Lake Orion Village votes 4-3 in favor of passing LGBTQ Ordinance

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion met September 26 to vote on a Human Rights Ordinance regarding basic protected rights for the LGBTQ community. The village council passed a first reading of the ordinance in August. The ordinance would provide basic human rights such as the rights included in the […]

Sippin’ a cuppa joe just got creative

Coffee drinkers might forget about their fresh brew while instead focusing on the artwork – of their table. That’s probably not what ABeanToGo owner Kirk Walker had in mind when he asked local artists to help him refurbish and decorate an old coffee table at the downtown Lake Orion coffee house on Flint Street. Seven […]

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl honors LOHS marching band members

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl presented by American Family Insurance Selection Tour visited Lake Orion High School on Sept. 26 and inducted students Emily Granzow, Sean DePalma and Gina Tress into the 2017 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. Only 125 high school marching band members among millions in the United States. These students were chosen […]

LOHS Romeo & Juliet throwback performance was all that

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion High School Thespian Troupe 2898 donned the Wildwood Amphitheater stage Sept. 15-18 with fanny packs, flannels and Converse during their 90’s rendition of William Shakespeare’s, ‘Romeo and Juliet’. With the original manuscript, no sound assistance and even a few raindrops, the Thespian Troupe filled the amphitheater […]

Dragons upset Warriors in physical football battle

By Joe St. Henry Review Contributing Writer Lake Orion’s varsity football team exemplified what the mantra “Orion Tough” means on both sides of the ball last Friday in an impressive victory over Southfield A&T, 21-14. The upset win improved the Dragons’ record to 3-2 (3-1 OAA Red) and, more importantly, improved the team’s path to […]

Girl Scouts present project, receive Bronze Awards at Orion Twp. meeting

On Sept. 19 the Orion Township Board helped present the Bronze award to six girl scouts who were part of Junior troop 75737 and troop 74458. The girls built bat houses that were installed at Friendship Park to house 800 bats. The team presented information on bats, bat houses and bats in Michigan. The girls […]

Quite FrankLee rocks CJ’s

Quite FrankLee, a local band made up of solo artists, Frank Bash and Levi Bootcut, rocked out with the crowd at CJ’s Sandbar and Grill on September 24. Bootcut and Bash used to play in a band together and still appreciate each other’s broad musical abilities. As Quite FrankLee, Bootcut and Bash play a variety […]

Lake Orion author receives Reader’s Favorite Award

Local Lake Orion author, R.L. Herron has been awarded a Bronze Medal in the Young Adult-Horror category in the Reader’s Favorite 2016 International Book Award Contest for his novel “Blood Lake”. In “Blood Lake”, R.L. Herron chronicles the life of John Burnett, the latest member of his family to confront a Cherokee curse laid upon […]

LO school board confronted with ‘Critical Decisions’

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion school board is considering closing up to two schools, if any, though which ones are yet to be determined. The board also is considering selling some of its property, up to four different parcels, or none. If it sounds noncommittal, it is. Superintendent Marion Ginopolis and […]

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