Year in Review 2020 — Part 2

Year in Review 2020 — Part 2

By Jim Newell Review Editor Another year over and a new one just begun. And 2020 was a year like no other in recent memory. This week, The Lake Orion Review continues its look back at some of the news and business stories, sports and school highlights and events that helped shape the Orion community […]

Orion Twp. board purchases additional property for Orion Veterans Memorial

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday to contribute $295,000 toward purchasing property at 508 S. Broadway St. on behalf of the Orion Veterans Memorial Board. The purchase price of the property is $317,500, with the Orion Veterans Memorial Board contributing $25,000 to the township’s contribution. The […]

VFW Post 334 donate winter coats to LO/Oxford elementary schools

VFW Post 334 donate winter coats to LO/Oxford elementary schools

Last month, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 334 received a request from Lake Orion and Oxford elementary schools for children’s winter coats, hats, gloves and mittens. While VFW Post members Bob Mahan and his wife Cindy Mahan were shopping at Meijer on Brown Road shopping for children’s coats, the Mahan’s explained to a store […]

Supt. Ben Kirby gives hope for in-person return

On Saturday, Superintendent of Lake Orion Community Schools, Ben Kirby tweeted some encouraging data for parents who are eager to get their students back to in-person learning. “Making great improvements with District COVID data. The update today shows us at 28.8! 3 weeks of major drops. This is a great trend for the Lake Orion […]

COVID-19 Update — Jan. 6, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days, there were 68 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 89 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 108 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 428 total cases, eight deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 502 total cases, six […]

Public Safety — Jan. 6, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 337 calls from Dec. 21-27, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 10 Police investigate death of Orion Township woman Police were called to the 30 block of Mouton Drive on Dec. 28 after a resident was found unresponsive. A neighbor had been […]

LOHS Senior of the Week — Emma Giem

Parents: Bonnie and Brett Giem Grade: 12 GPA: 4.2 Favorite subject(s): Science and Choir Extracurricular activities: Swimming and I’ll be doing waterpolo this year. I’m also a lifegaurd at the LOHS pool. Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, hanging out with friends, puzzles, video games. Plans after graduation: Study Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech. Emma is proudest of: Making good […]

Facebook and Twitter Poll results — poll ending Dec. 28

Last week, we asked our followers: “Has living through 2020 taught you anything? If so, what?” We had 45 people respond to the poll on Facebook, with 20 people said the Government has failed us — on all sides; 15 people said they learned to Live in the moment, hope for the future; ten people […]

Year in Review 2020 — Part 1

Year in Review 2020 — Part 1

By Jim Newell Review Editor Another year over and a new about to begin. And 2020 has been a year like no other in recent memory. This week, The Lake Orion Review begins its look back at some of the news and business stories, sports and school highlights and events that helped shape the Orion […]