Renovations are underway at Fire Station No. 1 in Lake Orion

Renovations are underway at Fire Station No. 1 in Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor Construction is underway at Fire Station No. 1, an investment that township officials hope will bring the nearly 40-year-old building up-to-date to meet the Orion Township Fire Department’s needs for decades to come. The fire station at 93 S. Anderson St. in Lake Orion closed March 31. Construction began April […]

Village updates Green’s Park fees and hours

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council approved the Green’s Park summer 2018 operation recommendations from the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee at the council’s April 9 meeting. There was a discussion among the council and input from residents on the fee structure of the park. In 2017, residents were charged an […]

Lake Orion DDA begins branding strategy

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority is working on a formal branding marketing campaign. Last Thursday, the DDA started the process by meeting with several community business members in a brainstorming session seeking ideas on how to market the Lake Orion area. The DDA plans to promote the town and […]

‘Nain Rouge’ cast & crew meet with Lake Orion residents

‘Nain Rouge’ cast & crew meet with Lake Orion residents

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion has succumbed to the spell of The Nain Rouge. Since last summer, Kyyba Films has been shooting scenes for Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge in various locales throughout the Orion area. More than a hundred people attended a meet-and-greet April 5 at the Orion Center, getting […]

School district, teachers agree to 3-year contract

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools and the Lake Orion Education Association, teachers’ union, have agreed to a three-year contract, a deal that both sides say will bring stability to the district. The contract takes effect July 1 and runs through June 30, 2021. School board President Scott Taylor said he believes […]

Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett says allegations are ‘false’ and ‘malicious’

By Jim Newell Review Editor Township Supervisor Chris Barnett says he will “not be intimidated by false and malicious accusations” made by Clerk Penny Shults that he assaulted her by bumping the back of her chair during a staff meeting. The alleged assault supposedly occurred at the beginning of a township department heads meeting on […]

Area students pack Miracle Boxes to send to troops overseas

Area students pack Miracle Boxes to send to troops overseas

By Jim Newell Review Editor Thanks to a joint effort from area students, soldiers serving in harm’s way overseas will receive 83 Miracle Boxes – care packages – filled with supplies and gratitude. Middle school students at St. Joseph’s School in Lake Orion collected items and packed the boxes on March 25. Each box contained […]

‘Our Story’ – State of the Township 2018

Supervisor highlights businesses, projects, people ‘That make Orion great!’ By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett’s 2018 State of the Township address on March 28 highlighted the people, businesses and projects that shape the community and tell “Our Story.” Hundreds of people attended the address last Wednesday at the Woodside Bible Church […]

E-Bikes allowed on the Paint Creek Trail?

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Paint Creek Trailways Commission discussed the use of electric bicycles (e-bikes) on the Paint Creek Trail (PCT) during a Public Hearing on March 20. The hearing allowed the commission to gauge public comments on the use of e-bikes on the trail. Cause for the public hearing arose from concerns […]

Talented artists receive recognition at high school art show

Lake Orion High School held their Annual Art Show & Auction on March 18. The show featured over 300 students that encompasses work from all of the LOHS art classes and all four art teachers had students receive national recognition at the show. n “We had a great year. The AP art students received 12 […]