It’s tiki time for a great cause!

It’s tiki time for a great cause!

A Luau by the Lake was held last Thursday at Northern Flooring & Interiors, raising more than $15,000 for renovation of a building at Crossroads for Youth that will be transformed into a residential dorm for girls utilizing their services. The project is being coordinated through Design for a Difference, coupling socially conscious businesses together […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 392 calls from July 29- August 4, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 5 • Accidents: 12 Man gets time to reflect on actions Deputies responded to the 500 block of Kimberly at 4:01 p.m. July 29 for a domestic assault. After deescalating the situation and making […]

No one is above the law – not even the president

It’s time for Congress to begin a formal impeachment inquiry. I can arrive at no other conclusion after (Special Counsel Robert) Mueller’s testimony to Congress last week. Mueller did his job; now it’s on Congress to do theirs. President Donald Trump may lie, but the evidence does not, and Mueller found plenty of it. His […]

Bruce vs. Duck Feeder

The citizens of Lake Orion complain about Bruce, our neighborhood homeless person who lives on Lapeer (M-24). There is an elderly lady who lives by Paint Creek Trail who, in my opinion, causes more of a problem than Bruce. She is not on the main street so no one complains about her. She comes out […]

Liberty to live as one chooses

I’m sorry, Bruce today, Tom, Dick and Harry tomorrow — like the streets of Los Angeles, California. Come on, we have to “nip this” now. Liberty? Ok, I don’t want to follow the speed limit, am I going to get away with speeding? “Liberty to live as one chooses” — per your guest writer last […]

And…the devil?

As a child my mother taught us the song, “Open Up Your Heart” by Bing Cosby. It is a fun, energetic song that has a lot of positive vibes when you sing it. In the song it says, “If I forget to say my prayers, the devil jumps with glee.” I never wanted that devil […]

Big Rig Gig is a huge hit with the kids

Big Rig Gig is a huge hit with the kids

By Jim Newell Review Editor Fire trucks, police cars, a cement mixer, road commission construction vehicles, bulldozers and backhoes. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office sent a SWAT vehicle. These were just some of the vehicles at this year’s Big Rig Gig at Friendship Park on Friday, giving kids the chance to climb on and through […]

Hit the beach at 3rd annual Brave the Wave Saturday

Lake Orion’s annual Brave the Wave Jet Ski Race and Freestyle Competition event will take place on Saturday at Green’s Park from noon to 5 p.m. Grab your chairs and check out professional Jet Skiers as they perform stunts and tricks around Lake Orion. The event is free to spectators but you must have a […]

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

By Megan Kelley Review Writer For the Starrs family, getting the whole family together is no small feat but Charlie Starrs and his wife Ann Starrs manage to round up a good amount of their large family every year. The Birthday boy, Charlie sat in the shade at Green’s Park while his children and grand […]

Annual Coffee with a Veteran celebrates those who served

Annual Coffee with a Veteran celebrates those who served

The annual Coffee with a Vet event took place last Saturday at the Veterans Memorial located on M-24. Lake Orion Veterans spent their day together chatting about old times while enjoying coffee and donuts, burgers and hot dogs. Dozens of Veterans and non-Veterans braved the heat to hear from veteran speakers and visit. The ground […]

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