Residents angry over proposed Miller/Orion/Flint roundabout

Residents angry over proposed Miller/Orion/Flint roundabout

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) plans to build a mini-roundabout at the Miller/Orion/Flint roads three-way intersection, with construction starting later this fall. And Orion residents are adamantly opposed to the project, saying it is unnecessary and a waste of money that could be better spent fixing other deteriorating […]

Blessings in a Brown Bag: Lake Orion United Methodist Church to pilot summer lunch program for students

Questions regarding the program can be directed to Dawn Ames, Director of Family Ministry, Lake Orion United Methodist Church, 248-693-6201 ext. 210, or by emailing dawn.ames@lakeorionumc.org. By Jim Newell Review Editor Many people may be unaware that in a relatively affluent community like Lake Orion, there are students who are in danger of food insecurity. […]

Orion Township Trustee Ron Sliwinski arrested, arraigned on assault and battery charges

*See the Feb. 7, 2018 print edition of The Lake Orion Review for more on this developing story. By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township Trustee Ron Sliwinski has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery after an investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and case review by the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. Ronald […]

Sheriff’s deputies nab suspect in Orion Twp. bank robbery caper

By Jim Newell Review Editor A bank robber’s flight from authorities came to an end in Genesee County when police apprehended a 40-year-old Flint woman who had robbed a Huntington Bank in Orion Twp. on Saturday. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 10:07 a.m. Jan. 13 from an employee of the […]

2018 Ice Cup Golf Challenge

2018 Ice Cup Golf Challenge

Grab the golf gear and head to the links on Lake Orion for the Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club’s 4th Annual Ice Cup Golf Challenge beginning at 11 a.m. Feb. 3. The first golf event of the year is a 9-hole team scramble over frozen fairways, icy greens and powdery roughs (or sidewalks). The course […]

Orion-Oxford group seeks to tackle human trafficking

By Elise Shire Oxford Leader Staff Writer An emerging group in Oxford is aiming to help community members take action against human trafficking operations in the Oxford and Lake Orion areas. After nearly a year of development, the Lake Orion-Oxford Community Group under the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP) will host its first public meeting on […]

The Year in Review 2017

The Year in Review 2017

By Jim Newell Review Editor This week, The Lake Orion Review looks back at some of the stories that shaped the Lake Orion community in the second half of 2017. These are some of the top news, business, sports and school highlights and the community events that affected the Orion area from July through December, […]

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