Deputy Miles named Orion Township Citizen of the Month

Deputy Mike Miles of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office was named Citizen of the Month during the township board meeting on Monday for his heroic rescue of a suspect from a burning vehicle. At 2:30 a.m. Jan. 28 while on patrol, Miles spotted a 2007 Chrysler 300 speeding northbound on Baldwin Road near Brown Road. […]

Good Samaritans help after Lake Orion woman’s fall

When coming out of my doctor’s office on Feb. 2., out of the CAVA building on Woodward, I had to use the curb on the median in the parking lot to reach my car because there was a car parked in the crosswalk. In the process, I had to cross over a small hill, which […]

Please Don’t Shake My Hand for the Next Month

I’m sick of sick people. Have you noticed the number of people with the flu, or flu symptoms, or an upper-respiratory infection? Unfortunately it is the time of year when America succumbs to the current illness bug, and millions of people will be coughing and sputtering and sneezing. The people who get flu shots may […]

Sheriff’s Deputy saves reckless driver from fiery wreck

Sheriff’s Deputy saves reckless driver from fiery wreck

By Jim Newell Review Editor An Orion Township man’s high-speed flight from authorities early Sunday morning ended in a fiery car crash from which he couldn’t escape. And the 18-year-old man has the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy from whom he was fleeing to thank for saving his life. The incident began about 2:30 a.m. […]

Pet Centre site remains a blight on the Lake Orion landscape

By Susan Carroll Review Writer More than a year after a fire obliterated the Lake Orion Pet Centre on Jan. 28, 2017, the site remains a remnant of its former self. The corner of Anderson and Flint streets is a constant reminder of the loss, as the wreckage remained untouched until June 14. The fire […]

E-bikes allowed on Polly Ann Trail

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor It’s official – use of electric bicycles (or e-bikes) will be permitted on the 16.9-mile Polly Ann Trail. Last week, the trail’s management council voted 4-2 to allow Class 1 e-bikes and give Trail Manager Linda Moran the authority to permit Class 2 and 3 e-bikes on a case-by-case […]

Planet Fitness could be coming to former Hollywood Markets site

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Planet Fitness may be coming to Orion Township later this year in the space formerly occupied by the Hollywood Markets grocery store. Rumors of a fitness center going into the site surfaced even before Hollywood Market closed this month, but Ed Boutrous, owner of The Lake Orion Plaza, did […]

Lake Orion woman arraigned for making, sending explicit videos involving children

Lake Orion woman arraigned for making, sending explicit videos involving children

By Jim Newell Review Editor A Lake Orion woman arrested after making sexually explicit videos of herself and three young children and then distributing those videos online has been arraigned on charges of criminal sexual conduct involving minors and could face life in prison. The arrest and arraignment came after a joint investigation by the […]

Consumers Energy Shares Information about the Nov. 20, 2017 Orion Township natural gas pipeline rupture on Brown Rd.

Dear Orion Township Residents: We at Consumers Energy want to offer our sincere gratitude and appreciation to Orion Township and surrounding fire departments as well as the Oakland County Sheriff for their response during the Nov. 20 gas rupture incident. Their support allowed our employees to do our jobs more safely and efficiently. Public safety […]