Orion Twp. man was part of the group plotting to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

By Jim Newell Review Editor Thirteen people who conspired to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer are in jail after a months long undercover investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation put a stop to the plan. And an Orion Township man was allegedly part of the plot to kidnap the governor, according to and FBI […]

Coulter announces “Safe for School” hotline

Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced Friday a partnership with Beaumont Health that would make available a telephone screening hotline to assist parents and guardians with pre-screening and identifying potential illness in students prior to entering a school facility. Hotline staff are expected to be Beaumont health care professionals who can provide guidance and any […]

LOCS moves to finish early bond work, prepares for series two

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In November, two years will have passed since Orion voters approved a $160 million, 7.491 mils, three series bond for Lake Orion Community Schools. In these two years, LOCS has nearly completed the work scheduled for series one. The current bond process allows time for design teams consisting of select […]

Public Safety — Oct. 14, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 431 calls from Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 , 2020 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: 25 These guys should not be roommates Deputies responded to a 911 call in the 1400 block of Miller Road at 8:07 p.m. Oct. 2 for a […]

Facebook and Twitter Poll results — poll ending Oct. 12

Last week, we asked our followers “Now that President Donald J. Trump has Coronavirus, how likely are you to follow safety protocols, such as wearing a mask, social distancing and avoiding large gatherings?” We had 50 people respond to the poll on Facebook, with 31 people stating they would definitely be stricter; 12 people selected […]

McQuiston, Flaherty, Zale for LOCS school board

I am writing in support of three candidates for the Board of Education for Lake Orion Community Schools. Birgit McQuiston is an incumbent on the board and during her tenure she has consistently demonstrated her commitment to excellence in our schools and a high level of integrity. Birgit is incredibly conscientious, researches issues and is […]

Re-elect Scott Taylor for Lake Orion school board

Along with Scott, I am also a graduate of Lake Orion Schools. I did not think twice about raising my own children in Lake Orion and having them attend the award-winning public schools available in this community. Although I did not know Scott in school, I have had the honor of knowing he and his […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Oct. 14, 2020, Carmen Piana

  Carmen Piana   Parents: Sonja and Kurt Piana   Grade: 12   GPA: 4.027   Favorite subject(s): Science and Psychology Extracurricular activities: I love photography and painting   Hobbies/Interests: I horseback ride and volunteer at an animal sanctuary called Pan Equus.   Plans after graduation: I plan to go to Oakland University and attend their […]

Spiritual thoughts for our Presidential election

Since the late 1700’s, an election is held every four years for the office of President of the United States. In 1928, Herbert Hoover was running for the presidential office against Alfred Smith. Myrtle Fillmore, co-founder of Unity, felt very strongly that Herbert Hoover would be the best candidate. So, Myrtle did what she taught […]

Downtown Lake Orion becomes home to permanent DIA mural

Downtown Lake Orion becomes home to permanent DIA mural

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In the near future, the downtown Lake Orion skyline will have a new addition in the form of a mural visible from M-24. While talks about a Detroit Institute of Arts mural have been happening for about a year now, the plan is finally coming to life, as artists have […]