LO Palooza comes to Wildwood Amphitheater

Lake Orion’s 6th annual fundraiser event LO Palooza will once again take over the Wildwood Amphitheater on Sept. 14. This year’s lineup includes Sawyer Fredericks, The Native Howl, Levi Bootcut and the Straight Legs, Tripp ‘N’ Dixie, Escaping Pavement, 2XL and The Gasoline Gypsies. The event will also feature several vendors, food, kids activities and […]

Cub Scouts bury time capsule

Cub Scouts bury time capsule

Pack 59 Cubmaster Shawn McGraw led a group of scouts in a short ceremony before burying a time capsule inside Fort Pontiac at Camp Agawam on Aug. 24. For nearly a year, McGraw collected questionnaires and photos of girls who have joined Cub Scouts. In the questionnaires, the girls wrote why they joined Scouting BSA […]

Village and supporters to help Bruce with accommodations, social security

By Jim Newell Review Editor Bruce Gertz can stay on the bench on M-24. But he also will have a small place to call home, store his belongings and sleep during the nights and stay during the cold winter months. A team of friends, advocates, village council members and administrators are working to find Gertz […]

LOCS Superintendent announces departure

Lake Orion Community School’s Superintendent Marion Ginopolis announced Tuesday that this would be her final school year as district superintendent. The news comes after a recent one-year contract renewal in March of this year. Ginopolis, who previously held the position of superintendent for Oxford Community Schools, came out of retirement in 2010 to act as […]

Dragon Heart concert brings together music, arts and community to benefit Common Ground

Dragon Heart concert brings together music, arts and community to benefit Common Ground

Reggie Love & Friends performed during the Dragon Heart benefit concert for Common Ground on Aug. 21 at the Children’s Park gazebo in downtown Lake Orion. Common Ground is an Oakland County-based organization dedicated to helping those in crisis through support programs and crisis hotline. The concert brought together five musicians, three painters and hundreds […]

FISH distributes 148 backpacks loaded with school supplies

By C.J. Carnacchio Leader Editor Thanks to a local nonprofit group, some Oxford and Lake Orion students are starting the new school year with the tools necessary to help them succeed academically. On Friday, Oxford-Orion FISH distributed brand-new backpacks brimming with a variety of school supplies to 115 students from low-income families. An additional 33 […]

RCOC road construction projects suspended for Labor Day weekend

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar announced Monday that construction projects would be halted starting at 3 p.m. on Aug. 30, for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Construction will resume at 6 a.m. on Sept. 3. “The Road Commission wants to ensure that its roads are as free of obstructions as […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 351 calls from August 19-25, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Accidents: 16 Contractor gets fired, then ends up in jail on felony fraud warrant Deputies responded to a civil matter in the 100 block of Creekwood Drive after a resident was attempting to fire […]

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