The Year In Review – Part 1

The Year In Review – Part 1

Year in Review: January 1 to June 30, 2016   Another year nearly over and new one about to begin. This week, The Lake Orion Review looks back at some of the stories that helped shape the Lake Orion community in the first half of 2016. The news, business, sports and school highlights, the (seemingly […]

‘Lake Orion Review’ publishers share thoughts, importance of community newspapers during ONTV interview

‘Lake Orion Review’ publishers share thoughts, importance of community newspapers during ONTV interview

By Jim Newell Review Writer Orion Township Clerk Penny Shults interviewd Jim Sherman, Jr. and Don Rush,, both of Sherman Publications, Inc., for a segment of Oakland Leadership to air in the upcoming year. Sherman is publisher of Sherman Publications, Inc., the parent company of The Lake Orion Review. Rush is assistant publisher and the […]

Orion Twp. passes balanced budget for 2017

By Jim Newell Review Writer The Orion Township Board of Trustees wrapped up the year in the black, passing a balanced budget for the upcoming 2017 fiscal year, including $8,000 to spare. “We are presenting a balanced operational budget for a third year in a row,” said Supervisor Chris Barnett. “I think our numbers and […]

LO graduate and tech mogul visits current students

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer Matt Zittzmann, a 2004 Lake Orion graduate, visited his hometown on Dec. 19 to speak with technology-minded students about his endeavors. Zittzmann is CEO and cofounder of Kamcord, a mobile application that allows the user to record what is playing on their smartphone or tablet screen. Zittzmann described the journey […]

Orion Twp. honors ‘The Lake Orion Review’ for 135 years of service

Orion Twp. honors ‘The Lake Orion Review’ for 135 years of service

(From left) Trustee John Steimel, Trustee Ron Sliwinski, Trustee Brian Birney, Clerk Penny Shults, Sherman Publications Publisher Jim Sherman, Supervisor Chris Barnett, Trustee Mike Flood and Treasurer Donni Steele. By Jim Newell Review Writer 135 years and counting. That’s how long The Lake Orion Review, under various names, has served the Orion community. On Monday, […]

Ginopolis gets high marks in annual performance review

By Jim Newell Review Writer Superintendent Marion Ginopolis received a “highly effective” rating from the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education members in her annual performance review, presented at the board’s Dec. 14 meeting. The evaluation represents Ginopolis’s performance over the 2015-16 school year and is “based on the district’s strategic Goals and Objectives,” […]

LO school board votes 7-0 to sell Admin. Building

By Jim Newell Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously at its board meeting Dec. 14 to sell the district’s administration building on Lapeer Road in the Village of Lake Orion. The sale is part of the district’s restructuring plans and selling the building will help rebuild a fund balance […]

Boy’s swim team off to a swimmingly great season start

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Varsity Boy’s Swim and Dive team is once again in the OAA White Division and has competed in two dual meets and a relay meet so far in their 2016-17 season. The team started their season out with taking second place at the Fenton Relay Invitational. The […]

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