Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Earlier this month on Feb. 8, Oakview Middle School hosted students from Oakview, Waldon and Scripps Middle Schools for the annual Lake Orion Community Middle Schools and Orion Township Public Library’s 2019 Battle of the Books competition. Teams comprised of three to six students raced to answer trivia questions about seven novels that were selected […]

ONTV’s 5 or 5 Food Drive surpasses 6,000 pound goal

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) 9th annual 5 or 5 Food Drive on Saturday was a festive telecast of local dance and music groups, entertainers and segments with local leaders talking about the Orion community. But the goal was clear: meet and surpass last year’s food drive total and help […]

Complaints about Odd Job continue

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township residents are still having problems with their trash, recycling and compost being picked up on time, and the lack of service from Odd Job Disposal has left a foul stench in the minds of many. “The frustration is continuing,” said Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett. “As far as […]

NOTA buying $1.1M building to house itself

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor It wasn’t a terribly long search. Less than a month after forming a real estate committee to find a new facility to house it, the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) has agreed to purchase a 20,000-square-foot building for $1.1 million. Located at 675 S. Glapsie St. in Oxford Village, the […]

Oxford resident to kick off campaign for state House

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Working for Oakland County Friend of the Court, Jody LaMacchia has encountered many parents battling over custody and visitation issues. “I’m meeting with people that are yelling, crying. It’s very dramatic,” said the 47-year-old Oxford Township resident. But by the time they leave her office, LaMacchia said the parents have […]

Unique, Rare, Exclusive or Different…

It’s snowing and again I turn my thoughts to the beauty of the new falling snow for spiritual thoughts to flow in. Sometimes, when there is a light snow, and I am out in it, I will often take a good close-up look at a few of the flakes. Especially those that land on something […]

Lake Orion hosts Regional powerlifting competiton

Lake Orion hosts Regional powerlifting competiton

The Lake Orion powerlifting teams hosted their regional powerlifitng competition on Saturday. The Dragon field house was packed full of prospective teams looking to not only take home a victory, but also to qualify students for the upcoming state competition. Lake Orion’s women’s varsity powerlifting team faced 16 opponents. Out of the 16 other schools, […]

LOCS seeks ‘qualified individuals’ for bond design committee

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Since passing a $160 million bond back in the November general election, the Lake Orion Community Schools district has hit the ground running to get the projects planned. District officials have been working closely with GMB Architects + Engineering to begin bond work that, after eight years, will leave no […]