Residents angry over proposed Miller/Orion/Flint roundabout

Residents angry over proposed Miller/Orion/Flint roundabout

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) plans to build a mini-roundabout at the Miller/Orion/Flint roads three-way intersection, with construction starting later this fall. And Orion residents are adamantly opposed to the project, saying it is unnecessary and a waste of money that could be better spent fixing other deteriorating […]

Paint Creek Trail extension is ‘officially’ open

Lake Orion’s Children’s Park becomes an Iron Belle trailhead By Jim Newell Review Editor It’s been a long time coming – and a long-awaited boon for bikers, hikers and runners – but the Paint Creek Trail extension into Lake Orion is officially open. Local officials and residents held a ceremonial ribbon cutting on June 2, […]

Lake Orion Community Schools Sinking Fund Update

Two years ago, Lake Orion and Orion Twp. voters endorsed a sinking fund proposal designed to bring Lake Orion Community Schools’ facilities to functional standards. Years of aging infrastructure required immediate work, handled throughout 2017. The 2 mill sinking fund will generate approximately $3.5 million annually for 10 years and enable a number of projects. […]

Blessings in a Brown Bag: Lake Orion United Methodist Church to pilot summer lunch program for students

Questions regarding the program can be directed to Dawn Ames, Director of Family Ministry, Lake Orion United Methodist Church, 248-693-6201 ext. 210, or by emailing dawn.ames@lakeorionumc.org. By Jim Newell Review Editor Many people may be unaware that in a relatively affluent community like Lake Orion, there are students who are in danger of food insecurity. […]

Safety First: The dangers of swimming & boating are very real

From the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office The Sheriff’s Office needs to remind residents of prudent safety precautions related to water activities. We urge boaters and swimmers to please use caution at all times when out on the lakes this summer. Young children need constant, close (within a few feet) supervision in and around the water. […]

LOHS International Student program continues to grow

LOHS International Student program continues to grow

There’s still time to become a host family: To become a host family for an international student or for more information: Contact Lake Orion High School Counselor Michele Novak at 248-693-5420 or email michele.novak@lok12.org. Additional information: educatius.org.   By Jim Newell Review Editor The world has become a global society, more so in the 21st […]

3rd annual Clergy, Cops and Kids is this Saturday

Clergy, Cops and Kids is from 3-10:30 p.m. June 2 in the municipal parking lot on Anderson Street, next to Children’s Park. The fundraiser benefits the Lake Orion Police Department’s Kids & Kops program and summer youth sports programs and the Lake Orion United Methodist Church (LOUMC) community outreach programs. Clergy, Cops and Kids features an […]