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Expertise wanted in school chief

The lights flickered at the Clarkston Community Schools Administration Building on Thursday, as Richard Dunham spoke. Finally the storm outside won the battle and the room went dark....more >>

Reschke's goal is a good transition

When Al Roberts announced his retirement as superintendent this past May, David Reschke stepped up. "The district has been good to me for 25 years," said Reschke, formerly deputy superintendent....more >>
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1270: The Seventh Crusade ends by the Treaty of Barbary. The ill-fated Poor People's Crusade.
1485: Henry VII of England crowned. The curious career and uncertain past of Perkin Warbeck.
1697: The Treaty of Ryswick ends the war between France and the Grand Alliance.
1838: Oberlin Collegiate Institute in Lorian County, Ohio becomes the first college in the U.S. to admit female students.
1899: Two battalions of British troops are cut off, surrounded and forced to surrender to General Petrus Joubert's Boers at Nicholson's Nek.