Orion Twp. sells homestead in Oakland Twp., Atwater property still up for sale

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted to sell property it owns in Oakland Township and lower the asking price for its Atwater Street property during the board meeting Sept. 5. The board received an offer of $415,000 for 4.08 acres at 2510 Orion Road in Oakland Township. Orion Township […]

Orion remembers, commemorates 9/11 during ceremony at Veterans Memorial

Orion remembers, commemorates 9/11 during ceremony at Veterans Memorial

More than one hundred people gathered at the Orion Veterans Memorial Monday night to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks. Nearly 3,000 people died that day, including 343 firefighters, 37 Port Authority Police Officers and 15 EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians). First Responders from the Lake Orion Police Department, the Orion […]

Village addresses water related topics

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Village of Lake Orion amended the ordinance to place water utility accounts over six months delinquent on July tax bills during the council meeting on Monday. The prior ordinance allowed for a thirty-day delinquency to be added to the bill. The amendment change to six months brings the village […]

Don’t ask to share my popcorn!

Editor’s Note: This letter is in response to Don Rush’s column, “Icky-poo! Yuckies on grocery carts,” in the Aug. 16, 2017 issue of The Lake Orion Review. To Don Rush of Don’t Rush Me fame: Yes, we are a nation of slobs, pigs, and societal dirt bags and cretins. We have abandoned manners in hygiene. […]

Dragons drowned by Laker passing attack in loss

Dragons drowned by Laker passing attack in loss

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Writer Lake Orion knew it would be facing one of the state’s best high school quarterbacks last Friday. He lived up to the hype, as West Bloomfield rode his arm to a 49-21 football victory over the Dragons. The Lakers’ big play offense was in high gear, scoring on […]

Dragons offense stymies Wildcats on the soccer field

By Jim Newell Review Editor It was a back-and-forth physical match between Lake Orion and Oxford on the soccer pitch Thursday night, but the Dragon’s offense proved too strong for the Wildcat defense in a 4-2 win at Lake Orion High School. The win moves Lake Orion to 2-0-1 in OAA White league play. The […]

‘Scrappy’ Dragons climb to 3rd in state rankings

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion volleyball team is on a roll, winning all six of its matches at the Novi Invitational on Saturday without dropping a set. On Sept. 6, the team defeated Mt. Morris and Stoney Creek at a quad tournament at Lake Orion High School before losing to Mercy High […]

The DRAGON ON THE LAKE Festival

The DRAGON ON THE LAKE Festival

Natalie and MaryAnn Koelzer took first place in the Dragon Theme category of the Orion Art Center’s chalk art competition for their 3D Dragon. The mother-daughter team spent two days making the masterpiece and won $300 for their creation.  

Dragons First Day of School!

Dragons First Day of School!

Fourth-grader Brielle smiled, even through the rain, as she made her way into Blanche Sims Elementary for the first day of school.    

Highlanders dominate Dragons 39-8 in first league game

Highlanders dominate Dragons 39-8 in first league game

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Writer Lake Orion fans hoping for an exciting football game versus Rochester Adams last Thursday left disappointed, as the Highlanders slayed the Dragons on the road, 39-8. Rochester Adams dominated from the beginning and limited Lake Orion to 13 yards of offense deep into the third quarter. Lake Orion […]

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