‘Critical Concerns’ about Village of Lake Orion

This letter to the editor addresses two critical current concerns.  #1.  The Council’s inappropriate choice of the 4 Year Plan instead of a 1 Year Plan to Update the villages water system, and #2. The seemingly non-considered result of advancing new projects that will spend the local populace into financial insolvency and unbearable future debt […]

2017 Lake Orion Competitive Cheer

2017 Lake Orion Competitive Cheer

22nd Annual Dragon Invitational Lake Orion hosted it’s Dragon Invitational on Saturday at the high school. “The competition went really well, we had 50-plus teams compete throughout the day, middle school through Varsity, and our parents, coaches, athletes and volunteers ran a great meet,” said Lake Orion Cheer Coach Niki Hills. The Dragon’s finished second […]

Fire ravages historic LO Pet Centre building

Fire ravages historic LO Pet Centre building

By Jim Newell Review Editor A fire early Saturday morning has virtually destroyed the Lake Orion Pet Centre, a mainstay in the downtown community for decades. The fire took six hours for fire crews to completely extinguish, with firefighters from Orion Township’s four fire stations and the Lake Orion Police Dept. responding to the emergency. […]

Lake Orion releases middle school boundaries

Lake Orion releases middle school boundaries

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion Community Schools announced the 2017-18 school year attendance boundaries for the middle schools at the school board meeting Jan. 25. A boundary map for Oakview, Waldon and Scripps middle schools is on page 13. Boundary maps for individual middle school and elementary schools are available on the district […]

ONTV hosts annual 5 or 5 Food Drive, televised live

Orion Neighborhood Television will be holding its 7th Annual Food Drive on Feb. 4. The food drive, which benefits the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry, will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the ONTV Studio located inside of the Orion Center, 1349 Joslyn Rd. This year’s food drive will be televised live on […]

Lions Club, Rotary host 3rd annual Winterfest activities

Lions Club, Rotary host 3rd annual Winterfest activities

By Georgia Thelen Review Writer The Lake Orion Lions Club and Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club will be holding their third annual Winterfest on Feb. 4. The Lions Club will host their Outhouse Races from 2-4 p.m. and are currently taking registrants. The Outhouse Races consist of partner races that involve toilet paper exchanges, basketballs […]

Oxford Gives Back again: Free spring cleanup program returns, expands

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Local homeowners who need help cleaning up their yards this spring are in luck because a program that offers free labor is not only returning, it’s expanding. Applications for the second annual Oxford Gives Back work weekend (April 29-30) are being accepted now through March 6. The program is open […]

Orion Area Youth Assistance seeks nominations for Recognition Awards

The Orion Area Youth Assistance (OAYA) seeks nominees for their 24th Annual Youth Recognition Awards Ceremony. The awards pay special tribute to outstanding youth in the community who have volunteered their time in the past year. All nominations must be received by March 24. The awards ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the […]

Words and actions have consequences

Those marches a few weeks ago are a good example of that. Those people have the right to speak their minds with or without a gag order. It’s called the First Amendment. They also have the right to “choose” – that’s called “Freedom of Choice”, another one our rights. No man has the right to […]

Some Things To Ponder

Some Things To Ponder The holidays are over and now we are settling into the throes of winter. As such, here are some things to ponder: Predictions for weather have been ominous, with brutal cold and lots of snow. So far those predictions have not materialized, at least not here in Michigan. Temperatures have been […]

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