall on new city hall" The Clarkston City Council agreed on one thing regarding plans for an addition to the city hall building - to put it on the agenda for the next meeting....more >>
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