LOCS Board of Education continues strategic planning talks, holds off on making decision until next meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education met again on July 24. On the docket was a continuation of the strategic planning discussion held during their June 26 meeting. During the June 26 meeting, board members listened to a strategic planning presentation by Kay Cornell, senior consultant for Learning Forward, […]

Police arrest suspect in Orion Township for Oxford Bank robbery

By C.J. Carnacchio Oxford Leader Editor On Tuesday morning, Shane Murray Cummings went from a wanted man to a man behind bars. Members of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Team (FAT) took the 37-year-old Oxford resident, who’s accused of stealing $5,110 from the main branch of Oxford Bank on Friday, July 26, into custody. […]

Foul play! Vandals target public restrooms at fire station in the village

By Jim Newell Review Editor Vandals have struck the public restrooms at the Orion Township Fire Department’s Fire Station No. 1 on Anderson Street, causing some damage and leaving drug and alcohol paraphernalia behind. Molly LaLone, executive director of the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority, said there have been a few instances of vandalism over […]

Heights Road project delayed, Central Dr. project begins Aug. 5

By Jim Newell Review Editor Two local road projects have been delayed, with the Central Drive resurfacing project scheduled to begin this week and the Heights Road water main replacement project delayed until fall. The Central Drive rehabilitation project – from Indianwood Road to the Village of Lake Orion limits – is scheduled to begin […]

LOCS Parent University

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Lake Orion Review. Entering its third year as a valuable resource, Lake Orion Community Schools’ unique Parent University program provides parents an opportunity to participate in their child’s education. As an educational tool for families, the program is a series […]

Annual Big Rig Gig comes to Friendship Park Aug. 2

Annual Big Rig Gig comes to Friendship Park Aug. 2

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Police cars, motorcycles and bulldozers, oh my! The Orion Township Parks & Recreation Dept. is holding its annual Big Rig Gig at Friendship Park from 5 – 9 p.m. on Aug. 2. The Big Rig Gig features all kinds of vehicles, from construction vehicles to emergency vehicles and then some. […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 383 calls from July 22-28, 2019   • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 6 • Accidents: 10 Soliciting sales is not allowed in Orion without a permit Deputies responded to the 3900 block of Westlyn at 2:43 p.m. July 23 for a suspicious person. The caller told dispatch […]

VFW Post 334 named an all-state VFW Post

VFW Post 334 named an all-state VFW Post

North Oakland VFW Post 334 was recognized as an All-State Post for the fiscal year 2019-2020 at the recently held Michigan Department VFW State Convention. Post Commander Jim Hubbard and Quartermaster/Adjutant Chuck Haskin each received a white cap in recognition of the Post’s All-State achievements. With Jim Hubbard also named the Captain of the All-State […]

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