Lake Orion Police Department hires a new fulltime officer, two reserve officers

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — Lake Orion Police Chief Thomas Lindberg introduced the LOPD’s new full-time officer Keith Quick and new reserve officers Ryan Hammond and Shane Stalker during a Lake Orion Village Council meeting on May 28. Quick came to Lake Orion after a 24-year career working for the Lapeer […]

Lake Orion Lake Association encourages everyone to attend LOLA boater safety classes in June

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — During public comments during Lake Orion Village Council’s meeting on May 13, Lake Orion Lake Association (LOLA) President George Dandalides encouraged residents to attend LOLA’s upcoming boater safety classes in June. “Anyone that operates a motorized boat on the lake, born after June 30 of 1996, […]

Oakland County’s sheriff’s office offers free trigger locks to promote gun safety

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland County’s Sheriff’s Office is offering residents free trigger locks for their firearms to prevent unwanted access to a gun. Locks are available at all sheriff’s office substations, the sheriff’s office headquarters located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. on the Oakland-County government complex and most local law enforcement agencies, according to […]

Gerry Burchard, 77, of Oxford

Gerry Lee Burchard of Oxford, age 77, passed away on May 30, 2024. Gerry is the beloved husband of Joyce, having shared 36 years of marriage together; loving father of Grady (Toni) Guye, Michelle Burchard, the late Carla Guye and the late Yvette Guye; loving grandfather of five; great-grandfather of seven; and dear brother of […]

Hubert Kerschbaum, 87, of Lake Orion

Hubert Kerschbaum of Lake Orion went to be with our Lord and Savior on May 31, 2024. He was 87 years old. Hubert leaves behind his loving and devoted wife, Joyce, with whom he shared an incredible 66 years of marriage; daughters Judith (Steven) Zachar and Susanne (Lawrence) Pfeffer; grandchildren Rachel (Bradley) Sugden (née Zachar), […]

Oxford Trolley Tour of Historic Homes on June 9

OXFORD TWP. — The Northeast Oakland Historical Society & Museum will host the Historic Oxford Trolley Tour of Homes on June 9. “Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the rich history of Oxford! For the FIRST time ever, hop aboard an old-fashioned Trolley Car and be transported back to the enchanting 1870s […]

Local Golden Retriever, owner compete in Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Local Golden Retriever, owner compete in Westminster Kennel Club dog show

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer ssoldan@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — On May 14, Lake Orion resident Thunder competed in the 148th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Thunder is a three-year-old Golden Retriever. “He did great,” said owner Nellie Morack. “He didn’t place, but he showed really good. It’s just thrilling to be accepted to go […]

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Orion Twp. Public Library

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Orion Twp. Public Library

The Summer Reading Kickoff begins in the reading garden at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Rd, on June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual program for youth, teens and adults will have blow-up obstacle courses, strolling entertainment and activities hosted by local organizations. Two local food trucks will also be […]

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Courtney Reisler

Parent(s): David and Melissa Reisler GPA: 3.86 Favorite subject(s): Chemistry and Algebra Extracurricular activities: Lacrosse and golf Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy painting, running and snowboarding Plans after graduation: I plan to go to Central Michigan University and study pre-med and hopefully join their club lacrosse team Courtney is proudest of: The people I surround myself with […]