Varsity tennis starts season strong with win over Brandon

Varsity tennis starts season strong with win over Brandon

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The boys varsity tennis team has one goal in mind this season: to replicate the success of last season when they were co-league champs with Rochester. “The goal is to try to repeat that. Our main goal is to try to win the league again,” said Coach Eric Bracciano, […]

Varsity volleyball off to a winning 12-3 start 

Varsity volleyball off to a winning 12-3 start 

Photo by Audrey Dobbs   By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion Varsity Volleyball team has done nothing less than show their Dragon Spirit this season. With an overall record of 12-3, they are proving they are in it to win it. The Lady Dragons have competed in two tournaments this season, with […]

A good friendship is music to the ears

A good friendship is music to the ears

Duo has been combining musical talents to create songs for over two decades   “I have a notepad with me and it may be a line I’ve heard in a restaurant or bar… I jot that line down and I may not revisit it for several months. Usually a song comes from a single idea.” […]

Suspicious substances found at GM Plant

General Motors has sent suspicious substances for laboratory testing after employees discovered an unknown white powder in separate locations at the plant on Brown Road in Orion Township. “We received a report of an unknown substance (white powder) on the floor outside of Gate 6 at Orion Assembly last Monday, Aug. 29,” said Javier Guzman […]

Back to School Time!

Back to School Time!

Second-graders at Blanche Sims Elementary first day of school included all kids’ favorite subject — recess. Photo by Georgia Thelen

Last Call — Beloved Local Restaurant Christie’s Closes

Last Call — Beloved Local Restaurant Christie’s Closes

  Christi’s Bar and Grill of Lake Orion saw its last patrons on August 31 for one final farewell evening. What originally started as The Orion House 42 years ago, quickly evolved into something greater and even more successful when Nick Christi took over as the sole owner in 2005. Although his efforts were not […]

Community invited to create ‘Outside the Lines’ with public library

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Orion Township Public Library will be bringing the worldwide library program Outside the Lines to life around the community for the second year in a row, from Sept.11-17. The Orion Library is one of four libraries in the state to take part in these events in 2016 and […]

Dragons bite Cougars for win

Dragons bite Cougars for win

By Joe St. Henry Lake Orion Review Contributor Senior running back Chris Wilson led Lake Orion’s second half surge past Stoney Creek Thursday, as the Dragons picked up their first win of the season, 30-10, over the Cougars. Tied 3-3 at halftime in a tight defensive battle, Lake Orion made adjustments on offense during the […]

Obituary — Richard J. Crawford

Crawford, Richard J.; 86, formerly of Lake Orion A Memorial Mass for Richard James Crawford, 86, was conducted on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Father Sandy McDonald officiated. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family. Mr. Crawford passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was […]

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Brian Whiston visited Carpenter Elementary Aug. 24 to honor its library as a Model 21st Century Library, the first in Michigan to earn that distinction. Whiston said Michigan is working to become a top ten state in education, and Carpenter is a leading example for […]