‘The Village Mouse’ squeaks into The Review

Long time Lake Orion Review readers may fondly remember the days when the newspaper published the cartoon, Through the Knothole. The cartoon, written by Cherie Meyers, was a one-frame cartoon of mice, with themes ranging from current affairs, to the holidays and an exploration of the four seasons in Lake Orion.  Meyers returns to The […]

Renovation plans for Fire Station no. 1 moving forward

By JimNewell Review Editor Renovation plans for Fire Station No. 1 on Anderson Street in the village are moving forward after the Orion Twp. Board of Trustees approved the creation of an ad hoc committee to review the bids and conduct contractor interviews. Also at the board meeting on Monday, the trustees unanimously approved the […]

Lake Orion has ‘America’s Favorite Crossing Guard’

By Jim Newell Review Editor For five years Penni Robertson has stepped into Flintridge Street near Joslyn Road holding her stop sign high and beckoning Carpenter Elementary students to cross the street, one eye on the motorists, the other on her charges. Now, when Robertson wades out into the street – with a smile for […]

Lake Orion schools cut one principal position, reassigns three others to new buildings for next school year

By Jim Newell Review Editor As part of Lake Orion Community Schools restructuring plans, one elementary school principal has been laid off due to the closure of Pine Tree Elementary beginning in the 2017-18 school year. Three other elementary building principals have been reassigned to new schools to help the students with the transition process. […]

Lake Orion finishes in top 10 at cheer state championships

The Lake Orion Varsity Cheer Team cheered their way to the top and placed seventh at state finals on March 3. This was the team’s fourth consecutive year qualifying for the state championships and the 18th year overall in program history. This year also marked the fifth district title in a row that the Lady […]

Lady Dragons place 5th at bowling State Finals

The Lake Orion Girls Varsity Bowling team attended the Division I State Finals on March 3, placed fifth overall. The state finals were held at Sterling Lanes in Sterling Heights, with 16 total teams competing for the title. All 16 teams played eight baker games; the eight teams with the highest pin totals moved on […]

Knights of Columbus host veterans appreciation dinner

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Knights of Columbus held a special dinner last Tuesday, honoring local veterans and their families and giving the veterans a chance to share their stories. This was the second annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner the Fr. Thomas R. Carey Knights of Columbus Council 4764 have hosted, inviting members […]