LOCS Board of Education takes first steps in superintendent search

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education, having received the gift of time, is taking full advantage by proceeding with their superintendent search carefully and precisely. Superintendent Marion Ginopolis announced earlier this fall that she would be leaving Lake Orion at the end of the current school year. One of […]

Dragon Alumni honored in LOHS Wall of Excellence ceremony

Dragon Alumni honored in LOHS Wall of Excellence ceremony

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The halls of Lake Orion High School have seen tens of thousands of students to date. Among those alumni are a select few that have gone on to achieve impressive successes in their career paths. This third inductee class of the Wall of Excellence included David M. Carlson, Ph. D. […]

Pay raises spark debate

NOTA officials increase wages ‘across the board,’ disagree over proposed 25 percent hikes for director, operations mgr. By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor Pay raises were granted to all North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) employees last week, but only after a debate among officials. The NOTA board voted 5-4 to give a 5 percent raise, […]

LOHS Marching Band ranked among the state’s best

LOHS Marching Band ranked among the state’s best

Lake Orion Community Schools Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. Talented and passionate students. A grueling year-round schedule. Devoted parents. Dedicated staff. These are just a few characteristics that can be attributed to the spectacular, award-winning LOHS marching band. At every event in the school district, […]

Halloween Parade in Downtown LO

Halloween Parade in Downtown LO

The Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority hosted its annual Halloween Parade on Oct. 23, with the little ghouls and ghosts, princesses and superheroes and all manner of Halloween-clad kids marching through downtown LO. The kids enjoyed some fiendishly fun times in Children’s Park, devouring apple cider and donuts, before trick-or-treating at the participating businesses in […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 430 calls from Oct. 21-27, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 2 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Accidents: 25 Twp. man plagued by check fraud Deputies were dispatched to the Orion Twp. substation at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 21 to speak with an Orion Twp. man about a check fraud case. […]

Residents’ opposed to Gregory Meadows subdivision, tree clearing

Editor’s Note: This letter, posted on lakeorionreview.com, is in regard to The Cottages of Gregory Meadows subdivision, a proposed 72-unit planned unit development on Gregory Road. The Orion Township Planning Commission and Board of Trustees held a joint public hearing on the proposed development on Oct. 16. Pulte Homes of Michigan LLC, is proposing to […]

Let’s talk fairness

How is taking money from our veterans who put their lives on the line to keep us safe and using it for President Donald Trump’s wall fair? Or our last Supreme Court justice fair? Or people wanting to come here being put into cages fair? Or people not being able to vote fair? So, shut […]

LOHS Marching Band to compete in state championship

LOHS Marching Band to compete in state championship

The Lake Orion High School Marching Band performs in the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) State Finals at 6:52 p.m. Saturday at Ford Field in Detroit. The Dragons will compete in flight one against marching bands from Dakota, Clarkston, Hudsonville, Lakeland, Grand Blanc, Novi, Grandville, Plymouth-Canton and Rockford high schools. Tickets are $20 for adults, […]

Urbanowski announces resignation as chamber of commerce exec. director

By Jim Newell Review Editor After three-and-a-half years as executive director of the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce, Kim Urbanowski announced on Monday that she is stepping down in January. And it’s a bittersweet farewell. “The last three and a half years at the OACC have been an exciting time of growth, not only in […]