Jury convicts man in 2016 fatal crash at Baldwin, Waldon roads

Jury convicts man in 2016 fatal crash at Baldwin, Waldon roads

By Jim Newell Review Editor A jury has convicted Rashed Brown of second degree homicide in the July 7, 2016 fatal car crash at the intersection of Waldon and Baldwin roads that left an Independence Township man dead. Brown, 30, a resident of Pontiac, could face up to life in prison. He is scheduled to […]

2017 ‘Heart of a Dragon’ scholarship winners

The winners of this year’s “Ted Swietlik Heart of a Dragon Scholarship” are Emily Schueren and Kristin Penrose. The scholarship was established by the Television Production Workshop alumni in memory of Ted Swietlik two years ago. The winner last year was Melina Spencer. Ted Swietlik, a 2014 graduate of Lake Orion High School, was a […]

Affordable energy plays a critical role in keeping MI businesses competitive

Michigan’s manufacturing-intensive economy depends on affordable energy. But energy would become increasingly more expensive without the infrastructure and pipelines that deliver oil, petroleum products and natural gas to businesses and power plants across the state. Affordable energy plays a critical role in keeping Michigan businesses competitive—not just with other states, but in the global economy […]

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 […]

Swimming classes, activities for all ages at Green’s Park

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Green’s Park conveniently sits off M-24, just south of Flint Street, offering something for everyone and the Village of Lake Orion is trying to promote park activities and usage. The 2-acre park has 560 feet of Lake Orion water frontage. The beach area, complete with lifeguards during the swim season, […]

Lake Orion High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremonies June 14

Lake Orion High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremonies  June 14

Mallorie Berriman gets into the graduation excitement during the Lake Orion High School Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremonies on June 14. Please see pages 14-15 for more commencement photos. And check out The Lake Orion Review’s special graduation section for photos of the entire graduating class.

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 […]