Clergy, Cops, and Beer has successful inaugural event

Clergy, Cops, and Beer has successful inaugural event

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer The running joke may feature the question, what happens when a pastor and cop walk into a bar, but the realistic answer is great things for the community. And that’s exactly the case with this year’s first annual Clergy, Cops, and Beer event, held Saturday in downtown Lake Orion. The event, […]

Best in country

Best in country

#14: Lake Orion’s ranking as one of the Top 15 best places to celebrate the 4th of July in the country, as reported on Guff.com. Photo submitted by Eric Shultz

Proper disposal a sign of respect for the flag

Proper disposal a sign of respect for the flag

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer The American flag, the ultimate display of this country’s pride and patriotism, deserves the respect it has earned, even when it must be laid to rest. That’s where local veterans and North Oakland VFW Post 334 comes in. They will help the public dispose, or retire as it is […]

Wiffleball weekend raises funds for veterans

Wiffleball weekend raises funds for veterans

By Brian Marshall Review Editor Wiffleball and veterans? A kids’ backyard game raising money for war veterans seems somehow perfect and it has evolved into quite a pairing. The Lake Orion Wiffleball Association has grown from a small group of high school friends enjoying a backyard game of wiffleball, a baseball-similar activity that uses a […]

5K benefits local kids

5K benefits local kids

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer The Help Kids Succeed 5K Run/Walk which took place on Saturday, July 2 at 9:30am had over 100 runners and walkers registered. The 3.1 mile course started at the Lake Orion United Methodist Church (LO UMC) and weaved throughout areas of the village then ended back at the church. […]

Have some summer fun photos?

Have some summer fun photos?

Meredith and Jeff Brennan, also known as Captain America, celebrate Independence Day fun with a ski around Long Lake. Photo submitted. Submit your photos to lakeorionreview@gmail.com and you may see them in an upcoming issue of The Review.

24-hour construction draws mixed emotions

24-hour construction draws mixed emotions

By Brian Marshall Review Editor Talk about a split decision. Orion Township’s decision to do round-the-clock construction along Lapeer Road has stirred emotions. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett isn’t surprised that some people are upset that construction crews on M-24 have been working well into the night and morning. “We are getting complaints regarding the […]

Take me out to the ballgame

Take me out to the ballgame

Balls fly and bats swing on Thursday evenings at Friendship Park when Orion Township Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with Northwest Parks and Recreation, hosts their adaptive softball league. Lake Orion’s team, the Orion Hawks, plays their home games at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays on Friendship Park Field #4. Away games are played in neighboring […]

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