‘Sensory rooms’ purpose intended to aid special needs students

LO schools had conducted investigation, worked with the parents to develop student plan By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Recent allegations in the Lake Orion school district have left many residents wondering what emergency safety interventions and “cooler rooms” are and how they are used for special needs students in surrounding school districts. An emergency […]

Orion Twp. Clerk expects high voter turnout Nov. 8

Sample ballots online, absentee ballots available Nov. 7 for general election By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer With the Nov. 8 general election less than two weeks away, Orion Twp. Clerk Penny Shults said her office is prepared to handle the process as efficiently as possible, even with a higher expected turnout at the polls. […]

Dutton Farms to host 4th Annual fashion show

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Four years ago, Dutton Farm’s co-founder Jenny Brown attended a fashion show put on by Grace Centers of Hope benefiting women who were victims of violence. The women, who had graduated from the Grace Centers of Hope program, were the models in the show. She saw the opportunity to […]

Longtime LO Pet Centre now offers decorative grooming

The Lake Orion Pet Centre has been a fixture in the downtown for 50 years, recently undergoing extensive remodeling. It also boasts a champion decorative pet groomer who provides – colorful – options for spritzing up your pets. Owner Sharon Scharr opened the business 51 years ago in 1965 with her mother, Betty McNeil. The […]

Elite 40 Under 40 Returns

Nominations are now being accepted for the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The 40 Under 40 program was started in 2012 by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to honor young professionals and thought leaders who excel in their field and have demonstrated exceptional leadership. Lake Orion’s own Brian Birney, President […]

JV Cross Country pulls out narrow victory at Invitational

The 9th and 10th Grade Cross Country runners competed in the Bloomer Freshman/Sophomore Invitational Monday night and were able to pull out a one point victory over Clarkson and the other 12 teams competing. The Dragons were led by Sophomore Ryan Mulcahy’s second place finish, along with Freshman Andrew Nolan (4th), Sophomore Justin Keppler (6th), […]

Road Closure Updates

Road Closure Updates Via the RCOC website construction updates   Eastbound and westbound Silverbell Road at M-24 (Lapeer Road) will be closed continuously between 7 a.m. and noon on Saturday (Oct. 22). The road is closed for construction. Traffic heading north or south on M-24 will be able to get through the intersection. Detour: Westbound […]

Public Notice — Orion Township

Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees Synopsis, Regular Meeting, Monday, October 17, 2016 Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. Invocation: Trustee Flood. All rose for the Pledge of Allegiance. Recognized Justin Sylvain and Evan Krefski as Orion Township Citizens of the Month for their performance in the World Jetski Championship. Recognized Clerk Shults […]

Public Notice — Lake Orion

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING REMOVAL OF PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER NOTICE is hereby given that the Lake Orion Village Council will hold a public hearing at the Lake Orion Village Hall in the Council Chambers located at 21 E. Church Street, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362, on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 7:30 PM, […]