Loerch-Keller, Karen M.

Loerch-Keller, Karen M.

Karen Maxine Loerch-Keller of Lake Orion passed away January 12, 2020. Karen was the loving wife of the late Bruce A. Loerch and the late Donald Keller. She is survived by her children, Susan K. (Todd) Peterson, Donald B. (Katherine) Loerch and Nancy A. (David) Archer; grandchildren, Katie (Derek) Sexton, Brad (Abbey) Peterson, Craig Peterson, […]

Broderick, Thomas Patrick; of Lake Orion

Broderick, Thomas Patrick; of Lake Orion

Thomas Patrick Broderick of Lake Orion was born June 27, 1956. He passed away June 3. 2020. Tom is survived by his wife Dawn; step-children Joel and Natalie; grandkids, Alexandria, Jacob, Alyssa and Dirk; siblings, Peggy Broderick Miller (Rod Smith), Patti Broderick Fern (Ron Fern) and Penny Broderick Davies (Don Davies); seven nephews; eight nieces; […]

We Are Open! Support Orion Businesses!

We Are Open! Support Orion Businesses!

A list of locally-owned Lake Orion and Orion Township businesses open to serve the community. Click here  for submission information.   Fork n’ Pint is open! We plan on fully reopening on May 29th (with restrictions and following government regulations). Currently, we are offering curbside service Tuesday through Sunday from 3-8 p.m. We are at […]

Lake Orion native is running the Rocky Mountains to support COVID-19 relief efforts

Lake Orion native is running the Rocky Mountains to support COVID-19 relief efforts

COVID Adventure Run 2020 To donate Brian Thomas’s COVID Adventure Run 2020, visit https://www.gofundme.com/f/covid-adventure-run-2020 As of Wednesday afternoon, the day Lake Orion native Brian Thomas began his run, supporters had donated $4,445 toward the $100,000 goal to help those affected by COVID-19. Virtual Run Brian Thomas has also started the COVID Cabin Fever Virtual Race […]

Oakland County manufacturers can apply for more than $300k in grants

$300k+ in grants available for Oakland County-based manufacturers that provide goods or services to help small businesses re-open from COVID-19 crisis PONTIAC, Mich. – June 1, 2020 – “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grant applications are now available to Oakland County-based manufacturers who can provide materials or services needed by small businesses to safely re-open from […]

Governor Whitmer rescinds Safer at Home order, moves Michigan to phase four

  Retailers, restaurants will be permitted to open with capacity limits, social distancing LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her Safer at Home order and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan. The governor’s order will allow retailers to reopen on June 4 and restaurants […]

Gov. Whitmer calls for unity following President Trump’s call for governors to ‘dominate’ protesters

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after President Trump called for governors to “dominate” protestors:  Right now our nation is hurting. Americans are in pain, and desperate for leadership from the White House during one of the darkest periods in our lifetimes. This morning I took a few moments to read a powerful […]

A Virus Among Us

A Virus Among Us — a poem by Bill Byrne This covid19, it  just maybe inspires us With a grudging respect for this fugitive  virus It’s the direst of  viruses  we’ve ever seen Reeking havoc that rivals the one in ’18 We are ordered for now to shelter in place In our own home’s entrusted  […]

Williams, Michael Charles; 61, of Lake Orion

Michael Charles Williams, 61, of Lake Orion, MI was called home to the Lord on May 20, 2020. Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Alayne Williams, and his beautiful children, daughter Haley Williams of Waterford, son Nathan Williams of Oxford and son Jonathan Williams of Ypsilanti. Loving grandpa of Sophia Grace of Waterford. He was […]