And…the devil?

As a child my mother taught us the song, “Open Up Your Heart” by Bing Cosby. It is a fun, energetic song that has a lot of positive vibes when you sing it. In the song it says, “If I forget to say my prayers, the devil jumps with glee.” I never wanted that devil […]

Big Rig Gig is a huge hit with the kids

Big Rig Gig is a huge hit with the kids

By Jim Newell Review Editor Fire trucks, police cars, a cement mixer, road commission construction vehicles, bulldozers and backhoes. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office sent a SWAT vehicle. These were just some of the vehicles at this year’s Big Rig Gig at Friendship Park on Friday, giving kids the chance to climb on and through […]

Hit the beach at 3rd annual Brave the Wave Saturday

Lake Orion’s annual Brave the Wave Jet Ski Race and Freestyle Competition event will take place on Saturday at Green’s Park from noon to 5 p.m. Grab your chairs and check out professional Jet Skiers as they perform stunts and tricks around Lake Orion. The event is free to spectators but you must have a […]

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

Lake Orion family celebrates 90th birthday and 68th anniversary

By Megan Kelley Review Writer For the Starrs family, getting the whole family together is no small feat but Charlie Starrs and his wife Ann Starrs manage to round up a good amount of their large family every year. The Birthday boy, Charlie sat in the shade at Green’s Park while his children and grand […]

Annual Coffee with a Veteran celebrates those who served

Annual Coffee with a Veteran celebrates those who served

The annual Coffee with a Vet event took place last Saturday at the Veterans Memorial located on M-24. Lake Orion Veterans spent their day together chatting about old times while enjoying coffee and donuts, burgers and hot dogs. Dozens of Veterans and non-Veterans braved the heat to hear from veteran speakers and visit. The ground […]

Kids & Kops charity car show rolls into downtown Lake Orion

Kids & Kops charity car show rolls into downtown Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor Downtown Lake Orion, a warm summer day and classic cars aligned creating a perfect day for the Golling Buick GMC annual Kids & Kops charity car show on Saturday. The car show featured nearly 200 classic vehicles – trucks, hot rods, muscle cars, sedans and antiques – the Lake Orion […]

Orion Twp. – Notice of Hearing – Bunny Run Annex #5 – portion of Private Road Maintenance SAD #1 Proposed Special Assessment Roll

Charter Township of Orion Notice of Hearing for the Bunny Run Annex #5 (portion of Private Road Maintenance SAD #1 Proposed Special Assessment Roll Notice is Hereby Given: 1. That the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of Orion has initiated the process of making certain improvements for private road maintenance (grading, gravel, snow […]

Lake Orion Community Schools bond work progress continues through summer

By Megan Kelley Review Writer During their July 24 meeting, Lake Orion Community School’s Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer gave an in-depth look at the current state of bond progress. Mercer and Communications Director Mark Snyder walked the board through the newly- updated Bond Implementation pages on the district website. Anyone interested […]

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