Police seek runaway, 16, possibly armed

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion schools closed all their buildings on Monday and Tuesday as the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office searched for a 16-year-old runaway who authorities say might be armed with a handgun. At 6:30 a.m. on Monday, sheriff’s deputies responded to the 600 block of Highville after the teen’s grandfather reported […]

LOCS school board approves tax levy rate, first reading of general fund budget

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools are in better shape financially heading into the next fiscal year, and the district is set to approve its annual budget this month. The Lake Orion Board of Education unanimously approved the 2017-18 tax rate levy and the first reading of the proposed 2017-18 general fund […]

Lake Orion High School Class of 1947 celebrates 70 years

By Susan Carroll Review Writer It has been 70 years since the Lake Orion class of 1947 walked across the stage for their high school graduation commencement. Ten members of the graduating class, now in their mid-eighties, gathered at the Knights of Columbus hall in Lake Orion to celebrate that 70-year milestone. Last December, high […]

Flare night to brighten Lake Orion’s sky June 30

The Light Up the Night 72nd annual event is June 30, sponsored by the Lake Orion Lions Club. As a commemoration of the end of World War II in 1945, the Rotarians started Flare Night. The Lions Club is the largest service organization in the world and the Lake Orion Lions have sponsored the Flare […]

Rep. John Reilly’s support of bill to close teacher pension system ‘a slap in the face for our educators’

Our state Rep. John Reilly, R-Oakland Twp., 46th District, recently shared his opinion piece in The Detroit News regarding his support of closing the teacher pension system. (The Detroit News, “Current pensions a fiscal cancer,” June 13, 2017.) I found this rich, considering legislators are in session roughly 100 days per year and earn more […]

Imbibing for a cause: Party in the streets with clergy, cops & beer

Imbibing for a cause: Party in the  streets with clergy, cops & beer

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Red plastic cups were plentiful as the Clergy, Cops and Beer fundraiser hit Flint Street for the third time last Saturday. The warm weather enticed families to come on downtown to have a cold beverage, a bite to eat, relax, visit with friends and listen to any of the four […]

LO school district, LOEA agree to one year contract terms

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools and the Lake Orion Education Association have reached terms on a one-year contract for the 2017-18 school year. The school board voted unanimously to approve the one-year contract at its May 24 meeting. Board Treasurer Jim Weidman abstained from the vote, citing a family member as […]

Little Grads, Future Dragons

Little Grads, Future Dragons

The Pre-Kindergarten students at Rainbow Child Care Center celebrated a milestone in their lives during a special graduation ceremony at Canterbury Village June 8. This was the school’s largest class, with 22 students participating in the graduation. The Pre-K school started in August 2015 with only four students but currently has 25 students and a […]

100 mph motorcycle chase ends in LO, suspect in serious condition

100 mph motorcycle chase ends in LO, suspect in serious condition

By Jim Newell Review Editor A high-speed motorcycle chase that began on I-75 in Auburn Hills ended in Lake Orion after the driver of the Yamaha motorcycle hit a curb and crashed near the M-24/Broadway Street intersection early Monday morning. Police said the motorcycle was traveling at speeds greater than 100 miles per hour at […]

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