LO lacrosse coach named Division 1 Coach of the Year

LO lacrosse coach named Division 1 Coach of the Year

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer Lake Orion boys lacrosse Coach Brad Thomas had a notion that his team could be good. But, maybe not as good as it wound up being. The Dragons went 16-4, won the Oakland Activities Association Red Division and advanced to the Division 1 regional semifinals. “I knew we had […]

Boat dock reinstalled at Green’s Park

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer One of the amenities that has been absent from Green’s Park has finally been returned —a boat dock. During the June 13 village council meeting, the council approved the purchase of a 30-foot floating dock for $3,801 and now it’s been installed in the same location where the original […]

LO teen ranked third in the world for CrossFit Games

LO teen ranked third in the world for CrossFit Games

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Most people use the internet, and YouTube specifically, to search for funny cat videos, but 15-year-old Dylan Kade used it to change his life. Dylan, who will be a sophomore at Lake Orion High School in the fall, taught himself about CrossFit with the help of YouTube, not only […]

Honest to Goodness celebrates ribbon cutting

Honest to Goodness celebrates ribbon cutting

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer While it has been treating its customers’ taste buds for about a month, Honest to Goodness Breakfast & Smoothies made it official last Wednesday. The restaurant had its formal ribbon cutting ceremony at its site on Lapeer Road across from Kmart. So far, so good according to owner Amy […]

Pucker up Olivia

Pucker up  Olivia

Developmental Kindergarten teacher Jackie Puuri of Blanche Sims Elementary had an interesting last week of school. She was one of three teachers voted to kiss Olivia the Pig after Olivia nibbled on a treat to calm the pig’s nerves. Puuri was not nervous, however, as she took on the challenge to raise money for the […]

$35 million roundabout project explained to concerned citizens

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer The long-awaited changes are coming to Baldwin Rd. On Wednesday, June 15 the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) hosted the latest in a series of informational meetings open to the public detailing the changes coming to Baldwin Road next year. Laid out on long tables inside Waldon Middle […]

Annual Flare Night under investigation for Guinness Book record

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer Not only will it “light up the night” on July 1 for the annual Lake Orion Lions Club Flare Night, but it is also a night that could go down in the record books. Started in 1945 by the Rotarians to celebrate the end of World War II and continued on […]

‘Fundometer’ all fired up

‘Fundometer’ all fired up

Supporter Mike Gingell of the Lake Orion Fireworks Association recently helped install one of two ‘Fundometers’ to track the nonprofit’s progress of meeting their near $80,000 goal to host a duelling fireworks show for the Fourth of July celebration over Lake Orion Lake. So far they are at 60 percent of their goal, and need […]

Homes For Autism hopes to pack the Wildwood Amphitheater this Sunday

By Meg Peters Review Co-Editor Listening to George Sinnott and the North Oakland Dixie Band at the Orion Wildwood Amphitheater this Sunday, June 26, could mean helping supply a home for someone in need. The Homes For Autism Fun-Raiser Music Concert will begin at 4 p.m., and the community is encouraged to attend and support […]

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