All-inclusive baseball field to benefit special needs players, disabled vets

All-inclusive baseball field to benefit special needs players, disabled vets

By Jim Newell Review Editor The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, the high-fives and cheers – these are the sounds that embody the quintessential game of baseball. Orion Township is in the final week of raising funds for the proposed Orion on Deck field at Friendship Park, an all-inclusive adaptive baseball/softball […]

CHAMPS! BYT CROSSFIT WINS DRAGON BOAT RACES!

CHAMPS! BYT CROSSFIT WINS DRAGON BOAT RACES!

Dragon on the Lake Festival breathes fire into LO   By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Art Center’s Dragon on the Lake festival wrapped up another successful run on Sunday. The four-day event kicked off with a kids’ foam party in the Dragon Pub on Thursday and concluded on Sunday in the Pub with […]

Lake Orion loses close one to Chippewa Valley in football opener

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion’s fourth quarter comeback in the first game of the 2017 football season fell short and the Dragons lost to the Big Reds of Chippewa Valley last Thursday, 20-17. It was Lake Orion’s fourth consecutive season-opening defeat to Chippewa Valley, a member of the Macomb Athletic Conference’s […]

Lake Orion senior softball team wins league championship

Lake Orion senior softball team wins league championship

The Lake Orion Men’s Senior Softball team recently won the league regular season and playoff championship. The team slugged its way to a 20-4 record in the regular season before winning the championship The team, sponsored by the Great Lakes McDonald’s and Old Detroit Bar & Grill, plays in the Oakland County Parks & Recreation […]

Marsh View Park archery range re-opens

Marsh View Park will re-open on Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a grand re-opening celebration hosted by the Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission. The range expanded the shooting distance from 41 to 90 meters, added additional programs and paved the parking area at the west end of the park. Beginning […]

Tommystock music festival needs more

The Tommystock music festival takes center stage at Camp Agawam from Sept. 22-24, but organizers still have sponsorships available to help fund the charitable endeavor. Tommystock is partnering with Bryan’s HOPE, which stands for Heroin Opiate Prevention & Education, a Waterford-based nonprofit organization that helps bring support, awareness, and education about the dangers of prescription […]

DAM, DRY Repairs underway at Paint Creek Dam

DAM, DRY  Repairs underway at Paint Creek Dam

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Paint Creek Dam needs to undergo immediate assessment and repairs to fix a “depression” below the spillway that allows water to flow from Lake Orion into the creek unchecked. The public is not in any immediate danger, nor is the dam in immediate danger of failing or Paint Creek […]

Return of the Dragon!

Annual festival runs Thurs. through Sunday in Lake Orion By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Art Center’s Dragon on the Lake Festival returns this weekend in downtown Lake Orion, with events beginning on Thursday and concluding on Sunday. Event organizer and Art Center member James Jenkins said, “Things are going great. People are really […]

Pink Out jersey deadline extended to Thursday; community support needed

Lake Orion varsity football players will be sporting pink in support of A Mother’s Wish as they host Southfield AT&T on Sept. 22, but the football parent group, PEPP, still needs to sell many more jerseys before the deadline. This will be the third year the Dragons will be dressed in “Pink Out” jersey’s in […]

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