LOCS ‘ready to go’ with in-person learning on Jan. 19

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After several challenging months for Lake Orion Community Schools, there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel for the district as students returned to in-person learning on Tuesday. The district has had students who were supposed to go to school in-person learning in a fully remote […]

Orion Township Environmental Resource Committee announces annual Green Up Logo contest

Orion Township Environmental Resource Committee announces annual Green Up Logo contest

Orion Township’s Environmental Resources Committee is holding their annual Green Up logo contest for Orion residents. Sponsored by Waste Management, residents are asked to submit their black-and-white design celebrating Orion’s beautiful natural resources and green pride. The winning design will receive a $50 prize and have their design featured on reusable bags that are expected […]

Lake Orion DDA releases a partial list of tentative events for 2021

Most of the events planned since March 2020 have been postponed, altered or outright canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on gathering sizes. Those cancelations have affected many non-profit organizations that count on events for fundraising; businesses that count on traffic downtown to help with their bottom lines; and people in general, who […]

Former Orion Twp. K9 unit Deputy Garrison dies of COVID-19

Former Orion Twp. K9 unit Deputy Garrison dies of COVID-19

By Jim Newell Review Editor Former Oakland County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Michael Garrison, who finished his career stationed in Orion Township, has died as a result of COVID-19. Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard posted the announcement on social media on Jan. 14. “It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of […]

Main Street America gives recovery dashboard presentation at Jan. 12 Lake Orion DDA mtg.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority board members heard from Matt Wagner, vice president of Revitalization Programs at Main Street America, during their Jan. 12 meeting to discuss recovery planning. This meeting was the first of eight meetings Wagner will give the board in the coming months, according to DDA documents. […]

‘Parent Huddle’ to help parents understand their kids’ social media use

North Oakland Community Coalition hosts Parent Huddle, a conversation and question and answer virtual chat to help parents understand their kids’ social media use and the issues they face. The free online group conversation – “Our Kids & Social Media” – begins at 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputy Jen Eriksen joins the […]

Save your spot: Oakland County provides COVID vaccine sign-up online

The Oakland County Health Division is asking residents to be patient as COVID-19 vaccines slowly become available. On Jan. 13, the health division announced it had received 7,800 doses of the vaccine and had administered about 5,600 doses. Because of the minimal vaccine supply, the health division is limited in its ability to schedule appointments […]

Public Safety — Jan. 20, 2021

The LOPD responded to 107 calls from Jan. 11-17, 2021 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: 2 Woman gets a court date for driving on a suspended license Lake Orion police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at 11:46 p.m. Jan. 11 at M-24 and Flint Street and discovered […]

Beaumont Urgent Care opens in Lake Orion

Beaumont Urgent Care opens in Lake Orion

Beaumont Urgent Care opened at a new location at 845 S. Lapeer Road in Orion Township last week. The facility is expected to be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day including holidays. This facility will give Lake Orion patients to ability to access facilities in the Beaumont Network quickly and for minor […]

COVID-19 Update — Jan. 20, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 49 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 75 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 84 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 458 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 536 total cases, six […]

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