Ryckman, Dennis J.; 66, formerly of Lake Orion

Dennis James Ryckman, age 66, of Byron, Georgia, and formerly of Lake Orion, passed away on Sept. 30, 2016. Denny graduated from Lake Orion High School in 1968, retired from truck driving four years ago and was also a retired fireman. Every thanksgiving he fixed a huge turkey dinner for any policeman or fireman that […]

Fisher, William L.; 85, of Lake Orion

William L. Fisher Sr.; of Lake Orion; passed peacefully on October 2, 2016; at the age of 85. William was the husband to the late Martha Nell Fisher for 61 years; loving father of William (the late Linda) Fisher, Brenda (Bill) Gibson and Lisa (Darren) Macco; and giving grandfather of 7; and adoring great grandfather […]

Blocked punt and touchdown spurs Lake Orion rout of Troy Athens

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Writer An unlikely hero sparked Lake Orion’s football team last Friday, turning a close game in the rain against Troy Athens into a second-half rout, with the Dragons winning 47-14. Down by six points early in the third quarter, the Red Hawks were pinned deep in their own territory […]

Flash Mob stumps for Trump

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Amidst cheers and a few jeers, nearly 20 citizens turned out for the Donald Trump flash mob rally on Sept. 27, exercising their right to assemble and to stump for their favored candidate in the Nov. 8 presidential election. “I think the flash mobs are a great idea. It […]

Detroit Free Press pays littering fines

Federal case against Orion Twp. continues   By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The attorney for the Detroit Free Press paid two $800 littering fines in district court on Thursday, but that does not end the fight, and the federal case and the $5 million lawsuit against Orion Twp. will continue. Herschel Fink, attorney for the […]

Lake Orion Village votes 4-3 in favor of passing LGBTQ Ordinance

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion met September 26 to vote on a Human Rights Ordinance regarding basic protected rights for the LGBTQ community. The village council passed a first reading of the ordinance in August. The ordinance would provide basic human rights such as the rights included in the […]

Setting the record straight on the ‘consequences’ of the Human Rights Ordinance and the LGBT community

As a retired reporter, columnist and newspaper editor, I was alarmed when The Lake Orion Review not only printed Gregory Weddle’s blatant untruths in his letter to the editor “Consider the consequences of Human Rights Ordinance” but then also directed readers to the hyperbolic letter in a page 3 tease on the village council considering […]

Resident lends support to some Township candidates

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 we, the registered voters of the Charter Township of Orion, will be exercising our constitutional right to vote in the General Election. When the polls close at 8:00PM the voters will have decided (by majority vote) their respective candidates to lead the township for the next four years. A new […]

Book sale is a success

Another successful used book sale, held by the Friends of the Orion Township Library, brought in much needed funds for the Library, specifically their programming budget. A big thank you goes to Book Sale Chair Linda Jezuit, Sally Pelletier and Tom Reuter and the back room book sorters, library staff, everyone who donated books, and […]

Resident disturbed by ‘harmful’ letter previously published

I am deeply disturbed that The Lake Orion Review permitted Gregory Weddle’s commentary to be printed regarding the Human Rights Ordinance the Village has been considering. As someone who is privileged to have friends that are gay right here in Lake Orion, I was outraged by Mr. Weddle’s hurtful and harmful comments that were not […]

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