Orion Twp. Trustee Ron Sliwinski accused of sexual harassment

Sliwinski allegedly harassed teacher at LOHS   By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township officials have received anonymous statements and copies of emails accusing Trustee Ron Sliwinski of sexual harassment while he was a teacher at Lake Orion High School last school year. Sliwinski is also under investigation after a complaint was filed with the […]

‘Nain Rouge’ films at LO Village Hall

“Devil’s Night: Dawn of the Nain Rouge” continued filming today at the Lake Orion Village Hall. The atmospheric shoot inside council chambers featured Lake Orion Police Department Police Chief Jerry Narsh (Character Name: Chief Anthony Romano) trying to calm angry citizens, many of whom are Orion residents volunteering to be extras in the film. The […]

‘The Rocks’ get removed from Paint Creek

‘The Rocks’ get removed from Paint Creek

By Jim Newell   Review Editor The large concrete slabs in Paint Creek near the Clarkston and Kern roads intersection have restricted the flow of the creek for decades. It’s also been a long-standing tradition for vandals to paint graffiti and messages on the rocks, leeching paint into the natural watershed. Now, Orion Township is […]

The Year In Review – Part 1

The Year In Review – Part 1

Year in Review: January 1 to June 30, 2016   Another year nearly over and new one about to begin. This week, The Lake Orion Review looks back at some of the stories that helped shape the Lake Orion community in the first half of 2016. The news, business, sports and school highlights, the (seemingly […]

‘Lake Orion Review’ publishers share thoughts, importance of community newspapers during ONTV interview

‘Lake Orion Review’ publishers share thoughts, importance of community newspapers during ONTV interview

By Jim Newell Review Writer Orion Township Clerk Penny Shults interviewd Jim Sherman, Jr. and Don Rush,, both of Sherman Publications, Inc., for a segment of Oakland Leadership to air in the upcoming year. Sherman is publisher of Sherman Publications, Inc., the parent company of The Lake Orion Review. Rush is assistant publisher and the […]

Orion Twp. honors ‘The Lake Orion Review’ for 135 years of service

Orion Twp. honors ‘The Lake Orion Review’ for 135 years of service

(From left) Trustee John Steimel, Trustee Ron Sliwinski, Trustee Brian Birney, Clerk Penny Shults, Sherman Publications Publisher Jim Sherman, Supervisor Chris Barnett, Trustee Mike Flood and Treasurer Donni Steele. By Jim Newell Review Writer 135 years and counting. That’s how long The Lake Orion Review, under various names, has served the Orion community. On Monday, […]

School board votes to close Pine Tree Elementary

As we move forward, we will be very mindful and sensitive to all of our children and families in the district most of whom will be reassigned to new schools next fall so that the transition will be as smooth as possible. Of course, we will need the help of our parents to do so. […]

Lake Orion School Board votes to close Pine Tree Elementary

By Jim Newell The Lake Orion Board of Education voted unanimously to close Pine Tree Elementary during its meeting Wednesday night. The board also voted unanimously to eliminate the focus school structure, redistrict the remaining elementary schools and all the middle school boundaries and suspend intra-district open enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. The decision […]

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