Lake Orion DDA sets priorities for 2020 during Jan. 14 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority met on Jan. 14 for a special meeting to discuss this years priorities. The DDA recently received the results of their annual priorities survey which helps the DDA Board of Directors and management decide what to focus on in 2020. Topics discussed included: a […]

Orion Twp. Parks & Rec. director discusses millage, upcoming projects

By Jim Newell Review Editor In 2018, residents approved a five-year, 1-mill parks millage, with 57 percent of voters supporting the millage for the Orion Township Parks & Recreation Department. Since that time, the parks department has been implementing a five-year maintenance and improvements plan, just as they laid out when asking for the millage. […]

Oat Soda opens ‘quietly’ in downtown LO

Oat Soda opens ‘quietly’ in downtown LO

By Jim Newell Review Editor Turn the lock on the door, flick the switch on the sign, and just wait and see who notices. Oat Soda owners Jason Peltier and Danny Fox had planned on a “quiet” opening for their new restaurant on Friday evening, but that quiet turnkey opening quickly turned into a packed […]

Lakes Community Credit Union merges with BBCU

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lakes Community Credit Union in Lake Orion is joining with Birmingham Bloomfield and Metro North credit unions. The Lakes Community Credit Union members voted Jan. 11 in support of the merger, which becomes effective Feb. 1. “We are excited for the direction the credit union is heading. This expansion is […]

Joe Kent announces bid for county treasurer’s seat

Joe Kent of Oxford announced that he is running as a republican for Oakland County Treasurer. Kent said he is seeking the treasurer’s position because he’s concerned about the lack of financial transparency, increased spending and the erosion of the public’s trust. Current Treasurer Andy Meisner is vacating the office to run for Oakland County […]

LOCS highlights the Year in Review 2019

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. This week’s article shares just a few of the many LOCS highlights from 2019. January: An unusually high number of snow days closed school, but LOCS students made the best of the challenges with Superintendent Ginopolis producing snow angels […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 391 calls from Jan. 13-19, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 9 • Accidents: 21 It had nothing to do with the mom Deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of Buckhorn Drive at 6:40 p.m. Jan. 13 for a damage to a vehicle report. Deputies met […]

LO swimmers compete against Adams, Rochester High

Dragon Dane Herrick qualifies for state meet in March By Kristi Pavelich Review Sports Contributor Despite strong overall times, the Lake Orion swimmers lost in a tight competition, 100-86, to the Rochester High School Falcons on Jan. 16. The evening began with a Dragon win in diving by senior Alex Brent. Junior Blake Burgess took […]

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