Dragon on the Lake features new events, old favorites

Dragon on the Lake features new events, old favorites

To register for Dragon on the Lake events, visit www.dragononthelake.com. The firefighters’ Chili Cookoff is from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Dragon Pub. Help the Orion Twp. firefighters best their rivals from Oxford and Rochester Hills. The department with the most votes wins and proceeds benefit the firefighters’ 9/11 Memorial fund. LOR […]

Lake Orion school board sends $160 million bond proposal to Nov. 6 ballot

Lake Orion Community Schools board members and administrators will hold a public informational meeting and answer questions about the proposed $160 million bond from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Kiva room at Lake Orion High School.   By Jim Newell Review Editor It was a forgone conclusion that the district would proceed with a […]

‘First domino’ has fallen on Brown Road corridor development

‘First domino’ has fallen on Brown Road corridor development

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion residents have eagerly been waiting for the new Menards to open on Brown Road, so they could “Save Big Money” when they shop. Orion Township officials, however, hope the opening of the mega store brings in big money and new development, and is the realization of a lot of […]

Orion Twp. to explore feasibility of a new township hall

Twp. will not use millage money, Supervisor says   By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township’s parks and recreation millage garnered the most controversy this past election, with some folks in the community claiming there was an ulterior motive to the request. Resident Don Hickmott has said at board meetings and in a letter to […]

Renovations, repairs up first for parks & rec. millage funds

By Jim Newell Review Editor Now that voters have approved a parks and recreation millage request, residents may be asking what Orion Township plans to do with the more than $1.6 million the millage is expected to bring in in the first year. Orion Township officials are planning the first renovations and repairs to parks […]

Lake Orion Horseshoes pitchers place at state championships

Lake Orion Horseshoes pitchers place at state championships

There were ringers and cheers, some groans after the near misses, but the state doubles tournament at the horseshoe pits in Lake Orion went off without a hitch on Saturday. The Lake Orion Horseshoe Club hosted the Michigan State Doubles Championship on Saturday, with several Lake Orion players placing in the tournament. There were 19 […]

Dragons’ athleticism and hunger drive team in 2018

Dragons’ athleticism and hunger drive team in 2018

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor What Lake Orion’s varsity football team may lack in experience as the 2018 season approaches, it more than makes up in athleticism and hunger, according to Head Coach John Blackstock. The team’s desire to return the Dragons to the state playoffs after a one-year drought provided plenty of […]

Ohio man to face trial in baseball bat attack on Lake Orion man

Ohio man to face trial in baseball bat attack on Lake Orion man

By Jim Newell Review Editor An Ohio man who beat a Lake Orion man with his fists and a baseball bat has been bound over to Oakland County Circuit Court for trial. Mark David Rinier, 41, is charged with one felony count of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and an additional charge of Assault with […]

Menards opens Tuesday in Orion Twp.

Orion area residents will be able to “Save big money” soon. The new Menards Mega Store on Brown Road opens on Tuesday. “We hired a hard-working group of Team Members who are your friends and neighbors,” said Brian Oswill, Lake Orion Menards general manager. “We can’t wait to open the doors on Tuesday to show […]

Village begins $5.1 million water main replacement project this week

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Village of Lake Orion will begin replacing its aging water main infrastructure today, part of a four-phase overall project that is expected to take several years to complete. The current work schedule includes phases 1 and 2 and will cost $5.1 million. Village Council President Ken Van Portfliet said […]