From The Clarkston Information archives
25 years in the past – 1995
“Injured teen house for the vacations” It wasn’t precisely what she had been anticipating for Christmas, however Danielle Weddle was glad to have her massive brother, Derek, house and protected this 12 months. Derek was on his solution to college and was hit by a automobile as he crossed M-15 at Center Lake Street.
“Right here they arrive a-caroling” College students in Sally Smith’s Bailey Lake Elementary fifth-grade class determined to make holidays brighter for others as they donated to Lighthouse Clarkston
“Christmas has gone to the canines” The purchasers at Pete’s Coney Island beloved their scorching canines – even after they have been hanging from a Christmas tree. The Zull household made and adorned the tree of their restaurant with ornaments trying like the favourite meals.
50 years in the past – 1970
“’New City’ idea defined” The “New City” idea was offered throughout the Independence Township Board assembly and included to set a particular determine of progress for a given space, just like the township, then plan and design new cities.
“Fifth grade current ‘A Christmas Carol’” The fifth graders of Mrs. Kenneth Hauser’s class at North Sashabaw College offered the play, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.
“Round city” The vacation season acquired off to a spirited begin on Dec. 19 when 104 associates, family and neighbors met on the French Cellar at Howes Lanes for a Christmas get together. Mrs. Richard Bullen and Mrs. Robert Waters deliberate the get together which included dinner and dancing.
75 years in the past – 1945
“Carolers put together for Christmas Eve” The younger folks of the Methodist church, below the course of Thomas S. Boyns, have been making ready to sing the Christmas carols on Christmas Eve as that they had in years previous.
“Plans full for neighborhood get together on Christmas Eve” The parents in Clarkston and neighborhood have been trying ahead to the completely satisfied and colourful annual Christmas Eve get together, sponsored by the Rotary Membership. The massive lighted tree on the south west nook of Foremost and Washington streets can be the focal point.
“Our girls and boys in service” Lieut. Edward J. Quinn and his spouse, Lieut. Ruth Quinn, arrived on Saturday from Troy, New York, to spend Christmas along with her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Leland E. Masters of Maple Drive.