Keep Lake Orion beautiful and safe

I am a retired veteran and a resident on Lake Orion in the Village of Lake Orion. Our beautiful lake is being polluted with illegal buoys. Owners around the lake have placed illegal buoys in front of their lots on the lake, apparently to keep people away from their shoreline. I checked with the Department […]

Thank you to a ‘wonderful community’ for their support

Recently my husband Charlie and I were presented with a check for Charlie’s continued out-of-pocket physical therapy. He suffered a stroke in 2019 with many complications and setbacks, yet continues to improve daily. We wish to thank our wonderful community for supporting many fundraisers over the last several months. A special shout-out to the owner […]

Orion.Events hosts concerts at Wildwood over the summer

The Orion.Events concert promoters will hold concerts and events at the Wildwood Amphitheater and the Fire Bowl at Camp Agawam throughout the summer. This week’s lineup at Wildwood includes: • July 22, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – Salute to Etta James Bobby Murray with special guest Tosha Ownens for Blues Night. • July […]

What is a Downtown Development Authority and what does it do?

‘…create an environment where businesses, organizations and people can thrive’ By Megan Kelley Review Writer With recent conflicts between the village and the township after questions were raised about Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) fire millage capture, some residents have been vocal about their lack of knowledge about the DDA. A DDA is a […]

Village Council hires former village manager Darwin McClary during special meeting to assist with management duties

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council hired former village manager Darwin McClary an independent contractor to assist village Manager Joe Young with administrative duties. The hiring came during a 10-minute special meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 24. No one from the public attended the meeting, which was held only online on […]

Orion Assembly seeks to fill full and part time positions

Orion Assembly is looking for people to fill 38 full-time and 18 temporary positions in the plant’s Material Department. The plant will accept in-person applications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19, in the Orion Visitor’s Center at 4555 Giddings Road in Lake Orion. General Motors will continue to accept in-person applications each Monday […]

Village creates engineering, planning ad-hoc committees to review applicants

The village council voted 6-0 to create two ad-hoc committees and appoint members during its regular meeting on July 12. Council President Pro Tem Jerry Narsh was excused from the meeting. The council appointed President Ken Van Portfliet and Councilmembers Michael Lamb and Sarah Luchsinger to the Engineering Proposal Review Ad-hoc Committee for a term […]

Public Safety — July 14, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 326 calls from July 5- 11, 2021   • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 10 How did they row away with that? A 65-year-old woman met with deputies at 5:22 p.m. July 5 on the 200 block of Nakomis Trail and told them […]