Lake Orion Village Council, LOCS school board get new members after election

Local candidate election results By Jim Newell Review Editor  ORION TWP. — The Nov. 8, 2022 general election saw high voter turnout in Orion Township and with that new members were elected to the Lake Orion Village Council and the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education. Orion voters also renewed the Orion Township Parks […]

LO Village council at a stalemate on council leaders vote

Still no village council president, pres. pro-tem By Megan Kelley Staff Writer  LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council had its first meeting since the Nov. 8 midterm election on Monday, welcoming two new councilmembers, Nancy Mosier and Carl Cyrowski, and swearing in the other two top vote getters Theresa Rutt and Ken Van […]

LOCS Board of Education reviews 2022-23 student enrollment numbers

2022 student count down 18 students from last year’s count By Megan Kelley Staff Writer  LAKE ORION — During their meeting on Nov. 9, the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education received the district’s annual enrollment presentation from Rick Arnett, the district’s Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Each year, Arnett provides the board with […]

Orion Township Parks & Rec. millage passes

Orion Township Parks & Rec. millage passes

Five-year parks and rec. master plan up next By Jim Newell Review Editor  ORION TWP. — Orion Township voters overwhelmingly passed a millage renewal request for Orion Township Parks & Recreation, approving a five-year tax levy to support ongoing parks maintenance and development. Voters approved the millage renewal by 11,686 votes in favor to 7,555 […]

Orion’s Donni Steele triumphant in bid for state representative

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. – Orion Township Treasurer Donni Steele has been in township government for 10 years but in January she will be cutting her current term short and moving on to the Michigan State legislature. Steele narrowly defeated Democrat Shadia Martini of Bloomfield Township, claiming victory by slightly more than […]

Orion Twp. clerk, elections commission members thank everyone for election participation

Greetings Everyone, On behalf of the Orion Election Commission, I wish to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who assisted with the November 8, 2022, General Election. Heartfelt appreciation is extended to the Orion Township Library, The Village of Lake Orion, Lake Orion Church of Christ, St. Joseph Catholic Church, King of Kings Lutheran Church, […]

Local business employee found to have concealed weapon, suspected methamphetamines during firing process

ORION TWP. – A soon-to-be former employee at a local coffee shop was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and possession of meth, according to an incident report from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies went to Lava Mountain Coffee Shop, 1472 S Lapeer Rd., at 12:09 p.m. Nov. 3 for […]

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