Carpenter’s library bestowed ‘Model 21st Century’ honor

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Card catalogs with index cards are part of a bygone era, and school libraries across the country have had to embrace new technologies to serve students in the digital age. For its efforts in incorporating technology and collaboration into its curriculum, Carpenter Elementary Library has been honored with the […]

A meaningful march: 22-mile march raises awareness for veterans’ suicide

A meaningful march: 22-mile march raises awareness for veterans’ suicide

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer They carried on their backs rucksacks weighing between 25-40 pounds. They trudged through the heat, the humidity, the bursts of rain and sunshine, often smiling, often thinking they would not make it. Twenty-two miles: a symbolic number for the approximately 22 military veterans who commit suicide each day. Veterans, […]

Overdoses, fear of synthetic drugs rising

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer In the past two weeks, firefighters have responded to nearly a half-dozen overdoses, all from opioid drugs. Four of the most recent have involved both males and females, all of whom have been in their twenties. There have been 40 documented overdoses in the township in 2016. Lake Orion […]

LO grad stars in first professional performance

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer This Friday a new musical debuts at a Waterford performance theater, and one of Lake Orion’s own will be performing under the ranks as a professional. Owen Woityra, a 2016 Lake Orion graduate, has performed more than 30 times on stage, but for the first time he’ll be earning […]

Volunteers still needed for Dragon on the Lake

Volunteers still needed for Dragon on the Lake

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer The Dragon on the Lake festival has turned into one of the flagship events not only for Lake Orion’s summertime calendar but for the entire county. The event, which centers its focus around the promotion and exposure of the arts, takes over the downtown area beginning Thursday, Aug. 25 […]

Kade places 5th in the world

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Dylan Kade finally competed in his first in-person CrossFit competition; it just happened to be against the best in the world at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games, where he took fifth place in the world in his age category, Teenage Boys 14-15. Kade, who taught himself about CrossFit from […]

Ringers, ringers & more ringers

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer That unmistakable metal ping, followed by cheers from one side and groans from the other, is the sound of another ringer on the horseshoe pits. Lake Orion hosted a Michigan Horseshoe Pitchers Association state doubles tournament last Saturday, with nine Orion residents competing among the pitchers. Twenty-three teams total […]

Local business chosen as one of two Your HomeStyle vendors in state

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Builders Custom Flooring has a lot to be proud of: being a family-owned and operated business, being a pillar in the small business community for almost 30 years and being a fixture in downtown Lake Orion for 10 years. And now, they have something else to add to the […]

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