All aboard at the Big Rig Gig

All aboard at the Big Rig Gig

Logan Fleck, 5, of Lake Orion, stands aboard one of Waste Management’s trucks at the Big Rig Gig last week. See this week’s issue for more photos. Photo by Cathy Kimmel-Srock.

Horseshoe Club hosts States Doubles Saturday

Horseshoe Club hosts States Doubles Saturday

If it’s the sound of “ringers” you are looking for, you are in luck with the oldest horseshoe club in the state of Michigan calling Orion home. The Lake Orion Horseshoe Club, who hosted its first Money Tournament last Saturday, will be busy once again this weekend as they are hosting the States Doubles Tournament […]

Kids and Kops Car Show

Kids and Kops Car Show

  Famous Funny Car driver Della Woods brought her Dodge Daytona to the Kids & Kops Car Show this past weekend to help support funding for local youth programs. Check out a full story on Della’s recent induction into the MOPAR Hall of Fame in the Aug. 17 issue of The Lake Orion Review. Also, […]

Voters say yes to fire, police, schools; select GOP winners for November election

With all precincts reporting, unofficial election results from the Oakland County Clerk’s Office indicate that voters said yes across the board, with both public safety millages passing, as well as the Building and Site Sinking Fund for Lake Orion Community Schools. Those results were: -Orion Fire Millage: 67.37 percent yes; 32.63 percent no -Orion Police […]

School board spots up for grab

The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education has four openings and five are vying for them. The deadline to file passed last week on July 26. Current board members Birgit McQuiston and Scott Taylor are seeking re-election for their seats, while Deborah Porter and Connie Meech are not. Meech, who initially filed, withdrew on […]

LOHS grad drafted by Giants

LOHS grad drafted by Giants

By Brian Marshall Special to The Review It’s no wonder why minor league baseball players dream so intensely about making the big leagues. Unlike the players who reach the ultimate level, minor league players — especially the ones just starting their careers — spend seemingly unending time on the diamond. Nick Deeg is quickly finding […]

Efforts being made to collect overdue fines

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer It’s time to return those overdue library books and settle up those fines. According to the Orion Township Public Library, in an effort to ensure they are maximizing use of public tax dollars, the Library Board of Trustees analyzed their finances and discovered there is over $40,000 in outstanding […]

Late night condo fire serves as a good reminder for fire safety

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer In the early morning hours on Monday, the Orion Township Fire Department responded to the report of a condo on fire in the 1900 block of Country Lane near Joslyn and Scripps. Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were the first on the scene and reported smoke coming from the front […]

DIA exhibit brings artwork outside for all to enjoy

DIA exhibit brings artwork outside for all to enjoy

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Vincent Van Gogh, George Wesley Bellows, Eberhart Keilhau and several other artists can call Lake Orion home – albeit temporarily. Selected as one of nine communities to host the Detroit Institute of Art’s Inside|Out summer exhibit, Orion Township, through the efforts of the Orion Township Community Programs Department, is […]

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