LOCS celebrates School Board Recognition Month

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. Lake Orion Community Schools is joining 529 local and 56 intermediate school districts across Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. Too often the efforts of school board members go unrecognized so we will be celebrating School […]

Orion Chamber of Commerce selects Noelle Champagne as its new executive director

Orion Chamber of Commerce selects Noelle Champagne as its new executive director

The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce announced on Jan. 6 that they had selected Noelle Champagne for the position of executive director. In October, Kim Urbanowski announced that after three-and-a-half years she would be stepping down as executive director of the chamber in January. Champagne stepped into the role of Membership Services Coordinator for the […]

Public Safety — 1/8/2020 issue

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 306 calls from Dec. 23-29, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Accidents: 19 Larceny casts shadow on wedding fun Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Stanton Road at 3:33 p.m. Dec. 23 for a larceny of personal property complaint. Deputies met with the […]

Four story buildings are ruining the charm of the downtown

I totally disagree! These buildings are ruining the charm of our town. The first one was bad enough. I suggest the builder look at the empty old high school and do his magic there. It can be used for shops and condos. It will not dwarf our downtown shopping district and take up precious parking […]

Anona is Nonie Van Arsdel

It was a great story about Anona Tolar and how she pursued her dream of acting (‘Lake Orion grad proves it’s never too late to pursue your dreams,’ Lake Orion Review, Jan. 1, 2020, page 4). Anona was from Lake Orion and she was known as Nonie Van Arsdel. No one knew her real name […]

Showcase your photography skills with the LOcal Lens Photography Contest

Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority will be holding their LOcal Lens Photography contest this month for those interested in dipping their toes into the downtown art scene. For the second year, downtown visitors and residents can submit their downtown photos by posting them on Instagram using the #ExperienceLakeOrion and #LOcalLens for a chance to win […]

Christ the Redeemer Church reaches out with St. Nicholas Project

Christ the Redeemer Church reaches out with St. Nicholas Project

Guest column by Karen Swietlik Christ the Redeemer Catholic Community held their 7th Annual St. Nicholas Project, a day of outreach on Dec. 7. Over 700 parishioners volunteered at many local non-profit agencies giving approximately 1700 hours of time. “Doing Christmas for others before we celebrate Christmas ourselves” is the motivation behind this project. Parishioners […]

Registration for Michigan Senior Olympics now open

Michigan seniors (ages 50-plus) can now register for the 2020 Michigan Senior Winter Olympics. Michigan Senior Olympics is an annual event that was created to promote healthy lifestyles among Michigan’s elderly population through organizing state games, sports competitions, health, fitness, nutrition and wellness programs. Athletes will participate in 5-year age groups. Events will run from […]

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