Dragons bite Cougars for win

Dragons bite Cougars for win

By Joe St. Henry Lake Orion Review Contributor Senior running back Chris Wilson led Lake Orion’s second half surge past Stoney Creek Thursday, as the Dragons picked up their first win of the season, 30-10, over the Cougars. Tied 3-3 at halftime in a tight defensive battle, Lake Orion made adjustments on offense during the […]

Obituary — Richard J. Crawford

Crawford, Richard J.; 86, formerly of Lake Orion A Memorial Mass for Richard James Crawford, 86, was conducted on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Father Sandy McDonald officiated. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family. Mr. Crawford passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was […]

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

State Superintendent visits award-winning library at Carpenter

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer State Superintendent of Schools Brian Whiston visited Carpenter Elementary Aug. 24 to honor its library as a Model 21st Century Library, the first in Michigan to earn that distinction. Whiston said Michigan is working to become a top ten state in education, and Carpenter is a leading example for […]

Wakin’ up the Dragon

Wakin’ up the Dragon

  Jet skiers create a splash at Dragon on the Lake Festival Lake Orion High School graduate Evan Krefski, along with some of his friends, performed a jet ski show at Dragon on the Lake. Some of the group performed Friday at the Party on the Point as well as on Sunday during the boat […]

M-24 construction running on schedule

M-24 construction running on schedule

  Local businesses have mixed reactions By Jim Newell and Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writers Construction on M-24 and Clarkston Road continues to be on schedule for completion, state officials said, some local businesses have felt the pangs from the work, while others have seen the opposite effect. “The M-24 project is on schedule and […]

LOPD offered as a safe meeting place for online buys

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer When it comes to buying items from Craigslist or other online sites, the location for the exchange of money can be one of the most critical decisions. One of the biggest mistakes law enforcement professionals witness are individuals using their home as a meeting location for the sales to […]

Just Guys Camp focuses on leadership, smart choices

Just Guys Camp focuses on leadership, smart choices

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer “When you look back at your life, it’s really the things you’ve done to help others that matters most,” said Patti Charette, North Oakland Community Coalition Youth and Outreach Coordinator. The boys at the North Oakland Community Coalition, NOCC, Just Guys Camp all started their day on August 26 […]

Cemetery needs repair to properly honor loved ones I’m continuously shocked and disappointed by the conditions at the East Lawn Cemetery. I have contacted the Village Offices several times now and asked why this is not being maintained and what can we do as a community to help ensure the cemetery is taken care of. […]

Lady Dragons continue mastery of fairways and greens

Lady Dragons continue mastery of fairways and greens

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Lady Dragons are currently dominating their season with two tournaments wins, followed by a second place finish on August 29. This year the girls’ varsity golf team has six golfers. The leader of the team, and the only graduating senior, is Moyea Russell, who is currently one of […]

They call me Jim

Some of you may have seen me walking around town, attending various events and quietly talking to your fellow residents. I assure you there was nothing duplicitous about my meanderings, merely my endeavor to get to know Lake Orion and Orion Township. Oscar Wilde said, “Biography lends to death a new terror.” So here’s my […]