Quite FrankLee rocks CJ’s

Quite FrankLee, a local band made up of solo artists, Frank Bash and Levi Bootcut, rocked out with the crowd at CJ’s Sandbar and Grill on September 24. Bootcut and Bash used to play in a band together and still appreciate each other’s broad musical abilities. As Quite FrankLee, Bootcut and Bash play a variety […]

Lake Orion author receives Reader’s Favorite Award

Local Lake Orion author, R.L. Herron has been awarded a Bronze Medal in the Young Adult-Horror category in the Reader’s Favorite 2016 International Book Award Contest for his novel “Blood Lake”. In “Blood Lake”, R.L. Herron chronicles the life of John Burnett, the latest member of his family to confront a Cherokee curse laid upon […]

Walter Hyry, of Lake Orion

Walter Hyry; of Lake Orion; passed away September 18, 2016; at age 92. Walter was the beloved father of Katherine (Bill) Carlsen and Don (Kathy) Hyry; step-father of Timothy Gates; grandfather of Kimberly, Brian, Nicole, Dan and Jason; great grandfather of Kayla, Anna, Jace, Allison and Hunter. He was preceded in death by first wife, […]

Robert H. Ackerman, formerly of Lake Orion

Robert H. Ackerman “Ackie”, 89, lost his long battle with Alzheimer’s disease Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Winkler Court in Fort Myers, Florida. Robert was born October 9, 1926 to Harold and Marion (Combs) Ackerman in Roseville, MI, the younger of two children. In 1934, he moved with his parents and his sister Katherine to […]

Stewart H. Crawford of Lake Orion

Stewart H. Crawford, age 63, passed at his beautiful home in Lake Orion on September 1, 2016 being cared for by his loving wife Mary. Stewart fought a long and courageous battle with cancer living beyond all expectations. He generously donated his body to the University of Michigan for organ harvesting and research. In memory […]

Resident not comfortable with ‘kinda’ reference

On the front page of the Sept. 7, 2016 Review this quote appeared. “With class back in session this week, the LO school district faces some ongoing challenges,including managing the recently voted in sinking fund, potential school closings and redistricting.” Please tell me this is NOT what I just read..Now, (after the election of course, […]

LO school board confronted with ‘Critical Decisions’

By Jim Newell Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion school board is considering closing up to two schools, if any, though which ones are yet to be determined. The board also is considering selling some of its property, up to four different parcels, or none. If it sounds noncommittal, it is. Superintendent Marion Ginopolis and […]

Consider the consequences of Human Rights Ordinance

For those who are considering the ‘Human Rights Ordinance’ in our community please be aware that there are unintended consequences playing out across this country. I understand that there are good, reasonable people on both sides of this issue but what concerns me are the militant LGBT activists who are now using these laws to […]

Superintendent responds to resident’s concerns

I would like to take the opportunity to respond to the concern expressed by Mary McMaster in last week’s Lake Orion Review regarding the school district’s building and site sinking fund and clarify any misunderstandings about how the funds generated are used. She specifically referred to information on the sinking fund in a previous story […]