Vintage 1929 Chris-Craft a stunning

Vintage 1929 Chris-Craft a stunning

‘Prohibition’ comes to Lake Orion By Jim Newell Review Editor Prohibition has come to Lake Orion. No, not the Elliot Ness “Untouchables” stopping bootleggers variety, but a vintage 1929 Chris-Craft speed boat that hearkens back to the “olden days” and reminds people of something out of a Hollywood movie. Residents may have seen the classic […]

Village residents to see police millage on July tax bill

By Jim Newell Review Editor Residents will see what may look like an increase on their tax bills this July, but it is in fact the same tax rate they’ve been paying all along. Only now, the police millage is included on the July tax bill in addition to the village General Fund operating millage […]

LO schools take ‘unique’ approach to attract families, students

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools (LOCS) took an unusual tactic to attracting more students to the district May 17, inviting area realtors for an informational breakfast to promote the district’s best features. The intent of the approach was to highlight the district with the hopes that when the realtors are recommending […]

Resident hopes M-24 is not complete in present state

I’m a long time Lake Orion resident that has driven the Lapeer Road ‘corridor’ to and from work for over thirty years. The whole point of this letter is to ask some questions about the recent $34 million dollar reconstruction project completed (?) in 2016. While the pavement is smoother and some of the turn […]

We need fewer guns, not fewer restrictions

Why would they pass a law in Washington, D.C., to put guns in the hands of unstable people? And, our lawmakers are trying to push for guns in schools, churches, sporting events and concerts and (carrying) guns without a permit. First off, depression, guns and alcohol don’t mix. Churches are places of peace and love […]

Regional Champs! LO Girls win track regionals, county meet this Friday

“The Lady Dragons continued their post season success, winning the Division 1 Region 9 Championship at their home track last Friday,” stated assistant coach Adam Russell. The previous regional win for the girls track and field team was in 2010. In less than stellar weather conditions, the girls scored 100.33 points. Grand Blanc was 2nd […]

LO Mens Track & Field OAA Red League champs for the sixth year in a row

LO Mens Track & Field OAA Red League champs for the sixth year in a row

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Lake Orion’s men’s track and field won their sixth straight OAA Red League Championship on May 9. Three athletes — Thomas Moreman, Tyler Skibicki and Zach Dinverno — also qualified individually for the state meet in June. Lake Orion’s five-point lead (123 total points) over Oxford (118 points) on May […]

Waldon M.S. thespians shine in spring musical

Waldon M.S. thespians shine in spring musical

On the evenings of May 11 and May 12, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. was performed by Waldon Middle School’s cast and crew. The shows were sold out with “standing room only” available both nights. Sitting in the director’s chair was Waldon’s choir director, Christina Buffa, with the assistance of student directors Alana Bennett […]

Orion Twp. ZBA — Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Charter Township of Orion Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the lower level of the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, on the following matter: AB-2017-19, Michelle L. Hopkins, 695 King Circle, Sidwell #09-10-283-021 […]


VILLAGE OF LAKE ORION PUBLIC NOTICE SYNOPSIS OF INTRODUCED ORDINANCE Proposed Ordinance A-9 – An Amendment to Presumption of Misdemeanor, General Penalty At its Regular Meeting of August 22, 2016, the Lake Orion Village Council accepted for first reading Ordinance A-9, An Ordinance to amend Title I. General Provisions, Chapter 10: General Provisions; §10.99 Presumption […]