Penny answers her questions

I am amazed at the energy, love and wisdom that has been the hallmark of Penny Shults 28 years serving the residents of Orion Township. Penny has learned much in her eight year tenure as Orion Township clerk and brings her expertise to the table every day. Anytime my husband and I have a question […]

Trustees get off track

Many have asked who I support for Township Treasurer and Clerk in the upcoming primary election. As you may be aware, these are the other two full-time elected positions within Township Hall. It is vitally important to have a strong working environment not only for the other eight department heads, but the entire staff. This […]

Vote yes on Aug. 2 for our children

There is an election in August that is fast approaching. Among the many things on the ballot is something called a Building and Site Sinking Fund. This proposal is on the ballot because our award winning school district needs our support. As you know, the quality of our communities is inextricably connected to the quality […]

District honored for academic success, financial accountability

Lake Orion Community Schools received a nice honor recently, being recognized by the Michigan Department of Education as a Notably Successful school district. LOCS is one of 58 districts in the state to meet the criteria for the award, which consists of high absolute performance, growth or special Above Average Academic Performance standard. Lake Orion […]

Pokemon GO craze sweeps through LO

Pokemon GO craze sweeps through LO

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer It’s a worldwide phenomenon that has people out and about walking, meeting people, and definitely killing their phone battery. And while it is not all fun and games (see article on Page 17), a lot of Lake Orion is enjoying the positives associated with Pokemon GO. For resident Mandi […]

Public safety leadership understand Pokemon’s allure, remind residents of the importance of safety

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer What originated as a game of simply catching digital creatures walking around town, Pokemon GO has metastasized into legitimate concerns for safety professionals over tunnel-visioned pedestrians and distracted drivers. What’s now the biggest mobile game in US history has police officers and firefighters ever more vigilant of those trying […]

LOHS teacher unearths prehistoric bone

LOHS teacher unearths prehistoric bone

By Cathy Kimmel-Srock Review Staff Writer When LOHS biology teacher Andrea Brook returns to school in the fall and her students ask her what she did this summer, she has a mammoth story to tell them. Well, a Gomphotherium story, to be more accurate. Brook was recently part of a research project where she, along […]

Township meeting turns personal

By Brian Marshall Review Editor For the second consecutive session, the Orion Township Board Meeting featured allegations, denials and plenty of general animosity. The Monday meeting, Orion Township’s last until after the Aug. 2 Primary Election, included a fair amount of personal frustration between board members and some not-so-veiled accusations. The focal point of the […]

Driver’s fate lies on lab tests: Wild crash on Baldwin

By Brian Marshall Review Editor A stunning accident that saw a pickup truck veering into the opposing lane and skidding into other cars will not result in charges any time soon. “A full drug screening and review of the medical records will be a major factor relating the charges on the driver of the responsible […]

Medical camp inspires high schoolers

Medical camp inspires high schoolers

By Brian Marshall Review Editor Several Lake Orion High School students attended a career camp recently at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. The two­week camp hosted 30 high school students considering careers in biomedical sciences or bioengineering. Medical School and Engineering School faculty members teamed up to create an instructional, hands­on experience […]

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