Trick-or-treating hours Oct. 31

CDC safety guidelines Halloween trick-or-treat hours for Orion Township and the Village of Lake Orion are from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. The township board confirmed the hours during its Oct. 5 meeting, for this year and every going forward as 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The village follows the township’s hours to avoid confusion, said village Manager […]

MDHHS reports “alarming increases” in COVID-19 cases

On Oct. 24 the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released a statement reporting more 3,300 positive COVID-19 test results. “The data shows we are continuing to see alarming increases in the incidence of COVID-19 infections in Michigan, “said Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy for health. “It is now more […]

LO Girls team finishes their season at cross country pre-regional meet

LO Girls team finishes their season at cross country pre-regional meet

Five runners move on to regional meet individual competition By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion girls varsity cross country team finished fifth overall at the Michigan High School Athletic Association 14-1 pre-regional cross country meet on Friday. With the fifth-place finish, the team as a whole is done for the season, but five […]

LO Boys place second at pre-regional cross country meet

LO Boys place second at pre-regional cross country meet

Laurent finishes third overall for the Dragons By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion boys varsity cross country team took second place at the Michigan High School Athletic Association 14-1 pre-regional meet at Clintonwood Park in Clarkston on Friday. With the second-place finish, the Dragons will now move on to regionals this Friday at […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Meghan Marshall — Oct. 28, 2020

Parents: Geoff Marshall, Kara Charette Grade: 12 GPA: 3.94 Favorite subject(s): Science and History Extracurricular activities: My favorite extracurricular activity is basketball. Hobbies/Interests: I’m really interested in traveling and learning about different cultures. My dream is to go on mission trips around the world. Plans after graduation: After graduation, I want to attend either Michigan State […]

White House, Congress should focus on the virus, not judges

That’s what they should be doing. What a bunch of fools. People need help around the country that are suffering and dying. They’re more worried about making sure they get another conservative judge on the court. That aid package should come first, not a supreme court judge, don’t you think? They are all selfish and […]

Help the Sons of The American Legion Help 12 Families this holiday season

The Lake Orion Sons of the American Legion Squadron 233 is looking for community assistance in two ways as it gears up for its largest charity activity of the year, the “12 Families of Christmas” program. The program annually assists at least a dozen needy Lake Orion area families with holiday meals and gifts for their children. First, due […]

‘Don’t destroy the charm of what makes Lake Orion Lake Orion’ in deciding future land use

Note: This comment was originally posted on Re: Village of Lake Orion 2020 Master Plan Amendment survey Do not build another four story building downtown. The current new one is, thankfully, somewhat off Flint St. and doesn’t detract from the “antiquity” and “Main Street” ambience of the buildings emanating from the intersection of Flint […]

Facebook and Twitter Poll results — poll ending Oct. 12

Last week, we asked our followers “As Halloween approaches, how has the COVID-19 pandemic affected you or your family’s celebration plans?” We had 39 people respond to the poll on Facebook, with 21 people stating that they were making no changes; seven people said they made a few tweaks but will still trick or treat; […]

Shining a light of change on darkness

Saturday is the last day in the month of October. It marks the end of summer and it’s October 31st , Halloween! It’s the only holiday where we celebrate fun in the darkness. A night of ghosts, goblins, pumpkins and candy. You may see yards with fun displays that play at the emotions of fear, […]

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