LOCS school board hires new director of special education

School board approves creation of technology director position By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — During its meeting on May 31, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved hiring a new director of special education and the creation of a new technology director position. Due to the recent retirement of Julie […]

Orion Township deputies, officers receive recognition during sheriff’s awards ceremony

By Jim Newell Review Editor PONTIAC — The men and women of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office are hardworking, thoughtful individuals who care about the communities they police and their efforts deserve recognition. That’s the message Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard shared during his annual awards ceremony in May, honoring those deputies and officers […]

District Champs! LOHS varsity softball wins district title

District Champs! LOHS varsity softball wins district title

Photos by Wendi Reardon Price ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion High School girls varsity softball team are district champs. The Dragons defeated the Clarkston Wolves 10-4 in the MHSAA Division One District 30 final on Saturday to claim the title. Rylee Limberger was the winning pitcher and picked up her 250th career strike out […]

Public Safety May 22-28, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 432 calls from May 22-28, 2023 • Felony Arrests: 3 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: 9 Orion Township man arrested for aggravated stalking, Personal Protection Order violations ORION TWP. — An Orion Township man is back in jail and was given a $75,000 bond for suspected […]

Lake Orion High School students presented with TPW Alumni ‘Heart of a Dragon’ scholarship in memory of Ted Swietlik

The winners of this year’s Ted Swietlik “Heart of a Dragon Scholarship” are Lake Orion High School students Anthony Schulte and Madison Merrell. The scholarship was established seven years ago by the Television Production Workshop (TPW) alumni in memory of Ted Swietlik, a 2014 graduate of Lake Orion High School. Ted was a two-year member […]

Orion Twp. Public Library hosts summer reading kickoff June 10

Orion Twp. Public Library hosts summer reading kickoff June 10

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer ORION TWP. — School is out but reading is still in at the Orion Township Public Library. The library is gearing up for its annual summer reading festivities starting on June 10 with the Summer Reading Kickoff celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Reading Garden. The celebration […]

Miracle Quilts Show this Saturday

Miracle Quilts Show this Saturday

This Saturday the Miracle Quilts-Quilts for Our Wounded Troops group will host their annual show and display at Independence Village, 701 Market Street in Oxford. Admission is free and runs from 10 to 3 p.m. The show will feature a display of 800 quilts, a quilt raffle, and a sewers/crafters garage sale. All proceeds raised […]

Ruby Ella Rhodes, 97, of Oxford

Ruby Ella Rhodes of Oxford, Michigan passed away on May 28, 2023. She was 97 years old. Ruby was born and raised in Pontiac, Michigan. She attended Pontiac schools and graduated from Pontiac High School in 1943. After graduation, she worked in a clothing store as the bookkeeper before being married and having children, after […]

Loretta May Berg, 89, of Oxford

Loretta May Berg, 89, of Oxford

Loretta May Berg of Oxford died peacefully on June 3, 2023. She was 89 years old. Loretta was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by Tom Berg, her husband of 67 years. Loretta was a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion for 46 years. She loved […]

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