How residents can aid in the aftermath of the Coats Road tragedy

How residents can aid in the aftermath of the Coats Road tragedy In the wake of the tragedy, Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett said dozens of people have contacted his office asking how they can help the Dominguez family. “Officials from Orion Township and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office met with the surviving immediate family […]

Explosion, fire claim the lives of Orion Twp. couple

Explosion, fire claim the lives of Orion Twp. couple

Daughter escapes with help from ‘heroic’ neighbor   By Jim Newell Review Editor An explosion and fire at a home on Coats Road in Orion Township claimed the lives of a husband and wife on Wednesday night in a tragedy that blew the front wall of the home nearly 30 feet from the foundation and […]

Drug and alcohol testing facility has village looking for other options, merchant community questioning how it happened so quietly

By Jim Newell Review Editor A new drug and alcohol testing facility opened quietly on Broadway Street in the village last month, leaving some business owners questioning whether the village government should allow the facility to stay in the location. JAMS Enterprises, LLC, a drug and alcohol testing facility, opened at 12 N. Broadway St. […]

The Carnival Comes to Town Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Carnival  Comes to Town  Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Lake Orion Lions Club held their annual Jubilee last weekend, giving attendees carnival rides, cotton candy and Elephant Ears, along with kids screaming in joy and fond remembrances from adults. “This is where we make the majority of our budget, for sure,” said Lion Club member Roger Brodeur. “Along with the Christmas Auction, this […]

Fourth of July activities in LO

Lake Orion’s 4th of July fireworks show was rated 14th in the country in 2016. Responsible for the show’s success were the Dueling Fireworks, which will be held on July 1 this year. Two platforms are anchored on the lake, one on the east side and one on the west, making the fireworks clearly visible […]

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is acknowledged for keeping lake users safe

Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is  acknowledged for keeping lake users safe

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office was recognized by the Ashleigh Iserman Boating Safety Foundation for their continued support to keep boaters safe. The plaque, presented by Jan Iserman, founder of the foundation, was accepted by Lt. Dan Toth, commander of the Orion Township substation of the sheriff’s office, and Sheriff Michael Bouchard. The plaque recognized […]

Jury convicts man in 2016 fatal crash at Baldwin, Waldon roads

Jury convicts man in 2016 fatal crash at Baldwin, Waldon roads

By Jim Newell Review Editor A jury has convicted Rashed Brown of second degree homicide in the July 7, 2016 fatal car crash at the intersection of Waldon and Baldwin roads that left an Independence Township man dead. Brown, 30, a resident of Pontiac, could face up to life in prison. He is scheduled to […]

2017 ‘Heart of a Dragon’ scholarship winners

The winners of this year’s “Ted Swietlik Heart of a Dragon Scholarship” are Emily Schueren and Kristin Penrose. The scholarship was established by the Television Production Workshop alumni in memory of Ted Swietlik two years ago. The winner last year was Melina Spencer. Ted Swietlik, a 2014 graduate of Lake Orion High School, was a […]