Jack Logan of Lake Orion

Jack Logan passed away on May 10, 2024. He was born Aug. 21, 1934, in Flint, Michigan. Jack was a resident of Lake Orion, who spent most of his life as a farmer in Oakland County and then worked almost 30 years at the Oxford Farm & Garden. He was preceded in death by his […]

Motorcyclist killed after crash on Lapeer Road in Oxford Twp.

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com OXFORD TWP. — A 66-year-old Orion Township motorcyclist was killed May 1 when the motorcycle he was riding struck a car that pulled in front of him on N. Lapeer Road (M-24) near Oakwood Road in Oxford Township. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Jimmie Allen Haggadone was […]

Safe Money Mindset Workshop for ages 50 and over

A free Safe Money Mindset Workshop for people ages 50 and over is coming to Clarkston and Oxford at the local American Legion halls. During the educational workshop, guests will learn the differences between wills and trusts, techniques to bypass probate, how to safeguard their estate and decode new Estate Recovery laws. The workshop will […]

Orion Art Center Mystery Art Stroll kicks off Art & Flower Fair

The Orion Art Center is hosting the third annual Mystery Art Stroll on May 17 to kick off the annual Art & Flower Fair. The Mystery Art Stroll has become a town favorite, with attendees picking up their clue sheets at 6 p.m. at the Orion Art Center and then strolling through 10 downtown businesses, […]

Letters: May 8, 2024

Orion Township clerk silenced me twice Orion Township Clerk Penny Shults has twice used her power and influence to suppress my freedom of speech. In 2016, the League of Women Voters partnered with the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce on a live Candidates Forum. I was less than three months into my position as executive […]

Fundraising shredding event at Lake Orion UPS

Lake Orion UPS and Iron Mountain Shredding are sponsoring a shredding event to be on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kroger parking lot in front of the UPS store at 540 N. Lapeer Rd. in Lake Orion. People are invited to bring all of their shreddable paper products including […]

Velma Southerland of Lake Orion

Velma Southerland of Lake Orion

Velma L. Southerland of Lake Orion passed away on April 28, 2024. She was 90 years old. Velma was the faithful wife of Solomon Hudson, Bob Nelson and Art Southerland, all of whom preceded her in death. Velma is the loving mother of the late Diana (Robert) Carmack, Larry Hudson, Kathy (Jack) Smith, Sherry (Paul) […]

Lorraine Losiewicz of Lake Orion

Lorraine Losiewicz of Lake Orion

Lorraine Tasea Losiewicz, age 81, of Lake Orion, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Lorraine was born in Detroit on May 12, 1942. She graduated from Clarkston High School, where she served in the Civil Air Patrol. After high school, she was a bluebird troop leader, a mail carrier for the USPS, and the […]

Orion Area Chamber hosts Women of Inspiration luncheon May 16

The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Women of Inspiration luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 16 at the Addison Oaks Buhl Estate. The luncheon features three inspiring speakers, friendly and supportive comradery, networking, and lunch, said Joyce Donaldson, president and CEO of the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce. […]

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Dominic Novak

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Dominic Novak

Parent(s): Larry and Michele Novak GPA: 3.82 Favorite subject(s): History, however I have begun to enjoy chemistry because having Mrs. Bendle is making it fun. Extracurricular activities: Lacrosse, football, special olympics basketball Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy golfing and pickleball. I also like helping with youth sports as that is where I got my passion for sports […]