Former councilmember Brad Mathisen appointed to Lake Orion Village Council

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council voted 6-0 to appoint Brad Mathisen to the council to fill the seat left vacant after former Councilmember Ray Hammond resigned. The appointment came during a special meeting on May 5, in which the council also interviewed two other candidates who had submitted applications for […]

Village council approves Lions Club Jubliee for June 24-27

By Jim Newell Review Editor One of the largest events in Lake Orion, a true community event brings people to the Village of Lake Orion for family fun while raising funds to support the Lake Orion Lions Club programs is back on this year. The Lake Orion Village Council voted 6-0 during its virtual meeting […]

LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After a challenging year for high school athletics, Lake Orion High School held their final athlete signing day of the year on April 28 where 17 student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college athletics. “We’ve had a very successful year when we look at the number of kids that […]

M-24 southbound traffic goes to single lane until June

The Michigan Department of Transportation has closed one of the two southbound lanes on M-24, leaving one lane open between Atwater and Goldengate streets. The shift occurred on May 10 and is expected to remain in place for the next two weeks. MDOT is working on extending the center left-turn lanes, improving the pavement surface, […]

RCOC to start preservation overlay of Heights Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County began its preservation overlay, or simple resurfacing, program on May 11. More than 62 miles of roads throughout the county will be resurfaced during the project, at a cost of nearly $88 million. One of the roads expected to be resurfaced is Heights Road in Lake Orion from M-24 […]

COVID-19 Update — May 12, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 121 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 154 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 187 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 855 total cases, 11 deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 1,013 total cases, 13 […]

Public Safety — May 12, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 344 calls from May 3-9, 2021 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Traffic Accidents: 12 Driver arrested for possession of cocaine after a traffic stop Around 9 p.m. on May 3, deputies received a 911 call of reckless driving in the area of Baldwin and […]

Orion Twp. officials celebrate the grand opening of the Playful Dragon

Orion Twp. officials celebrate the grand opening of the Playful Dragon

On May 4, Orion Township officials celebrated the opening of the Playful Dragon playscape and pocket park on the corner of Baldwin and Jordan roads with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This is the first of two planned pocket parks along the newly transformed Baldwin Road corridor. The playspace was created with the help of the Ralph […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Erin Grupenhoff

Parents: Kimberly and Doug Grupenhoff Grade: 12 GPA: 3.8 Favorite subject(s): Science Extraurricular activities: My favorite extracurricular activities are playing soccer, snowboarding and working out. Hobbies/Interests: I’m really interested in traveling and learning about new places. Plans after graduation: After graduation, I plan to attend MSU and study something in the science field Erin is proudest […]

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