Village council approves additional funds for website redesign

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — The wait is nearly over for the much needed Village of Lake Orion website redesign. Last year, the Lake Orion’s village council voted 5-0 to approve a contract with CivicPlus for website services that would significantly upgrade the layout and services the current website provides. Councilmembers said […]

Thaddeus Marcola, of Lake Orion

Thaddeus Marcola, of Lake Orion

Surrounded by the love of his family, Thaddeus “Ted” Marcola, age 86 of Lake Orion, passed away on January 22, 2023. Ted was born November 22, 1936 in Hamtramck, the son of the late Thaddeus and Maryann (Bonatowski) Marcola. Ted met the love of his life, Erika Seth in Bremerhaven Germany, while he was stationed […]

Rep. Steele invites special guest to annual State of the State address

Rep. Steele invites special guest to annual State of the State address

State Rep. Donni Steele (R-Orion Twp.) invited Oakland County Sheriff Lt. Darren Ofiara to the state Capitol on Wednesday for the governor’s annual State of the State address. Ofiara, commander of the OCSO Orion Twp. Substation, was a special liaison for the families affected by the tragic Oxford High School shooting in 2021. Photo: MI […]

Senior of the Week — Ava Hawkins

Parents: Myke and Tonya Hawkins Grade: 12 GPA: 3.75 Favorite subject(s): Choir and Social Studies Extracurricular activities: Theatre and Choir Hobbies/Interests: Guitar, dance, piano Plans after graduation: Get a degree in vocal performance and do opera. Ava is proudest of: Staying dedicated to piano for 13 years. Ava makes a contribution by: I take on […]

Trolley ready to roll for IceFest!

Last Friday, representatives from Oxford Downtown Development Authority and North Oakland Transportation Authority drove to Troy to pick up the newly tuned up Downtown Trolley Express. According to Oxford DDA Executive Director Kelly Westbrook (pictured), the trolley will connect Oxford and Lake Orion downtowns for a month-long IceFest celebration which starts this week. During the […]

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games registration is now open

Registration is now open for the 2023 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games. The events kick-off with the MSO Ballroom Dance Competition and Dinner on Feb. 26 followed by a variety of sporting events taking place in March and April. More than 800 athletes from all over the state will participate in the games. The Michigan […]

Meijer Grocery set to open on Thursday

Meijer Grocery set to open on Thursday

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — A new nearly 90,000 square foot Meijer Grocery is set to open on Thursday and the development brings 180 new jobs to the area. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett said the development is a win-win for the township, with the grocery chain investing millions to add a […]

Orion Twp. Board of Trustees selects Matt Pfeiffer as new township trustee

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — The seat shuffling is complete and the Orion Township Board of Trustees is now back up to its full complement of seven members after the board voted 6-0 to appoint Matt Pfeiffer as the new trustee during the board’s Jan. 17 meeting. Pfeiffer is a local business […]

Village moves forward with sewer pump station improvement project

By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — Lake Orion’s village council met on Monday and approved two items regarding the sanitary sewer pump stations upgrade project. First up, was a request from village administration to approve a contract with Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc. (HRC), to complete the design engineering and bid assistance services […]