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. […]

Superintendent Ben Kirby to depart Lake Orion, take position with Forest Hills school district

District continues search for a new superintendent By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education accepted Superintendent Ben Kirby’s resignation during its regular meeting on April 24. “He will, and continues to be our superintendent until June 30,” board President Danielle Bresett said. “I know we’ve all […]

Primary Election races set for Orion Twp. Board of Trustees

Still time to file to run for village council, school board By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — The races are set for the Orion Township Board of Trustees, and the seven-member board will have at least three new members after the Nov. 5 General Election. Incumbent Trustee Michael J. Flood, Jr. is […]

Lake Orion student dies while on school trip in Houston

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — The Orion community is mourning the loss of a Lake Orion High School student who died on Friday while on a field trip with the high school robotics team, Team 302. Lake Orion Community Schools Supt. Ben Kirby confirmed in a letter sent to families that […]

Lake Orion village manager requests contract extension with township for police services

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council authorized Manager Darwin McClary’s request for a contract extension with Orion Township for Oakland County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Orion Township Substation deputies to continue to provide police services to the village during its meeting on Monday. The council also approved a […]

Sheriff’s Office warns of callers peddling fake jury duty scam

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OAKLAND COUNTY — Residents are receiving fake phone calls threatening them with arrest for supposedly not showing up to jury service. Callers have given victims false names of people supposedly representing the sheriff’s office and federal law enforcement, along with fraudulent case numbers. Do not believe the calls, says […]

April brings first of four ‘NoHaz’ collection events

This year’s first NoHaz collection event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oakland County Service Center Campus located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. The events allow Village of Lake Orion and Orion Township residents to dispose hazardous household waste for $15. Oxford Township and Oxford Village residents […]

Lake Orion High School’s ‘Shrek the Musical’ opens Thursday

Lake Orion High School’s ‘Shrek the Musical’ opens Thursday

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — Shrek and Donkey are set to appear on stage this Thursday through Saturday at the Lake Orion High School Performing Arts Center for the school’s showing of “Shrek the Musical.” LOHS senior Lucas Hyttinen is playing the production’s namesake green ogre and said “everything is falling […]