House, garage fire caused by fireworks

By Jim Newell Review Editor Improperly disposed of fireworks caused a house and garage fire at 394 Newton Court near Atwater Street shortly after midnight July 5. The Orion Township Fire Department responded to the call about 12:30 a.m. for an attached garage fire. The fire also burned the side of the house. Fire Chief […]

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

The Lake Orion Summer Concert series kicked off on Sunday with a performance by Lake Orion musician Steve Taylor. More than 100 people attended the first performance in the series. The concerts are held at Children’s Park from 2-4 p.m. every Sunday through September. “I think it went great, actually. I think we attracted a […]

Time for a single-payer healthcare system

In regards to the GOP’s latest health care proposal, one can only conclude that they live in a world fully detached from their constituents. Our representatives should not be voting for any measure that causes people to lose coverage, raise premiums on those with pre-existing conditions, or cuts funding to Medicare or Medicaid. Health care […]

Resident is against Villag of Lake Orion plans to run a storm drainage pipe from Lakeview Street into Lake Orion

The standing water and draining concerns of Lakeview Street have been in existence for over seventeen years. Various times the neighbors have approached The Village and ask that all appropriate measures be taken to correct the flooding of our properties. This overflow is a direct result of asphalting the road incorrectly. Prior to paving the […]

The Carnival Comes to Town Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Carnival  Comes to Town  Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Lake Orion Lions Club held their annual Jubilee last weekend, giving attendees carnival rides, cotton candy and Elephant Ears, along with kids screaming in joy and fond remembrances from adults. “This is where we make the majority of our budget, for sure,” said Lion Club member Roger Brodeur. “Along with the Christmas Auction, this […]

Fourth of July activities in LO

Lake Orion’s 4th of July fireworks show was rated 14th in the country in 2016. Responsible for the show’s success were the Dueling Fireworks, which will be held on July 1 this year. Two platforms are anchored on the lake, one on the east side and one on the west, making the fireworks clearly visible […]

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is acknowledged for keeping lake users safe

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is  acknowledged for keeping lake users safe

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Ashleigh Iserman Boating Safety Foundation for their continued support to keep boaters safe. The plaque, presented by Jan Iserman, founder of the foundation, was accepted by Lt. Dan Toth, commander of the Orion Township substation of the sheriff’s office, and Sheriff Michael Bouchard. The plaque recognized […]