Police: Trail manager assaulted by ORV driver in Addison

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor A 53-year-old Addison Township man is accused of assaulting Polly Ann Trail Manager Linda Moran with his four-wheel off-road vehicle (ORV) on Nov. 8. Jeffrey Stephen Blaney was arraigned Nov. 10 in Rochester Hills 52-3 District Court on the misdemeanor charges of assault and battery, malicious destruction of property […]

Lake Orion Development

Lake Orion Development

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The ground has broken on the mixed-use four-story development located next to the Paint Creek dam at 120 S. Broadway. The property is owned by Jeff Smith of JS Capital Group, who acquired the property last year and is also the builder and developer. The first floor will be 9,000 […]

Orion Art Center’s Holiday Market offers works by area artists

Orion Art Center’s Holiday Market offers works by area artists

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Orion Art Center will be hosting its annual Artists Holiday Market beginning Nov. 16 and running through Dec. 23. The market opens with an artists’ reception at 6 p.m. Nov. 16, where artists showcasing their art at the gallery will be present to meet with guests. The seasonal gift […]

Orion Twp. receives an offer, counteroffers on sale of Atwater property

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township could be a step closer to finally unloading three lots it owns on Atwater Street, after an offer on the property during the board of trustees meeting Monday night. Jim Cummins, a resident and founder of the Cummins Group, an architecture, planning and consulting group in Utica, made […]

11th Schrauger Memorial 5k is Nov. 18

The 11th annual Schrauger Memorial 5k will bring the Lake Orion and running club communities together in celebration of the memory of Joshua and Timothy Schrauger, on Nov. 18. The brothers died in a car accident in Sept. 2007. Both boys were avid runners and Joshua was a devoted member of the Lake Orion cross […]

Make a donation to Coats for the Cold

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is holding their 30th annual Coats for the Cold campaign in partnership with Genisys Credit Union and Oakland County Pet Adoption Center. From Nov. 1-30, individuals are encouraged to help out by donating coats for those less fortunate. All new or clean, used coats collected will be given to several […]

Paint Creek Trail extension construction complete

The Paint Creek Trail extension construction is completed. The trail route runs from Atwater Street, and travels north along Anderson Street, west on Elizabeth Street and ends at M-24. Bike safety signs are up and arrows are painted on the roads, indicating that the road is a shared bicycle path with motorized vehicles. Although the […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Officer Ray Hammond of the Lake Orion Police Department poses with Luke Smith (left), dressed as a police officer, while Grant, Luke’s younger brother, dressed as a robber, takes to the shadows. LOPD officers patrolled the streets during the annual Halloween Parade last Wednesday — keeping the peace but also sharing stickers, smiles and the […]

Village of LO, LOPD honor employees during appreciation & awards evening

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Police Department and the Village of Lake Orion held their annual employee appreciation and awards ceremony Oct. 24, thanking employees for their service and honoring their achievements over the past year. Village Council President Ken Van Portfliet presented the village employee recognitions during a private ceremony and […]