Blessings in a Brown Bag starts fundraiser for summer lunch program

Blessings in a Brown Bag starts fundraiser for summer lunch program

Private donor will match up to $10,000 By Jim Newell Review Editor Blessings in a Brown Bag is gearing up for another summer of providing free lunches for Lake Orion students, but this year the group has a Facebook fundraiser to help support the program. “I have a friend who offered to match funds up […]

Birney Directive and Lake Orion DDA sign brand marketing contract

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority discussed their brand marketing contract options at their June 9 meeting. Currently, the DDA is contracted with New Moon Visions through June 30. The DDA sent out a request for quotes on May 29 and received proposals from 13 businesses at costs ranging between $18,000 to $275,000. The four bids […]

Lions Club hosts food drive to help stock FISH Food Pantry

The Lake Orion Lions Club will sponsor a food drive to collect items for the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry from 9 a.m. – noon June 20 in the parking lot of PNC Bank, 88 W. Flint St., Lake Orion. Non-perishable can and dry boxed goods are accepted and cash donations are appreciated, organizers said. Those […]

LOCS – Unrecognized First Responders

LOCS – Unrecognized First Responders

A first responder typically refers to professionals such as nurses, doctors, police, paramedics, fire fighters and other emergency personnel who are trained to provide rescue or other emergency services in case of crises. We have heralded so many of these champions during the past months as they work tirelessly in the fight against the coronavirus. […]

ONTV wins 2020 Hometown Media Award

ONTV wins 2020 Hometown Media Award

Orion neighborhood Television was announced a recipient of a 2020 Hometown Media Award from the Alliance for Community Media Foundation. The awards program was established to honor and promote community media and local cable programs that are distributed on Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access cable television channels. Station manager Joe Johnson and ONTV volunteer […]

LOHS Student of the Week — Haley Negri — June 17, 2020

Parents: Heidi and Mark Negri Grade: 12 GPA: 4.17 Favorite subject(s): Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Forensics and Abnormal Psychology Extracurricular activities: Soccer, National Honor Society and Science NHS Hobbies/Interests: Travel soccer, boating, swimming and drawing Plans after graduation: I plan to attend college and get some type of science degree. Haley is proudest of: I am most […]

Public Safety — June 17, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 416 calls from June 1-7, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Accidents: 14 Young man wants to talk; a mental health assessment will help with that A woman called 911 at 1:04 p.m. June 2 after a stranger entered her home on the 800 […]

Bracken, Gary L.; 60, formerly of Lake Orion

Bracken, Gary L.; 60, formerly of Lake Orion

Gary L. Bracken of Morriston, Florida, formally of Lake Orion, passed on June 10 from Pancreatic Cancer at age 60. Gary is survived by his loving wife Gail. He is the beloved son of the late Cecil and Maryn; dear brother of William and Uncle to Hollie and family. Gary attended Central Michigan University and […]

Blanche Sims staff celebrates exiting fifth graders

Blanche Sims staff celebrates exiting fifth graders

Blanche Sims Elementary School staff members took time out of their day today to give their outgoing fifth graders the traditional “clap out” but with a twist. Fifth grade students rode in cars with family members around the bus loop waving goodbye to their teachers and their school. The “clap out” signifies the end of […]

Supporters hold peaceful Black Lives Matter rally, march in Lake Orion

Supporters hold peaceful Black Lives Matter rally, march in Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor, and Megan Kelley Review Writer Nearly 1,000 people gathered Friday evening in the parking lot of the Lake Orion Plaza on M-24 and E. Clarkston Road to rally for the Black Lives Matter movement, calling for an end to racism, police brutality against African Americans and unity among everyone. They […]