Lake Orion Village Council selects new village manager

Former Oxford Village Manager Joseph Young gets council’s vote for top administrative spot By Jim Newell Review Editor The new Lake Orion village manager is a name that will probably be familiar to many residents: that’s because he works only a few miles up M-24 as the current Oxford village manager. The Lake Orion Village […]

Orion Veteran’s Memorial seeks assistance for new military sculpture

By Georgia Thelen Staff Writer Orion’s Veteran’s Memorial will soon see an exciting addition to the park in the form of a new bronze sculpture. The new sculpture, an ode to all branches of the military, will be a large German Shepherd on top of sandbags, surrounded by artillery shells. The sculpture is a team […]

Bogus bills find their way into Orion Twp., Lake Orion

Special alert to business owners and financial institutions Someone is passing bogus money around the area and local authorities advise people to take a better look at what’s in their wallets and purses and check the bills handed to them when they receive cash. While the currency may seem kosher on first glance, Lake Orion […]

Belding joins Downtown Development Authority

Belding joins Downtown Development Authority

By Jim Newell Review Editor Pam Belding joined the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority in February as the new administrative coordinator, replacing Janet Hartman. Belding will assist Executive Director Molly LaLone with planning DDA events, communications and regular administrative tasks. Hartman, who has been with the DDA for 12 years, and her family are relocating […]

‘The Village Mouse’ squeaks into The Review

Long time Lake Orion Review readers may fondly remember the days when the newspaper published the cartoon, Through the Knothole. The cartoon, written by Cherie Meyers, was a one-frame cartoon of mice, with themes ranging from current affairs, to the holidays and an exploration of the four seasons in Lake Orion.  Meyers returns to The […]

Renovation plans for Fire Station no. 1 moving forward

By JimNewell Review Editor Renovation plans for Fire Station No. 1 on Anderson Street in the village are moving forward after the Orion Twp. Board of Trustees approved the creation of an ad hoc committee to review the bids and conduct contractor interviews. Also at the board meeting on Monday, the trustees unanimously approved the […]

Lake Orion has ‘America’s Favorite Crossing Guard’

By Jim Newell Review Editor For five years Penni Robertson has stepped into Flintridge Street near Joslyn Road holding her stop sign high and beckoning Carpenter Elementary students to cross the street, one eye on the motorists, the other on her charges. Now, when Robertson wades out into the street – with a smile for […]

Lake Orion schools cut one principal position, reassigns three others to new buildings for next school year

By Jim Newell Review Editor As part of Lake Orion Community Schools restructuring plans, one elementary school principal has been laid off due to the closure of Pine Tree Elementary beginning in the 2017-18 school year. Three other elementary building principals have been reassigned to new schools to help the students with the transition process. […]

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