Hall, Jack W.; 92, of Lake Orion

Jack W. Hall of Lake Orion, Michigan, lost his battle with ALS on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the age of 92. Jack was born on August 16, 1927. He was the cherished husband of Eva Hall; father of Kim (Dave) Pollock and Mark McClain; loving and devoted grandfather of Kaitlyn (David) Ryan and step-grandfather […]

Orion area websites, numbers for reliable information during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak

• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cdc.gov/coronavirus • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), michigan.gov/Coronavirus • Oakland County Health Division, oakgov.com/health • Orion Township government, oriontownship.org. • Lake Orion Community Schools, lakeorionschools.org, for school-related updates. • Township Supervisor Chris Barnett has said he will also post regular video updates on his […]

Governor issues ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order

By Jim Newell Review Editor Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order on Monday, calling for most of the state’s nearly 10 million residents to stay at home and avoid all contact with others. Executive Order 2020-21 temporarily suspends activities “that are not necessary to sustain or protect life.” The order […]

Community leaders are working to meet residents’ needs during pandemic

By Jim Newell Review Editor With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issuing a stay-at-home order on Monday, Orion Township officials are continuing to find ways to help Orion residents. Supervisor Chris Barnett started the Orion COVID-19 Response Team – comprised of area government, school, church, charitable, service and community organization leaders – for that purpose, to meet […]

LOHS alumni proves that paying off student debt doesn’t have to be a drag

LOHS alumni proves that paying off student debt doesn’t have to be a drag

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Nearly 3,000 miles away in the remote city of Bettles, Alaska, 2013 Lake Orion High School graduate Tye Krukowski spends his days maintaining trails, taking care of sled dogs and transporting tourists to see the northern lights. Tye did what most teens do once graduating from high school; he started […]

NOCC works to provide support to students and residents during shutdowns

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As schools and businesses face statewide shutdowns and residents are forced to socially distance and self-quarantine to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, many are scrambling to maintain healthy habits and strong mental health. The North Oakland Community Coalition is working to provide resources to local […]

Lake Orion Community Schools superintendent search suspended

Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education President Jim Weidman announced on the district’s website that the search process for a new superintendent is suspended indefinitely. In a letter to the community, Weidman said the search was suspended because of the COVID-19 outbreak, which would prevent the board from conducting the process as it had […]

Make yourself count by filling out the 2020 Census

This month, residents will be asked to fill out the 2020 Census in order to count the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands) Households will have the ability to fill out […]

Twp, village, school board cancel all meetings during state shutdown

Orion Township, the Village of Lake Orion and Lake Orion Community Schools have canceled all scheduled meetings for the month of March during the statewide stay-at-home order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The meeting schedules for the Village and Township are expected to be reassessed after April 13. Online: oriontownship.org, lakeorion.org, lakeorionschools.org. The Lake Orion Review […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 351 calls from March 16-23, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Accidents: 9 First responders save elderly man after an attempted suicide Deputies, the Orion Township Fire Department and STAR EMS responded to a 911 call at the Villa at Silverbell Estates for an […]

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