After Oxford switched dispatch services, Lake Orion must follow suit

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer Lake Orion Police Chief Jerry Narsh isn’t sure how a major change in the way dispatch is handled will affect his department. In a recent special meeting, Oxford decided to transfer police dispatch services to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, effectively shutting down the village police dispatch center July […]

$1.9 million shortfall eliminated with approval of schools’ budget

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion Board of Education approved the budget for the 2016-17 school year during a scheduled meeting on June 22. The budget indicates revenue of $79.7 million and expenditures of $79.5 million, with a net operating surplus of $155,000. Lake Orion Schools Superintendent of Business and Finance John […]

Teachers’ positions withheld until district reaches targeted concessions

By Meg Peters Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools still must realize $850,000 in wage concessions to be able to match the 2016-17 budget, which was adopted at the board meeting June 22. One clause within the Master Agreement between Lake Orion Community Schools and the Lake Orion Education Association may provide for this possibility. […]

Operations director shows how a sinking fund would benefit aging schools

Operations director shows how a sinking fund would benefit aging schools

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor From the outside, many of the buildings owned by Lake Orion Schools appear solid, and in good condition. A quick tour of the buildings’ innards, however, may paint a different picture. According to Director of Operations Wes Goodman, there is more to them that meets the eye. “When do you […]

Alleged Lake Orion sex offender bound for trial

Alleged Lake Orion sex offender bound for trial

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer An investigation by The Lake Orion police that led to an arrest in November of 2015 resulted in last Thursday’s arraignment of an alleged sexual molester. Colin Matthew Boyle, 29, was bound over for trial in Oakland County Circuit Court on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (person […]

The LO Farmers’ Market Vendor of the Week

The LO Farmers’ Market Vendor of the Week

Crazy Momma’s recognized Nicole Collins, who owns Crazy Momma’s Homemade LLC, was named Vendor of the Week at the Lake Orion Farmers Market. The company features homemade household products. Collins co-owns Crazy Momma’s with Emily Kurth. The Farmers Market, located near the Orion Art Center, is scheduled for every Wednesday from 2-7 p.m.

LO lacrosse coach named Division 1 Coach of the Year

LO lacrosse coach named Division 1 Coach of the Year

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer Lake Orion boys lacrosse Coach Brad Thomas had a notion that his team could be good. But, maybe not as good as it wound up being. The Dragons went 16-4, won the Oakland Activities Association Red Division and advanced to the Division 1 regional semifinals. “I knew we had […]

Boat dock reinstalled at Green’s Park

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer One of the amenities that has been absent from Green’s Park has finally been returned —a boat dock. During the June 13 village council meeting, the council approved the purchase of a 30-foot floating dock for $3,801 and now it’s been installed in the same location where the original […]

LO teen ranked third in the world for CrossFit Games

LO teen ranked third in the world for CrossFit Games

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Most people use the internet, and YouTube specifically, to search for funny cat videos, but 15-year-old Dylan Kade used it to change his life. Dylan, who will be a sophomore at Lake Orion High School in the fall, taught himself about CrossFit with the help of YouTube, not only […]

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