Resident is against village plans to run a storm drainage pipe from Lakeview Street into Lake Orion

The standing water and draining concerns of Lakeview Street have been in existence for over seventeen years. Various times the neighbors have approached The Village and ask that all appropriate measures be taken to correct the flooding of our properties. This overflow is a direct result of asphalting the road incorrectly. Prior to paving the […]

Time for a single-payer healthcare system

In regards to the GOP’s latest health care proposal, one can only conclude that they live in a world fully detached from their constituents. Our representatives should not be voting for any measure that causes people to lose coverage, raise premiums on those with pre-existing conditions, or cuts funding to Medicare or Medicaid. Health care […]

Resident is against Villag of Lake Orion plans to run a storm drainage pipe from Lakeview Street into Lake Orion

The standing water and draining concerns of Lakeview Street have been in existence for over seventeen years. Various times the neighbors have approached The Village and ask that all appropriate measures be taken to correct the flooding of our properties. This overflow is a direct result of asphalting the road incorrectly. Prior to paving the […]

Affordable energy plays a critical role in keeping MI businesses competitive

Michigan’s manufacturing-intensive economy depends on affordable energy. But energy would become increasingly more expensive without the infrastructure and pipelines that deliver oil, petroleum products and natural gas to businesses and power plants across the state. Affordable energy plays a critical role in keeping Michigan businesses competitive—not just with other states, but in the global economy […]

Rep. John Reilly’s support of bill to close teacher pension system ‘a slap in the face for our educators’

Our state Rep. John Reilly, R-Oakland Twp., 46th District, recently shared his opinion piece in The Detroit News regarding his support of closing the teacher pension system. (The Detroit News, “Current pensions a fiscal cancer,” June 13, 2017.) I found this rich, considering legislators are in session roughly 100 days per year and earn more […]

St. Joe’s students take state honors in ArcGIS Story Map contest

Eighth graders Randy Rasins and Ronan Plunkett from St. Joseph School in Lake Orion placed first in the state for their story map in the ArcGIS Story Map contest that highlights places in Michigan. The ArcGIS Online US School Competition 2017 was open to high school (grades 9-12) and middle school (grades 4-8) students in […]

Inaugural Memorial Day race in Lake Orion a success

Memorial Day in Lake Orion saw the beginning of what hopefully will become an annual event, that being, the 5K run/walk that honored our brave veterans. Each registrant was asked what branch of the service they served and each was given special recognition at the conclusion of the race, and race results not only showed […]