Lake Orion residents perform well in Brave the Wave jet ski event

Lake Orion residents perform well in Brave the Wave jet ski event

By Teddy Rydquist Review Staff Writer Taking place on the body of water bearing the town’s namesake, seven Lake Orion residents took home top-three honors in their respective events in the fourth annual Brave the Wave jet ski race and freestyle competition at Green’s Park on Aug. 1. Sutton Wright captured first-place in both the […]

Not too bright!

That’s how I look at the president and his conservative base. This is not the time to be messing with the votes for your own selfish gains. The voters will make you pay. You work for us. We don’t work for you. Or have you forgotten that? “We the People” came first, not yourself and […]

Orion Twp. Municipal Complex should go before voters

It should be put on the November ballot along with fixing Heights Road. First off, it’s not the (Orion Township) board’s money, it’s the taxpayers’ and they come first, not the board members or have they forgotten that? I would rather see this money spent wisely, like fixing Heights road. If I were them I […]

Small Town Joy

As we settle into what has been called “the new normal” in our nation, people are looking for activities that will be fun and yet promote a sense of safety. My wife Mary and I are always looking for activities and stimulants to occupy our time and we think we found one that I suspect […]

LOCS changes to fully remote learning for the start of the school year

Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education changed its mind on Wednesday, switching from a mixed back-to-school plan that would incorporate both in-person and virtual education for students, to a 100 percent remote education plan. The reaction from parents was instantaneous and largely furious, with people lambasting the district’s decision in social media chat rooms. […]

Orion Twp. board discusses moving forward with municipal complex

Cost increases to more than $18 million By Jim Newell Review Editor After putting the development of a new Orion Township Hall and police station on hold this spring, the township is now moving forward with plans to build a new facility on township owned land. And the development has been rebranded as the Orion […]

Public safety is a priority for Orion voters, as police and fire mills pass

By Jim Newell Review Editor Public safety is clearly a priority for Orion voters, passing the requested renewal and increases in the proposed police and fire millages in the Aug. 4 primary election. More than 62 percent of voters passed the requested 3 mill Fire and Emergency Medical Services Operating Millage, while more than 57 […]

COVID-19 update: Orion area cases by ZIP code

According to Oakland County government, there have been 44 new cases (up nine overall from last week) of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Sunday afternoon. There were five new cases (down nine from last week) in the 48359 ZIP code, two new cases (down ten from last week) […]

LOCS welcomes superintendent Ben Kirby as fall planning continues

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As Lake Orion Community Schools prepares for the start of another school year, things look far different than years before. Aside from the guidelines set forth by both the district and state that have drastically changed how schooling will occur, LOCS is also welcoming a new superintendent, Ben Kirby. The […]

Orion Twp. trustee race set for Nov. 3 general election

Village, school board races set By Jim Newell Review Editor The primary election on Aug. 4 held few surprises locally, with all the incumbent candidates who ran moving on to the Nov. 3 general election. In Orion Township, only the race for township trustee on the Republican ticket was contested. Village of Lake Orion Village […]

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