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. […]

Knights of Columbus host veterans appreciation dinner

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Knights of Columbus held a special dinner last Tuesday, honoring local veterans and their families and giving the veterans a chance to share their stories. This was the second annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner the Fr. Thomas R. Carey Knights of Columbus Council 4764 have hosted, inviting members […]

Orion Art Center to lease Moose Tree Nature Preserve bldg.

By Jim Newell Review Editor For years Lake Orion students visited the Moose Tree Nature Preserve – walking the trails abounding with wildlife, learning about the natural world as part of their science lessons and visiting the famed Moose Tree. Now, the Orion Art Center and its artists will find inspiration at the Moose Tree […]

Village continues manager search

First round of applicant reviews begins Thursday By Georgia Thelen Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion has received several applications for a new village manager to fill the vacancy left by former Manager Darwin McClary, and will soon begin the review process. The village has received nine applications for the position thus far and […]

Founding member of Oxford Pregnancy Center dies at 87

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor A local woman who selflessly dedicated much of her life to helping mothers in need and their babies has passed away. Oxford resident Theresa “Gerry” Milosch, one of the founding members of the Oxford Pregnancy Center, died on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. She was 87 years old. Milosch “She […]

Fire Department battles late night house fire in ‘heavy conditions’

The Orion Twp. Fire Department fought against “heavy fire conditions” during a chimney fire that spread late Sunday night at a home in the 200 block of Pine Lake Lane. The call came in at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Feb. 27, said Lt. Chris Hagan, Orion Twp. Fire Dept. public information officer in a statement […]

Vandals strike Paint Creek Trail for the second time in two weeks

Sheriff’s Deputies catch suspects at the scene By Jim Newell Review Editor For the second time in as many weeks vandals have left their mark on the Paint Creek Trail, but this time the suspects were caught red-handed, holding cans of spray paint as Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies confronted the youths on the trail. A […]

LOPD Officer involved in car crash receives ‘corrective action’

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Police Dept. has completed an investigation into an officer-involved traffic accident, in which the on-duty officer crashed his patrol car into the front porch of a home in January. Lake Orion Police Chief Jerry Narsh said the officer, a 12-year veteran, had received “corrective action” and that […]

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