Just Drive! – school zone safety laws & tips from the sheriff’s office

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is kicking off its Just Drive campaign to educate and raise everyone’s awareness about school zone safety laws in order to prevent a tragedy. School zones, combined with changing traffic and weather conditions, create an extremely dangerous situation. The sheriff’s office strongly urges drivers to slow down and allow additional […]

Dragons douse Lightning for opening football victory

Dragons douse Lightning for opening football victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor With storm clouds looming overhead, Lake Orion’s varsity football team produced its own thunder and lightning in its first game of the season to beat Lapeer, 17-7. The victory avenged last season’s loss to the Lightning and snapped the Dragons’ five-game losing streak on opening night. The contest […]

Real Men of Orion set out to make strides against breast cancer

By Jim Newell Review Editor Mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, friends, colleagues. Most people know someone in their lives who has been affected by breast cancer. And real men wear pink – especially when raising awareness and donations for the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign. This year, the Orion area has four Real […]

LOHS mens cross country prepares for a strong season

This year’s team is led by returning All-State runner Andrew Nolan. Nolan is a senior, and has earned All-State honors the past two seasons. Nolan is a very competitive, strong runner, and looks to put himself in with some of the best runners in the state again. Nicholas Laurent is a junior, running his first […]

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 […]

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