Be warned: Zombies to take over Lake Orion on Saturday

Be warned: Zombies to take over Lake Orion on Saturday

By Jim Newell Review Editor Creatures will crawl from every tomb in Lake Orion on Saturday when the zombie horde meanders through the village in search of nourishment. The 7th annual Ed’s Broadway Gift & Costume Zombie Walk and Poker Run begins at 8 p.m. Sept. 19. Any ghoul who wishes to participate can meet […]

Public Safety — Sept. 16

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 469 calls from Aug. 24-30, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 5 • Traffic Accidents: 13 Domestic abuse case being reviewed Deputies responded to a 911 call in the 100 block of Bluebird Hill for a domestic assault at 11:05 a.m. Sept. 7. A 22-year-old female […]

Facebook and Twitter Poll results — Poll ending Sept. 14

This week, we asked our followers “With the Nov. 3 general election less than two months away, what are your thoughts on the candidates in general?“ We had 29 people respond to the poll on Facebook, with 15 people responding “All incumbents must go”; 12 people indicated they wanted a few changes but nothing drastic; […]

Boys win, girls lose as Dragon cross country teams begin 2020 season

Boys win, girls lose as Dragon cross country teams begin 2020 season

By Teddy Rydquist Review Sports Contributor Citing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) decided to do away with the jamboree format in 2020 and instead have their member schools compete against one another in dual meets. On Sept. 9, the Lake Orion Dragons, who reside in the Red […]

Corrine J. Abbey, 89, of Port Dickinson

Corrine J. Abbey, 89, of Port Dickinson

Corrine J. (Vanitvelt) Abbey, 89, passed away on September 11, 2020. She was 89. She is predeceased by her parents Clifford and Linnie Vanitvelt; brother, Lewis Vanitvelt; and sister, Rita Hudak. She leaves behind her loving husband of 67 years, Gerald Gene Abbey, and her children Daniel Abbey, Sandra and Bob Sofsky and Gerald Jr. […]

COVID-19 update: Orion area cases by ZIP code

According to Oakland County government, there have been 98 recent cases (up 4 overall from last week) of COVID-19 in the Orion area in the past 30 days, as of Monday afternoon. There were 23 recent cases (the up one from last week) in the 48359 ZIP code, 31 new cases (up two from last […]

Honoring first responders: Patriot Day ceremony Friday at Friendship Park

Honoring first responders: Patriot Day ceremony Friday at Friendship Park

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks had a profound impact on the nation, an event so engrained in the American psyche it’s one of those days where everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. It also brought to the forefront like never […]

Commissioner Mike Gingell secures county funds to improve, repair Lake Orion roads

County Commissioner Michael J. Gingell (R-Lake Orion) has secured $8,900 in funds for the Village of Lake Orion through the county’s Local Road Improvement Road Program (LRIP). Oakland County Board of Commissioners Community Senior Liaison Sarah Moreau made the announcement via a news release on Tuesday. On July 23, the Board of Commissioners adopted a […]

Gov. Whitmer, MHSAA say high school football, other sports can begin competing

The Fall 2020 football season has been reinstated today by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association announced on Thursday. The announcement came after Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 176 lifted restrictions that previously did not allow the sport to be played. Whitmer’s executive order also allows for an immediate start of […]

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