Please Don’t Shake My Hand for the Next Month

I’m sick of sick people. Have you noticed the number of people with the flu, or flu symptoms, or an upper-respiratory infection? Unfortunately it is the time of year when America succumbs to the current illness bug, and millions of people will be coughing and sputtering and sneezing. The people who get flu shots may […]

Sheriff’s Deputy saves reckless driver from fiery wreck

Sheriff’s Deputy saves reckless driver from fiery wreck

By Jim Newell Review Editor An Orion Township man’s high-speed flight from authorities early Sunday morning ended in a fiery car crash from which he couldn’t escape. And the 18-year-old man has the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy from whom he was fleeing to thank for saving his life. The incident began about 2:30 a.m. […]

Pet Centre site remains a blight on the Lake Orion landscape

By Susan Carroll Review Writer More than a year after a fire obliterated the Lake Orion Pet Centre on Jan. 28, 2017, the site remains a remnant of its former self. The corner of Anderson and Flint streets is a constant reminder of the loss, as the wreckage remained untouched until June 14. The fire […]

E-bikes allowed on Polly Ann Trail

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor It’s official – use of electric bicycles (or e-bikes) will be permitted on the 16.9-mile Polly Ann Trail. Last week, the trail’s management council voted 4-2 to allow Class 1 e-bikes and give Trail Manager Linda Moran the authority to permit Class 2 and 3 e-bikes on a case-by-case […]

Planet Fitness could be coming to former Hollywood Markets site

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Planet Fitness may be coming to Orion Township later this year in the space formerly occupied by the Hollywood Markets grocery store. Rumors of a fitness center going into the site surfaced even before Hollywood Market closed this month, but Ed Boutrous, owner of The Lake Orion Plaza, did […]

Lake Orion woman arraigned for making, sending explicit videos involving children

Lake Orion woman arraigned for making, sending explicit videos involving children

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Lake Orion woman arrested after making sexually explicit videos of herself and three young children and then distributing those videos online has been arraigned on charges of criminal sexual conduct involving minors and could face life in prison. The arrest and arraignment came after a joint investigation by the […]

Consumers Energy Shares Information about the Nov. 20, 2017 Orion Township natural gas pipeline rupture on Brown Rd.

Dear Orion Township Residents: We at Consumers Energy want to offer our sincere gratitude and appreciation to Orion Township and surrounding fire departments as well as the Oakland County Sheriff for their response during the Nov. 20 gas rupture incident. Their support allowed our employees to do our jobs more safely and efficiently. Public safety […]

Village Council meeting addresses spring time issues

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The village council discussed adding power panels to the Children’s Park parking lot for special events, Green’s Park operations and approving the police dispatch service agreement during the Jan. 22 village council meeting. Electrical power panels were requested to be installed at the parking lot along Anderson Street across from […]

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