LOCS appoints LOHS Assistant Principal Anthony Palmeri as the new Webber Elementary School principal

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved appointing Lake Orion High School Assistant Principal Anthony Palmeri as Webber Elementary School’s new principal during a regular board meeting on May 22. Palmeri was a science teacher at Avondale Middle School from 2008 to 2016 and […]

Lake Orion Village Council approves 5% increase to wages, pay rates to administrative and non-union positions

Village manager review indicates public works director was not paid ‘what we should be paying him’ By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council approved a 5% raise for administrative and non-union employees and a 5% increase in pay rates and pay ranges to the same unfilled positions. The […]

Miracle Quilts Show comes to Independence Village June 8

Miracle Quilts Show comes to Independence Village June 8

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — The annual Miracle Quilts Show is returning to Oxford’s Independence Village this Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for the show hosted by Miracle Quilts-Quilts for Our Wounded Troops at 701 Market St. All of the money made from quilts […]

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Orion Twp. Public Library

The Summer Reading Kickoff begins in the reading garden at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Rd, on June 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual program for youth, teens and adults will have blow-up obstacle courses, strolling entertainment and activities hosted by local organizations. Two local food trucks will also be […]

Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection to close June 10

Roundabout to be installed this summer By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — A new roundabout is slated for the Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection, with the intersection scheduled to close to through traffic on June 10. The approximate $3.6 million project will be paid for with federal funds, Road Commission for Oakland County and Orion […]

Lake Orion Community Schools hires three new teachers, school psychologist and speech-language pathologist

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved five new hires during a regular board meeting on May 22. Among the new hires are three teachers, a psychologist and a speech-language pathologist. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Adam Weldon introduced each hire to the board […]

Lake Orion Lake Association donates funds to help equip Lake Orion police boat

Lake Orion Lake Association donates funds to help equip Lake Orion police boat

The Lake Orion Lake Association donated $500 to the Lake Orion Police Department to cover the cost of safety equipment needed for the department’s patrol boat on Lake Orion. LOLA made the presentation during the Lake Orion Village Council’s May 28 meeting. The funds will help purchase new Police life vests, a new throwable flotation […]

Orion community remembers its fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Orion community remembers its fallen veterans on Memorial Day

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — Memorial Day in Orion is a solemn day of remembrance with people from throughout the community joining Orion’s veterans in remembering those U.S. military men and women who died in service to the nation. Lake Orion American Legion Charlton-Polan Post 233 veterans, Sons of the American […]

Seymour Celebration returns to Oxford this weekend

Seymour Celebration returns to Oxford this weekend

OXFORD TWP. — The Seymour Celebration summer event returns June 6-9 to Seymour Lake Township Park with plenty of carnival rides and games, two nights of fireworks, a classic car cruise and live music and fun for the whole family. Carnival hours are 5-10 p.m. Thursday, 1-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1-8 p.m. Sunday. […]

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