Patriot Day ceremony commemorates 18th anniversary of 9/11

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Sept. 11, 2001 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 before […]

LO Challenge is canceled

By Jim Newell Review Editor The event that was the catalyst for the creation of the Village of Lake Orion Events Committee has been canceled. Aaron Palaian, owner of Onurmark Productions, the race company behind the Lake Orion Challenge, had proposed to hold the triathlon in downtown Lake Orion on Oct 5. The cancelation was […]

LOCS: Graduating with the class of 2020

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in the Review. When I announced that this would be my final year as superintendent of the Lake Orion Community Schools, a high school student tweeted, “When you know 2020 is Mrs. G’s favorite class because she’s graduating with us.” Like our […]

Sponsor a jersey for ‘Football for a Cure’

The second annual Football For A Cure game between Lake Orion and Clarkston high schools isn’t until Oct 18, but now is the time to sponsor a jersey to aid cancer survivors during their treatment. Anyone who wants to help tackle cancer head-on can sponsor a jersey. Players from both teams will wear the jerseys […]

Muys named VFW Chaplain of the Year

By CJ Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor When James Muys agreed to become the chaplain for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) North Oakland Post 334 in 2015, he did so because it was a “position that had to be filled and nobody really wanted it.” “I guess I kind of got it by default,” said the […]

Public Safety

The Lake Orion Police Department (LOPD) responded to 132 calls from Aug. 19-25, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 7 • Accidents: 5 Texas? But I didn’t rent a white Cadillac convertible with steer horns A 42-year-old Lake Orion woman reported to police at noon on Aug. 21 that she received a call […]

Rescue Dogs Rock concert hits Wildwood on Sept. 7

The Wildwood Amphitheater will host the Canine Companions Rescue Center’s Rescue Dogs Rock concert on Sept. 7 from noon to 9 p.m. This all day event will feature music from Mike Leslie, Mange, Meanstreet, Dangerous X, Nick Small, Stone Gypsy, Power Lounge, The Proud Naturals and Super Funk Jen. The event will also have food […]

Let the public use the parking spot

There is a privilege parking spot (having been grandfathered in for years) located on Front Street, just east of 55 S. Broadway St., for the exclusive use of this business. Delivery trucks always park on the street anyway, and this property has a private driveway adjacent. Let the public have a place to park. Ron […]

Just Drive! – school zone safety laws & tips from the sheriff’s office

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is kicking off its Just Drive campaign to educate and raise everyone’s awareness about school zone safety laws in order to prevent a tragedy. School zones, combined with changing traffic and weather conditions, create an extremely dangerous situation. The sheriff’s office strongly urges drivers to slow down and allow additional […]

Dragons douse Lightning for opening football victory

Dragons douse Lightning for opening football victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor With storm clouds looming overhead, Lake Orion’s varsity football team produced its own thunder and lightning in its first game of the season to beat Lapeer, 17-7. The victory avenged last season’s loss to the Lightning and snapped the Dragons’ five-game losing streak on opening night. The contest […]