Downtown Lake Orion’s Halloween Extravaganza

Downtown Lake Orion’s Halloween Extravaganza

  The Halloween Extravaganza had time slots from 3-8 p.m., with parents registering kids to participate in groups sizes allowable under current COVID-19 restrictions. Trick-or-treaters met at Children’s Park, walked along the Paint Creek Trail through Meeks Park and then down Broadway Street from the Paint Creek Trail (near Oat Soda) to Front Street getting […]

LOHS Yearbook brings home yet another Spartan Award

LOHS Yearbook brings home yet another Spartan Award

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion High School’s 2020 Yearbook class was recently awarded yet another Spartan Award from the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association. LOHS received an impressive score of 940 out of 1,000. While the program is not foreign to receiving this award, after the challenges that COVID-19 brought to the end of […]

Volunteers fix up Veterans Memorial walls

Volunteers fix up Veterans Memorial walls

On Feb. 15, a panel on the west wall at the Orion Veterans Memorial fell off on to the snow-covered ground. VFW Post 334 then put out the call for donations to help with repairs. Now, the veterans and their troop of ‘Lone Ranger’ volunteers want the public to know that the money was put […]

Three LOHS seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinaists

Lake Orion High School Seniors Sydney Logsdon, Lauren Smith and Roman Gaskey were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last month. The three earned among the nation’s highest scores for the 2019 PSAT, which advances them to the semifinalist round along with approximately 16,000 other students across the nation. “This honor validates the effort I put […]

DSG, Knights host Special Needs Trunk-or-Treat

DSG, Knights host Special Needs Trunk-or-Treat

The Down Syndrome Guild of North Oakland County had its Special Needs Trunk-or-Treat on Oct. 17 at the Lake Orion Knights of Columbus Hall. The DSG Trunk-or-Treat has expanded over the past few years to include special needs youth from the Orion and Oxford communities, and their families and friends. The evening included trick-or-treating at […]

Lakers swamp the Dragons in football action

Lakers swamp the Dragons in football action

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor A defensive battle between Lake Orion and West Bloomfield turned into a rout with three Laker touchdowns in the football game’s final seven minutes last Friday. The 28-0 loss dropped the Dragons’ record to 3-2 with the state playoffs starting this week. All teams qualify in the COVID-19 […]

John W. Smith of Lake Orion

John W. Smith of Lake Orion passed away October 21, 2020. John is survived by his beloved wife Jeanne of 48 years; children Robert (Lenka) Smith, Christina Smith and Michael Smith; and grandson Trent. He is also survived by his siblings, Mary Lou Skop, Bob Ewald, Don Ewald Sr. and Jim Smith; nieces and nephews, […]

Voters should now hand-deliver ballots, Sec. of State says

Orion Twp. has a ballot drop box curbside, Saturday date for voter registration, voting By Jim Newell Review Editor The Nov. 3 general election is just under two weeks away and the Michigan secretary of state is now telling voters they should take their absentee ballots to their clerk’s office instead of putting them in […]

What’s in the proposed Lake Orion marijuana ordinance?

Ordinance proposal to go before voters on the Nov. 3 ballot By Jim Newell Review Editor In the upcoming Nov. 3 general election, Village of Lake Orion residents will decide on a proposed ordinance that would allow for the creation and governance of medical and adult recreational marijuana facilities in Lake Orion. The Lake Orion […]

LOCS reports positive COVID-19 case two weeks before in-person learning set to begin

On Oct. 12, a Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Executive order requiring school districts to issue public notification for confirmed and probable positive COVID-19 cases went into effect. That same day, Lake Orion Community Schools announced that a positive case of COVID-19 was identified in a morning session of an Early Childhood Special […]

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