‘Sensory rooms’ purpose intended to aid special needs students

LO schools had conducted investigation, worked with the parents to develop student plan By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Recent allegations in the Lake Orion school district have left many residents wondering what emergency safety interventions and “cooler rooms” are and how they are used for special needs students in surrounding school districts. An emergency […]

Dutton Farms to host 4th Annual fashion show

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Four years ago, Dutton Farm’s co-founder Jenny Brown attended a fashion show put on by Grace Centers of Hope benefiting women who were victims of violence. The women, who had graduated from the Grace Centers of Hope program, were the models in the show. She saw the opportunity to […]

Longtime LO Pet Centre now offers decorative grooming

The Lake Orion Pet Centre has been a fixture in the downtown for 50 years, recently undergoing extensive remodeling. It also boasts a champion decorative pet groomer who provides – colorful – options for spritzing up your pets. Owner Sharon Scharr opened the business 51 years ago in 1965 with her mother, Betty McNeil. The […]

Elite 40 Under 40 Returns

Nominations are now being accepted for the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The 40 Under 40 program was started in 2012 by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to honor young professionals and thought leaders who excel in their field and have demonstrated exceptional leadership. Lake Orion’s own Brian Birney, President […]

JV Cross Country pulls out narrow victory at Invitational

The 9th and 10th Grade Cross Country runners competed in the Bloomer Freshman/Sophomore Invitational Monday night and were able to pull out a one point victory over Clarkson and the other 12 teams competing. The Dragons were led by Sophomore Ryan Mulcahy’s second place finish, along with Freshman Andrew Nolan (4th), Sophomore Justin Keppler (6th), […]

Road Closure Updates

Road Closure Updates Via the RCOC website construction updates   Eastbound and westbound Silverbell Road at M-24 (Lapeer Road) will be closed continuously between 7 a.m. and noon on Saturday (Oct. 22). The road is closed for construction. Traffic heading north or south on M-24 will be able to get through the intersection. Detour: Westbound […]

Village residents to vote on LO Police Department millage

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Village residents will vote for a continuation of the Lake Orion Police Department’s existing millage when they go to the polls during the Nov. 8 general election. And village officials and Police Chief Jerry Narsh want residents to know that the current proposed millage is not an addition to […]

Orion students M-STEP results rank in top 10 across Oakland County

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer When compared against 28 other districts in Oakland County, Lake Orion students rank it the top 10 in every category on the state’s M-STEP test. Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer recently presented to the board of education the rankings and a breakdown of issues affecting students. […]

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