Fired up Dragons thump Wildcats on special night of football

By Joe St. Henry Review Contributing Writer Playing in honor of his best friend’s grandparents, Lake Orion senior Max Horneffer scored a school record five touchdowns to lead the host Dragons to a thrilling 52-35 victory over Oxford in the second annual Pink Out football game last Friday. Horneffer led a balanced attack that generated […]

Clarkston Road eastbound to close Sept. 15

Update from Chris Barnett, Orion Twp. Supervisor: Eastbound Clarkston Road at M-24 will close September 15th at 9:30 a.m. in front of the Speedway Station will be closed in order to re-construct the intersection. The westbound lane will remain open. A lane shift will also occur at this time in that area. The official alternate […]

Yes, it’s me ‘Georgia’, just like the state

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Hello, can you hear me? I’m in Lake Orion dreaming about who we used to be when we were younger and free… Sorry Adele lovers, but I’m really not. Don’t hold it against me, but when I was young and free I was actually an Oxford Wildcat. I was […]

Village continues to debate $7.8 million water main project

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Village of Lake Orion is currently drafting and debating plans to replace the aging water infrastructure with final decisions set by December. Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc. (HRC), the Village’s Engineering Consultant, was authorized to start work on November 9, 2015 regarding the MDEQ-mandated Water Reliability Study and […]

Township fed up with Paint Creek Trail vandalism

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer On any given day on Paint Creek Trail you’ll see families walking, cyclists practicing for their next competition, and horseback riders exercising their prized thoroughbreds. But in a small section of the trail near Kern and Clarkston Road, vandalism remains the activity that has township officials frustrated. Just north […]

Lake Orion schools, teachers receive multiple awards to start the year

Lake Orion schools, teachers receive multiple awards to start the year

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer Students may have returned to class last week setting their sights on achieving good grades and recognition for their work, unaware that their teachers, administrators and support staff have been honored for their own excellence in the district. During a welcome back ceremony for teachers and administrators Aug. 30 […]

Annual ‘Footprints in the Forest’ race returns to Bald Mountain

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer On October 2, the 7th Annual Footprints in the Forest race and walk will return to Heart Lake in Bald Mountain Recreation Area. Footprints in the Forest was first started in 2010 by Lake Orion residents Jeff and Michelle Aisthorpe, to honor the memory of their stillborn daughter, Emma. […]

Bring the whole family for a ‘Good Ol’ Time’ at Barn Daze

Bring the whole family for a ‘Good Ol’ Time’ at Barn Daze

Barn Daze returns to Orion Township on Saturday, a chance to celebrate a unique piece of area history with fun and games for the entire family. This year’s celebration includes plenty of activities including a hay maze, hay wagon rides, pony rides, petting farm, carnival/children games, inflatable bouncer (socks required), farmers market, food and more. […]

Eagle Scout candidate to complete project at Bald Mountain

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Sam Abbott has been a Boy Scout for 10 years and has dreamed about completing his Eagle Scout project since day one. “I want to be an Eagle Scout because it has been my goal since first grade,” said Abbott. Abbott has decided that the Bald Mountain State Recreational […]