Summer Reading Kickoff at the Orion Twp. Public Library

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 […]

Lake Orion High School Senior of the week: Courtney Reisler

Parent(s): David and Melissa Reisler GPA: 3.86 Favorite subject(s): Chemistry and Algebra Extracurricular activities: Lacrosse and golf Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy painting, running and snowboarding Plans after graduation: I plan to go to Central Michigan University and study pre-med and hopefully join their club lacrosse team Courtney is proudest of: The people I surround myself with […]

Orion Township uses federal grant money to buy first electric Silverado as fleet transitions to electric trucks, supervisor says

Orion Township uses federal grant money to buy first electric Silverado as fleet transitions to electric trucks, supervisor says

Transition to save money long term, show long-term support to local Orion Assembly plant By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — Orion Township used federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program funding to purchase their fleet’s first electric vehicle, a new Chevrolet Silverado, from Wally Edgar Chevrolet on May 21. The grant […]

Dort Financial Credit Union announces plans for new Clarkston Branch

Location will be credit union’s 12th Michigan location, second in Oakland County INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Dort Financial Credit Union recently completed the purchase of a former bank building for a new location in Clarkston. The building, located at 5750 Baypointe Boulevard, will be the credit union’s 12th branch location in Michigan. The credit union anticipates […]

LOCS Board of Education authorizes sale of Administration Building to West Investment Group

Board accepts $700,000 offer from developer By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Board of Education authorized the sale of the district’s Administration Building to West Investment Group during its regular meeting on May 22. The $700,000 purchase will be made by West Investment Group, allowing West Construction access to […]

LOEA board members endorse Heidi Mercer as LOCS’s next superintendent in ‘highly unorthodox’ move by union

Lake Orion instructional leaders also support Mercer By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — On May 6, Lake Orion Education Association (LOEA) President Jeff Faber told the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education on behalf of the union that the union’s executive board unanimously voted to endorse Heidi Mercer as the next […]

Oxford Trolley Tour of Historic Homes on June 9

OXFORD TWP. — The Northeast Oakland Historical Society & Museum will host the Historic Oxford Trolley Tour of Homes on June 9. “Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the rich history of Oxford! For the FIRST time ever, hop aboard an old-fashioned Trolley Car and be transported back to the enchanting 1870s […]

Dennis Rulason, 69

Lifelong Lake Orion resident Dennis Rulason passed away surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, May 15 in his home on Lake Street that he has resided in for 45 years. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Pamela Rulason. He was the beloved father of Star (Lance) Kennedy of Oxford and Ben […]

Judith Grabowski

Judith A.Grabowski, age 83, passed away at home peacefully on March 25, 2024. She was 83 years old. Judy was born May 31, 1940 to Frank and Barbara Gibniewski. A lifetime resident of Lake Orion, MI. Her husband, Peter Grabowski preceded her in death in August 2021. She loved reading, growing beautiful flowers, and cooking. […]

Patricia Garcia

Patricia Ann Garcia of Pontiac passed away surrounded by her family on May 22, 2024. She was 78 years old. Patricia is the beloved wife of the late Ernesto, who preceded her in death after 55 years of marriage. She is also the loving mother of the late Terri Garcia and Anthony Garcia; the loving […]

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