Oakview Middle School students take on ‘Kindness Challenge’

Kindness matters. For the students at Oakview Middle School, taking up the challenge to spread acts of kindness to their classmates resulted in a truly impressive display of warm-heartedness. “Oakview Middle School took on a Kindness Challenge this week and did an amazing job,” said Principal Sarah Manzo. “In total, Oakview students tallied over 6,000 […]

Lake Orion schools get clean audit

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools received an “unmodified opinion” on its annual audit report, the highest form assurance it could receive, from its auditors during the board of education meeting Nov. 29. The audit covered the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. Donna Hanson, a partner […]

LOHS Girls FIRST Robotics Team 302 places 2nd

LOHS Girls FIRST Robotics Team 302 places 2nd

The girls’ got game. The Lady Dragons from the Lake Orion High School Robotics Team 302, along with some girls from high school engineering classes, teamed up to compete in the annual Bloomfield Girls Robotics Competition on Nov. 11. Each of the girl’s had a chance to compete with the robot on the field during […]

Orion Twp. Fire Dept. Goodfellows sell The Review to support area families

Orion Twp. Fire Dept. Goodfellows sell The Review to support area families

By Susan Carroll Review Writer This past weekend Orion firefighters were out in full fire gear selling special editions of The Lake Orion Review. The proceeds from the newspaper sales will benefit local families this holiday season. The December weather was unseasonably warm and dry as the Goodfellows handed out newspapers at several locations throughout […]

The Orion Lighted Parade Group

The Orion Lighted Parade Group

The Orion Lighted Parade Group presented the 2017 ‘A Magical Christmas’ parade on Saturday evening in downtown Lake Orion. The parade is one of the largest lighted parades in Michigan, featuring more than 80 entries — floats, performers, community groups and holiday-themed entertainment for the entire family. And with this much Christmas merriment, we couldn’t […]

Orion Goodfellows embody the holiday spirit

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Orion Township Firefighters Goodfellows will pull on their full fire gear to sell special editions of The Lake Orion Review from Dec. 1-3, with proceeds benefiting Orion families this holiday season. The Goodfellows will hand out newspapers at Panera Bread on Baldwin Road (in the Baldwin Commons), Hollywood Market […]

Brown Road gas line fire cause still undetermined

Brown Road gas line fire cause still undetermined

By Jim Newell Review Editor Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a pipeline rupture that created a massive explosion and fire off Brown Road a little more than a week ago. Debra Dodd, media relations for Consumers Energy, said results of the investigation should be in sometime in December. “The investigation regarding […]

Orion Twp.’s Lt. Dan Toth of the OCSO graduates from prestigious FBI National Academy

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township’s top cop is now a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, a 10-week professional course in Quantico, Va., for training U.S. and international law enforcement leaders in advanced techniques. Lt. Dan Toth, commander of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office – Orion Twp. substation, graduated Sept. 15 as […]

Village accepts engineering proposal for water main replacement project

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council took action on several issues this month, including awarding the engineering contract for the nearly $8 million water main replacement project and drainage problems on Lakeview Street. The construction engineering for phases 1 and 2 of the water main replacement project was awarded to Hubbell, […]