Veterans receive commemorative tribute at Lake Orion Memorial

Veterans receive commemorative tribute at Lake Orion Memorial

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Two new names took places of honor at the Lake Orion Veterans Memorial, joining the ranks of their brothers-in-arms during a special ceremony paying tribute to their service to the nation. James A. Parkhurst and the late Alan C. Hart had commemorative stones installed on Friday as fellow veterans, […]

LO Swim & Dive team earns top honors at state meet

LO Swim & Dive team earns top honors at state meet

Lady Dragons set team, individual varsity records   The Lake Orion varsity girls swim and dive team completed their season with a convincing showing at the state championship meet on Nov. 19, finishing in eighth place as a team. This is the fourth consecutive top-10 finish for the Lady Dragons at the state meet. Senior […]

Lake Orion celebrates local business events this holiday season

Downtown Lake Orion merchants will be hosting several special events throughout this holiday season. There will be contests, rewards and events that are just plain fun for kids and adults, alike. All questions can be directed to the DDA Office at 248-693-9742. Crates Coffee House hosts Small Business Saturday Crates Coffee House will be hosting […]

Pine Tree students receive visit from weatherman to make science fun

Pine Tree students receive visit from weatherman to make science fun

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Detroit’s own meteorologist Paul Gross visited Pine Tree Elementary on Nov. 21. Channel 4 WDIV meteorologist Paul Gross is a seven time Michigan Emmy winner and has also published a book, Extreme Michigan Weather: The Wild World of the Great Lakes State. Gross visited Pine Tree to teach students […]

Powers Distributing acquires iconic Big Buck Brewery bottle

Powers Distributing acquires iconic Big Buck Brewery bottle

On Oct. 26, Orion Township’s own Powers Distributing purchased the iconic 45-foot beer bottle previously located at the former Big Buck Brewery. Powers Distributing, Michigan’s largest distributor of Miller Lite, purchased the bottle from former Big Buck Brewery in Auburn Hills, previously viewable from I-75. Powers is still in planning stages regarding how they’d like […]

Lake Orion is ‘Nutz about Chocolate’

Lake Orion is ‘Nutz about Chocolate’

Eclectic confectionary chocolatier joins Lake Orion community By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Nutz about Chocolate, a sustainable chocolate company, has joined the downtown Lake Orion area. Joe and Tina Morin, long-time area residents, have opened up shop on Broadway Street and are calling out to all chocolate lovers. Tina has been a life-long lover […]

Lake Orion School Board votes to close Pine Tree Elementary

By Jim Newell The Lake Orion Board of Education voted unanimously to close Pine Tree Elementary during its meeting Wednesday night. The board also voted unanimously to eliminate the focus school structure, redistrict the remaining elementary schools and all the middle school boundaries and suspend intra-district open enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. The decision […]

LO Village Council seeks new member

Council selects officers, appoints committee members By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer At the Lake Orion Village Council meeting on Nov. 11, the council re-elected members and announced they will be seeking an additional council member as well. Ken Van Portfliet was re-elected as council president and Bradley Mathisen was elected as Pro-Tem President. “This […]

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