Public Safety — Oct. 6, 2021

The LOPD responded to 116 calls from Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2021 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Traffic Accidents: 1 Truck yields to bicyclist, traffic crash ensues on M-24 While on patrol, Lake Orion police witnessed a traffic crash at 7:43 p.m. Sept. 29 on northbound M-24 near Converse Court. A white […]

LO DDA holds special meeting, approves RFQ for legal services

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors held a special meeting on Sept. 27 where the board approved a request for proposal for legal services as well as appointed three board members to an evaluation and interview team. Currently, the DDA and Village share the same attorney — Mary Kucharek of Beier Howlett. The […]

MDOT to close single lane on M-24, Broadway Street on Saturday

Beginning on Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Transportation closed a single lane on northbound M-24 at Broadway Street in the Village of Lake Orion. The single lane closure is expected to last through Saturday. MDOT says it is closing the lane from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for curb and pavement work. Broadway Street will […]

COVID-19 Update — Oct. 6, 2021

In the last 30 days there were 71 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 86 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 160 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 1,022 total cases, 13 deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 1,215 total cases, 16 deaths. (Population of 12,055) 48362: […]

Dragons stop Cougars to end four game losing streak

Dragons stop Cougars to end four game losing streak

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion ‘s football team enjoyed the taste of victory for the first time in more than a month last Friday, with a convincing 24-7 win over Stoney Creek. After a scoreless first quarter which saw the Dragons run only two offensive plays, they gave the Cougars a […]

Come on Oxford students, we can do better

Dear Editor, Yesterday I had a conversation with a Lake Orion High School band parent. She told me that following the Wildcats defeat of the Dragons (Sept. 17 football game at Lake Orion High School), students from Oxford High taunted Lake Orion parents and students as they exited the game, getting in their faces and […]

Senior of the Week — Christian Farstvedt

Parents: John and Kim Farstvedt Grade: 12 GPA: 3.4 Favorite subject(s): Social Studies/AP U.S. History Extracurricular activities: Baseball, hanging out with friends Hobbies/Interests: Baseball Plans after graduation: Study history at CMU or Oakland University Christian is proudest of: Having friends and family that care about me Christian makes a contribution by: Donating bread to homeless shelters […]

Volleyball tops OAA Red after comeback victory over Clarkston

Defeat Detroit County Day, 3-2 By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Dragon volleyball team continued their winning streak, earning wins in two close games against the Clarkston Wolves and Detroit Country Day Yellowjackets last week. After falling to the Wolves in their pre-season match-up, this time around the Lake Orion ladies delivered Clarkston their first […]

Dragon tennis team improves to 14-8-1

By Kristi Pavelich Review Sports Contributor The Lake Orion High School Varsity Boys Tennis team had a busy week with matches every day after last week’s wet weather cancelled an entire week of practices and matches. The Dragons crushed the visiting Almont Raiders 8-0 on Monday, September 27. Senior captain Thomas Fluent led in #1 […]