And the legend continues… Dragon on the Lake Festival: Aug. 25-28

And the legend continues… Dragon on the Lake Festival: Aug. 25-28

The Dragon on the Lake festival begins this weekend, with a full schedule of events for the entire family. On Thursday, Dragon on the Lake festivities kick off with a family-friendly foam party tent in the parking lot next to Children’s Park off of Anderson Street. The party is from 6-10 p.m., with tickets $15 […]

Sliding into the last bit of summer

Sliding into the last bit of summer

Troy Meyers, 6, and his sister, Taylor, 4, enjoy the last days of summer at Children’s Park before they will be heading back to school after Labor Day. Photo by Jim Newell.

Murder suspect, missing child found in Orion

A Port Huron man suspected of killing his wife and fleeing with their five-year-old son is in custody after authorities, including the Oakland County Sheriff’s SWAT team, apprehended the man in Orion Township early Sunday morning. Douglas Edwin Ball, Jr., 39, was the person of interest in the homicide of Lydia Rose Ball, 30, also […]

Kent requests recount for house representative seat

Joe Kent, a Republican candidate for the 46th District seat in the Michigan House of Representatives, has requested a recount in light of his narrow defeat in the Aug. 2 primary. Kent, of Addison Township, lost to fellow Republican John Reilly, of Oakland Township, by 29 votes, according to the unofficial results posted on the […]

Run helps to honor ‘A Mother’s Wish’

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Many mothers wish for the best for their family, their friends, their community. If every mother’s wish were granted, one would have to wonder what a wonderful world it would be. Former LO teacher Kathy Luby had the wish to “pay forward” the support she received during her own […]

Blessings in a Backpack receives $10,000 GM donation

Blessings in a Backpack receives $10,000 GM donation

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Beginning this fall, another 100 Orion students will receive Blessings in a Backpack. GM awarded a $10,000 grant to Blessings in a Backpack – Lake Orion on Aug. 17, and the funds will go toward increasing the nonprofit’s efforts to provide weekend meals to students in need, said Kellie […]

Orion residents compete in Senior Olympics

Orion residents compete in Senior Olympics

Ten competitors took part in the Senior Olympics horseshoe event at the Lake Orion Horseshoe Club’s pits on Wednesday, including the eight pictured here: (Front row, l-r) Jerry Underfer (silver medal), Joseph Saikowski (gold), William Vincent of the Lake Orion Horseshoe Club (gold), Nancy Ligeski (William’s daughter), Clip Connin (gold). (Back row, l-r) Tom Hosler […]

Culver’s wins Pride Award

Culver’s wins Pride Award

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer It’s not just ButterBurgers that customers can find at Culver’s of Lake Orion but also award-winning curb appeal, cleanliness and customer service. Owners Joe and Sue Zimmer and their location, located at 4963 Interpark Drive North, off of M-24, recently received the Pride award, given yearly by Culver’s. This […]

Scout completes leadership project

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Andrew DeBaker has spent nearly 10 years with the Boy Scouts of America. This past year, he was Senior Patrol Leader at Lake Orion’s St. Joseph Troop 186. He’s gone on camping excursions, canoe trips where he’s had to portage from lake to lake, and participated in multiple community […]

Dragons remind coach of ‘old-fashioned Orion Tough’ teams

By Joe St. Henry Review Contributing Sports Writer This year’s Lake Orion varsity football team reminds Head Coach Chris Bell of his first Dragon team 19 years ago, which reached the state semi-finals. While he is not making any bold predictions, Bell does believe this year’s team exhibits many of the same traits that made […]

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