Waldon and Maybee Roads at west side of Baldwin Road expected to open July 6

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced this week their tentative plans to open the outside through lanes of the reconstructed section of Baldwin Road between Gregory and Waldon roads in Orion Township, as well as Waldon and Maybee roads on the west side of Baldwin on July 6. This expected date is dependent […]

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An announcement from the publisher You may have noticed we have attempted to bring our customers and readers the best combination of local news to show off our communities and for everyone to get a chance to find value. We trust many of you have enjoyed getting our Lake Orion Review, Oxford Leader and Clarkson […]

Ben Kirby named new superintendent of Lake Orion Community Schools during board meeting on Monday

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education met on Monday and unanimously agreed on selecting Ben Kirby as the district’s new superintendent. In the past several weeks, the board had pored over dozens of applications and held interviews for their top candidates, dwindling the process down to the final […]

COVID-19 update for Orion area, by ZIP code

According to Oakland County, there have been 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Tuesday afternoon. There were zero new cases in the 48359 ZIP code, five cases in the 48360 ZIP code and six new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: […]

LOCS names Rick Arnett as interim superintendent

During the June 24, Lake Orion Community School’s meeting, the LOCS Board of Education was tasked with naming an interim superintendent. With very little discussion, the board agreed to name Rick Arnett, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, the Interim Superintendent. Arnett will serve as interim for the period of time between the departure of Superintendent […]

LOCS anticipates funding cuts heading into 2020-2021 school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country and the world, it’s difficult to find anyone who has not been impacted in some way. Even with summer in full swing, schools continue to operate under uncertainty as they prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. During their June 24 board meeting, […]

Supt. Ginopolis heads up list of LOCS retirees

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community School’s honored this year’s retirees during their June 24 regular meeting, held via Zoom. While traditionally the board invites all retirees to their in person-meeting to honor the teachers and staff who had given many years to the district, they were unable to continue this tradition this […]

Public Safety — July 1, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 401 calls from June 15-21, 2020   • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Accidents: 17 Orion Township man, 37, dies after suspected drug overdose An Orion Township man has died after what appears to be a drug overdose. Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies and Orion Township […]

LOHS Student of the Week — Noah Lusk — July 1, 2020

Parent(s): Andy and Nora Lusk Grade: 12 GPA: 4.192 Favorite subject(s): Biology Extracurricular activities: I love Hidden Histories Club and SNHS. Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, reading and church youth group. Plans after graduation: To go to college. Noah is proudest of: I am most proud of my family. Noah makes a contribution: I try to make a positive […]

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