Sheriff’s Office kicks off distracted driving campaign in April

Sheriff’s Office kicks off distracted driving campaign in April

U Drive. U Text. U Pay. By Jim Newell Review Editor In Michigan in 2019 there were 18,096 distracted driving crashes, resulting in 70 fatalities. To help reduce those numbers, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is joining forces with other law enforcement agencies across the country to mark April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Lt. […]

McQuiston elected to MASB Board of Directors

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion resident and vice president of the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education, Birgit McQuiston was elected to the Michigan Association of School Boards Board of Directors last month. During their meeting in February the LOCS board cast their vote for McQuiston in the Region eight election with […]

LOCS Special Education program thrives despite unconventional school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community School’s Director of Special Education, Julie Gutman joined the LOCS Board of Education during their March 24 meeting to give updates on the program’s operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In the beginning of the pandemic, when school districts were forced to close in March 2020, Lake Orion’s […]

LOCS Board of Education approves changes to Webber’s bond scope

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The scope of Webber Elementary’s bond construction projects will be a touch different than originally planned after the Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education voted to authorize LOCS administration to execute contracts related to the “Webber Elementary Change Order” in the total allocation amount of $335,748 at their March […]

Lake Orion administrators provide updates on state testing requirements

During their March 24 meeting, Lake Orion schools Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer provided a few updates on this year’s state testing requirements, specifically in regard to the Michigan Merit Exam (MME). “The only change that has been approved at this particular point in time is that there has been an extension […]

Veterans look to share grant funds with local businesses

The Vietnam Veterans Chapter 133 of Oakland County recently received a grant from Oakland County through their Department of Economic and Community Affairs. With the grant funds, Chapter 133 Vietnam Veterans would like to share the wealth with Vietnam Veteran business owners in Oakland County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order […]

Marguerite Hessler celebrates 100 years of fun, hard work and beer

From her days as a professional roller skater to bring in a little extra money, to her 70-year marriage to John Hessler and the times spent with her children – and now great-great-grandchildren – Marguerite Hessler has found much to enjoy in life. On March 28 Marguerite Hessler celebrated her 100th birthday and credits her […]

COVID-19 Update — April 7, 2020

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 144 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 173 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 260 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 664 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 779 total cases, six […]

Public Safety — April 7, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 398 calls from March 29-April 4, 2021 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 7 Drunk driver arrested at Culver’s restaurant drive thru Deputies received information to be on the lookout for a possible intoxicated driver at the drive thru at Culver’s Restaurant at […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Julia Deprez

Parents: Mark and Cheryl Grade: 12 GPA: 4.19 Favorite subject(s): U.S. government and English Extracurricular activities: Tennis, DECA and NHS Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with friends and playing tennis Plans after graduation: Study political science and go to law school Julia is proudest of: Athletic and academic accomplishments Julia makes a contribution by: By volunteering at different […]

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