Dragon lifters are a mighty force in Lake Orion Powerlifting competition

Dragon lifters are a mighty force in Lake Orion Powerlifting competition

By Jim Newell Review Editor There’s some seriously strong athletes in Dragon country, and the Lake Orion Powerlifting teams proved they were pumped up for competition during the Lake Orion Powerlifting Invite and regional qualifier on Saturday at the high school. The Lake Orion men’s varsity powerlifters took first place, while the women’s varsity team […]

Lake Orion releases elementary boundaries

Lake Orion releases elementary boundaries

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools announced the district boundaries for the upcoming 2017-18 school year at the Board of Education meeting Jan. 11, and plans to release the new middle school attendance boundaries at the Jan. 25 board meeting. A boundary map of the six remaining elementary schools – Blanche Sims, […]

Village Council passes pump station repairs, sewer cleaning

Village Council passes pump  station repairs, sewer cleaning

New restaurant coming to 51 North building   By Georgia Thelen Review Writer After a presentation from the Oakland County Water Resource Commission at the Jan. 23 Lake Orion Village Council meeting, the council passed a recommendation to repair a pump station and clean the sewage pipes that run under Lake Orion. Among all of […]

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

LOPD police officer crashes patrol car into porch

A Lake Orion police officer “momentarily” fell asleep while driving early Saturday morning, crashing his patrol car into a house, damaging the front porch and totaling the police cruiser. The incident happened at 4:10 a.m. Jan. 21 when the officer, a 12-year veteran with the Lake Orion Police Dept., was on duty in a marked […]

ONTV hosts annual 5 or 5 Food Drive

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) is holding its 7th Annual Food Drive benefitting the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the ONTV studio, in the Orion Center, at 1349 Joslyn Rd. “February is the time of year when the shelves are the emptiest at the FISH pantry,” stated […]

‘Toyology’ clinic gives beloved stuffed animals the ‘all clear’

‘Toyology’ clinic gives beloved stuffed animals the ‘all clear’

Stuffed animals need regular checkups, too, just to make sure they are healthy and happy. And for Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) at Oxford High School, a “Toyologist” clinic at Sunny Day Preschool in Lake Orion on Thursday offered an opportunity to share the real-world skills they are learning in a fun way. “We’re […]

It’s time for ‘Clergy, Cops and Beer’.5

It’s time for ‘Clergy, Cops and Beer’.5

Fundraiser benefits Kops and Kids, Church programs By Georgia Thelen Review Writer A pastor and a police officer walk into a bar… No, really. The Lake Orion Police Department and the Lake Orion United Methodist Church are partnering once again for their Clergy, Cops and Beer event from 6 p.m. until midnight this Saturday. After […]

Waldon 8th grade girls finish basketball season 11-0

Waldon 8th grade girls finish basketball season 11-0

The Waldon 8th grade girls basketball team, coached by Zach Abeel, went undefeated this past fall, going 11-0 to capture the City and overall championship. The Waldon girls finished their middle school career with an overall record of 21-2. Go Dragons!

Lake Orion wrestlers redefine ‘Dragon Slayer’

Lake Orion wrestlers redefine ‘Dragon Slayer’

A small team of seven Dragon wrestlers slayed 11 out of 13 teams in Lakeland to place third at the Lakeland Invite on Saturday. Winning 21 out of 28 matches, with nine pins and two majors, all of the grapplers placed. Senior John Moll ( 125 pounds) and sophomore Jaden Fisher (145 pounds) placed first: […]

Dragons fall to Oxford, defeat Stoney Creek

Dragons fall to Oxford, defeat Stoney Creek

By Jim Newell Review Editor Despite keeping pace with the Oxford Wildcats for the final three quarters of the game Friday night, the Lake Orion boys varsity basketball team could not overcome a first quarter 9-point deficit, falling to the Wildcats 66-54. Lake Orion is now 2-5 on the season. Oxford outscored the Dragons 21-12 […]

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