Voting for all Dems

Look at the way the republicans treat Hillary Clinton, would you treat your mother or grandmother that way? I never did. How do you think they are going to treat you? The democrats are not the ones making it harder for everyone to vote, the republicans are. Truth is, the GOP is desperate and afraid […]

M-24 Roadwork aka Driving Disaster

While I appreciate the long overdue improvements being made to M-24, I don’t appreciate the lack of thought of its consequences. This is the main thoroughfare into and out of Lake Orion. It is the only route to get to the only high school, a middle school and several housing communities. With the already-in-progress construction […]

Resident expresses concerns about schools

I am concerned about reading a portion of the Lake Orion School District’s Superintendent Marion Ginopolis’ comments wherein she stated at the end of Jim Newell’s article of Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, “that the building and site sinking fund would also allow the district to build up its fund balance. The current fund balance is […]

Bicyclists alert motorist of car fire

Bicyclists alert motorist of car fire Thank you to the bicyclists who alerted our son’s girlfriend that her car was not just overheating, but was flat out on fire as you road on the bike path on Joslyn Road near Joslyn Court on Labor Day at 7:20 p.m. Through your selfless actions only the vehicle […]

Girl Scouts teaches perseverance and overcoming obstacles

Editor’s Note: This letter is part of the Girl Scout’s campaign focusing on girls sharing how their participation in Girl Scouting has helped them to pursue and accomplish goals despite fear of failure or other obstacles. Girl Scouts teaches many principles that help girls develop courage, confidence and character. In my twelve years as a […]

Cemetery needs repair to properly honor loved ones I’m continuously shocked and disappointed by the conditions at the East Lawn Cemetery. I have contacted the Village Offices several times now and asked why this is not being maintained and what can we do as a community to help ensure the cemetery is taken care of. […]

Weeds taking over village

As I strolled through downtown Lake Orion Sunday evening, I began to see many areas that needed dire attention to the weed growth that took away from the Lake Orion village’s beautiful development and landscaping. Some weeds are two feet tall; with many buildings surrounded with unsightly weeds. Why can’t people in POWER take care […]

Democratic candidate expresses frustration with GOP politicians

I read in the Detroit Free Press last week the endorsements for the 46th district state representative position and, although how they mentioned me was quite normal (which I’ll get into later), what really shocked me was how they portrayed candidate John Reilly. First, they called him a Zealot and then proceeded to attach him […]

Too much garbage

It doesn’t matter if it’s the political signs that are a distraction and an eyesore – they should only be allowed at polling stations on election day – or the political garbage that comes in the mail from the GOP: No Thanks! If they did their jobs they wouldn’t have to self-promote themselves. I can […]

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