Blanche Sims students receive backpack surprise

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer AT&T Michigan Pioneers presented 40 backpacks filled with school supplies to students in need at Blanche Sims Elementary School on September 9. The backpacks included paper, folders, pencils and several other necessary items for students’ success. This marks the 16th consecutive year that the AT&T Pioneers have participated in […]

Pine log needed to help replace stolen monument

When Christopher Woityra’s daughter, Taylor Beth, died Sept. 10, 2014 at age 21 due to complications stemming from treating for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he had a peace symbol carved as a monument. That monument was stolen from his home on July 6, and now he needs a pine log to replace the tribute to Taylor Beth, […]

Tommystock returning to Camp Agawam

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Many people haven’t heard of Tommystock but it’s been a local tradition for years, and for the second year in a row they’re working to better the community. Across Tommy’s Lake, and before Camp Agawam donned the green circle symbol of a township park, event organizers John Carson and […]

Dragons fall to West Bloomfield

Dragons fall to West Bloomfield

Team needs to work on fundamentals to get better By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer For about a quarter, the Dragons football team looked like they might make a game of it against defending league champs the West Bloomfield Lakers on Friday. But after the first quarter, turnovers and sloppy play cost the Dragons in […]

Expo focuses on healthy bodies and minds

The Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Expo When: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 22 Where: King’s Court Castle at Canterbury Village, 2336 Joslyn Rd. Admission is free The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its second annual Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Expo Sept. 22. The expo focuses on eight components of health: fitness, spiritual/behavioral, medical health, environmental, financial, […]

District faces new, ongoing challenges this school year

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer With class back in session this week, the Lake Orion school district faces some new and some ongoing challenges, including managing the recently voted-in sinking fund, potential school closings and redistricting. And while Superintendent Marion Ginopolis knows there are tough decisions confronting the district, she also sees the challenges […]

Welcome Back! Students 1st Day of School!

Welcome Back! Students 1st Day of School!

    Teacher Patricia O’Donnell escorts her second grade class at Blanche Sims Elementary on a scavenger hunt during the first day of school on Tuesday. The scavenger hunt was designed to familiarize the students with various classrooms throughout the building. Photo By Georgia Thelen

L.O.Palooza to benefit wheelchair accessible park

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The second annual L.O. Palooza is Sept. 10 from 12-9 p.m. at the Wildwood Amphitheater. The music festival features live entertainment and plenty of activities for kids, including a crafting area, potato sack races, a bounce house and pony rides. There is a petting zoo from 1-4 p.m. In […]

Recount confirms Reilly as Republican candidate in primary election

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor All the votes have been recounted and while the numbers changed a bit on both sides, the outcome did not. John Reilly, of Oakland Township, is still the winner and Joe Kent, of Addison Township, is still the loser in the Republican primary race for the 46th District seat in […]

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