Buddy Benches spread smiles at Carpenter Elementary

By Georgia Thelen Review Staff Writer Carpenter Year Round Elementary School recently had three “Buddy Benches” installed on their playground. Lake Orion High School junior Avery DePauw, from Boy Scout Troop 128, installed the Buddy Benches to complete his Eagle Scout Project. DePauw is a former student of Carpenter Elementary and wanted to use his […]

Election 2016 — Letters to the Editor

We encourage letters to the editor this election season so that citizens may express their views on local, state and federal candidates and issues. Election day is November 8, 2016. The last day we will print any letters to the editor pertaining to the November 8 election is in the October 26 issue of The […]

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 […]