Vote no on the $160 million school bond

Tax Payers should vote “No” on the $160 million school bond for several reasons. First, the birth rate nationally and locally is dropping as evidenced by Lake Orion’s last year’s K-12 drop of 90 students. At about $8,393 each year from the state per student that’s a loss of almost three-quarters of a million dollars […]

Vote no Nov. 6 on the Lake Orion School Board blank check request

When you pay a bill by check, sound business practice requires filling in the amount payable. Right? It is not advised to give anyone a blank check lest bad things happen. However, Marion Ginopolis and the Lake Orion School Board seem to think asking the taxpayers to sign a blank check is reasonable. The language […]

Roundabout construction delayed; completion expected mid-to-late Nov.

By Jim Newell Review Editor Construction on the roundabout at the Orion Road/Miller Road/Flint Street intersection will not be completed until mid-to-late November, according to a project update from the Road Commission for Oakland County. The intersection remains closed during construction, which was delayed due to utility issues, the RCOC said. Commerce Construction & Landscape […]

Bond Breakdown: Lake Orion H.S.

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion High School is arguably the crowned jewel of LOCS. This is adequately mirrored in the bond proposal. Upon passage of the bond, the high school alone would receive $16,402,916, more than ten percent, of the total $160 million proposed in the bond. While the bond plans do include […]

Political signs disappear amidst school bond clash

By Jim Newell Review Editor With the Nov. 6 general election a mere two weeks away, campaign signs are sprouting up all over the Orion landscape. And the rivalry between those who support the Lake Orion Community Schools proposed $160 million bond and those who are opposed to it seems to be taking a turn […]

Proposed school bond would keep tax rate at 7.491 mills but would cost more than $160 million

By Jim Newell Review Editor In the Nov. 6 general election, voters will decide on Lake Orion Community School’s $160 million bond proposal that would be used to renovate, and, in some cases, rebuild schools and improve technology and safety/security throughout the district. The Lake Orion Review sat down with Assistant Superintendent of Business and […]

Dragons rip Black Hawks for Homecoming victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion’s football team gave its Homecoming crowd plenty to cheer about during a convincing 42-14 victory over Bloomfield Hills last Friday. The win improved the Dragons’ record to 4-3 (4-2 OAA Red), the first time they have posted a record above .500 since John Blackstock became head […]

Vote ‘No’ on the LOCS Bond

Let me assure Superintendent Marion Ginopolis that as a chemist and businessman, my mathematics skills are advanced and exceptional. She is entitled to have her opinion about the value of the Bond projects. Likewise, I am entitled to my opinion and it is that the $51.5 million planned for a new elementary school, tearing down […]

Vote for Mindy Denninger for state representative

I urge voters in the Michigan 46th House district to vote for Mindy Denninger. Mindy lives in Oxford and is an engineer. As an engineer she uses facts, science and data to develop solutions to problems. With all the issues that the State of Michigan will face in the near future, we need a representative […]