Dragon grapplers look to peak as the post-season approaches

Dragon grapplers look to peak as the post-season approaches

By Jim Newell Review Editor Lake Orion has had a strong wrestling program for years but growing competition and parity in the league necessitates that when the Dragons hit the mats they’re at peak performance every meet. On Thursday, Lake Orion faced two of its biggest rivals in a tri-meet against Clarkston and Oxford at […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 366 calls from Jan. 6-12, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 6 • Accidents: 16 Of course there isn’t any left Deputies were dispatched to Bluebird Hill Drive at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 6 to speak with someone regarding larceny of personal property. Deputies met with an Orion […]

Thank you for supporting seniors during the holidays

Meals on Wheels of Oxford, Lake Orion and Addison would like to thank CJ‘s Cafe and Independence Village of Waterstone for providing the holiday meals for our homebound senior citizens. Because of these establishments and our dedicated holiday drivers, the homebound seniors in our area were greeted with not only a delicious hot meal but […]

No more!

President Trump and his corrupt party must go before they do get us into another war. Wise men choose peace; foolish ones choose war. Violence leads to more violence – anyone with a brain and common sense knows that. We’re all Americans, most just prefer with wiser choice: peace. Stop the wars and save our […]

Switch to a single garbage hauler in Orion Twp. is working well

January 7 was the first day of trash pickup from GFL in the Keatington Woods Subdivision. The recycling truck arrived at 8:30 a.m. and hauled away the bin. Moments later the trash bin was picked up. The GFL trucks make very little noise and the whole block was collected in minutes! Great service! This one […]

Proposed development brings growth, shows vision in LO

Editor’s note: This letter was submitted to Developer Jeff Schmitz and printed with permission from the writer. Hi Jeff, I am the Leasing Director for both The Village of Rochester Hills, and Five and Main (new development) in Commerce Township, and have significant experience in placemaking, redevelopments and retail leasing at many projects here in […]

Resident hopes 44 Flint St. development moves forward

Editor’s note: this letter was submitted to developer Jeff Schmitz and Lake Orion Village Manager Joe Young and printed with permission from the writer. Good Afternoon Jeff & Joe, I hope the holidays brought about good times for you & your families. I am writing in regards to the recent development of 120 S. Broadway […]

Four-story building doesn’t belong in downtown LO

This letter concerns the proposed development requested by Jeff Schmitz. I am opposed to this development for several reasons. 1. I don’t think Mr. Schmitz’s current four-story building should have been allowed or approved. This exceeded the height limit and now blocks our quaint downtown view from Lapeer Road. It towers over everything else and […]

LOHS Thespian Troupe wins Technical Theater Olympics and several other awards at Thespian Festival in Detroit

LOHS Thespian Troupe wins Technical Theater Olympics and several other awards at Thespian Festival in Detroit

Lake Orion High School’s Thespian Troupe attended the Michigan Educational Theater Association State Festival in Detroit last month. The festival gives students the opportunity to attend workshops, compete in technical and performance events and audition for college scholarships. For the third year in a row, LOHS is the Technical Theater Olympic Champions. During this competition, […]

VFW post 334 aids in Christmas box program for oversea troops

VFW post 334 aids in Christmas box program for oversea troops

The Women Marines Association held an overseas packing event in Nov. of last year. Their goal was to pack 240 Christmas for overseas troops at the Romeo Masonic Lodge in Romeo, Michigan. For this event, VFW post 334 was able to donate $1,000 in food items. Additionally, Daniel Axford, Oxford Elementary Schools, Kingsbury Country Day […]