4th LOHS Cell Out for Soldiers reaches 86 percent participation

4th LOHS Cell Out for Soldiers reaches 86 percent participation

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion High School held its 4th annual Cell Out for Soldiers on Friday, with students turning in their phone for the day to raise funds for the Minutes that Matter program. The Leadership class donated $1 for every phone turned in – and also raised money through sponsorships. The […]

Consumers Energy determines cause of Brown Road gas main rupture

Consumers Energy determines cause of Brown Road gas main rupture

By Jim Newell Review Editor Consumers Energy has determined the cause of a 22-inch natural gas main rupture off Brown Road that led to an explosion and fire Nov. 20. In a statement released by Katelyn Carey, director of media relations, governmental, regulatory & public affairs for Consumers Energy, the weight of the soil over […]

Sheriff’s deputies nab suspect in Orion Twp. bank robbery caper

By Jim Newell Review Editor A bank robber’s flight from authorities came to an end in Genesee County when police apprehended a 40-year-old Flint woman who had robbed a Huntington Bank in Orion Twp. on Saturday. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 10:07 a.m. Jan. 13 from an employee of the […]

FISH board approves lease

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor It’s official – Oxford-Orion FISH is going to have a spacious new home right on M-24. Last week, the nonprofit’s board of directors voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement with Addison Township resident Dan Davis for the 5,000-square-foot building located at 1060 S. Lapeer Rd., just south of […]

Hollywood mkts. in Orion Township closes amidst angst from community

Hollywood mkts. in Orion Township closes amidst angst from community

Hollywood mkts. in the Lake Orion Plaza served its last shopper and closed its doors last week. Many in the community lamented the closing of the family-owned grocery story after hearing that the owners of Hollywood mkts. and the Lake Orion Plaza couldn’t reach a lease agreement. Supporters of Hollywood Markets speculated online in the […]

Reader questions Hollywood Market closing

Dear Orion Review, After reading the article in the Jan. 10 edition of the Orion Review entitled “Plaza owner says Hollywood Market wasn’t forced out,” I have a few questions. Hollywood Market had previously had a 10-year lease on this property. It was mentioned that several options had been discussed, including month-to-month and multi-year lease […]

ATV to clear village snowy sidewalks

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council was shy three of its seven members during the Jan. 8 meeting. However, village business continued as scheduled. The council plans to meet with Village Manager Joe Young and the village department heads for a preliminary budget meeting. Discussions will be based upon their needs, […]

LOHS Robotics Team 302 kicks off season in high gear

LOHS Robotics Team 302 kicks off season in high gear

By Jim Newell Review Editor Last May, Team 302’s alliance finished second at the FIRST Robotics World Championships and this year’s team wants to make sure they are back competing for a championship. The team began its season on Saturday, when the rules and design for the FIRST Robotics competition were revealed. “Today we have […]

Village signs 3-year police and AFSCME union contracts

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Village of Lake Orion has come to a resolution on the POAM (Police Officers Association of Michigan) and the AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) union contracts with the village employees. The contracts are effective July 1, 2017 and are effective for three years. Michigan’s Public […]

LOHS holds 4th annual Cell Out for Soldiers fundraiser

LOHS holds 4th annual Cell Out for Soldiers fundraiser

By Jim Newell Review Editor For active-duty military men and women and their loved ones at home, just getting a phone call can make the difference in the trying times when they are separated by military service. On Friday, Lake Orion High School students will help bridge that gap by establishing a connection between soldiers […]

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