Rep. Reilly invites residents to office hours in Lake Orion

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host open office hours on Monday, April 24 at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Road in Lake Orion from 5 to 6:30 p.m. “I look forward to the opportunity to listen and learn what issues are important to people,” Rep. Reilly said. “Meetings like this […]

Orion Twp. looks to sell Atwater property

Orion Twp. looks to sell Atwater property

Site previously planned for new fire station   By Jim Newell Review Editor In June 2013, Orion Twp. closed on a land purchase deal for three parcels on Atwater Street with the intention of building a new fire station on the site. Now, Orion Twp. is looking to sell the property and has recently received […]

13 LOHS students sign to play college sports

13 LOHS students sign to play college sports

By Jim Newell Review Editor Thirteen Lake Orion High School student-athletes signed their national letters of intent April 12 to continue their playing careers in college next fall. This was the largest signing day of the year. In November, four students signed and seven more signed in February to play college sports, bringing the total […]

Spaghetti dinner to benefit LOHS grads battling cancer

By Elise Shire Oxford Leader Staff Writer A group of Oxford residents is hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit two Oxford residents currently battling cancer, Joe and Andrea Sjoblom. The dinner will be held Sunday, April 30 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 108 (130 E. Drahner Rd.). Andrea is […]

Fatal house fire claims the life of Orion Twp. woman

By Jim Newell Review Editor On Orion Twp. woman has died after a fatal house fire late Thursday night in the 800 block of Vernita Drive, one street over from Pine Tree. The fire occurred about 3:13 a.m. April 13, with the Orion Twp. Fire Dept. and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) responding to […]

A Sense of Home and History

Historic Paint Creek United Methodist Church is located at 4420 Collins Rd. between Rochester and Adams Road off Orion Road. I found Paint Creek Church almost five years ago. There was an “at home” relaxed feeling that only the small church of my childhood provided, and that goes back many years. My memories of church […]

‘You can’t stay mad at someone who makes you laugh’

Last week’s issue of The Lake Orion Review had a rambling treatise from local jokester J.P. King (I will not be silenced!, April 12, 2017) regarding a comment I made about using the “View Points” section of the newspaper for informative, entertaining letters and not for personal vendettas. It’s been said that laughter is the […]

Girls track wins first meet over Rochester

Girls track wins first meet over Rochester

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion High School varsity girls track team is a young team, consisting of many freshman and sophomores, some that have never participated in the sport before, not even at the middle school level. While speaking with Coach Dave Hutson, one can hear the enthusiasm in his voice towards […]

Boys track team looks for sixth straight league title

Boys track team looks for sixth straight league title

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion High School track and field team hopes once again to challenge for an OAA Red division title and started the season strong, defeating Rochester 81-47 in a dual meet last Wednesday. It was the Dragon’s first outdoor meet season, having had a bye week the first week […]

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