Lake Orion Memorial Day Events

• Prayer and Memorial: 9 a.m. at Eastlawn Cemetery on Orion Road, just south of Atwater Street on the west side of Orion Road. • 3rd annual Orion Veterans Memorial Day 5k Run/Walk: The race begins at 9 a.m. and will start/finish on Anderson Street adjacent to the Children’s Park parking lot. Day of check […]

Orion Twp. Fire Dept. responds to 143 calls over two weeks

The Orion Township Fire Department responded to 143 calls for service from May 1-14, according to Fire Chief Robert Duke’s bi-weekly report to the township board of trustees. Of those calls, 110 were medical runs, four were personal injury accidents, six were for fires (outdoor, structure or vehicle in nature), there was one burn complaint, […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 319 calls from May 13-19, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Accidents: 15 Parole absconder’s hide no more Deputies received information at 9:35 p.m. May 16 that two subjects with felony warrants were located in the 10 block of Canary Hill Drive in Orion Township. […]

Tortoise and the Hare — age is the great equalizer

Everyone, I suspect, is familiar with the story of the tortoise and the hare. The hare was critical of the tortoise because of his slow manner. The tortoise responded by challenging the hare to a race. As such, the hare figured that it would be no contest, so along the route he stopped to take […]

On the Other Side…

A recent Facebook post featured a picture of a statue created by Jerry Anderson titled “Come unto me.” The statue features an aged woman knocking on death’s door. On the other side of death’s door, you see her as a younger woman entering the freedom of heaven. She appears happy, willing and ready as she […]

LOCS’s Asst. Supt. of Business and Finance John Fitzgerald named Oakland County Business Administrator of the Year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Oakland County School Business Officials (OCSBO) met on Friday to name Lake Orion Community School’s Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance John Fitzgerald the 2018-29 Oakland County Business Administrator of the Year. “It is with tremendous pleasure, seriously, that I am up here today to recognize John,” said Superintendent Marion […]

OAYA Youth Awards honor students’ committment to helping others

OAYA Youth Awards honor students’ committment to helping others

By Jim Newell Review Editor Some may seem routine, others monumental, but each act of caring, whether a stone or a boulder, helps build a mountain of good will in the community. The Orion Area Youth Assistance (OAYA) hosted its 2019 Youth Recognition Awards on May 16, recognizing the selfless acts of 30 area middle […]

Dragon baseball begins season descent

Lake Orion’s varsity baseball team continued league play on May 10 with a doubleheader against Rochester Adams. In game one the Dragons lost a heart breaker to the Highlanders after losing the lead late for a 5-4 loss. The Dragons had a hard time scoring; only plating runs in the first, fifth and sixth innings […]

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