Sheriff’s Office launches ‘Don’t Veer for Deer!’ campaign

Buckle up, stay alert, slow down The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind citizens to be careful when driving this fall, and remember “Don’t Veer for Deer!” Oakland County was once again ranked number one in the state of Michigan for vehicle crashes involving deer. As the deer population becomes more active this fall, […]

‘Taking a knee…’

I’ve been doing it most of my life when I go to church. I plan on keeping taking a knee anytime and anywhere I choose. I take orders from no one. If you want to wrap a flag around yourself and stand, that’s your right. And if the (football) players want to take a knee, […]

Babes on Broadway stroll the streets of Lake Orion

Last Thursday evening, over 250 women took to the downtown streets of Lake Orion for the annual Babes On Broadway event. Adorned with pink bags to hold their treasures, the ladies had an exciting evening visiting the 27 local businesses participating in the event. Fifteen ‘Broadway Gents’ worked the check-in tables, opened doors and escorted […]

Village rejects MDOT offer on cost of Paint Creek Dam emergency repairs

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council rejected an offer from the Michigan Department of Transportation on its share of the Paint Creek Dam emergency repairs during the council meeting on Monday. The council also discussed the water asset management plan and got an update on its SAW Grant for the sanitary […]

Manufacturing Day in Oakland County

Manufacturing Day in Oakland County

By Jim Newell Review Editor For Justin Jackson, a senior at Lake Orion High School, seeing what the professional welders at MPD Welding, Inc. do could be a glimpse into his future. Jackson and 12 of his classmates toured MPD Welding in Orion Township as part of Oakland County’s third annual Manufacturing Day on Oct. […]

Run with Fire 5K raises awareness, funds

Run with Fire 5K raises awareness, funds

By Jim Newell Review Editor It was a day of firsts Saturday as the inaugural Orion Township Fire Department Run with Fire 5K race/walk was the first event to traverse the new Paint Creek Trail extension in the Village of Lake Orion. The fire department hosted the run and free kids run to promote Fire […]

Orion Historical Society seeks news members, offers free t-shirt

The Orion Historical Society is offering a free t-shirt for new and renewed memberships in the society until the end of the year. The membership will last through Dec. 31, 2018. An individual membership costs $25. A family membership runs $35 and includes two t-shirts. A student wishing to join is charged $15. Additional shirts […]

Majewska pleads no contest to second-degree murders of son, granddaughter

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor It appears Sylvia Marie Majewska will spend up to 25 years in prison for killing her son and granddaughter nearly three years ago. On Oct. 4, the 68-year-old Addison Township resident pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder in Oakland County Circuit Court before Judge Denise Langford Morris. […]

Chips for Charity helps raise funds for Making Strides against Breast Cancer

Chips for Charity helps raise funds for Making Strides against Breast Cancer

By Jim Newell Review Editor When Nancy Houlihan and her son, Joe, started their Chips for Charity franchise, it was an opportunity to earn some money, set their own hours and give back to the community. Chips for Charity is a mobile service that fixes chips in car windshields, donating a portion of their proceeds. […]

Lady Dragon Varsity Swim & Dive shines in relay’s & individual races

Lady Dragon Varsity Swim & Dive shines in relay’s & individual races

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion High School girls varsity swim team hosted Midland National Dow on Oct. 3, with the Dragon swimmers shouting “go…go…go” at ear-deafening decibels to encourage their fellow athletes to swim strong, swift and hard. In the 200-yard medley relay, Lake Orion came in 2nd with a time of […]