One Thirty Nine Delights, one-woman baking show

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Stephanie Gillam had planned on spending her days as a journalist, but after graduating from a university, she found that life had a different plan for her. “I was working a 40-hour a week job and didn’t know what to do in my spare time, so I started baking. […]

School administrators recommend closing Webber Elementary

Superintendent lists several options to ‘right-size’ district By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion school district has known for some time it would need to take steps to cut costs and realign the district to fit the expected student population, and on Sept. 28 the administration executive team recommended closing Webber Elementary as […]

LO Village Human Rights Ordinance takes effect Oct. 5

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer The Human Rights Campaign Ordinance the Lake Orion Village Council passed at its Sept. 26 meeting takes effect on Oct. 5. The village meeting and ordinance itself left several questions unanswered for residents, including who will handle these complaints, who will investigate and who will decide if a crime […]

Baldwin Road improvement project moving forward

Online survey available for residents’ input By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The Baldwin Road reconstruction project is still slated to begin next spring, but Orion Township is asking for input to help decide the aesthetics of the project through a community survey. The township hosted an open house on Thursday at the Orion Center, […]

We need to listen in order to learn and accept others

I personally know both Lisa Goyette (author of a Letter to the Editor in last week’s Lake Orion Review) and Greg Weddle (the subject of that letter). They are both fine people who come to their position on the recently adopted LGBT rights ordinance in the Village of Lake Orion through deeply held religious beliefs […]

Human Rights Ordinance passes in the Village Of Lake Orion

It is with the deepest level of gratitude and appreciation that we offer our sincerest thank you to the Lake Orion Village Council for voting in favor of the Human Rights Ordinance. Your votes send the very clear and powerful message that discrimination has no home in our community and will not be tolerated. Your […]

Public Notice — Orion Twp.

Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees Synopsis, Regular Meeting, Monday, October 3, 2016 Meeting called to order at 6:40 p.m. Held closed executive session to discuss pending litigation. Invocation: JoAnn Van Tassel. All rose for the Pledge of Allegiance. Recognized Dylan Kade for his performance in the World Crossfit Games, OCSO Deputy Aaron Alspaugh […]

Public Notice — Orion Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Charter Township of Orion Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, on the following matter: A. AB-2016-36, David Ashman, 2025 Bald Mountain Road, Sidwell […]

Public Notice — Lake Orion

VILLAGE OF LAKE ORION PUBLIC NOTICE FALL LEAF PICKUP SERVICE The Village will again provide curbside leaf pick up to Village residents. We encourage you to rake your leaves to the curb as early in the season as possible, as Michigan weather conditions are unpredictable. The schedule for leaf pick up is as follows: Section […]