Hats off – plaudits – kudos!

As long time customers of DTE Energy we just wanted to compliment the DTE Energy team on how they handled the monumental crisis in Michigan. We did not lose power here in Lake Orion and our lights never flickered and thus we were the lucky ones. The way in which the DTE Energy team handled […]

Orion Firefighters Dance was a huge success!

Thank you to everyone in our community who helped to make our annual dinner-dance a huge success, especially the following: Platinum Sponsor: AKA Architects Gold Sponsors: Powers Distributing and Powers Leasing Bronze Sponsors: OHM, Orion Keg & Wine, Lake Orion Shell, and Ace Hardware Also thanks to our merchants who donated door prizes: Kruse & […]

Sending a Ripple

North Oakland Community Coalition encourages tolerance When people consider the aftermath of the recent Presidential election and the resulting bedlam that has ensued, many may be asking “What is missing in our society and how can we, as individuals, make a difference?” The answer, plain and simply, is acceptance. We live in a society of […]

Adopting pets is good for the animals – and kids!

The students in room 203 at Pine Tree Elementary believe people should adopt cats and dogs from the shelter. The first reason is if you are lonely, a cat or dog can help to keep you company. If you are feeling sad, they can cheer you up. Secondly, some animals need special attention. They may […]

Compliments for the handling of the recent Paint Creek Trail vandalism — perpetrators have warped sense of entitlement

Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett, I just wanted to compliment you on the way you handled the Paint Creek Trail vandalism, both in the print editions of local papers – on Facebook – and in interview on local television stations. Well done! It was professional and up front and detailed how you wanted to handle […]

‘Critical Concerns’ about Village of Lake Orion

This letter to the editor addresses two critical current concerns.  #1.  The Council’s inappropriate choice of the 4 Year Plan instead of a 1 Year Plan to Update the villages water system, and #2. The seemingly non-considered result of advancing new projects that will spend the local populace into financial insolvency and unbearable future debt […]

Words and actions have consequences

Those marches a few weeks ago are a good example of that. Those people have the right to speak their minds with or without a gag order. It’s called the First Amendment. They also have the right to “choose” – that’s called “Freedom of Choice”, another one our rights. No man has the right to […]

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