Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett among those stranded in Haiti

Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett among those stranded in Haiti

Lake Orion residents from Kensington Church take shelter during Haitian civil unrest By Jim Newell Review Editor Mission workers from Kensington Church – including several Orion residents – were stuck in Haiti after civil unrest and violent protests broke out among the Haitians when the government attempted to raise fuel prices. Orion Township Supervisor Chris […]

Main Street award presented to DDA, paddleboarding considered for Green’s Park

Main Street award presented to DDA, paddleboarding considered for Green’s Park

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council held its regular meeting on Monday, with the council considering paddleboarding at Green’s Park and hearing a proposal from the Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club to help with maintenance and cleaning at Green’s Park. Main Street Award Joe Frost, associate planner for Main Street Oakland […]

Yes on NOTA millage! No to Parks & Rec. millage!

The parks and trails are good, but the priority should be fixing the roads. There are so many craters, you would think you were on the moon! That would be a smarter use of the taxpayers’ money, don’t you think? J.P. King Lake Orion Editor’s Note: A NOTA (North Oakland Transportation Authority) millage request and […]

Why is race a necessary descriptor in the Public Safety column?

In your Wednesday, July 4th edition, I noticed that you included their race as a descriptor for two black men from Flint who were the subjects of a report. (“Alert tellers detect fraud attempt,” July 4, 2018, Lake Orion Review, p. 6.) But none of the other six reports included the race of their subjects. […]

VFW Post 334 named an All-State VFW Post

North Oakland VFW Post 334 was recognized as an All-State Post for the fiscal year 2017-2018 at the recently held Michigan Department VFW State Convention. Post Commander Jim Hubbard and Quartermaster Chuck Haskin each received a white cap in recognition of the Post’s All-State achievement. The white caps were presented to them by William A. […]

Orion Hawks softball team beats Clarkston to remain undefeated

Orion Hawks softball team beats Clarkston to remain undefeated

By Jim Newell Review Editor Perhaps one of the best and least known team records continued to grow last week when the Orion Hawks adaptive softball team defeated the Clarkston Wolves Blue team 23-10 on Thursday. The Hawks remain undefeated on the season at 3-0-1. With the win against the Wolves, the Hawks – part […]

Village of Lake Orion looks into green infrastructure and votes on Lakeview repairs

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion village council voted to become a member of the WaterTowns Initiative and to resolve the ongoing Lakeview Street drainage problems dispute during its meeting June 25. WaterTowns Participation The Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) presented a WaterTowns Initiative during the meeting, with council members voting unanimously to […]

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