Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County nears completion of a new home for a Lake Orion family

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Missy Francis and her children soon will be taking possession of their new home constructed by the many, many volunteers at Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County (HOC) and community building partner, Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. Groundbreaking on the Lake Orion home was last spring, and construction started mid-September […]

Shave and a hair cut…traditional barbershop opens in Orion Twp.

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Need a hair cut or straight razor shave? Stephanie Armstrong welcomes patrons to step into her new business, Silver Fox Barber Shop, to experience a good old-fashioned pampering. The salon opened officially on March 6, offering a way to “discover the barber shop experience,” she said. Stephanie, who spent 6 […]

Scripps Middle School Robotics Team 11691 heads to World Championship

Scripps Middle School Robotics Team 11691 heads to World Championship

By Jim Newell Review Editor The rookies are headed to World Championships and watch out for the new kids on the block. The Scripps Middle School Robotics Team 11691 will compete in the FIRST Robotics championship against other robotics teams from around the nation and world April 27-29 in St. Louis. The team has twelve […]

Artists use recycled materials to ‘Re-Create’ works of art

Artists use recycled materials to ‘Re-Create’ works of art

By Jim Newell Review Editor One man’s trash is another man’s…masterpiece. Or at least a fine piece of creative artwork. The Orion Art Center is holding its Re-Create Art Exhibit this month and the pieces will be on display until May 26 at the Anderson Street location. The Re-Create show challenges artists to use recycled […]

Rep. Reilly invites residents to office hours in Lake Orion

State Rep. John Reilly of Oakland Township will host open office hours on Monday, April 24 at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Road in Lake Orion from 5 to 6:30 p.m. “I look forward to the opportunity to listen and learn what issues are important to people,” Rep. Reilly said. “Meetings like this […]

Orion Twp. looks to sell Atwater property

Orion Twp. looks to sell Atwater property

Site previously planned for new fire station   By Jim Newell Review Editor In June 2013, Orion Twp. closed on a land purchase deal for three parcels on Atwater Street with the intention of building a new fire station on the site. Now, Orion Twp. is looking to sell the property and has recently received […]

13 LOHS students sign to play college sports

13 LOHS students sign to play college sports

By Jim Newell Review Editor Thirteen Lake Orion High School student-athletes signed their national letters of intent April 12 to continue their playing careers in college next fall. This was the largest signing day of the year. In November, four students signed and seven more signed in February to play college sports, bringing the total […]

Spaghetti dinner to benefit LOHS grads battling cancer

By Elise Shire Oxford Leader Staff Writer A group of Oxford residents is hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit two Oxford residents currently battling cancer, Joe and Andrea Sjoblom. The dinner will be held Sunday, April 30 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 108 (130 E. Drahner Rd.). Andrea is […]