LO school board votes 7-0 to sell Admin. Building

By Jim Newell Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously at its board meeting Dec. 14 to sell the district’s administration building on Lapeer Road in the Village of Lake Orion. The sale is part of the district’s restructuring plans and selling the building will help rebuild a fund balance […]

Boy’s swim team off to a swimmingly great season start

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Varsity Boy’s Swim and Dive team is once again in the OAA White Division and has competed in two dual meets and a relay meet so far in their 2016-17 season. The team started their season out with taking second place at the Fenton Relay Invitational. The […]

Village Council votes in favor of four-year phased water rate plan

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council held a public hearing regarding the proposed changes in water rates on Dec. 12, and ultimately voted in favor of a four-year phased plan. With two options, one being an $8 million single bond debt issue at 2.5 percent interest, and the second option being […]

NOTA gets an early Christmas present thanks to Home Depot grant

By Jim Newell Review Writer While many people in the area depend on the North Oakland Transportation Authority for rides, Home Depot decided it was time to spread some holiday cheer and give back to the organization with a much-needed gift. NOTA got an early Christmas present, thanks to a $4,000 grant from the Home […]

A shovelful of reminiscences and lessons

Ah, another Michigan winter is upon us, courtesy of Sunday’s storm that left all of us, I’m sure, looking out our windows and feeling like we were part of a Norman Rockwell painting. Most people complain that our state has only two seasons (winter and orange barrel). Perhaps it’s the brown slush, wet feet, skyrocketing […]

Lake Orion Varsity Competitive Cheer season off to a solid start

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The 2016-2017 LO Varsity Competitive Cheer team is currently working hard to get back to state finals. With 26 members, the team is made up of all four grade levels. There are five senior Captains this season: Olivia Duffy, Jordan Gould, Sydney Johnson, Kiara Martin and Nyla Watt. The senior […]

Library holds local author and illustrator fair

The Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) hosted its third annual Local Author and Illustrator Fair on Dec. 3. More than 20 metro Detroit authors and illustrators gathered to share their works with readers of all ages. Lake Orion’s own, authors R.L. Herron, Matt Faulkner and Kristen Remenar, who writes under the name Helen Wrath, were […]

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