Mermell would be great addition to LO School Board

I have known Dana Mermell for many years and she will definitely make a great addition to the Lake Orion School Board. Dana is an excellent communicator, able to drill down to the facts, and believes in accountability and transparency. Additionally, Dana is a mom to both a 1st grader and a child entering kindergarten […]

Birgit McQuiston gives 110%

I am writing today to voice my support of Birgit McQuiston for re election to the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education. I have known Birgit for the last 6 years. My introduction to her was during the formation of Blessings in a Backpack Lake Orion. I knew moments after I met her that […]

Mermell is part of common thread to knit community together

I’m voting for Dana Mermell for Lake Orion School Board. When I first met Dana at the Orion Township Public Library I was a new mother, new to Lake Orion. I was immediately drawn to Dana’s vivacious personality. She graciously invited me to join a children’s playgroup with fellow new Lake Orion moms. It was […]

Village roads could see major rehabs in future, council considers options

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Edward Zmich from Hubbell, Roth & Clark Inc. (HRC) presented the Village of Lake Orion councilmembers with their Roadway Assessment Management Plan (AMP) on Oct. 24 at the council meeting. HRC developed this AMP, which included a Pavement Condition Survey of all village owned roads, to provide a framework […]

‘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 […]