LOHS Robotics Team 302 kicks off season in high gear

LOHS Robotics Team 302 kicks off season in high gear

By Jim Newell Review Editor Last May, Team 302’s alliance finished second at the FIRST Robotics World Championships and this year’s team wants to make sure they are back competing for a championship. The team began its season on Saturday, when the rules and design for the FIRST Robotics competition were revealed. “Today we have […]

Village signs 3-year police and AFSCME union contracts

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Village of Lake Orion has come to a resolution on the POAM (Police Officers Association of Michigan) and the AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) union contracts with the village employees. The contracts are effective July 1, 2017 and are effective for three years. Michigan’s Public […]

LOHS holds 4th annual Cell Out for Soldiers fundraiser

LOHS holds 4th annual Cell Out for Soldiers fundraiser

By Jim Newell Review Editor For active-duty military men and women and their loved ones at home, just getting a phone call can make the difference in the trying times when they are separated by military service. On Friday, Lake Orion High School students will help bridge that gap by establishing a connection between soldiers […]

Trail council invites public to hearing on electric bikes

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor A new state law allowing electric bicycles on trails has left the Polly Ann Trail Management Council (PATMC) wondering what to do because that same law has also given it the power to prohibit, authorize or regulate their use locally. In an effort to learn what citizens and trail […]

Plaza owner says Hollywood Markets wasn’t forced out

By Jim Newell Review Editor Hollywood Markets announced nearly two weeks ago that they would be closing their Orion Township location by the end of January, a blow to many in the community who love the family-owned grocery store. When the news of the closing became public, many people took to social media speculating on […]

Roofer offers FISH new home on M-24

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor There’s no place like home and later this year, Oxford-Orion FISH could have a new one thanks to the generosity of Addison Township resident Dan Davis. Last year, Davis, owner of Royal Roofing in Orion Township, purchased the building at 1060 S. Lapeer Rd., which formerly housed Tool Sport […]

Kathleen Fodera’s letter to the Orion Community

Orion woman found burning furniture is now burning with love She’s been burning wood and even her furniture since October when it began to turn cold, but after her neighbors checked on her and discovered what she had been doing, Kathleen Fodera said she’s overcome with warmth from all the support she’s received. “In the […]

The Year in Review 2017

The Year in Review 2017

By Jim Newell Review Editor This week, The Lake Orion Review looks back at some of the stories that shaped the Lake Orion community in the second half of 2017. These are some of the top news, business, sports and school highlights and the community events that affected the Orion area from July through December, […]

Hollywood Markets to close by end of January

Hollywood Markets to close by end of January

By Jim Newell Review Editor Hollywood Markets grocery store in Orion Township announced last week that it would be closing its Lapeer Road location after the grocery store chain and the owner of the plaza could not reach terms on a lease agreement. And the announcement has many Orion residents distraught over the loss of […]

‘Nain Rouge’ continues to film in Lake Orion using local extras

‘Nain Rouge’ continues to film in Lake Orion using local extras

Director aiming for late spring 2018 release date By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion’s been bitten by The Nain Rouge. Ever since The Review published an article in October on the film being partially shot in Lake Orion, residents have asked repeatedly for a follow-up and more photos of the film crew at work. […]