DDA considers future Development Plan and TIF plan at Aug. 13 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer For some time now, the Lake Orion DDA has been working on creating a new development plan and tax increment financing (TIF) plan. With the help of Planner Laura Haw from McKenna Associates, the DDA has distributed surveys and held roundtable discussion sessions in order to get a grasp on […]

LOCS gives bond project updates at Aug. 14 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As the beginning of the school year creeps closer and closer, bond design teams also get closer to completing their site plans for various schools throughout the district. Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer gave her regularly scheduled bond update to the board during the Aug. 14 board […]

Taco Fest to take over Canterbury Village this weekend

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Canterbury Village, long known affectionately for it’s Christmas store, Always Christmas, has continued to evolve into an event host and destination. “We’re working hard to change Canterbury from a Christmas destination to 12 months of events,” said Keith Aldridge, owner of Canterbury Village. With the transformation of Always Christmas to […]

LOCS raises cost of lunches and athletic pay to play

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During the Aug. 14 LOCS board meeting, Trustee Jake Singer addressed his fellow board members with concerns about a recent increase in pay to play costs. During the March 27 meeting the board was presented with a district fee schedule, which was then approved by the board. “As a parent, […]

Lake Orion Community Schools — Fall Transportation Challenges

Lake Orion Community Schools — Fall Transportation Challenges

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. With the school year just a few weeks away, traffic will again become a district-wide challenge. Multiple ongoing road projects throughout the LOCS district in the next few months will only complicate the usual issues. The Road Commission for […]

LO Planning Commission to hold short-term rentals public hearing

The Village of Lake Orion Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance text amendment prohibiting short-term rentals in the village. The public hearing 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 in Council Chambers at Village Hall. Written comments can be sent to Village Clerk Susan Galeczka at Lake Orion Village Hall, 21 E. […]

Perry Street to close Thursday for two-day construction project

Perry Street is slated to milled and paved on Thursday and Friday, weather permitting, said Lake Orion Village Manager Joe Young. Residents can expect the street to close from Atwater Street to Flint Street during construction. Anyone with questions can contact Village Hall, 21 E. Church St., at 248-693-8391. Online: lakeorion.org. — J.N.  

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 […]

Sheriff’s Deputies celebrate National Night Out in Orion Twp.

Sheriff’s Deputies celebrate National Night Out in Orion Twp.

Many times, not everyone smiles when they see an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy approaching their home. But for the residents of Orion Lakes, when a troop of deputies visited their neighborhood on Aug. 6 there was nothing but smiles. Deputies, command officers and OSCO staff visited Orion Lakes for National Night Out, a national community-building […]

Cub Scout Pack 59 to bury time capsule Aug. 24

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Boy Scouts of America and Cub Scouts organizations have seen several changes over the past two years, most notably including girls in scouting. But what will future generations of Lake Orion scouts learn when they open a soon-to-be buried time capsule? Perhaps what is was like for their mothers […]

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