LOHS expected to hold graduation at DTE on June 8

By Megan Kelley Review Writer With a little over a month left of the school year for the seniors at Lake Orion High School, the topic of graduation and the format in which a commencement ceremony will be held has become an important one. Last year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, LOHS held their graduation in […]

LO Schools reviews COVID data, thought exchange findings

Superintendent of Lake Orion Community Schools, Ben Kirby gave another COVID-19 update to the LOCS school board at their April 28 meeting. While not much is changing as far as current procedure, Kirby has been proactive in the past several months in getting feedback from families and staff members. “We’re not only managing the day-to-day […]

COVID-19 Update — May 5, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 148 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 207 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 256 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 201 total cases, nine deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 970 total cases, six […]

Voted for fire millage, not DDA funding; Baldwin Rd. fountain is a waste of taxpayer’s money

Re: (“Emotions run highat DDA mtg. over fire millage reimbursement request,” Lake Orion Review, April 21, 2021, page 1). Posted on lakeorionreview.com in response to Peggy Barry Bartz’s letter to the editor, “Birney and Barnett try to ‘bully’ the Lake Orion DDA”, April 28, 2021. Although I have concerns around (Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris ) […]

Judah Road residents, gravel mining, excavation operation is in the final stages of permitted use

Regarding the respective Orion Township residents living alongside of Judah Road located in the southwest quadrant of the township, Gingellville. Your nearly sixty (60) years of living with Ordinance No. 99, which allows permitted sand and gravel mining, earth excavation, and/or filling and earth balancing operation, located on the southside of Judah Road, is in […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Kade Manzo

Parents: Jim and Sarah Manzo Grade: 12 GPA: 3.525 Favorite subject(s): History and Physical Education Extracurricular activities: Playing sports and hanging out with friends. Hobbies/Interests: Fishing, golfing and being active. Plans after graduation: I am attending Northern Michigan University where I plan on majoring in Marketing and minoring in sport and fitness management. I also will […]

Orion Twp. Library presents May Lake Orion Storywalk

With warm weather on the horizon, get your little ones together and visit downtown Lake Orion to for a stroll and check out the Orion Township Library’s Storywalk. This month, pages of the storybook If You Give a Mouse a Cookie will be displayed in the windows of downtown businesses starting at Elizabeth’s Studio (115 […]

Orion Veterans Memorial Day 5K run/walk signup is now open

Orion Veterans Memorial Day 5K run/walk signup is now open

A new Lake Orion tradition returns this Memorial Day with the Orion Veterans 5th Annual Run/Walk on Memorial Day. This year’s event will start/finish on Anderson Street adjacent to the Children’s Park parking lot. New for 2021 is the 5-Mile Distance race, which will take participants over the Van Tassel Pedestrian Bridge and along the […]

20th annual Flower & Art Fair returns to downtown LO after a year hiatus

20th annual Flower & Art Fair returns to downtown LO after a year hiatus

The 20th annual Flower & Art Fair blossoms in downtown Lake Orion from May 21-22, with even more activities for attendees. This Spring fair will feature a variety of local vendors who will have flowers, plants and decorative elements for lawns and homes. Local businesses will showcase landscaping and home improvements ideas. The Orion Art […]

Dragon boys, girls track & field dominant in win over Clarkston

Dragon boys, girls track & field dominant in win over Clarkston

It was a dominant day on the track for the Lake Orion varsity track and field teams, with both the girls and boys teams soundly defeating Clarkston on April 28 at Lake Orion High School. The girls team scored 84 points to Clarkston’s 52 points to earn the victory on their home track. Senior Cate […]